Events specific to the graduate school.


Friday, May 20, 2022 - 14:00 to 16:00

The Graduation Ceremony to award degrees to students who have graduated in the period May 2021 to March 2022.




Monday, January 24, 2022 (All day) to Friday, February 11, 2022 (All day)

Online Admissions Selection for shortlisted PhD applicants from January 24th to February 11th, 2022.

Information sessions about PhD program, faculty talks and interviews all via zoom.

The event is targeted towards shortlisted applicants for our PhD program.

Please contact for further details. 



Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 13:30 to 14:30

Round-table with OIST Alumni

Date: May 20 (Thu.), 2021
Time: 13:30-14:30 (tentative)
Venue: Lab4 E48


Friday, May 21, 2021 - 14:00 to 16:00

The Graduation Ceremony to award degrees to those who gradauted in the period May 2019 to April 2021.



Monday, March 15, 2021 (All day) to Friday, March 19, 2021 (All day)

Science Challenge is coming back fully online!

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. At the end of the workshop, participants will be asked to present a submitted slide presentation on the theme "Transcending Borders" in light of their experience throughout the week. The presentation will be shared with the OIST community.


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.