Past Events

Seminar

The Abrahamic fanfictions: 3 great writers vs. fear the mind-killer

Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 12:15
Lab 4, E48

Stories of the great fanfictions on the 3 Abrahamic religions, their writers, their collisions with the anti-intellectual atmospheres of the day, the role of fear, and the uncanny inflammability of manuscripts.

Speaker: Yasha Neiman.

Holiday

Children’s Day こどもの日 2021

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 00:00

National holiday

Holiday

Greenery Day みどりの日 2021

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 00:00

National holiday

Holiday

Constitution Memorial Day 憲法記念日 2021 (observed)

Monday, May 3, 2021 - 00:00

National holiday

Lecture

*ZOOM* [PhD Thesis Presentation] - "Scanning Probe Microscopy Studies of Metal Halide Perovskite Materials" by Ms. Afshan Jamshaid

Friday, April 30, 2021 - 14:00 to 15:00
Webinar

Presenter: Ms. Afshan Jamshaid

Supervisor: Professor Yabing Qi

Unit: Energy Materials and Surface Sciences Unit

Seminar

Theoretical Physics Seminar: Yasha Neiman

Friday, April 30, 2021 - 14:00
Lab 4, E01

Theoretical Physics Seminar. Speaker: Yasha Neiman (Quantum Gravity). Title: "Spinor-helicity variables in Yang-Mills theory".

Holiday

Showa Day 昭和の日 2021

Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 00:00

National holiday

Seminar

OIST-KEIO SHOWCASE TALK Series 1 by Dr.Takanori Kanai and Dr. Matthias Wolf

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 17:00 to 18:00
Webinar-Registration is required.

OIST and Keio University, Japan's very first private institution of higher learning located in the center of Tokyo, are starting a series of short seminars (OIST-KEIO SHOWCASE TALK) to introduce each other's researchers to promote future collaboration.

Campus Service

[RC] Insurance Company Visits OIST

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 11:00 to 15:00
Resource Center Center Bldg next to the ATM

English-speaking insurance agent Wiltec in Chatan visits OIST. [When]11:00-15:00 [Where]Resource Center in the Center Building(right next to the ATM)

Professional Development

Pitching your Science (Zoom)

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 09:30 to 10:30
Zoom

Presented by Mr. Scott Morgan, Public Speaking Instructor. Language: English, no interpretation. Zoom workshop for OIST community. No registration required.

Seminar

OIST Representation Theory Seminar

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 16:30 to 17:30
On Zoom
Speaker: Mark Wildon , Royal Holloway, University of London Title: Plethysms, polynomial representations of linear groups and Hermite reciprocity over an arbitrary field
Seminar

Cluster Integrable Systems and Supersymmetric Gauge Theories

Monday, April 26, 2021 - 16:00
Lab4 F01

Zoom seminar hosted by QG unit. Speaker: Andrei Marshakov , Professor of Mathematical Physics Title: "Cluster integrable systems and supersymmetric gauge theories"

Outreach

【Online】SCIENCE TALK Prediction - From Pendulum to Nematode-

Friday, April 23, 2021 - 18:30
OIST Youtube channel

【Online】SCIENCE TALK Prediction - From Pendulum to Nematode-

Training

MDP: Giving Effective Feedback 効果的な評価フィードバック(Only for Managers))

Friday, April 23, 2021 - 10:00 to 15:30
ZOOM

As in previous years, the Management Development Program will continue to provide valuable training for OIST managers. 前年度に引き続きマネジャーデベロップメントプログラムは、OISTマネジャーにとって有益な研修を提供していきます

Professional Development

The first meeting of the club!!

Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 18:00
C209, Central Building

The first meeting of the club!

Seminar

SPRING 2021 Nonlinear Analysis Seminar Series

Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 16:00 to 17:00
on Zoom
Associate Professor Jean Van Schaftingen , Université catholique de Louvain Title: Vortex dynamics for the lake equations
Seminar

SPRING 2021 Nonlinear Analysis Special Lecture Series

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 16:30 to 18:30
on Zoom
★SPECIAL LECTURE Part 2/3 Dr. Adolfo Arroyo-Rabasa , University of Warwick Title: Slicing and fine properties for functions with Bounded \(\mathcal{A}\) -variation - Proof of the slicing characterization and statement of the structure theorem
Campus Service

[RC] Insurance Company Visits OIST

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 11:00 to 15:00
Resource Center Center Bldg next to the ATM

English-speaking insurance agent Wiltec in Chatan visits OIST. [When]11:00-15:00 [Where]Resource Center in the Center Building(right next to the ATM)

Seminar

[Seminar] Effects of the stenotic aortic valve
 on the left heart hemodynamics: a fluid-structure-electrophysiology approach

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 16:30 to 17:30
Zoom

CFF unit is pleased to invite you to the seminar.

