OIST in the News
As a result of a visit of DPA (German Press Agency)'s reporter to OIST the other day, many German-language media outlets featured OIST. The reporter met President Gruss, Professor Kuhn as well as a group of German PhD students at OIST. English translation of the original DPA article available at the bottom of this page.
New research from Professor Robert Sinclair, head of OIST's Mathematical Biology Unit, and collaborators at the University of Helsinki supports a structure-based classification system for viruses which could help in the identification and treatment of emerging viruses. Read more in the news article here.
The research has been picked up by the following media outlets:Read More
Researchers in OIST's Human Development Neurobiology Unit have recently published a paper in Japanese Psychological Research about their work to develop culturally appropriate parent-training programs for Japanese families of children with ADHD. Read more about it in the news article here.Read More
The news story "Robbed of Royalty: mutilation and social determination of female Diacamma ants" covering the Ecology and Evolution Unit's recent research has been reproduced in the following media outlets:Read More
Professor Ye Zhang and Guanying Li from the Bioinspired Soft Matter Unit along with Toshiaki Mochizuki, Koji Koizumi and Toshio Sasaki from the Imaging and Instrumental Analysis Section have just been published in Chem for their latest research.Read More
Researchers in the Light Matter Interactions Unit have recently published a paper in Optics Letters in which they outline how they created a frequency comb in the visible spectrum. Read more about their research in the news article "Micro-bubbles and Frequency Combs".Read More
Professor Mahesh Bandi, head of the Collective Interactions Unit at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) has used turbulence theory combined with experimental wind plant data to explain the statistical nature of wind power fluctuations in a single-author paper published in Physical Review Letters. The findings have implications for engineering and policy alike. Read the article here.Read More
Nikhil Bhalla, Doojin Lee and Shivani Sathish from Professor Shen's Micro/Bio/Nanofluidics Unit have created a novel sensor capable of measuring both charge and mass of biomolecules that could help revolutionise healthcare diagnostics. Read the article here.Read More
Research from Professor Yazaki-Sugiyama and Dr.Read More
The newly announced collaboration between OIST's Neural Computation Unit and Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. to make more human-like artificial intelligence has received coverage in the following media outlets:Read More
Ryukyu Broadcasting Corp (RBC) covered Police training against terrorism which was held August 29 on OIST campus.
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On August 29, Minister Yosuke Tsuruho, Minister of State for Okinawa and Northern Territories Affairs visited OIST. Some local TV stations broadcast his visit.Read More
Our new article How Shaping Light can Change Particle Behavior has been covered by overseas media:Read More
OIST-MISAWA-PUSE Joint Research Site for Sustainable Living story is picked up by several Japanese media.Read More
"SO" a precision instruments maker Fujikin's magazine published an interview with Dr. Robert Baughman, Executive Vice President (Office for Sustainable Development of Okinawa) & Vice-CEO, and Ms. Lauren Bic Ha, Associate Vice President (Office for Sustainable Development of Okinawa).
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OIST Marine Genomics Unit and DNA Seaquencing Section were introduced in Nikkei Biotech July 11 edition.
OIST's DNA seaquencing activities will be continuously reported in the special edition of Next Generation Seaquencer.Read More
Okinawa Prefecture decided to request for the Okinawa-related budget in the 300 billion yen range for FY2017. Separate from the Okinawa promotion budget, the prefecture will also ask that the funding for the construction of an additional runway at Naha Airport, the expansion of Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, and a plan to use the land of former military bases, will be included in the FY2017 budget.
Ryukyu Shimpo, P2, Aug 2, 2016
Okinawa Times also covers this story.Read More