Past Events

Seminar

[Seminar] Dr. Kimberly Remund "SCGA for Spin-1 Magnets"

Monday, March 18, 2024 - 14:00 to 15:30
C700, Zoom

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Target audience: Interns, Students, PostDocs, and those who are interested in the same research field. Language: English

Seminar

[QUAST Seminar] Aaron Poole: Thermodynamics of accelerating AdS_4 black holes from the covariant phase space

Monday, March 18, 2024 - 13:30
B503 - Ctr Building

Thermodynamics of accelerating AdS_4 black holes from the covariant phase space

Aaron Poole

Kyung Hee University, South Korea

Workshop

The 1st International Workshop on Cognitive Neurorobotics

Monday, March 18, 2024 (All day) to Tuesday, March 19, 2024 (All day)
OIST Conference Center meeting rooms #1, 2, 3

The 1st International Workshop on Cognitive Neurorobotics March 18 - 19, 2024 @OIST Conference Center meeting rooms #1, 2, 3

Culture

Sounds of the Ryukyus 2024

Sunday, March 17, 2024 - 14:00
OIST Auditorium

Admission free. Registration required.

Workshop

Neural Computation Workshop 2024 (FY2023)

Saturday, March 16, 2024 (All day)
OIST seaside house

Neural Computation Unit will hold a retreat/reunion at OIST seaside house. If you are interested in joining, please contact ncus@oist.jp

Seminar

Panel Discussion: Publishing Science in a Rapidly Changing Publishing Landscape (with TSVP visitors)

Friday, March 15, 2024 - 15:30
L4E48

Seminar, as part of Thematic Program on Response Diversity Language: English (no interpretation). Target audience: General audience / everyone at OIST and beyond. Freely accessible to all OIST members and guests without registration (also via Zoom).

Seminar

Origin, evolution, and dynamics of the asteroid Ryugu ~Perspectives from the comprehensive geochemical approach~

Friday, March 15, 2024 - 11:00 to 12:00
Lab4 L4E01

Speaker:Prof. Katsura Kobayashi (Institute for Planetary Materials, Okayama University)

Seminar

[Seminar] Clinical Microbiome by Batyr Osmonov

Friday, March 15, 2024 - 10:00 to 11:00
Meeting Room L4E45

Seminar by Dr. Batyr OSmonov, MD

Lecture

TSVP Talk: "Recruiting, Developing, and Retaining Excellent Researchers in the Faculty of Science at the University of Zurich" by Owen Petchey

Thursday, March 14, 2024 - 15:00
L5D23 and zoom

Seminar, as part of Thematic Program on Response Diversity Language: English (no interpretation). Target audience: General audience / everyone at OIST and beyond. Freely accessible to all OIST members and guests without registration (also via Zoom).

Seminar

Seminar - What Nature Photonics looks for

Thursday, March 14, 2024 - 10:50 to 11:50
Lab 5, Floor D, Seminar Room 23

The OIST Center for Quantum Technologies (OCQT) cordially invites to a seminar featuring:

Speaker: Noriaki Horiuchi, PhD

Affiliation: Senior Editor, Springer Nature, Japan

Title: What Nature Photonics looks for

We look forward to your participation.

Graduate School

International Graduate School Administration Forum at OIST - 14-15 March 2024

Thursday, March 14, 2024 - 09:00 to Friday, March 15, 2024 - 12:00

The GS-hosted International Graduate School Administration Forum at OIST planned for 14 th and 15 th March. The Forum will serve as an arena where like-minded individuals in the academic administrative field will gather to exchange ideas and develop a deeper understanding of successfully running an international graduate school in Japan.

Seminar

[Seminar]Prof. Yutaka Akagi "CP2 triple-Q state in the SU(3) Kondo lattice model"

Wednesday, March 13, 2024 - 15:00 to 16:00
L4E48, Zoom

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Target audience: Interns, Students, PostDocs, and those who are interested in the same research field. Language: English

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Seminar

"Exploring stability in ecological systems that include species with unstable dynamics" by Mike Fowler (TSVP Seminar)

Wednesday, March 13, 2024 - 14:45
L5D23

Seminar, as part of Thematic Program on Response Diversity Language: English (no interpretation). Target audience: General audience/everyone at OIST and beyond. Freely accessible to all OIST members and guests without registration (also via Zoom).

Seminar

QG group meeting: Subhajit Mazumdar

Wednesday, March 13, 2024 - 14:00
Lab 4, E26

QG group meeting. Speaker: Subhajit Mazumdar. Title: "Gravitostatic Love Numbers from Membrane Paradigm at large D".

