5. October 2022 - 14:11
On October 1, 2022, Professor Amy Shen assumed the role of OIST’s Provost. She has been a faculty member here since 2014.
12. September 2022 - 10:02
In the first ceremony held in two years, OIST celebrates the arrival of new students, faculty and executives, who will shape the future of OIST.
7. September 2022 - 17:00
Two teams of entrepreneurs from Osaka, Japan and Bucaramanga, Colombia join OIST’s Startup Accelerator Program to tackle two global health problems, skin disease and Parkinson’s disease.
1. September 2022 - 16:59
OIST unveiled a plaque to commemorate and honor Ken and Liz Peach for their generous donations to OIST from 2015–2021.
8. August 2022 - 10:00
Professor Tomoyuki Takahashi has been named a 2022 International Union of Physiological Sciences (IUPS) Academy Fellow.
5. August 2022 - 17:00
AgVenture Lab, an innovation lab comprised of eight Japan Agricultural Cooperatives organizations across Japan, and OIST signed a partnership agreement to tackle social issues and promote new businesses in agriculture
26. July 2022 - 19:24
Researchers search for the neural mechanisms behind optimism, as part of the Moonshot Goal 9 protect, a large-scale national research project
22. July 2022 - 10:00
In May, six OIST alumni returned to Okinawa to give workshops on what to expect after a PhD and stay connected to the OIST community. Here’s what they had to say.
11. July 2022 - 10:28
The recipient of this year’s Excellence in Mentoring Award, Professor Paola Laurino, leads a group that investigates the structure, function and evolution of proteins called enzymes, which are vital parts of all life.
30. June 2022 - 15:48
An OIST team merges art and science and blends tradition and innovation, in its efforts to manufacture basho yarn – a thread used in a locally-made Okinawan textile with cooling properties.
20. June 2022 - 10:20
The award was given to OST in recognition of its Innovation Square Startup Accelerator Program, a startup support initiative launched in 2018. 
17. June 2022 - 10:35
Professor Yabing Qi of the OIST Energy Materials and Surface Sciences Unit was awarded the Kao Science Award in the chemistry/physics field of surface sciences.
14. June 2022 - 9:31
OIST started as a bold idea, one that many considered an unrealistic dream, but, 10 years on, that dream is in motion, said Dr. Peter Gruss at OIST’s 10th anniversary ceremony.
13. June 2022 - 10:36
A one-of-a-kind concert, showcasing four rare and precious violins, was held at OIST as part of the 10th anniversary celebrations.
10. June 2022 - 11:30
As the 2021 graduates officially conclude their studies at OIST, they’re told that the creation of new knowledge is the most important thing they can do for humankind.
6. June 2022 - 0:00
After a six-year term as Executive Director of RIKEN, Mr. Shigeharu Kato joins OIST with the goal of ensuring administrators and researchers are good partners at every level of the institution.
31. May 2022 - 0:00
OIST and Tohoku University held their 2nd joint workshop on marine science.
23. May 2022 - 13:16
The first scholars participating in the Theoretical Sciences Visiting Program arrive at OIST.
19. May 2022 - 13:20
After a two-year postponement, Professor Svante Pääbo accepts the Japan Prize trophy in a ceremony at the Imperial Hotel, Tokyo.