Past Events

Recreation

Yoga Therapy with Mia Taillefer

Saturday, July 24, 2021 - 10:00 to 11:30
Village Center Ocean View Room

Miya Taillefer - Sensei

Miya-san is certified by the Japan Yoga Therapists Association & the Indian Central Government-accredited by Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samshana (S-VYASA). She is a certified yoga instructor (YIC) and yoga/therapist (YTIC). Miya can focus on areas for maternity, after childbirth, handicapped children, people with diseases, as well as regular courses.

Her classes will be taught in Japanese and little English. The Language exchange is welcomed!

Holiday

Sports Day スポーツの日 2021

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 00:00

National holiday

Holiday

Marine Day 海の日 2021

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 00:00

National holiday

Campus Service

****CANCELLED****[RC] Insurance Company Visits OIST

Wednesday, July 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

[RAM 2021] Science as a tool for social inclusion and participation

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 16:00
L4E48 or Zoom

Mark your calendar! In this interactive seminar on Tuesday, July 20 th at 16:00 , Simona Cerrato (SISSA MediaLab, Italy) will tell us how to use public engagement in science and technology, with an approach focused on social inclusion and diversity, open to different approaches, cultures, values, styles, to ultimately make our institutions and activities more socially equitable. Join us in L4E48 or Zoom! [ https://oist.zoom.us/j/84151092360?pwd=TnozS2dyMXVTcytpQXl2QTJPRWN2QT09 ]

Seminar

[RAM 2021] High-resolution Microelectrode Arrays (MEA) Technology, MaxWell Biosystems

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 14:00
L4E48 or Zoom

In our second Newest Technologies Showcase Seminar, Dr. Marie Engelene Obien will showcase the latest products in High-resolution Microelectrode Arrays (MEA) Technology developed at MaxWell Biosystems in Switzerland. Join us on Tuesday, July 20th, 2:00 pm JST, room L4E48 or Zoom: https://oist.zoom.us/j/86164259856?pwd=Ky9mbnQrVkNMSWxwWVlTRnB0N1htQT09 | Meeting ID: 861 6425 9856 | Passcode: 227882

Seminar

[Seminar] "Being aware of the pine tree itself", Prof.Yuko Ishihara

Monday, July 19, 2021 - 16:15 to 17:30
L4E01 (and on Zoom https://oist.zoom.us/my/l4e01 )
Seminar by Prof.Yuko Ishihara

Research

[RAM 2021] Teatime Session: "It's a small world – part I (Intracellular diversity)"

Monday, July 19, 2021 - 16:00
L4F22c or Zoom

Everyone is invited! On Monday, July 19 th at 16:00 , OIST's Science and Technology Group Associates Yohsuke Moriyama and Yuki Nakazawa will share insights of their research & career with us during the Teatime with STG Series! This editions' topic is " It’s a small world – part I (Intracellular diversity) ", in which our speakers will reveal the beauty, complexity, and diversity of the intracellular world! Join us in room L4F22c* or Zoom ( https://oist.zoom.us/j/88422464844?pwd=VW5WRlZPQkNkMDJYN3RMRkpJSXdxdz09 ) Passcode: 727724

Research

[RAM 2021] Scientific Talks

Monday, July 19, 2021 - 14:00
L4E48 or Zoom

Let's start our week with Dr. Dylan Brown (Nic Chormaic Unit) and Dr. Ryuta Nakajima (Miller Unit) sharing the latest research advancements in their respective fields here in OIST. Stay tuned! Monday, July 19th at 14:00 in Seminar Room L4E48 or Zoom. For more info: Scientific Talks | OIST Groups / Zoom link: https://oist.zoom.us/j/88096951315?pwd=blNNYm5Ib2NCYURiNjIyT0FYSXhBQT09 / Passcode: 005648

Professional Development

English for Writing Research Papers - Sentence Structure 2 of 3

Friday, July 16, 2021 - 15:00
Zoom

The best writers have a few basic guidelines for making their sentences easy to read.

Join us to find out the rules for writing simple, easy to read sentences that will provide the clarity reviewers are looking for.

Training

Elm 4 of 4

Friday, July 16, 2021 - 10:00 to 12:00
B701, Computer Lab, Lab 3.

Elm is A delightful language for building reliable web applications. It is a language that: has no runtime exceptions, makes refactoring easy, is easy to read, has friendly error messages and is fast. Elm is a functional language for front-end programming that compiles to JavaScript.

