Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 16:00

Ronald D. Vale, Professor of the Dept. of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology at the University of California, San Francisco, and Investigator in the Howard Hughes Medical Institute


Monday, November 13, 2017 - 14:00 to 15:30

Memorial Lecture of our colleague, Dr. Shohei Suzuki

Lecturer: Dr. Noriyuki Satoh, Professor, Marine Genomics Unit, OIST.

Title: Coral Reefs: A Paradise of Marine Biologists

Language: English, with simultaneous interpretation.


Friday, September 15, 2017 - 18:30 to 19:30

OIST and Junku-do, the biggest book store in Okinawa will hold a series of monthly talks featuring OIST scientists whose origin is Okinawa. (Only in Japanese.)

  • 第1回:9月15日(金) 18:30-19:30
    • マイクロ・バイオ・ナノ流体ユニット 富名腰 敬 技術員
    • 「医療やエレクトロニクス産業を支えるマイクロ流体技術とは」


Friday, May 19, 2017 - 10:00 to 11:30

We invite you to attend a public seminar, “Past, Present and Future of Safety and Health at University,” where experts from Japan’s leading universities will be emphasizing on the development and prospective health and safety measures at university settings. Seminar will be followed by a panel discussion.



Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 15:00 to 16:00

"Professor Anurag Gupta, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India", "Language: English. No interpretation."


Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 14:00 to 15:00



Monday, December 26, 2016 - 15:00 to Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 17:00

* * * !!! * * * INPUT A SUMMARY! * * * !!! * * * such as "Dr. Jill Tanner, Distinguished Professor, Stanford University", "Language: Japanese. No interpretation.", "By invitation only.", "Registration required. Go to for more information."


Sunday, July 31, 2016 - 10:00

This is a spin-off event of Ryukyu Shimpo’s column.
OIST will hold a workshop hosted by Dr. Masashi Yoshimura (Economo Unit), Coordinator of an ongoing environmental observation network project “OKEON Churamori Project”.
Participants will experience of collecting ants and observing them. Discussion with Dr. Yoshimura gives the participants the new way to see nature around us.

Please see the link below for the details. (Available only in Japanese)



Sunday, March 20, 2016 - 10:00


Sunday, March 20, 2016 - 10:00
Professor David Daley, professor of Psychological Intervention and Behavior Change Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, University of Nottingham. Audience: Parents and grandparents of children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ADHD as well as teachers and professionals who may work with children with ADHD.