12 Sep 2022 - 10:30
Two traditional dances were performed at the OIST Welcome Ceremony 2022, by professional dancers and members of the OIST community.
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12 Sep 2022 - 10:02
In a ceremony held on September 1, 2022, OIST welcomed students, faculty and executives who have joined since January 2021 into the OIST community. The Welcome Ceremony, which was attended by an...
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30 Jun 2022 - 16:50
The OIST team are fundraising for their project on making Kariyushi shirts from basho yarn through the sale of a booklet, which explores the traditional art of Kijoka bashofu and OIST’s scientific...
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30 Jun 2022 - 16:01
Fibers from the Itobasho banana plant are used to make bashofu fabric.
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30 Jun 2022 - 15:48
The islands of Okinawa, the Southernmost prefecture of Japan, are well known for their hot, humid summers. These days, locals and tourists retreat from the oppressive heat into buildings cooled by...
Type: News Article
13 Jun 2022 - 14:37
Eiko Kano (left) and Kazuki Sawa, Professor Emeritus of Tokyo University of the Arts and Eiko’s former teacher (middle) play a violin duet, with Karén Hakobyan (right) accompanying on OIST’s 1927 “...
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13 Jun 2022 - 14:33
Eiko Kano plays a movement from the “Spring” concerto on “Rainville”, a rare Strad violin.
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13 Jun 2022 - 14:25
Eiko Kano plays solo, with Karén Hakobyan accompanying on harpsichord, and conducting musicians from Tokyo and the Ryukyu Symphony Orchestra.
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13 Jun 2022 - 13:48
Eiko Kano selects one of the four Strad and Del Gesù violins to play.
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13 Jun 2022 - 13:40
OIST President and CEO, Dr. Peter Gruss, gave opening remarks at the 10th anniversary concert, emphasizing the crucial connection between science and music.
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13 Jun 2022 - 10:36
At first glance, music and science seem worlds apart. For some, science requires cool logic and analysis, while music and the arts thrive off emotion and creativity. But for many others, the two...
Type: News Article
12 Apr 2021 - 11:56
Neurons typically consist of a cell body or ‘soma’, dendrites and axon. The dendrites are branched structures that receive signals from other neurons, while axons transmit signals to other neurons....
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