13. April 2021 - 9:00
EF Polymer partners with startup and local farmers in a new project on Awaji Island, that aims to address the problems of drought caused by climate change.
12. April 2021 - 11:28
Scientists discover a new way that neurons distinguish important signals from background noise.
1. April 2021 - 0:00
Dr. Toda, who has over 35 years of higher education and international development experience from his time in JICA, was appointed as COO of OIST.
22. March 2021 - 12:00
Eugene “Gene” Myers, a pioneer of bioinformatics who created the BLAST algorithm and played a decisive role in decoding the human genome, joined OIST last year as an Adjunct Professor.
19. March 2021 - 10:20
Professor Sam Reiter, who leads the Computational Neuroethology Unit, talks neuroscience, cephalopods, and why researching camouflage is important on the latest episode of the OIST podcast.
17. March 2021 - 10:00
Dr. Yosuke Yamada, Dr. Reina Komiya and Prof. Ryota Kabe were awarded a place on the FOREST (Fusion Oriented REsearch for disruptive Science and Technology) program.
5. March 2021 - 10:00
Mathematician strives to understand functions in metric spaces – abstract settings that go beyond the physical world.
25. February 2021 - 17:00
This year, OIST’s Community Relations Section, alongside many researchers and other members of the community, used a combination of livestreaming and pre-recorded videos to move the entire Science Festival online.
8. February 2021 - 12:00
OIST researcher uses state-of-the-art imaging and techniques to study the spindle within our cells, and to reveal which proteins are necessary for it to operate correctly.
1. February 2021 - 12:00
Allegations of scientific misconduct have been sustained by a formal investigation and recently reported to the Board of Governors and the Cabinet Office.
25. January 2021 - 10:58
On January 15th, OIST’s ninth class was officially welcomed to the start of their PhD program, and encouraged to embrace the opportunities that were offered and rise to the challenges that lie ahead.
6. January 2021 - 11:00
Dr. Akira Yoshino, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry and creator of the lithium-ion battery, was appointed as a member of the Board of Governors.
14. December 2020 - 0:00
Professor Hiroki Takahashi has become a project manager in a research program funded by a prestigious Moonshot award to work on the next generation of ion traps.
10. December 2020 - 10:29
The award, granted by Times Higher Education, recognizes the success of OIST Graduate School
7. December 2020 - 0:00
Carnivorous and aquatic plants provide great models for answering questions about the natural world, says new OIST ecologist Prof. David Armitage.
27. November 2020 - 10:33
A ceremony for the installation of the Dr. Brenner statue was presented by the Okinawa Prefecture at OIST
22. October 2020 - 0:00
A new outreach program will allow students in Okinawa and Hawai’i to explore the natural sciences through a cultural lens.
15. October 2020 - 0:00
Scientists and staff across OIST have worked hard over the last few months to test the OIST community for antibodies against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.