23 Apr 2018
Okinawa’s links across the Pacific were strengthened by science this March, as OIST received a US$25,000 donation from the Worldwide...
Type: News Article
18 Apr 2018
  In May, Okinawa Science and Technology Graduate School University (OIST, Onna village) will begin experiments to introduce wave energy to the Maldives Islands in the Indian Ocean. They are...
Type: Media Links
16 Apr 2018
A pleasant surprise or a nasty shock is likely to be a memorable experience. For instance, if you touch a hot oven, you very quickly learn not to do it again. Learning by trial-and-error, which can...
Type: News Article
12 Apr 2018
Scientists at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have taken one step closer towards potential cures for several human genetic diseases, and the answers have...
Type: News Article
10 Apr 2018
The movement of thousands of negatively charged atomic particles—electrons—makes modern electronics tick. Yet, ubiquitous as electrons are, the particulars of their behavior continue to stump...
Type: News Article
5 Apr 2018
The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Ministry of Environment and Energy (MEE) of the Republic of Maldives...
Type: Press release
3 Apr 2018
What do ballet and cell biology have in common? Perhaps more than you might think. Every cell in your body is enclosed by a cell membrane, a lipid bilayer that separates the cell’s contents from its...
Type: Press release
29 Mar 2018
The modern-day theoretical physicist faces a taxing uphill climb. “As we learn more, reality becomes ever more subtle; the absolute becomes relative, the fixed becomes dynamical, the definite is...
Type: News Article
19 Mar 2018
Friday March 16th marked the culmination of OIST’s 4th annual Science Challenge, a week-long program for pre-doctoral students to hone their...
Type: News Article
14 Mar 2018
The process we call learning is in fact a well-orchestrated symphony of thousands of molecular reactions, but the exact interplay between these reactions remains largely unknown. Now, researchers at...
Type: News Article
7 Mar 2018
On March 2nd, 2018, 23 speakers from five different countries converged at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) for the...
Type: News Article
27 Feb 2018
The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) held its inaugural Graduation Ceremony on February 24, 2018, to...
Type: News Article
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