27 Aug 2021 - 18:06
The students observed different kinds of seaweed by eye and under the microscope and learned how seaweed can be used in daily life. Image appeared in the article ‘...
27 Aug 2021 - 17:35
The students visited seaweed farm in local fishing harbour to learn about sustainable methods of seaweed farming. Image appeared in the article ‘...
27 Aug 2021 - 17:27
The students planted vetiver grass on local farmland in order to prevent red soil run-off, which can be damaging for coral reefs. Image appeared in the article ‘...
27 Aug 2021 - 17:20
The students experimented with a 3D model to demonstrate the impacts of red soil runoff. Image appeared in the article ‘SHIMA: Okinawa...
27 Aug 2021 - 17:08
The Okinawan high school students with OIST staff from the Graduate School and the Science Education Outreach Team. Image appeared in the article ‘...
27 Aug 2021 - 10:00
From 17th – 25th July 2021, the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) hosted the first SHIMA: Okinawa-Hawaii STEM Education Collaborative, in partnership with the...
Type: News Article
21 May 2018 - 10:01
An acantharian host and its symbiotic algae, shown in red, as seen under the fluorescent confocal microscope.
21 May 2018 - 09:54
Margaret Brisbin, a PhD student in the Marine Biophysics Unit at OIST, holds a conical flask containing plankton.
21 May 2018 - 09:51
Acantharians and their symbiotic algae are too small to be seen with the naked eye, but under the microscope their beautiful shapes and structures are revealed. In the top two photos, the red...
21 May 2018 - 09:38
Out at sea, a scientist holds a plankton sample up to the light and observes the shimmering contents. This sparkling spectacle is caused by thousands of microscopic organisms living at the sea...
Type: News Article
27 Apr 2018 - 13:34
Electron microscopy image of perovskite solar cells, showing the different layers.
27 Apr 2018 - 13:33
Dr. Longbin Qiu (left) and Dr. Zonghao Liu (right), both post-doctoral researchers from the Energy Materials and Surface Sciences Unit, hold solar cells made from their new perovskite material.