Seminar

Seminar "Fusing Big Data and Big Computation in Numerical Weather Prediction" by Dr. Takemasa Miyoshi

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 15:30 to 16:45
on Zoom

[Speaker]

Dr.Takemasa Miyoshi

Team Leader, Data Assimilation Research Team, RIKEN Center for Computational Science

Training

Mini Course: Zsh 1 of 1

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 13:00 to 15:00
B701, Computer Lab, Lab 3

This Mini Course will sell Z shells on the Z shore. The Z shell (Zsh) is a Unix shell that can be used as an interactive login shell and as a command interpreter for shell scripting.

◆Target Audience This course is suitable for people who have used Unix terminals before.

Seminar

QG group meeting: Cubic Vertices for N=1 Supersymmetric Massless Higher Spin Fields in Various Dimensions

Monday, April 19, 2021 - 14:00
Lab 4, E01

QG group meeting. Speaker: Dorin Weissman. Title: "Cubic Vertices for N=1 Supersymmetric Massless Higher Spin Fields in Various Dimensions".

Public Lecture

Living Longer and Healthier – Blue Zones and Aging in the U.S. and Japan

Friday, April 16, 2021 - 08:00 to 09:00
Zoom link will be provided upon registration

Join the OIST Foundation and Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth for a virtual program that will examine aging through the lenses of biology, philosophy, and policy with a goal of shedding light on ways to live longer, healthier lives.

Register here .

Seminar

SPRING 2021 Nonlinear Analysis Seminar Series

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 16:00 to 17:00
Professor Giuseppe Mingione, University of Parma Title: Perturbations beyond Schauder
Seminar

[Seminar] Active Dendritic Processing in the Cerebral Cortex: Dr. Naoya Takahashi (Université de Bordeaux)

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 16:00 to 17:00
Zoom

OIST Neuroscience Online Seminar

Seminar

SPRING 2021 Nonlinear Analysis Special Lecture Series

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 16:00 to 17:00
on Zoom
Professor Giuseppe Mingione, University of Parma Title: Perturbations beyond Schauder
Lecture

World Quantum Day (Launch Event)

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 13:00
B250, Center Building

The World Quantum Day is obviously celebrated on April 14, as 4.14 are the rounded first digits of Planck’s constant (in units of eV.s). It aims at engaging the general public in the understanding and discussion of Quantum Science and Technology around the world.This year’s launch event is a presentation by Prof. Alain Aspect (Institut d’Optique Graduate School, Université Paris-Saclay) on one of the fundamental mysteries of quantum mechanics: the duality between waves and particles. We invite you to watch Prof. Aspect’s presentation (and join a discussion) on Thursday, April 15th at 1pm in B250 (new normal rules and regulations apply). Language: English Audience: General public Title: From Einstein to Wheeler: Wave-Particle duality of a single photon

Seminar

[Seminar] Crystallizing Time in a BEC

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 11:00 to 12:00
Zoom

Crystallizing Time in a BEC - Prof. Peter Hannaford, Optical Sciences Centre, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia

Seminar

SPRING 2021 Nonlinear Analysis Special Lecture Series

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 16:30 to 18:30
★SPECIAL LECTURE Part 2/3 Dr. Adolfo Arroyo-Rabasa , University of Warwick Title: Slicing and fine properties for functions with Bounded \(\mathcal{A}\) -variation - Proof of the slicing characterization and statement of the structure theorem
Seminar

Virtual Seminar "Dynamics and Patterns in Sheared Granular Fluid"

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 16:30 to 17:30
Zoom

Prof. Meheboob Alam, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), Language: English, no interpretation.

Seminar

[Seminar] Engineering light-matter interactions for optical nanotweezers and for chip-scale infrared microspectrometers

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 16:00 to 17:30
on Zoom

Title: Engineering light-matter interactions for optical nanotweezers and for chip-scale infrared microspectrometers

Speaker: Prof. Kenneth Crozier Physics and Electronic Engineering, The University of Melbourne, Australia

Seminar

[Seminar] Active Dendritic Processing in the Cerebral Cortex: Dr. Athanasia Papoutsi (IMBB/FoRTH, Hellas)

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 16:00 to 17:00
Zoom

OIST Neuroscience Online Seminar

Seminar

Phase separation and a novel anti-cancer compound ACA-28 as regulators of PKC/MAPK signaling dynamics

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 10:00 to 11:00
L4F01 (Lab4, Level F) or ZOOM

"Dr. Reiko Sugiura, Professor, Kindai University. Language: English, no interpretation."

