Writing and Speeches

Videos

[Video] How to boost Japan as an innovative country

A conversation between OIST President Peter Gruss and Mr. Nobuyuki Idei, Chairman and Founder of Quantum Leaps Corporation on April 15, 2021.

Scientists’ Insights On COVID-19 —Where we are, how we got here, and where we are going?

May 15, 2020 joint presentation by the Asia Society Japan Center, ACCJ and International House of Japan

Writing

Trading Secrets – online? The future of scientific leadership in an increasingly virtual environment

Article commissioned by the Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils, September 2020.

Okinawa Needs Major Investment in Widespread Testing Across Okinawa to Protect People and Economy

August 13, 2020 special column in the newspaper Ryukyu Shimpo newspaper.

Only a Big Increase in Testing Will Save Okinawan Lives and Sustain Okinawan Tourism

August 9, 2020 special column in the newspaper Ryukyu Shimpo newspaper.

The Power of Science to Overcome Crisis

July 21, 2020 special column in the newspaper Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun.

Restoring Business and Safeguarding Okinawa: Provocative Thoughts

June 28, 2020 special column in the Ryukyu Shimpo newspaper.

The New Normal: Economy

June 21, 2020 special column in the Ryukyu Shimpo newspaper.

COVID-19 Insights from OIST - What makes it so difficult to treat viral infections?

May 10, 2020 special column in the Ryukyu Shimpo newspaper.

COVID-19 Insights from OIST - Understanding the Threat

May 3, 2020 special column in the Ryukyu Shimpo newspaper.

Okinawa at COVID-19 Crossroads

April 23, 2020 special column in the Ryukyu Shimpo newspaper.

OIST and the Economics of Okinawa

December 21, 2019 contribution to the "Ha'e" column of the newspaper "Ryukyu Shimpo."

Enhancing innovation: funding people, not projects

July 23, 2018 contribution to the "Tekken Iken" column of the newspaper "Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun."

Speeches

Welcome to the 8th Class of OIST Graduate Students

September 2, 2019 welcome to new PhD students.

Media Appearances

Science diversified: Cosmopolitan campus

Nature Careers Podcast, 17 February 2021.

Researchers at a university with a reputation for recruiting internationally say that trust and understanding help diverse teams to flourish.

The base for the future of Japan. Aiming to rebuild Japan as a true science and technology nation.

Article by the ACT4 magazine Vol.100, Jan 2021.

Reaching for the Top in the World since the First Years of Its Establishment, OIST Attracts World Class Talent

Interview in the October issue of the Monthly Sentan Kyoiku.

Aiming for Top Level in the World

June 1, 2020 interview in the Kinyu Facsimile Shimbun.

Overtaking UTokyo: How We Keep Producing Research Results

Article and video by popular finance and technology news website NewPicks published on August 19, 2019. Language: Japanese.

Roboter im Urlaubsparadies: Universität geht neue Wege

Interview in German newspaper Berliner Zeitung published August 3, 2017. Language: German.

As OIST Aims for the Global Cutting Edge, We Ask President Gruss About the Next Five Years

March 27, 2017 interview with President Gruss by Japanese industrial information website Newswitch.jp. Language: Japanese.