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.
7 Feb 2012
What do global warming, marine rescue operations, and coral habitat have in common? Researchers who gathered at OIST on January 31, 2012 to attend the second liaison meeting of the Marine Research in Okinawa had the answer.
6 Feb 2012
A central, controversial, and long-standing question in neuroscience is how neurons encode the information they are sending along: is it the rate of spike firing that carries the message, or is the timing of the output spikes from a neuron relative to the input to that neuron more important?
2 Feb 2012
On January 23, Dr. Keshav Dani, Assistant Professor of the Femtosecond Spectroscopy Unit at OIST, visited Onna Junior High School to talk about science.
1 Feb 2012
Walking across the new skywalk between the Center Building and Laboratory 2 will be a unique experience.
30 Jan 2012
OIST researchers have discovered that in a nonhuman primate model of Tourette syndrome, high-frequency electrical stimulation in the basal ganglia abolishes abnormal neural firing responsible for involuntary movements.
26 Jan 2012
OIST Vice President for Administrative Compliance Ms. Maki Kubo was invited to speak at an international symposium “Top Runners: Women’s Life in Science” in Nara.
24 Jan 2012
Watch the auditorium grow and then emerge from its scaffolding in this time-lapse video of construction from June 2011 to January 2012.
23 Jan 2012
Videos of the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University Inauguration are now available on the OISTedu Youtube Channel.