Events specific to the graduate school.


Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - 10:00 to 12:00

Summary and objectives: These virtual workshops will provide practical insights and strategies to help researchers achieve this goal.


Friday, November 13, 2020 - 13:30 to Friday, November 20, 2020 - 17:00

Project Management Training - 2020 by Peason Japan, Nov 13 Fri & 20 Fri

Leading Agile Projects provides student participants with the experience of managing a project through a hands-on competitive simulation that puts them in the role of project manager.

Please register HERE

*Max. # of 16 for each event


Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 11:00 to 12:00

Online meet-up session with Engineering Manager of image data processin.

◆Company information

PKSHA Technology was founded in 2012 as an artificial intelligence venture company from the University of Tokyo.

Name: PKSHA Technology Co.,Ltd
Business Activities: Solution development and/or sales using algorithms (machine learning/deep learning, natural language processing, image recognition)...

More information and signup here.


Friday, September 25, 2020 - 10:30 to 11:30

Please join us for the online round-table session, “Sharing is Caring”! 

This online round-table session is designed for PhD students of consortium participating universities to get together and share experiences and resources in job search, life as PhD students, life in Japan, etc.

Anyone welcome.

More information and signup here.


Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 16:30

Anderson et al (2018) "Required growth facilitators propel axon regeneration across complete spinal cord injury" Nature, 561: 396-400.

Reviewed/presented for the journal club by PhD student Lina Koronfel from the Optical Neuroimaging Unit.

Zoom details will be announced closer to the date.


Saturday, March 21, 2020 (All day) to Saturday, March 28, 2020 (All day)


OIST サイエンスチャレンジ 2020ではOIST教員、ポスドク、博士課程学生による数々のセミナー(英語)を受講し、OISTで行われている研究を体験します。国際的な環境で博士課程において必要なスキル、より充実した博士課程の生活を送るための秘訣等を学びます。



Saturday, March 21, 2020 (All day) to Saturday, March 28, 2020 (All day)

Science Challenge 2020 has been cancelled due to the spread prevension of COVID-19

OIST Science Challenge workshop will be providing participants with a unique opportunity to extend their scientific education and experience research. We also offer valuable information and tips to help them prepare for a doctoral program. Through a series of activities with faculty, postdocs, as well as with PhD students, the participants will learn about research conducted at OIST, and skills needed to survive and enjoy a PhD life.

Airfare, travel insurance, accommodation, and meals during the workshop will be provided by OIST.


Tuesday, June 14, 2022 (All day) to Thursday, June 16, 2022 (All day)

2nd Admissions Selection Workshop for 2022


Tuesday, February 15, 2022 (All day) to Thursday, February 17, 2022 (All day)

1st Admissions Selection Workshop for 2022


Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 16:00

Regular Tea Time will be at Grano from 4:30pm, after conclusion of the awards ceremony.


The Student Council have this year organized and decided upon a series of Excellence awards:

  • Award for Staff Excellence in Student Support
  • Award for Student Excellence in Community Service
  • Award for Student Excellence in Graduate Research

And have continued our teaching award:

  • Students' Choice Teaching Award


These were decided upon based on an open nominations process established by a committee which included representatives from staff, faculty, and students.

Please join us in celebrating the achievements of these wonderful staff and students!