Seminar

OIST Representation Theory Seminar

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 16:30 to 17:30
On Zoom
Speaker: Stacey Law , University of Cambridge Title: Sylow branching coefficients and a conjecture of Malle and Navarro
Seminar

(Somewhat) Functional Journal Club

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 16:00 to 17:00
L4E48
In this session, Jeremie Gillet will have a hands-on introduction to Elm, a functional programming language for building safe web applications. Intall Elm in advance.
Seminar

Shahin Sheikh-Jabbari: Null Boundary Symmetries (Zoom seminar)

Monday, April 12, 2021 - 14:00
Lab 4, E01

Zoom seminar hosted by QG unit. Speaker: Shahin Sheikh-Jabbari, IPM (Tehran). Title: "Null Boundary symmetries".

Recreation

Cosmos screening (episode 1)

Friday, April 9, 2021 - 19:00
Lakeside lawn (across road from Village Center)

Screening of Carl Sagan's Cosmos, episode 1: "The Shores of the Cosmic Ocean"

Outreach

Quantum Trivia Quiz

Friday, April 9, 2021 - 17:00

Quantum Trivia Zoom Quiz! Join us for a fun online LIVE Trivia Quiz about the quantum world! Open to all OIST and Public in Okinawa.

Seminar

Theoretical Non-Physics Seminar: David O'Connell

Friday, April 9, 2021 - 13:00
Lab 4, F01

Theoretical Physics Seminar. Speaker: David O'Connell (Quantum Gravity). Title: "Principal G-Bundles".

Seminar

Tell Me Something I Don't Know

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 12:15
Lab 4, E48

Tell Me Something I Don't Know lunchtime event. All are welcome, but must be prepared to tell a cool science story.

Seminar

SPRING 2021 Nonlinear Analysis Seminar Series

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 10:00 to 11:00
on Zoom
Professor Peter J.Sternberg, Indiana University Title: A One-Dimensional Variational Problem for Cholesteric Liquid Crystals with Disparate Elastic Constants
Seminar

Virtual Seminar"Biosensors for the point-of-care diagnostics"Verónica C. Martins

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 09:00
Zoom

Language: English

Seminar

SPRING 2021 Nonlinear Analysis Special Lecture Series

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 16:30 to 18:30
on Zoom
Dr. Adolfo Arroyo-Rabasa , University of Warwick Title: Slicing and fine properties for functions with Bounded \(\mathcal{A}\) -variation - Introduction and characterization of slicing properties
Seminar

*Zoom*【Technical Seminar】10x Genomics New Product Introduction

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 13:00 to 14:00
ZOOM

This seminar is registration free. We look forward to your participation via Zoom.

Seminar

Novel function of wild-type p53 in cancer cells

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 10:00 to 11:00
C209 (Center, Level C) or ZOOM

"Dr. Rieko Ohki, Laboratory Head, National Cancer Center Research Institute. Language: English, no interpretation."

Public Lecture

SPACES OF INNOVATION: Smart Cities & Innovation Parks from Tsukuba to Okinawa

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 20:00 to 21:00
Zoom link will be provided upon registration

Join the OIST Foundation, in partnership with the Smart City Institute Japan, for a virtual roundtable that will discuss the ways in which universities can have a positive impact on local communities and future generations through the formation of innovation parks and smart cities.

Register here .

Symposium

OIST-RIKEN Collaboration 1st Symposium: Green and blue planet -How can ecological research shape our future?

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 (All day) to Wednesday, April 7, 2021 (All day)
Auditorium / Conference Center, OIST

This is the first symposium between OIST and RIKEN on Ecological Research.

Seminar

Hiroshi Itoyama: Enhanced gauge symmetry and suppressed cosmological constant in heterotic interpolating models (Zoom seminar)

Monday, April 5, 2021 - 14:00
Lab 4, E01

Remote seminar by Hiroshi Itoyama (NITEP, Osaka City University) Title: " Enhanced gauge symmetry and suppressed cosmological constant in heterotic interpolating models "

Seminar

When designing dream vaccines, consider the memory B cell behavior

Friday, April 2, 2021 - 11:00 to 12:00
L4E01

OIST-Osaka University collaboration-Infection

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