Colloquium

Potential of Diamond Quantum Sensors

Tuesday, March 12, 2024 - 16:00 to 17:00
Seminar Room E48 - Lab 4

OIST Center for Quantum Technologies Colloquium: Potential of Diamond Quantum Sensors

Prof. Mutsuko Hatano, Professor, Tokyo Institute of Technology

Seminar

[Seminar] Dr. Yuki Amari "Domain-wall skyrmions in chiral magnets"

Tuesday, March 12, 2024 - 14:00 to 15:00
C209, Zoom

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Target audience: Interns, Students, PostDocs, and those who are interested in the same research field. Language: English

Professional Development

Workshop: Designing Inclusive STEM Training Environments

Tuesday, March 12, 2024 - 10:00 to 11:30
Seminar Room L4F01

This interactive workshop will introduce approaches to facilitate inclusion, equity, and belonging in classroom, laboratory, and institutional training contexts. Workshop attendees will leave this session equipped with knowledge of evidence-based practices to promote equity, inclusion, and belonging and ideas for how to implement some of those practices within their local training environments.

Seminar

[Seminar] 'Dipolar quantum gases: From rotons to supersolids' by Dr Manfred Mark

Monday, March 11, 2024 - 17:00 to 18:00
on Zoom

Title: Dipolar quantum gases: From rotons to supersolids

Speaker: Dr. Manfred Mark, Institut für Experimentalphysik, Universität Innsbruck, Austria

Seminar

Seminar "Tropical Cyclone Projections using Environmental Proxies and Statistical-Dynamical Downscaling" by Professor Suzana J. Camargo

Monday, March 11, 2024 - 15:00 to 16:00
B700, Lab 3

[Speaker] Professor Suzana J. Camargo, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University

Seminar

"Exploring relevance and reliability for species groups in ecological networks" by Anna Eklöf (TSVP Seminar)

Monday, March 11, 2024 - 14:50
L5D23

Seminar, as part of Thematic Program on Response Diversity Language: English (no interpretation). Target audience: Students and Researchers from related fields. Freely accessible to all OIST members and guests without registration (also via Zoom).

Seminar

"Temporal variability in populations and communities" by Tad Dallas (TSVP Seminar)

Monday, March 11, 2024 - 14:00
L5D23

Seminar, as part of Thematic Program on Response Diversity Language: English (no interpretation). Target audience: Students and Researchers from related fields. Freely accessible to all OIST members and guests without registration (also via Zoom).

Training

HPC User Group Meeting

Monday, March 11, 2024 - 11:00
C700

The OIST High-Performance Computing User Group Meeting. Learn all about the newest news. Everybody is welcome!

Seminar

Quantum versus classical: Identifying the value of a random variable unambiguously

Monday, March 11, 2024 - 10:30 to 11:30
Center Building B503

Speaker: Dr. Saronath Halder, University of Warsaw

Seminar

"Understanding and predicting the stability of ecological systems" by Owen Petchey (TSVP Seminar)

Friday, March 8, 2024 - 14:45
L5D23

Seminar (40 mins), as part of Thematic Program on Response Diversity Language: English (no interpretation). Target audience: Students and Researchers from related fields. Freely accessible to all OIST members and guests without registration (also via Zoom).

Culture

Community Cooking Series [Registrations] - Class 10

Friday, March 8, 2024 - 11:20
Onna Fureai Center (Room #3 Ryukyu Cooking Room)

The Community Cooking Series aims to bring the OIST community and residents of Okinawa closer through a shared love of food. Each session will be focused on one dish, taught by someone with a personal connection to the recipe (perhaps you?).

Seminar

[Seminar] "Understanding and shaping implicit brain functions that support physical and mental skills in sports" by Dr. Makio Kashino

Thursday, March 7, 2024 - 16:00 to 17:00
Seminar Room C209, Ctr. Bldg

Speaker: Dr. Makio KASHINO (Kashino Diverse Brain Research Laboratory, NTT Communication Science Laboratories)

Title: Understanding and shaping implicit brain functions that support physical and mental skills in sports

Lecture

TSVP Talk: "From Space Time Quanta to the Quantum Cosmos" by Bianca Dittrich

Thursday, March 7, 2024 - 15:00
L5D23 and zoom

TSVP Talk Language: English (no interpretation). Target audience: General audience / everyone at OIST and beyond. Freely accessible to all OIST members and guests without registration (also via Zoom).

Seminar

[Seminar] "Evolutionary losses of photosynthesis in eukaryotic microalgae" by Prof. Ryoma Kamikawa

Thursday, March 7, 2024 - 10:30 to 11:30
*Changed* C210, Center Bldg.

