22 Mar 2013
Over the past week, OIST has hosted two events that foster the ideas of budding entrepreneurial scientists: the SCORE! competition and the ‘How Will Basic Science Save the World?’ poster contest.
15 Mar 2013
Leading two groups that will carry out radically different projects in electron microscopy and renewable energy resources, Prof. Shintake is just the kind of researcher we like to have around at OIST.
12 Mar 2013
Trained in theoretical physics and currently working to understand the living world, there is no doubt Professor Greg Stephens feels at home in OIST’s interdisciplinary environment.
6 Mar 2013
OIST flew 42 PhD candidates from 22 nationalities to Okinawa to evaluate their potential as the second class of OIST students.
5 Mar 2013
Thanks to over 4000 visitors, 200 OIST volunteers and 12 delicious food vendors, Open Campus 2013 was a huge success.
1 Mar 2013
On February 22, four local martial arts groups gave demonstrations of Aikido, Kusarigamajutsu, Naginata and Iaido in OIST's Auditorium.
26 Feb 2013
Aluminum-recycling artist, Akira Miyagi, opens his exhibition in OIST’s skywalk
20 Feb 2013
OIST participated in the 2013 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts from February 14-18.
14 Feb 2013
Timelapse of the construction of OIST's Lab 2.
6 Feb 2013
On February 1, Her Imperial Highness Princess Hisako Takamado toured the OIST Onna campus.
5 Feb 2013
On February 2, 2013, the Prime Minister of Japan, Mr. Shinzō Abe, paid a visit to the OIST campus in Onna Village to receive an update on the university’s progress.
31 Jan 2013
On January 25, Dr. Ryōji Noyori, Nobel Laureate and President of RIKEN, gave a lecture to local Okinawa residents and the OIST community entitled “A Message to the Future Leaders in Science and Technology."
30 Jan 2013
Behind the doors of the Churaumi Plaza at the Ocean Expo Park in Okinawa, visitors can now view a live display of the exact staghorn coral whose genome was first decoded by the OIST Marine Genomic Unit.
24 Jan 2013
The phrase “sustainable development” has blurred in definition, said OIST’s keynote speaker, Kiyotaka Akasaka, on January 18. In his talk titled, “Can Sustainable Development Save the World?” he brought the term back in focus.
22 Jan 2013
“Quantum theory aims to explain phenomena that occur at temperatures and on scales that humans are too big and too hot to experience," says Professor Thomas Busch, head of the new Quantum Systems Unit at OIST.
16 Jan 2013
“My visit to OIST has reconfirmed of my belief that this university is unique and unconventional and I have high hopes for it to succeed,” said Minister Ichita Yamamoto.
11 Jan 2013
On Monday, January 7, 2013, OIST’s Tedako Preschool program opened its doors to the children of the OIST community.
8 Jan 2013
The video story about fish hoping to make an uphill trip from the ocean to the Shirin-Gawa stream that passes through the OIST campus.
4 Jan 2013
The Collective Interactions unit makes the details behind many theories more palpable by studying phenomena that can be seen with the naked eye.
26 Dec 2012
It shows great talent when a classical ensemble can start together without a composer and last Saturday OIST was graced with five Okinawan musicians who do could do just that.