12 May 2014 - 17:54
A new paper published by OIST’s Neurobiology Research Unit identifies some of the neurons responsible for behavioral decisions in rats.  Using a...
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26 Mar 2014 - 17:19
OIST hosted a two-day contest entitled, “Why Science?” on March 18-19. The competition brought 27 contestants from universities all over Japan, who gave five-minute English presentations about their...
Type: News Article
26 Mar 2014 - 10:48
In recent years, Okinawa has recorded the dubious distinction of having the highest obesity rate in Japan. Preventing obesity-related diseases is an urgent issue.  Professor Hidetoshi Saze of...
Type: News Article
18 Mar 2014 - 11:38
On March 16, OIST opened its doors to more than five thousand people from Okinawa and elsewhere, for Open Campus 2014.  Visitors freely explored the university’s Center Building and lab...
Type: News Article
28 Feb 2014 - 14:22
Professor Amy Shen is joining OIST to head the Micro/Bio/Nano Fluidics Unit and will be on campus full-time in July.  She will move to OIST from the University of Washington, where she is...
Type: News Article
24 Feb 2014 - 17:55
In February 2014, Professor Noriyuki Satoh, of OIST’s Marine Genomics Unit, published a book entitled, “Developmental...
Type: News Article
4 Feb 2014 - 14:56
Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, and Matsumoto Dental University announced that the three universities’ research groups have...
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31 Jan 2014 - 16:49
The first OIST Café in Okinawa kicked off on Friday, January 24, featuring a lecture on English academic presentations by OIST English Teacher, Kevin Hunt, and a talk on science careers by Dr....
Type: News Article
27 Jan 2014 - 11:55
On January 17, 2014, OIST President Jonathan Dorfan and President Pan-Chyr Yang of National Taiwan University signed...
Type: News Article
21 Jan 2014 - 16:55
OIST hosted its first symposium of the year, “The 1st International Symposium on Open Energy Systems” on January 14th and 15th. During the two-day symposium, jointly organized with Sony Computer...
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24 Dec 2013 - 12:38
TV Asahi reported that Governor Nakaima went out of the hospital in Tokyo, where he is hospitalized to undergo some tests, to visit the prime minister’s office with the aim to call for the expansion...
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23 Dec 2013 - 19:28
During a budget deal Friday with Finance Minister Taro Aso, Ichita Yamamoto, minister in charge of Okinawa issues, agreed upon the allocation of 346 billion yen in the fiscal 2014 budget to promote...
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