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Faculty of Medicine
Official title
Associate Professor
Medical English Communications Center
Research fields
Foreign language education
Research keywords
English for Medical Purposes
Discourse Analysis
Career history
2005-04 -- (current)筑波大学 人間総合科学研究科医学部進教授 (英語)
2003-04 -- 2005-03Tsukuba University Medical Faculty Lecturer (English for Medical Purposes)
1996-04 -- 2003-03Tokyo Kasei Gakuin Tsukuba Women's University Junior College Lecturer (English)
1992-04 -- 1997-12Tsukuba University Area Studies Department Part-time Lecturer (English)
1991-04 -- 1994-03Sophia University part-time lecturer (English)
1991-04 -- 1996-03Tsukuba University Foreign Language Center Part-time Lecturer (English)
Academic background
1982-09 -- 1986-07University of Liverpool Faculty of Arts Department of FrenchGraduated
1986-09 -- 1988-12University of Georgia Graduate School, Department of Romance Languages French Language and LiteratureCompleted
Licenses and qualifications
2012-06-12Certified Editor in the Life Sciences (Board of Editors in the Life Sciences)
2012-06Essential Skills Certificate (American Medical Writers Association)
Academic societies
2020-04 -- 2021-03The Japan Association for Language Teaching
2015-04 -- (current)European Medical Writers Association
2008 -- (current)日本眼科医会
2005 -- (current)Japan Society for Medical English Education
Honors & Awards
2019-11-27University of Tsukuba Teaching AwardExcellence in teaching
2017-11-22Faculty Award (Teaching)
2016-06-12School of Medicine and Medical Sciences Dean's Award
2015-12-25Faculty Award (Teaching)
2014-12-24Faculty Award (Teaching)
  • Metaphor analysis as a window into how Japanese entry-level medical students conceptualize their future profession as physicians
    MIYAMASU Flaminia
    Medical Science Educator/30(3)/pp.1083-1094, 2020-07
  • The University of Tsukuba's Medical English Communications Center
    MIYAMASU Flaminia
    Journal of Medical English Education/15(3)/pp.123-126, 2016-10
  • Introducing the Medical Humanities to Japanese Medical Students through the English-for-Medical-Purposes Class
    Miyamasu F
    Journal Of Medical English Education/7(2)/p.106-112, 2008-07
  • Problem-based learning in the English-for-Medical Purposes Class
    Journal of Medical English Education/6(1)/p.45-51, 2006-01
  • Digressive Structure in Proust's "Combray" and its Significance for "A la recherche du temps perdu" as a Whole
    Gaikokugo Kyoiki Ronshu (Studies in Foreign Language Teaching)/26/p.157-163, 2004-01
  • Coming Full Circle: the Use of Digression in Diderot's "Jacques le fataliste" and Proust's "Combray"
    Bulletin of Tokyo Kasei Gakuin Tsukuba Women's University/4/p.99-104, 2000-01
  • Digression in Narratology
    Gaikokugo Kyoiku Ronshu (Studies in Foreign Language Teaching)/16/p.74-83, 1994-01
  • A Comparative Study of the Kinship Terms of Japanese and British English
    Lingua/4/p.85-92, 1993-01
  • Jacques le fataliste: Fusion of Structure and Theme in Diderot's 'Anti-Novel'
    Gaikokugo Kyoiku Ronshu (Studies in Foreign Language Teaching)/14/p.101-107, 1992-01
  • Error analysis of overt lexicogrammatical errors in the prepublication English-language manuscripts of Japanese biomedical researchers: with implications for the teaching of writing for biomedical research
    MIYAMASU Flaminia
    Opportunities and Challenges of English Academic Writing Education in Japanese Universities, Research Institute for Higher Education, Hiroshima University, pp.67-79, 2021-03
  • Medical English for Hospital Staff
    MIYAMASU Flaminia
    医学書院, 2019-04
  • sono mama tsukaeru iryou eikaiwa
    仁木久恵; 森嶋裕子; 宮増フラミニア; +MIYAMASU Flaminia
    Igakushoin, 2010-03
  • Systematic Approach to Medical Vocabulary (e-learning courseware)
    宮増フラミニア、田中誠; +MIYAMASU Flaminia
    Kripton Company, Tokyo, 2010-01
  • Clipper English Course 2 rev ed.
