OIST in the News
Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) has entered into its fifth year since the inauguration of the university. While OIST is funded by taxpayers’ money, it does not constitute a national university. The university was established as part of the government’s project to promote the self-sustaining development of Okinawa. OIST is highly international and conducts interdisciplinary research. Here is the story I covered.
Our article about Prof. Maruyama's revolutionary "rotation model" has been picked up by overseas media. See the article or look at the press coverage below:Read More
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Aiko Shimajiri, Minister of State for Okinawan Affairs, arrived at Okinawa on October 10th for the first time since she assumed the position. She will visit venues including the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) and U.S. military’s former residential area of West Futenma on October 11th.
Minister Shimajiri will not meet with Okinawa Governor Takeshi Onaga this time due to scheduling conflicts. She will return to Tokyo on October 12th.Read More
Our new press release on Lingula Genome Decode conducted by the Marine Genomics Unit (Prof. Noriyuki Satoh) has been covered by a number of domestic and overseas media:Read More
Do you know how honey bees deal with diseases? The press found out how by reading an OIST research release.
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OIST featured in an article on the website of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).Read More
A new article about research by the Nanoparticles by Design Unit has been picked up by worldwide media. See the article or look at the press coverage below:Read More
Check out the Science Magazine article about Japanese science communication that highlights how OIST is leading the charge.Read More
New article based on research by the Quantum Dynamics Unit, about a system that could store quantum information for longer times, has been picked up by the following overseas media:Read More
The story about rare neurons enabling mental flexibility was picked up by several media outlets, including:Read More
Article on joint research by the Brain Mechanism for Behaviour Unit, Neurobiology Research Unit and Physics and Biology Unit has been picked up by the following overseas media:Read More
Payal Shah's research into effectiveness of national parks was covered by the following outlets:Read More
Latest research from the G0 Cell Unit, about the protein scaffold condensin has been covered by the following overseas media outlets:Read More
Co-representative Hiroyuki Hosoda and other members of the Science and Technology Committee, the bipartisan National Diet Member Union met with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the prime minister’s office on Friday and submitted a proposal that requests a science and technology budget increase. Followed by the recent visit to Silicon Valley during his stay in the United States, Mr. Abe said, “Japan wants to establish a culture that continuously generates business.”
Latest research from the Sowwan Unit, about gas sensing using nanowires has been covered by the following overseas media outlets:Read More
The genomics research story about decoding DNA's phonebook has been picked up by local and overseas media, including:
Okinawa Times FRONT PAGE of Print Edition! (Okinawan)
Ryuku Shimpo PDF (Okinawan)Read More
Research by the Ecology and Evolution Unit about Little Fire Ant virgin births featured in Overseas Media:Read More