Read about international media coverage of OIST.

Japanese ADHD Behavioral Therapy

Researchers in OIST's Human Development Neurobiology Unit have recently published a paper in Japanese Psychological Research about their work to develop culturally appropriate parent-training programs for Japanese families of children with ADHD. Read more about it in the news article here.

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Okinawan Ants in the news!

The news story "Robbed of Royalty: mutilation and social determination of female Diacamma ants" covering the Ecology and Evolution Unit's recent research has been reproduced in the following media outlets:

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Blocking Cancer Cell Migration

Professor Ye Zhang and Guanying Li from the Bioinspired Soft Matter Unit along with Toshiaki Mochizuki, Koji Koizumi and Toshio Sasaki from the Imaging and Instrumental Analysis Section have just been published in Chem for their latest research.

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Micro-bubbles and Frequency Combs

Researchers in the Light Matter Interactions Unit have recently published a paper in Optics Letters in which they outline how they created a frequency comb in the visible spectrum. Read more about their research in the news article "Micro-bubbles and Frequency Combs".

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New Insights into Wind Energy Fluctuations

Professor Mahesh Bandi, head of the Collective Interactions Unit at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) has used turbulence theory combined with experimental wind plant data to explain the statistical nature of wind power fluctuations in a single-author paper published in Physical Review Letters. The findings have implications for engineering and policy alike. Read the article here.

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OIST Team Unveils Novel Sensor

Nikhil Bhalla, Doojin Lee and Shivani Sathish from Professor Shen's Micro/Bio/Nanofluidics Unit have created a novel sensor capable of measuring both charge and mass of biomolecules that could help revolutionise healthcare diagnostics. Read the article here.

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OIST and Fujitsu Collaborate to Create New Algorithms For Artificial Intelligence

The newly announced collaboration between OIST's Neural Computation Unit and Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. to make more human-like artificial intelligence has received coverage in the following media outlets:

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Outcome of Coral Regeneration Efforts Presented at OIST

 

On October 7th, “Pathway to Regeneration of Coral Reef-Symposium - Outcomes of Okinawa Prefecture Coral Reef Regeneration Project” was held at OIST.  This year is the final year of the project which started in 2010. 

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Prof. Saze on a TV program "EarthLab"

Prof Saze was featured on a three-minute long short TV program called  "EARTH Lab" (TBS Television) on Oct.1.

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Prof. Shintake, featured in NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC

National Geographic Japan's famous interview series "「研究室」に行ってみた。" came to OIST and featured Prof Tsumoru Shintake as a "great physicist"!

​Every working day, a new story will be up until September 28.

 

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Police Training Against Terrorism on OIST Campus

Ryukyu Broadcasting Corp (RBC) covered Police training against terrorism which was held August 29 on OIST campus.

 

* The link below will be no longer available after a few days. If you are interested in watching it, please contact the Media Section.

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Minister Tsuruho's OIST Visit Broadcast on Several TV Stations

On August 29, Minister Yosuke Tsuruho, Minister of State for Okinawa and Northern Territories Affairs visited OIST. Some local TV stations broadcast his visit.

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Okinawa General Bureau Supports OIST

Okinawa General Bureau Supports OIST
Grant awarded to project with Okinawa Protein Tomography

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Okinawa Mozuku Genome Decoding Coverage

The latest research outcome by the Satoh Unit on Mozuku genome decoding has been picked up by domestic and overseas media.

 

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OIST - A New Global Hub of Intelligence

"SO" a precision instruments maker Fujikin's magazine published an interview with Dr. Robert Baughman, Executive Vice President (Office for Sustainable Development of Okinawa) & Vice-CEO, and Ms. Lauren Bic Ha, Associate Vice President (Office for Sustainable Development of Okinawa).

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Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) 

- A New Global Hub of Intelligence

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OIST's DNA seaquencing activities

OIST Marine Genomics Unit and DNA Seaquencing Section were introduced in Nikkei Biotech July 11 edition.

OIST's DNA seaquencing activities will be continuously reported in the special edition of Next Generation Seaquencer.

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Okinawa Prefecture requests for the budget in the 300 billion yen range

Okinawa Prefecture decided to request for the Okinawa-related budget in the 300 billion yen range for FY2017. Separate from the Okinawa promotion budget, the prefecture will also ask that the funding for the construction of an additional runway at Naha Airport, the expansion of Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, and a plan to use the land of former military bases, will be included in the FY2017 budget.

 

Ryukyu Shimpo, P2, Aug 2, 2016

 

Okinawa Times also covers this story.

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Energy-Saving House, a Joint Development of OIST

Today, OIST held a ceremony to introduce "Sustainable Living Experiment House" & "Battery Changeable EV".

Professor Kitano has been interviewed by NHK Okinawa Television.

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