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28. May 2021 - 0:00
Gender diversity in STEM
On the most recent episode of the OIST podcast, and to mark OIST’s Women in STEM month, four female scientists discussed gender diversity and equality in the sciences.
about Gender diversity in STEM
26. May 2021 - 0:00
Unique ceremony celebrates OIST’s newest graduates
The most recent graduation ceremony celebrated 41 graduates from across two different years and was both an in person and virtual event.
about Unique ceremony celebrates OIST’s newest graduates
13. May 2021 - 0:00
Analyzing the never-ending power struggle
Prof. Filip Husnik talks symbiosis and what it can tell us about evolution and cell biology on the most recent episode of the OIST podcast.
about Analyzing the never-ending power struggle
11. May 2021 - 0:00
A green and blue planet: Ecology symposium highlights need for collaborations
OIST-RIKEN Joint symposium was the first step to creating research collaborations through a mutual understanding and the exchange of knowledge.
about A green and blue planet: Ecology symposium highlights need for collaborations
7. May 2021 - 14:06
OIST Professor Mahesh Bandi engineers DIY oxygen concentrator
The device can produce medical-grade oxygen – a life-saving treatment currently in short supply in India.
about OIST Professor Mahesh Bandi engineers DIY oxygen concentrator
28. April 2021 - 9:00
First year PhD student awarded Softbank scholarship
Hiroki Sawada, an OIST PhD student, has received a 1-million-yen scholarship for his proposed research on AI for space rovers.
about First year PhD student awarded Softbank scholarship
27. April 2021 - 0:00
Value from sewage? New technology makes pig farming more environmentally friendly
A novel nitrate removal system, trialed in Okinawa, can clean up the wastewater produced by swine farms, finds a recent study.
about Value from sewage? New technology makes pig farming more environmentally friendly
19. April 2021 - 10:02
Professor Hiroaki Kitano recognized as AAAI Fellow
Adjunct Professor, Dr. Hiroaki Kitano, has been recognized for his pioneering work in robotics and AI.
about Professor Hiroaki Kitano recognized as AAAI Fellow
16. April 2021 - 0:00
Triangular-shaped spikes key to coronavirus transmission, finds new study
Scientists have modeled the spikes of the coronavirus particle to unravel how their shape and number may influence the transmissibility of the virus.
about Triangular-shaped spikes key to coronavirus transmission, finds new study
13. April 2021 - 9:00
OIST-Born Startup to address the drought issue on Awaji Island
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.
about OIST-Born Startup to address the drought issue on Awaji Island
12. April 2021 - 11:28
Dendritic computers: When 1 + 1 = 3
Scientists discover a new way that neurons distinguish important signals from background noise.
about Dendritic computers: When 1 + 1 = 3
1. April 2021 - 0:00
OIST Welcomes Dr. Takao Toda as Chief Operating Officer
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.
about OIST Welcomes Dr. Takao Toda as Chief Operating Officer
30. March 2021 - 11:21
Reboot Japan: The nation of science and technology - OIST FORUM 2021
OIST Forum 2021 was held online for 3 days from March 2, 2021 to March 4, 2021.
about Reboot Japan: The nation of science and technology - OIST FORUM 2021
22. March 2021 - 12:00
Reading the book of life
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.
about Reading the book of life
19. March 2021 - 10:20
Uncovering the secrets of the octopus
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.
about Uncovering the secrets of the octopus
17. March 2021 - 10:00
OIST researchers awarded JST FOREST grant
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.
about OIST researchers awarded JST FOREST grant
5. March 2021 - 10:00
Beyond our physical world: Researcher studies mathematics in other spaces
Mathematician strives to understand functions in metric spaces – abstract settings that go beyond the physical world.
about Beyond our physical world: Researcher studies mathematics in other spaces
25. February 2021 - 17:00
OIST’s Science Festival goes online for 2021
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.
about OIST’s Science Festival goes online for 2021
8. February 2021 - 12:00
Cell division research explores questions at the core of life
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.
about Cell division research explores questions at the core of life
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.
about Research Misconduct