9 Mar 2011

On Sunday, February 27, OIST held a tour for the residents of Tancha, the district of Onna Village in which the OIST campus is situated.

1 Mar 2011
Mr. Gert J. Grobler, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of South Africa to Japan, visited OIST on February 24, accompanied by Mr. Thomas Cronje, First Secretary, Ms. Mariko Yokoyama and Ms. Keiko Wakamatsu. Dr. Jonathan Dorfan, OIST President-elect, himself from South Africa, presented an overview of the developments, goals and current status at OIST.
24 Feb 2011
OIST scientist Dr. Alexander Mikheyev coauthored a paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on February 22, which gives new evidence on: the behavior of leafcutter ants, reasons for the ant’s northern geographical limit and allows predictions for future expansion.
21 Feb 2011
On February 11, 2011, twelve local high school students in Okinawa visited the OIST campus to meet with Dr. Torsten Wiesel, Co-chair of the OIST Board of Governors (BOG), President Emeritus of Rockefeller University, and the 1981 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine.
15 Feb 2011
The February 2, 2011 edition of the Ryukyu Shimpo featured an op-ed by Dr. Satoshi Mitarai, Independent New Investigator of the Marine Biophysics Unit, about the outcome of the Computational Ecology Workshop at OIST in December 2010.
15 Feb 2011

On February 8, 2011, Dr. Akito Arima, Co-chair of the OIST Board of Governors, gave a talk at a monthly meeting of the Okinawa Employers’ Association.

10 Feb 2011

The January/February 2011 edition of the prestigious Alumni magazine from Stanford University featured interviews with two Stanford graduates, former Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama and U.S. Ambassador to Japan John Roos.

8 Feb 2011
On February 2, 2011, Dr. Noriyuki Satoh, Principal Investigator of the Marine Genomics Unit at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST), was awarded the title of professor emeritus by Hirosaki University in Aomori Prefecture, Japan.
4 Feb 2011
On Saturday, January 29, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Promotion Corporation (OIST) hosted a symposium on extraordinary abilities of animals at the Okinawa Industrial Center in Naha City.
9 Dec 2010

Creating the Brains of Robots
Exhibition-Demonstration: "Creating the Brains of Robots"
9 Dec 2010
Now you don’t need to leave Japan to become a world-class scientist. Win this essay contest and you can come to OIST to tell us about yourself and your research ideas!
8 Nov 2010
Date & Time Sunday, November 28, 2010 10:00-16:00
27 Oct 2010
On November 3, 2010, Dr. Akito Arima was awarded the Order of Culture, Japan’s most prestigious cultural award.
13 Oct 2010
On October 6, 2010, the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Promotion Corporation (OIST P.C.) held an international symposium entitled "International Symposium: Toward the Development of an R&D Cluster in Okinawa."