7 Dec 2021 - 09:00
Highlights To reverse the global decline of coral reefs, a greater understanding of coral diversity is needed. Now, researchers in Japan have developed a tool—a short DNA sequence, called a...
Type: Press release
3 Dec 2021 - 00:00
To commemorate 10 years since the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) was established, the university’s president Dr. Peter Gruss reflects on OIST’s connection to...
Type: News Article
30 Nov 2021 - 01:00
Highlights Glow-in-the-dark materials fuel a US$400 million global industry, thanks to their usefulness in emergency signs, watches, and paint. However, they are currently made from inorganic...
Type: Press release
26 Nov 2021 - 13:05
To commemorate 10 years since the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) was established, the university’s president Dr. Peter Gruss reflects on OIST’s connection to...
Type: News Article
18 Nov 2021 - 00:00
To commemorate 10 years since the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) was established, the university’s president Dr. Peter Gruss reflects on OIST’s connection to...
Type: News Article
16 Sep 2021 - 16:08
In May of this year, the OIST Foundation established the Matsuro and Tsuruko Nakasone Fund with a donation from Mr. Robert Nakasone. The fund...
Type: News Article
27 Aug 2021 - 10:00
From 17th – 25th July 2021, the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) hosted the first SHIMA: Okinawa-Hawaii STEM Education Collaborative, in partnership with the...
Type: News Article
20 Aug 2021 - 16:00
Collaboration Agreement The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST), together with Okinawa Prefecture, the University of the Ryukyus, the National Institute for...
Type: News Article
19 Aug 2021 - 16:00
As part of the OKEON Churamori Project, OIST is involved in monitoring and control activities for the Browsing ant from August 2020. Video appeared in the article '...
Type: Video
14 Jul 2021 - 21:54
Highlights For the first time, scientists have seen stony coral cells engulf dinoflagellates – single-celled, photosynthetic algae that are crucial for keeping coral alive The researchers used a...
Type: Press release
22 Jun 2021 - 00:00
Solar cells, which convert sunlight to electricity, have long been part of the global vision for renewable energy. Although individual cells are very small, when upscaled to modules, they can be used...
Type: Press release
8 Jun 2021 - 14:00
Highlights The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) and the Naha Medical Association will be conducting a joint study to evaluate the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccine...
Type: Press release
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