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.
21. December 2021 - 9:00
The Bank of Okinawa participated in the winter 2021 food drive organized by OIST volunteers to help support families in the Okinawa Prefecture.
15. December 2021 - 18:00
The 10th SCience in Okinawa: Research for Entreprise (SCORE!) was held at OIST, with a total of 10 teams from six high schools in Okinawa participating.
14. December 2021 - 9:59
Professor Ben L. Feringa, who won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his miniature machines, has joined the Board of Governors.
13. December 2021 - 0:00
The unpredictability of everyday life can inform our expectations of the future, says Professor Jun Tani, who is revealing the underlying neural networks of predictions by exploring robotic minds.
9. December 2021 - 14:36
Throughout the pandemic, OIST researchers have worked closely with the Okinawa Prefectural Government, providing expertise and resources needed to tackle the COVID-19 crisis.
3. December 2021 - 0:00
Cutting-edge genomics, wildlife monitoring, and pest identification are methods that OIST has utilized to protect Okinawa’s stunning natural environment.
26. November 2021 - 13:05
Through outreach programs, internships, and workshops, OIST invests in Okinawa’s youth, priming them for future opportunities.
18. November 2021 - 0:00
Ten years after its inception, OIST’s startups and research have made their way beyond the laboratories and offices to have tangible impacts on their island home and the people that inhabit it.
8. November 2021 - 0:00
Professor Amy Shen, who leads the Micro/Bio/Nanofluidics Unit, has been made a 2021 Fellow of the American Physical Society for her significant contributions to the field of fluid dynamics.
20. October 2021 - 0:00
In the most recent episode of the OIST podcast, Dr. Teresa Iglesias talks about her career working with cephalopods and what they can tell us about animal behavior and sleep-like states.
16. September 2021 - 16:08
Matsuro & Tsuruko Nakasone Fund was established to support STEM education activities for elementary and middle school students
1. September 2021 - 10:10
A new book, written by Professor Simone Pigolotti, introduces the study of thermodynamics at the microscopic level and explores the impact of randomness.
27. August 2021 - 10:00
OIST hosted the first SHIMA: Okinawa-Hawaii STEM Education Collaborative, in partnership with the Hawaiian non-profit organization Kuaʻāina Ulu ʻAuamo (KUA).
19. August 2021 - 0:00
Congratulations to PhD student Friederike Metz who was part of one of the winning teams in the Qiskit Hackathon Europe 2021 competition.
5. August 2021 - 0:00
In the most recent episode of the OIST podcast, Prof. Hiroaki Kitano talks about his vision for AI scientists and how they will help revolutionize scientific discovery.