Currently, the only medium in which research results can be posted in this society is paper; there are three issues annually. However, the number of posts from members is concentrated overwhelmingly in the Special Issue, leading to a shrinking circulation in both English and Japanese. The impact of this situation on, say, inability to acquire research grant, makes the very survival of the Society uncertain; major changes are needed. As a workaround, the Journal should be utilized as a place to announce research for members and employ a unified application of peer review for it. In this paper, I will raise points about future reforms.


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