◆Target audience This course is suitable for anyone with basic programming experience. No web experience required.

Seminar

[Seminar] "Trapping Electrons in a Room-temperature Quadrupole Trap: Towards an All-electronic Microwave-enabled Trapped Electron Qubit System for QIP" by Prof. Hartmut Häffner

Friday, July 16, 2021 - 10:00 to 11:00
Zoom

Hartmut Häffner is an Associate Professor for Physics at UC Berkeley. Language: English, no interpretation. Open to everyone.

Seminar

2021 Summer Analysis on Metric Spaces Seminar

Friday, July 16, 2021 - 09:00 to 10:00
on Zoom
Seminar

[Seminar] Theory of multipole fluctuations mediated superconductivity and charge-loop current phase

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

TQM unit is pleased to invite you to the seminar.

Research

[RAM 2021] Poster Session

Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 13:30
L4F Patio (+L4F36 for digital posters)

Join us for the second RAM 2021 Poster Session, on Thursday, July 15 th ! Starting at 13:30 after the Researchers Blitz Talks, in Lab4F Patio (terrace) for printed posters, and also in room L4F36 for digital posters. For more info: https://groups.oist.jp/orc/poster-sessions

Research

[RAM 2021] Researchers Blitz Session

Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 12:00
L4E48 or Zoom

Join us for the second Researcher Blitz Session on July 15 th at noon (L4E48)! Research Blitz Sessions are 3 minutes talks (max. 3 slides) to be held on Thursdays (July 8th, 15th, 29th), always at noon in room L4E48 (or via Zoom). Sessions will last 1 hour + 30 min for discussion after all presentations. Judges will score the presentations and give awards for the best presenters.

Zoom link: https://oist.zoom.us/j/82068087378?pwd=c2hIRnZoV2tSZlV5V3F4SXF1MkJ6QT09

Seminar

OIST-UT Joint talk series for future science-Season 4: Nano- and Micro-fabrication Enabled Lab-on-a-chip Platforms for Biotechnology Applications and Beyond

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 17:30 to 18:30
Webinar

OIST-UT Joint talk series for future science-Season 4: Nano- and micro-fabrication enabled lab-on-a-chip platforms for biotechnology applications and beyond

Campus Service

CANCELLED [RC] Insurance Company Visits OIST

Wednesday, July 14, 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)

Lecture

[RAM 2021] As soon as there was life, there was danger

Tuesday, July 13, 2021 - 21:30
Zoom

RAM 2021 Guest Speaker: Dr. Joseph E. LeDoux , PhD. Professor of Neural Science, Psychology, Psychiatry, and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at New York University; Director of the Emotional Brain Institute. Tuesday, July 13 at 21:30 JST . Zoom Link: https://oist.zoom.us/j/89512617921?pwd=MEpXTVgrKzZjSFhnNEE4WUw5QnVEZz09 / Passcode: 991202

Seminar

(Somewhat) Functional Journal Club

Tuesday, July 13, 2021 - 16:00 to 17:00
B701,Lab 3
Seva Nikulin will talk about dependent types.
Professional Development

The Imposter Syndrome - Why successful people often feel like frauds

Tuesday, July 13, 2021 - 15:00
C700 / Zoom

The Imposter Syndrome - Why successful people often feel like frauds

Tuesday 13th July 2021, 3:00 - 4:00pm

C700 (also available on Zoom)

https://oist.zoom.us/j/92671423880?pwd=T3NlVGtWWndZWVJEbXdvREE3cW43dz09

Meeting ID: 926 7142 3880 Passcode: 793097

Industry Relations

How researchers could approach their first business plan

Tuesday, July 13, 2021 - 14:00 to 15:00
Zoom

Are you curious about how to develop your technology into a business? Dr. Khaled will talk you through the principles of how you would create a plan to do that. His talk will be tailored to the needs of researchers taking their first steps in this area.

Lecture

[RAM 2021] A View of the Future for BMI Basic Research and Clinical Applications

Tuesday, July 13, 2021 - 09:00
L4E48/ Zoom

Join us for the first of the RAM 2021 Invited Guest speaker sessions!

NOTE: This talk has been moved to Tuesday, 9AM July 13th . Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Live from Brazil, Professor Miguel Nicolelis;

A View of the Future for BMI Basic Research and Clinical Applications

Seminar

[Seminar] From particle migration over porous structures to flow transitions and instability in non-colloidal suspensions

Tuesday, July 13, 2021 - 08:30 to 09:30
Zoom

CFF unit is pleased to invite you to the seminar!

