With the Local Community
Lectures by Faculty
OIST Faculty and BOG members visit schools to give lectures to the students in which they introduce young people to the life and work a researcher. OIST also conducts lectures at the OIST Campus and holds "Science Talk" events where students have the opportunity to meet and talk to Nobel Laureates.
Onna/OIST Children's School of Science
Onna Village and OIST jointly conducts the Children's School of Science for the primary school students of the village in summer vacation.
Other Community Relations Activities
OIST joins the local festivals such as Okinawa Industry Festival, and exchange with local community at Eisa Dance, Haari; dragon boat race, etc.