Events specific to the graduate school.


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)...

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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.

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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.


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!




Friday, May 22, 2020 - 00:00

The Graduation Ceremony to award degrees to those who gradauted in the period May 2019 to April 2020, has been cancelled.  Awardees will be prsented their degree at the ceremony in May 2021.


Monday, February 3, 2020 - 15:00

February 2020 CEC Meeting Information


Monday, December 2, 2019 - 15:00

December 2019 CEC Meeting Information


Monday, November 11, 2019 - 15:00

November 2019 CEC Meeting Information