7 Apr 2011
OIST held an innovative event called the "International Symposium and Workshop: Toward the Development of an R&D Cluster in Okinawa" at the end of last year, and a full summary of the major points and recommendations made is now available for download from the International Symposium and Workshop Event Report page.
4 Apr 2011

Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Promotion Corporation (OIST) has applied for an approval of the establishment of the OIST School Corporation and the University to the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.

30 Mar 2011

On Tuesday, March 29th, the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Promotion Corporation held a "Science Film Show" at Seaside House for junior high and high school students.

30 Mar 2011
Op-ed by Neil Calder, OIST Senior Adviser for Communications and PR, published in Physics Today.
9 Mar 2011

On Sunday, February 27, OIST held a tour for the residents of Tancha, the district of Onna Village in which the OIST campus is situated.

1 Mar 2011
Mr. Gert J. Grobler, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of South Africa to Japan, visited OIST on February 24, accompanied by Mr. Thomas Cronje, First Secretary, Ms. Mariko Yokoyama and Ms. Keiko Wakamatsu. Dr. Jonathan Dorfan, OIST President-elect, himself from South Africa, presented an overview of the developments, goals and current status at OIST.
24 Feb 2011
OIST scientist Dr. Alexander Mikheyev coauthored a paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on February 22, which gives new evidence on: the behavior of leafcutter ants, reasons for the ant’s northern geographical limit and allows predictions for future expansion.
21 Feb 2011
On February 11, 2011, twelve local high school students in Okinawa visited the OIST campus to meet with Dr. Torsten Wiesel, Co-chair of the OIST Board of Governors (BOG), President Emeritus of Rockefeller University, and the 1981 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine.
15 Feb 2011
The February 2, 2011 edition of the Ryukyu Shimpo featured an op-ed by Dr. Satoshi Mitarai, Independent New Investigator of the Marine Biophysics Unit, about the outcome of the Computational Ecology Workshop at OIST in December 2010.
15 Feb 2011

On February 8, 2011, Dr. Akito Arima, Co-chair of the OIST Board of Governors, gave a talk at a monthly meeting of the Okinawa Employers’ Association.

10 Feb 2011

The January/February 2011 edition of the prestigious Alumni magazine from Stanford University featured interviews with two Stanford graduates, former Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama and U.S. Ambassador to Japan John Roos.

8 Feb 2011
On February 2, 2011, Dr. Noriyuki Satoh, Principal Investigator of the Marine Genomics Unit at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST), was awarded the title of professor emeritus by Hirosaki University in Aomori Prefecture, Japan.
4 Feb 2011
On Saturday, January 29, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Promotion Corporation (OIST) hosted a symposium on extraordinary abilities of animals at the Okinawa Industrial Center in Naha City.
9 Dec 2010

Creating the Brains of Robots
Exhibition-Demonstration: "Creating the Brains of Robots"
9 Dec 2010
Now you don’t need to leave Japan to become a world-class scientist. Win this essay contest and you can come to OIST to tell us about yourself and your research ideas!