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.
18 Jan 2012
Are some of the words Yasuaki Hidaka, OIST Section Leader of the Campus Building Section, uses to describe the new OIST auditorium.
5 Jan 2012
OIST’s Dr. Fadel Samatey, collaborated with researchers from the University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMASS) to bring a molecular playground to OIST.
5 Jan 2012

The latest issue of OIST News, Issue No. 13, published December 20th, 2011, is available for download!

27 Dec 2011

The objectives of OIST are to conduct world-class research and education in science and technology, while contributing to the self-sustaining development of Okinawa. At the same time, OIST wants the people of Okinawa to feel proud of and have an affinity for the university. 

27 Dec 2011

On December 19th, Dr. Marylka Yoe Uusisaari, a researcher in the Optical Neuroimaging Unit of OIST, visited Nakadomari Jr. High School in Onna Village to give a talk titled “How do you make a scientist.”

26 Dec 2011

God Jul! A seasonal greeting in Swedish saying Happy Holiday from the OIST Structural Cellular Biology Unit, led by Professor Ulf Skoglund from Sweden.

20 Dec 2011

“Scientific conferences habitually involve science specialists sharing information with other scientists in the same field. However, OIST’s interdisciplinary nature  means that alternative ways that encourage researchers in different fields of research to mingle, need to be fostered,”

16 Dec 2011

A typical trait of today’s computer world is the increasing frequency of software upgrades.

13 Dec 2011

OIST regularly organizes events to enhance children’s interest in science, and to let them know the research activities taking place at OIST. On December 8th, Dr. Yabing Qi, Assistant Professor of the Energy Materials and Surface Sciences Unit at OIST, visited Yamada Junior High School and delivered a lecture to the students.

5 Dec 2011
“It’s mind boggling to imagine hearts pumping or the brain making decisions due to large groups of intrinsically unpredictable events,” says Assistant Professor Dr. Tatiana Marquez-Lago, who joined OIST in October 2011, heading the Integrative Systems Biology Unit.
4 Dec 2011

On November 19, 2011, The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University held its Inauguration Ceremony.

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.