30 Nov 2011

On November 19, 2011, the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University Inauguration was held.

30 Nov 2011

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 Nov 2011

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

22 Nov 2011

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 Nov 2011

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 Nov 2011

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 Nov 2011

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 Nov 2011

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 Nov 2011

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 Nov 2011
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 Nov 2011
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 Nov 2011
Ms Maki Kubo has picked a perfect time to begin her first day at OIST as the Vice President for Administrative Compliance.
27 Oct 2011

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

26 Oct 2011
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 Oct 2011
The latest issue of OIST News, Issue No 12, published 15 October 2011, is here!
18 Oct 2011
Dr. Doya was selected to participate in the 2011 Ironman World Championship that took place in Hawaii on October 9.
17 Oct 2011
An amazing learning period occurs during the early lives of both humans and song birds.
15 Oct 2011
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 Oct 2011
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.