28 Mar 2012
On March 22, 2012, President Teruo Iwamasa of the University of the Ryukyus and President Jonathan Dorfan of OIST signed an Agreement of Cooperation for the two universities.
26 Mar 2012
Head of the Biological Systems Unit Professor Igor Goryanin gave a presentation on March 5th about an environmentally friendly solution to waste water treatment to 30 invited guests from various Okinawan industries.
23 Mar 2012
For Gunnar Wilken, a researcher in OIST’s Structural Cellular Biology Unit, the winding path to publication involved four continents, the help of a legendary mathematician, and a very difficult proof.
21 Mar 2012
OIST held its second Open Campus event on Sunday, March 18, drawing more than 3,000 visitors from Okinawa and beyond.
16 Mar 2012
On March 15, 2012, Mr. Iwao Kakazu and Mr. Tsuyoshi Kakazu handed a donation to OIST President Jonathan Dorfan in memory of their mother Mrs. Takako Kakazu, who was a strong supporter of the OIST vision.
15 Mar 2012
From March 5-7, a group of genomics researchers and evolutionary biologists met at OIST in pursuit of an ambitious goal: to develop a new theory of evolution.
15 Mar 2012
Research by Assistant Professor Keshav Dani, who leads the OIST Femtosecond Spectroscopy Unit, aims to understand the physics of what happens to electrons in materials at the femtosecond timescale, a millionth of a billionth of a second.
14 Mar 2012
On March 13, OIST entered into a collaboration agreement with the Okinawa Prefectural Government to enhance cooperation on a wide range of areas that include the establishment of an international R&D cluster on the island.
13 Mar 2012
Over the last weeks, there has been a steady stream of visitors to the OIST campus.
7 Mar 2012
The Kauffman Foundation has established the Global Partners Network to catalyze private and public sector resources around the world to support entrepreneurs and to foster economic growth within partner countries.
29 Feb 2012
On February 25, Ms. Caroline Starzynski, a short-term student research assistant from Germany in the G0 Cell Unit, and a student in the OIST intermediate Japanese class, took part in the 29th Japanese Speech Contest for Foreigners in Naha City.
27 Feb 2012
As part of our effort to nurture young talent, OIST has welcomed two students, Mr. Shunichiro Kaneshiro and Mr. Yuuta Hinokuma, from the Okinawa National College of Technology (ONCT) on a short IT internship, which runs from February 20 to March 31, 2012.
24 Feb 2012
OIST President Jonathan Dorfan spoke on the Breakfast Grille, a morning show on Malaysia's business radio station, BFM 89.9.
23 Feb 2012
On 21 February OIST launched a regular monthly series of colloquium style lectures on a wide range of topics of general scientific and social relevance with a talk by Professor K.R. Sreenivasan from New York University.
22 Feb 2012
“The science studies we are now conducting with our students work hand in hand with the strong humanity courses so that our students also learn, in respect to the discipline, how to be human, decent, respectful and courageous.” - Professor Jonathan Jansen.
20 Feb 2012
In the first of what we hope would become regular visits by all high school students on the island, OIST hosted a visit by 720 pupils from the Okinawa Prefectural Naha Kokusai Senior High School last December. On February 16, 310 juniors of the Okinawa Prefectural Kyuyo Senior High School visited the OIST campus for another day of exciting scientific exchange.
20 Feb 2012
For some of the people displaced by Japan’s March 2011 triple disaster; the Earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear power plant meltdown, their current living arrangements are constant reminders of the catastrophe.
17 Feb 2012
Pinaki Chakraborty, a Physicist from India explains why studying the motion of fluids, for example the turbulent churning and whirling movements of typhoons, can assist us in better understanding and coping with such adverse weather conditions.
7 Feb 2012
Following our Inauguration as a Graduate University in November 2011, the OIST Graduate University was pleased to host the first Admissions Workshops from January 29th to 31st.