Monday, August 21, 2023 - 09:00 to Wednesday, August 23, 2023 - 18:35

The first joint symposium between RIKEN Center for Brain Science (CBS) and OIST is organized by Ph.D. students and professors in both institutes. The symposium aims to provide a platform for young scientists from both institutes to develop stronger ties and find solutions to shared research interests using different approaches/model organisms. The deadline for registration is 15th June 2023. 


Tuesday, November 21, 2023 - 14:00 to Wednesday, November 22, 2023 - 13:00
5th Japan SciCom Forum (JSF) Conference will be held on November 21-22, 2023 at the OIST.
After the previous two editions were held online due to COVID-19, we are very excited to have all attendees on the OIST campus in person for the 2023 edition. 
Registration is required.
The details are on the website:


Monday, May 15, 2023 - 08:30 to 17:15

OIST Science 100 Symposium: Mapping OIST's Scientific Expansion to 100 PIs. 

The symposium will explore OIST's current scientific standing in each field and encourage an exchange of ideas about the future direction. Additionally, it will offer an opportunity for colleagues and community members to connect and contribute to driving forward OIST's research and collaboration for achieving the university mission. 

Open to all OIST members.

Registration required 


Monday, May 29, 2023 - 09:15 to 18:05

Osaka University is one of OIST's strategic partners.

Since 2020, we have co-hosted a series called "Recipe for Scientific Synergy" to introduce researchers from both sides.

In order to strengthen the network with a view toward more robust collaboration on bottom-up basis, we have decided to transform this series into an on-site symposium.


Friday, April 14, 2023 - 15:30 to 17:00
15:30 – 17:00 Special Lecture: 医学的立場から見た3D映像
Prof. Takashi Fujikado (Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, Osaka University; Center for Information and Neural Networks)


Friday, April 14, 2023 - 15:00 to 15:30

Special Public Session (only in Japanese)| Friday, April 14, 2023

15:00 – 15:30 Special Talk: 多様な環境で活躍する研究者を支援する (Helping researchers thrive in a diverse environment)

Ms. Hiroyo Clemente (Office of the Dean of Research, OIST)


Friday, April 14, 2023 (All day) to Saturday, April 15, 2023 (All day)
JST-OIST Joint Symposium on Circularly Polarized Luminescence and the Related Phenomena



Friday, April 21, 2023 - 17:15 to 18:30

Public Lecture on “Metaverse and Virtual Reality - The Science and Technology of Interacting with Digital Worlds” including a public lecture in the evening



Friday, March 10, 2023 - 13:10 to 17:25

OIST has established the Center for Global Bioconvergence Innovation, supported by a major grant from the Japan Science and Technology Agency JST (Japan Science and Technology) Program on Open Innovation Platform for Academia-Industry Co-Creation (COI-NEXT). This is a kick-off event to commemorate the establishment of the Global Bioconvergence Center of Innovation.


Wednesday, November 9, 2022 - 09:30 to 16:25
This is the first mini-symposium of the OIST Center for Quantum Technologies. Organized by Prof. Kae Nemoto, it is taking place on November 9 in B250, Center Building. Everybody within OIST is welcome!