OIST in the News
Our new article "Cell Suicide Prevention Squad" has been covered by domestic and overseas media:Read More
More coverage on the OIST story: "Our closest wormy cousins"
Kazakhstan's national broadcaster, recently aired a three-minute report featuring one of our studetns, Ms. Kamila Mustafina from the country, and many of our colleagues at OIST. Check out the TV report, "New Silicon Valley will be Created in Japan” here.Read More
To spin out patented innovations from Okinawa and make the prefecture become self-sustaining, the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University in Onna Village launched a new research funding program called “Proof of Concept.” OIST is heading into the fourth year of its academic program. The program provides funding and human resources to ambitious and ingenious technologies and discoveries spun from the university labs on a priority basis, aiming to commercialize them.
Dr. Nancy Snow, the Pax Mundi professor of public diplomacy at Kyoto University of Foreign Studies, visited OIST on November 6 on a media tour organized by the Foreign Press Center Japan. In her her op-ed published in the Japan Times on November 23, Dr. Snow refers to OIST "where science and technology in subtropical paradise meets some of the world’s best lab-based problem solvers ... the best university you’ve likely never heard of in Japan."Read More
The OIST story "Our closest wormy cousins" was covered by the following media:Read More
Our new press release "Mysteries of Bony Fish Genome Evolution" has been covered by domestic and overseas media:Read More
Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) has entered into its fifth year since the inauguration of the university. While OIST is funded by taxpayers’ money, it does not constitute a national university. The university was established as part of the government’s project to promote the self-sustaining development of Okinawa. OIST is highly international and conducts interdisciplinary research. Here is the story I covered.
Our article about Prof. Maruyama's revolutionary "rotation model" has been picked up by overseas media. See the article or look at the press coverage below:Read More
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Aiko Shimajiri, Minister of State for Okinawan Affairs, arrived at Okinawa on October 10th for the first time since she assumed the position. She will visit venues including the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) and U.S. military’s former residential area of West Futenma on October 11th.
Minister Shimajiri will not meet with Okinawa Governor Takeshi Onaga this time due to scheduling conflicts. She will return to Tokyo on October 12th.Read More
A new article about research by the Femtosecond Spectroscopy Unit (Prof. Keshav Dani) has been picked up by overseas media. See the article or look at the press coverage below:Read More
A popular TV program from Japanese broadcaster TBS called “Yume no Tobira +” (the Door to Dreams) featured Prof Shintake on September 6th.
The crew spent nearly two years and a half to film and gather information for the three research projects underway in the Shintake Unit: the quantum wave microscopy project, the ocean current power generation project, and the ocean wave power generation project.
Do you know how honey bees deal with diseases? The press found out how by reading an OIST research release.
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OIST featured in an article on the website of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).Read More
Check out the Science Magazine article about Japanese science communication that highlights how OIST is leading the charge.Read More