30. November 2011 - 12:09

Every year, business leaders of Okinawa and mainland Japan participate in the Okinawa Forum, which was launched on October 9, 1990 to develop exchange among its members and to promote Okinawa’s economic and cultural development.

28. November 2011 - 13:51

The November 26, 2011 edition of the Economist includes an article about the new Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate School.

22. November 2011 - 20:06

The Inauguration’s keynote speaker Dr. Charles Vest, President of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering, gave an inspiring speech based on his experience as past President of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

22. November 2011 - 19:47

The early dawn’s activities of Saturday the 19th November 2011, signaled the beginning of a busy day at the OIST main campus in Onna village.

22. November 2011 - 17:56

Dr. Akito Arima’s passion for seeing Japanese universities becoming truly international institutions was echoed in his thorough speech that reflected his efforts, and that of the National Diet, the government and industry.

14. November 2011 - 23:03

The buzzword around OIST is NEW, new buildings coming up, new name, new logo, new website and now a new OIST Facebook page. On 1st November 2011, OIST joined the huge worldwide Facebook community with its new graduate university page, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University.

14. November 2011 - 22:17

The mention of quantum computers can seem like something from the realm of science fiction. However, according to research being conducted by Dr. Denis Konstantinov, OIST’s Associate Professor at the Quantum Dynamics Unit, this seemingly fictional idea can become reality.

7. November 2011 - 8:23

The looming energy concerns caused by diminishing availability of fossil fuels demands that nations consider alternative energy sources such as solar power. Assistant Professor Dr.

4. November 2011 - 1:37
OIST’s Physics and Biology unit researcher Dr. Eddy Taillefer received an Excellent Paper award during the International Conference on Computer Engineering and Bioinformatics (ICCEB) held on 21-22nd October 2011 in Cairo, Egypt.
2. November 2011 - 0:23
OIST staff got together on 1 November in the Center Court to celebrate the first day of the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University. Gambatte!
1. November 2011 - 2:43
Ms Maki Kubo has picked a perfect time to begin her first day at OIST as the Vice President for Administrative Compliance.
27. October 2011 - 23:00

In 2001, an idea was proposed to establish an international graduate university of science and technology in Okinawa.

26. October 2011 - 6:33
On November 3, 2011, Dr. Mitsuhiro Yanagida, Principal Investigator of the G0 Cell Unit at OIST, received the Order of Culture, Japan’s most prestigious cultural award.
19. October 2011 - 9:33
The latest issue of OIST News, Issue No 12, published 15 October 2011, is here!
18. October 2011 - 8:00
Dr. Doya was selected to participate in the 2011 Ironman World Championship that took place in Hawaii on October 9.
17. October 2011 - 7:36
An amazing learning period occurs during the early lives of both humans and song birds.
15. October 2011 - 3:00
Dr. Mitsuhiro Yanagida, Principal Investigator at OIST's G0 Cell Unit, proposes that some food compounds - metabolites - found in local Okinawan plants and fruits such as, Ukon (turmeric) and Tankan (a Japanese citrus fruit) likely activate genes found to increase life span.
14. October 2011 - 0:02
On 13 October OIST was honored by the joint visit of Neil Abercrombie, Governor of Hawaii, and M.R.C. Greenwood, President of the University of Hawaii System.
12. October 2011 - 4:00

As you stride along the walkway and tunnel from the car park to the elevators, there is a high chance that you may have noticed the motion sensitive projectors in the tunnel but not the solar panels and windmill positioned on the roof of the walkway.