8 Jun 2015
Payal Shah's research into effectiveness of national parks was covered by the following outlets: Phys.org...
Type: Media Links
4 Jun 2015
The forest cover on earth is shrinking at an alarming rate of around 50,000 square miles annually, roughly six times the size of Okinawa every month. To counter the loss of forests, policy makers...
Type: Press release
Doctors Payal Shah and Kathy Baylis
4 Jun 2015
Doctors Payal Shah (left) and Kathy Balis (right) during their visit to Sebangau National Park.
Type: Photo
Variation in effect of protection within Kerinci Seblat National Park
4 Jun 2015
This figure maps the variation in the effect of protection on the percentage change in forest cover across Kerinci Seblat National Park. Red indicates least effective protection while dark green...
Type: Photo
Effect of protection on changes in forest cover from 2000 to 2012
4 Jun 2015
The bars show the effectiveness of all seven parks in the study together as well as individually for each park. The lines represent minimum and maximum estimates of the effect of protection.
Type: Photo
3 Jun 2015
The Pinholes Be Gone! story has been picked up by overseas media, including: Science Daily ...
Type: Media Links
Perovskite Solar Cells
2 Jun 2015
Many high-performance solar cells under development layer spiro-OMeTAD on top of perovskite, with other trace elements added to increase electrical conductivity.
Type: Photo
2 Jun 2015
Researchers at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have eliminated problematic pinholes in the top layer of next-generation solar cells in development. At the...
Type: News Article
Pinholes Be Gone
2 Jun 2015
Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) images show pinholes in the spiro-OMeTAD layer prepared by spin-coating (left) versus no pinholes when prepared by vacuum evaporation (right).
Type: Photo
Min-Cherl Jung Monitors Vacuum Evaporation Process
2 Jun 2015
OIST staff scientist Min-Cherl Jung monitors the vacuum evaporation process in which spiro-OMeTAD powder is heated up inside and the molecules “snow” up, depositing a thin, even top layer onto the...
Type: Photo
Chuya Shinzato Receives Award
1 Jun 2015
OIST coral researcher Chuya Shinzato received the Rocky Challenge Prize from Iwao Nakamura, the former president of Nissan Diesel Motor Co. and fellow Okinawan, on May 29, 2015.
Type: Photo
18 May 2015
For generations, Okinawans potters have passed their expertise directly from master to student. There are no textbooks explaining how to make the beautiful pieces characteristic of Okinawa. Masters...
Type: News Article
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