Research

[RAM 2021] Teatime Session: "Worldwide, world-class science"

Monday, July 12, 2021 - 16:00
L4F22c or Zoom

Mark your calendar! On Monday, July 12th at 16:00 , OIST's STG Associates Eugene Khaskin and Yuimaru Kubo will share insights of their research & career with us during the Teatime with STG Series! This editions' topic is "Worldwide, world-class science" , in which our speakers will share their combined research experiences in Canada, United States, Israel, Japan, France, and now in OIST! Join us in room L4F22c* or Zoom ( https://oist.zoom.us/j/81188828249?pwd=NmlSU0VsZTNYTXgrSnc0bmZUQnhDUT09 ) / Passcode: 192423

Professional Development

English for Writing Research Papers - Sentence Structure 1 of 3

Friday, July 9, 2021 - 15:00
zoom

The best writers have a few basic guidelines for making their sentences easy to read.

Join us to find out the rules for writing simple, easy to read sentences that will provide the clarity reviewers are looking for.

Seminar

Theoretical Physics Seminar: Nico Fischer

Friday, July 9, 2021 - 14:00
Lab 4, F01

Theoretical Physics Seminar. Speaker: Nico Fischer (Quantum Gravity). Title: "An introduction to spontaneous symmetry breaking in (Q)FT".

Professional Development

Orators Meeting for Communication & Public Speaking

Friday, July 9, 2021 - 12:00
Seminar Room L4E01 (Lab 4)

Come and join us for an exciting and fulfilling meeting on building better communication skills through impromptu speaking exercises, listening to prepared speeches, and providing constructive feedback. We run our meetings at lunchtime every other Friday. Email oist.tm@gmail.com if you have any questions or would like to receive further information.

Professional Development

Language Seminar Series: Developing Intercultural Skills

Friday, July 9, 2021 - 12:00
https://oist.zoom.us/j/97256113827

This 2-part seminar is an introduction to Intercultural Communication.

We will explore

what culture means how to describe it how to develop flexible thinking how to support flexibile thinking in others

All are welcome.

Intermediate or above English recommended.

Research

[RAM 2021] Scientific Talks

Friday, July 9, 2021 - 10:00
L4E48 or Zoom

This Friday, July 9 th at 10:00 am in L4E48, Dr. Alessandro Trani (Astrophysics, Quantum Gravity Unit) and Jigyasa Arora (Evolutionary Biology, Evolutionary Genomics Unit) will share the latest research advancements in their respective fields here in OIST. Stay tuned! For more info: https://groups.oist.jp/orc/scientific-talks | Zoom Link: https://oist.zoom.us/j/87619328232?pwd=VFlNV1c3NGJmdlM5dzZqNFNySWxBdz09

Research

[RAM 2021] Teatime Session: "Sweet Home...Okinawa!"

Thursday, July 8, 2021 - 16:00
L4F22c or Zoom

Mark your calendar! On Thursday, July 8 th at 16:00 , OIST's STG Associates Mirona Chirienco and Petra Svetlikova will share insights of their research & career with us during the Teatime with STG Series! This editions' topic is " Sweet Home...Okinawa! " a special topic for all of us that now call this beautiful island our home. Join us in room L4F22c or Zoom ( https://oist.zoom.us/j/84610930360?pwd=YmRybTR4UjhCUjI3OFAxQ2txRnEvZz09 )!

Research

[RAM 2021] Poster Session

Thursday, July 8, 2021 - 13:30
L4F Patio (+L4F36 for digital posters)

Join us for the first RAM 2021 Poster Session ! For printed posters, starting at 13:30 in Lab4F Patio (terrace) and also in room L4F36 for digital posters. For more info: https://groups.oist.jp/orc/poster-sessions

Research

[RAM 2021] Researchers Blitz Session

Thursday, July 8, 2021 - 12:00
L4E48 or Zoom

Join us for the first Researcher Blitz Session on July 8th at noon! ( https://oist.zoom.us/j/88635310209?pwd=emp2UUhMaHNxakpuN2pDTm54TzVSUT09 ) Research Blitz Sessions are 3 minutes talks (max. 3 slides) to be held on Thursdays (July 8th, 15th, 29th), always at noon in room L4E48. Sessions will last 1 hour + 30 min for discussion after all presentations. Judges will score the presentations and give awards for the best presenters.

