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.
18. May 2022 - 15:45
PM Kishida visited OIST and participated in a round-table discussion on education, research, and industry-academia collaboration efforts.
28. April 2022 - 12:00
Mr. Koji Omi, who guided and supported the establishment of OIST, passed away on April 14, 2022.
19. April 2022 - 9:09
OIST has been selected to take part in a Global Scholars Program designed for innovators to gain funding for breakthrough science focused on drug discovery or clinical research.
14. April 2022 - 10:18
Schoolgirls from across Okinawa attended OIST’s flagship outreach event, HiSci Lab, with this year’s theme focusing on the science behind longevity.
6. April 2022 - 16:51
Mentorship brings immeasurable career benefits to individuals, but institutional biases can result in some individuals receiving more of these benefits than others. A recent symposium explored this topic.
9. March 2022 - 10:09
The Ministry of the Environment of Japan has awarded first place prize to OIST-born startup EF Polymer, whose product promotes sustainability and solves key agricultural issues of climate change and drought.
7. March 2022 - 15:59
OIST Transitional Professor Kae Nemoto, who has helped strengthen research ties between France and Japan in the field of quantum information, has been appointed into the National Order of Merit of the French Republic.
4. March 2022 - 15:40
An upcoming summit will bring together scientists, policy makers, innovators, entrepreneurs, and investors to explore how cities and communities can be self-reliant, resilient, and sustainable.
18. February 2022 - 10:53
RyuDyn founder, Dr. Paul Hsieh Fu Tsai, is planning to launch a microscope and accompanying software that uses AI to image and analyze dynamic data, such as living cells.
15. February 2022 - 16:48
Over the last two years, OIST has helped two teams, Sage Sentinel and KanjuBot, develop their products, a fall-prevention device and a chatbot engine, and prepare to launch in Japan.
9. February 2022 - 10:00
The team behind GenomeMiner, a biotechnology start-up taking part in the Innovation Square Startup Accelerator Program, is seeing business success both inside and outside the lab.
21. January 2022 - 9:00
OIST joins SDG-Universities Platform by United Nations University
7. January 2022 - 0:00
OIST produces the highest percentage of high-quality research papers when compared to 10 prominent universities from around the world, finds data analysis by Springer Nature.
28. December 2021 - 9:39
As OIST celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, it also honors the retirement of one of its longest-serving leaders.
23. December 2021 - 16:00
Favorable conditions for the pumice to stay around Okinawa will remain until June 2022 however, the stones may break apart and turn to dust or sink before then, say researchers.
23. December 2021 - 11:50
2021 was a year of groundbreaking research, individual achievements, and successful events. As it draws to a close, it’s time to reflect back on some of the highlights.