22 Jan 2019
Scientists at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have resolved a fundamental weakness in a promising solar technology known as Perovskite Solar Cells, or PSCs...
Type: News Article
19 Dec 2018
Kaleidocycles are found where science, math, and art meet. The objects resemble geometric sculptures that might be found in a modern art museum, but it is the motions they can undergo that really...
Type: Press release
7 Nov 2018
With Halloween over, ghostly decorations are now being replaced by Christmas themed ornaments, many of which glow in the dark. This glow, termed luminescence, is produced by chemical and biochemical...
Type: News Article
30 Oct 2018
According to the World Health Organization, nearly 300 million people worldwide suffer from depression and these rates are on the rise. Yet, doctors and scientists have a poor understanding of what...
Type: News Article
12 Oct 2018
A team of physicists from the Light-Matter Interactions Unit and the Quantum Systems Unit at the...
Type: News Article
26 Sep 2018
On September 18 at OIST campus, a OIST animal protection club, Save Okinawa Cats & Kitties (SOCKs) held a bakery sale event to raise donation fund for animal protection activities.  OIST...
Type: Media Links
4 Sep 2018
The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) welcomed its 2018 cohort of PhD students on September 3, 2018. In a true representation of OIST’s global culture, the new...
Type: News Article
29 Aug 2018
The next generation of researchers got a taste of the life scientific this week, as local school kids in Onna Village and neighboring regions in Okinawa participated in the 2018 Children’s School of...
Type: News Article
6 Aug 2018
  On July 2 (Mon), Dr. Barry Whyte, the newly assigned OIST Vice President for Communication and Public Relations, made a courtesy call at the Okinawa Times headquarters.    Born in...
Type: Media Links
23 Jul 2018
Coral reefs buzz with activity around the clock. As the day-active fishes retreat at dusk, the night-active or nocturnal fishes venture out to forage and hunt.  Equipped with special traits,...
Type: News Article
11 Jul 2018
Technology created by researchers at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) is literally shedding light on some of the smallest particles to detect their presence...
Type: News Article
11 Jul 2018
  On July 7th, 12th Japanese Speech Contest was held by Nago International Exchange Association.  Eight participants from Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Nepal, Cambodia, and Mongolia made their...
Type: Media Links
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