Public Lecture

BASHOFU: The Bridge Between Science & Art

Wednesday, July 7, 2021 - 20:00 to 21:00
Zoom link will be provided upon registration

Celebrate the Japanese holiday Tanabata by joining this online session on the science and art of Okinawa traditional bashofu weaving. Panelists: Dr. Yoko Nomura, OIST; Ms. Roosmarjin Pallandt, Artist.

Register here.

Seminar

QG group meeting: Self-dual GR scattering in de Sitter

Wednesday, July 7, 2021 - 14:30
Lab 4, E01

QG group meeting. Speaker: Yasha Neiman. Title: "Self-dual GR scattering in de Sitter".

Campus Service

[RC] Insurance Company Visits OIST

Wednesday, July 7, 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)

Industry Relations

Scientific entrepreneurship - Panel Discussion

Monday, July 5, 2021 - 16:00 to 17:00
Zoom

What inspires people to start their own company? Why do post-docs transition to becoming entrepreneurs? What are the highs, the lows, and how are researchers suited to entrepreneurship? If you are interested in these questions and more, then please come to this panel talk where 3 founders will discuss their thoughts and experiences on starting their own companies.

Seminar

Monday Seminar: Flat holography and BMSFT

Monday, July 5, 2021 - 14:30
L4F01 and Zoom

Seminar by Prof. Wei Song, Tsinghua University (Beijing)

Professional Development

The Fundamentals of Academic Writing - Proofreading

Friday, July 2, 2021 - 15:00
Zoom

What do you do before finally submitting your text? We will discuss some strategies and reviewers responses.

Professional Development

Survival Japanese: Going to the doctor

Friday, July 2, 2021 - 12:00
https://oist.zoom.us/j/95811989706

Learn how to check in and out of doctor's appointments, describe pain and symptoms, and speak in emergency situations, all in Japanese.

No Japanese experience necessary!

Watch the videos at this link , then join us on Zoom for more practice (Meeting link: https://oist.zoom.us/j/95811989706 )

Seminar

Failed moonshots of the Axial Age

Thursday, July 1, 2021 - 12:15
Lab 3, C700

How various civilizations tried and failed to achieve the Scientific Revolution in the 6th century BC. Speaker: Yasha Neiman.

Seminar

[Seminar] Topological Magnons from “nematicity”

Thursday, July 1, 2021 - 10:00 to 11:00
Zoom

TQM unit is pleased to invite you to the seminar!

Campus Service

[RC] Insurance Company Visits OIST

Wednesday, June 30, 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

QG group meeting: Long and null strings

Monday, June 28, 2021 - 15:00
Lab 4, E01

QG group meeting. Speaker: Aritra Banerjee. Title: "A short and dull tale of long and null strings"

Outreach

【ONLINE】SCIENCE TALK Robotics and AI research to understand Humans

Friday, June 25, 2021 - 18:30
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCI_NaQbrtQBF24HF_dvWBFg

【Only ONLINE】SCIENCE TALK  Robotics and AI research to understand Humans

Professional Development

The Fundamentals of Academic Writing - Flow part 2

Friday, June 25, 2021 - 15:00

Ever had someone say that your writing is difficult to read? In this seminar we will look at how to write in a way that makes your texts flow.

Professional Development

Survival Japanese: Taxi and directions

Friday, June 25, 2021 - 12:00
https://oist.zoom.us/j/95811989706

Learn how to call a taxi, give directions to a location, and describe a place with simple adjectives, all in Japanese.

No Japanese experience necessary!

Watch the videos at this link then join us on Zoom for more practice (Meeting link: https://oist.zoom.us/j/95811989706 )

Professional Development

Orators Meeting for Communication & Public Speaking

Friday, June 25, 2021 - 12:00
Seminar Room L4E01 (Lab 4)

Come and join us for an exciting and fulfilling meeting on building better communication skills through impromptu speaking exercises, listening to prepared speeches, and providing constructive feedback. We run our meetings at lunchtime every other Friday. Email oist.tm@gmail.com if you have any questions or would like to receive further information.

Industry Relations

Bringing biotechnology to the market: one researcher's journey

Friday, June 25, 2021 - 10:00 to 11:00
Zoom

Magali Soumillon, Co-Founder of Flexomics, will talk about how she has developed a genomic analysis technology, and why she developed it first in an academic and then as an entrepreneur.

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