    米山朝二; 佐野正之; 梅田修; 川崎晶子; 松村賢一; 中谷喜一...
    Taishukan, 1998-01
  • Genius English Writing Course
    佐野正之; 松村賢一; 梅田修; 川崎晶子; Barlow JS; Miyamasu F
    Taishukan, 1997-01
  • Clipper English Course 2
    米山朝二; 佐野正之; 梅田修; 川崎晶子; 松村賢一; 中谷喜一...
    Taishukan, 1996-01
  • TCross Co., Ltd. MEDiCO Paper Writing
    MIYAMASU Flaminia
2021-10 -- 2021-12English in Medical Science and TechnologyUniversity of Tsukuba.
2021-10 -- 2022-02An Introduction to Medical Care IIUniversity of Tsukuba.
2021-06 -- 2021-09An Introduction to Medical Care IIUniversity of Tsukuba.
2021-10 -- 2022-02English Medical Terminology IUniversity of Tsukuba.
2021-09 -- 2021-09English Medical Terminology IUniversity of Tsukuba.
2021-04 -- 2021-08Clinical Communication in English IUniversity of Tsukuba.
2021-06 -- 2021-07English for Specialized Subjects NUniversity of Tsukuba.
2021-10 -- 2022-02Technical English in Medical SciencesUniversity of Tsukuba.
2021-04 -- 2021-08Technical English in Medical SciencesUniversity of Tsukuba.
2021-04 -- 2021-08English Medical Terminology IIUniversity of Tsukuba.
Other educational activities
2017-02 -- 2017-02Sessions in Scientific EnglishUniversity of Tsukuba
2017-02 -- 2017-02Sessions in Scientific EnglishUniversity of Tsukuba
2010-04 -- (current)Medical English Communications Center (MECC) editorUniversity of Tsukuba.
  • Common Mistakes in Scientific English
    MIYAMASU Flaminia
    Tsukuba Scientific English Conference/2019-10-03--2019-10-04
  • Hands-on Editing: the Introduction Section
    MIYAMASU Flaminia
  • Hands-On Editing: the Abstract Section
    MIYAMASU Flaminia
    The 30th Writing Center Seminar @ Kasumi Campus, Hiroshima University/2018-08-01--2018-08-01
  • Punctuation matters
    MIYAMASU Flaminia
    日本医学英語教育学会 トレーニングセミナー/2015-10-04--2015-10-04
  • Internationalization and Teaching in English: Experiences from Tsukuba
    MIYAMASU Flaminia
    2015 English FD Program for Faculty/2015-11-20--2015-11-20
  • Parallelism: a quick way to 'level up' your scientific writing
    MIYAMASU Flaminia
    日本医学英語教育学会 トレーニングセミナー/2016-03-06--2016-03-06
  • The Medical English Communications Center at the University of Tsukuba
    MIYAMASU Flaminia
    The 19th Japan Society for Medical English Education Academic Meeting/2016-07-16--2016-07-17
  • Setting up and running a publications support center at a Japanese university: experiences from the Medical English Communications Center, University of Tsukuba
    MIYAMASU Flaminia
    Symposium on Support for Researchers Publishing in English: From the Perspective of Institutional Administration, University of Hiroshima/2017-11-18--2017-11-18
  • Hands-on editing of a scientific abstract
    MIYAMASU Flaminia
    Japan Society for Medical English Education (JASMEE) Medical English Seminar/2017-10-29--2017-10-29
  • Writing in "style": introduction to the American Medical Association Manual of Style
    MIYAMASU Flaminia
    Tsukuba Global Science Week 2016/2016-9-17--2016-09-19
Professional activities
2012 -- (current)Life SciencesCertified Editor
2008 -- (current)日本眼科医会English Editorial Associate
University Management
2010-04 -- (current)MECC Steering Committee会員

(Last updated: 2021-05-31)