Speaker: Prof. Ryoma Kamikawa, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University

Symposium

Inclusive Communication Symposium 2024

Thursday, March 7, 2024 - 08:30 to Friday, March 8, 2024 - 16:00

C-Hub’s Annual Symposium brings together bold ideas and innovative thinkers to explore themes that enhance our ability to engender excellence through inclusion. Each year, we focus on a specific topic (2021: Inclusive Mentoring; 2022: Inclusive Leadership) to invite the broader community to share their work, insights, and practices.

Industry Relations

MENOPAUSE IN YOUR 40S? Empower Yourself and Others with Knowledge and Preparation

Wednesday, March 6, 2024 - 12:00
@Lab5 Atrium

Join us to gain insights and strategies for navigating the transformative journey of menopause. Learn how to understand and manage its effects while fostering supportive communities for women. Coffee and biscuits are provided! Feel free to bring your own lunch for our learn-over-lunch session. Connect, network, and enjoy some refreshments with us.

OIST Workshops

OIST Workshop "Sensorimotor Circuits for Limb Control"

Tuesday, March 5, 2024 (All day) to Friday, March 8, 2024 (All day)
OIST Main Campus, Seminar Room B250

OIST Workshop | Website | Main organizer: Yutaka Yoshida (Neural Circuit Unit) | OIST members are welcome to attend all scientific sessions. Meals are closed sessions for registered participants only.

Seminar

Seminar: Arcadia’s journey, building an invention factory

Monday, March 4, 2024 - 13:30
C700

Meet Arcadia and learn about their journey as a science company.

Seminar

Kyushu University x OIST Joint Event - What's your story?

Monday, March 4, 2024 - 12:00 to 13:00
Kyushu Univerersity Campus & Online

Kyushu University & OIST Joint Research PR Seminar "What's your story?"

Seminar

Seminar: "Evolution as a shortcut to useful inventions" by Arcadia Science

Monday, March 4, 2024 - 10:00 to 11:00
C210, Center Building and Zoom

Seminar is for OIST community.

Workshop

OIST x iTHEMS workshop series - Will We Find Answers? Exploring the Mysteries of the Universe and Life - Series 1 | Cosmic ray and Life project |

Monday, March 4, 2024 (All day) to Wednesday, March 6, 2024 (All day)
L5D23

This Workshop Series, co-hosted by OIST and RIKEN iTHEMS, invites you to embark on a journey to challenge the enigmas of the universe and life. We go beyond traditional Astrobiology, welcoming researchers, and students from diverse backgrounds to explore the intertwined mysteries of space and life through an interdisciplinary approach. This program offers an opportunity for individuals with backgrounds in life sciences, medicine, astronomy, astrophysics, philosophy, engineering, marine sciences, chemistry, etc., to participate in the quest for understanding the cosmic and biological enigmas. Join us in seeking unknown answers and embracing this captivating journey.

While we may not be able to complete this journey, let's pave the way for the next generation!

Workshop

The Machine Learning Summer School in Okinawa 2024

Monday, March 4, 2024 (All day) to Friday, March 15, 2024 (All day)
OIST Conference Center

Summer school to promulgate modern methods of statistical machine learning and inference. For students keen to learn about machine learning and for researchers who want to apply machine learning methods to problems. No longer accepting new applications.

Industry Relations

Okinawa Campus Idea Pitch Contest Grand Finale

Friday, March 1, 2024 - 14:00 to 17:15
STARTUP LAB RYUDAI (RYULAB) / 1F, Regional Innovation Research Building, University of the Ryukyus

The Okinawa Campus Idea Pitch Contest, an English idea pitch contest presented by RyuLab and OIST Innovation, invites you to witness ten visionary nominees vying for a chance to attend the esteemed "hello tomorrow Global Summit 2024" in Paris, a premier gathering for global deep tech startups.

Seminar

[Seminar] Dr. Junichi Ikenouchi "How are tight junctions different from other cell adhesion structures?"

Friday, March 1, 2024 - 10:00 to 11:00
Seminar Room L5D23

Dr. Junichi Ikenouchi

Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences, Kyushu University

Professional Development

Welcoming C-Hub`s Inaugural Visiting Fellow Dr. Taralyn Tan

Friday, March 1, 2024 - 09:00 to Friday, March 8, 2024 - 17:30
C-Hub

We are pleased to announce our inaugural C-Hub Visiting Fellow, Dr. Taralyn (Tari) Tan.

A university that maximally benefits from its diverse community places paramount importance on expanding its insights toward creating inclusive classrooms and research environments. For a creative, courageous institution like OIST, it is crucial for our students, faculty, researchers, and administrators to engage with bold international educators and innovators. C-Hub’s Visiting Fellow Program fosters exchange and synthesis in collaboration with distinguished educators and experts across the world. Visiting Fellows present seminars or workshops, and engage in discussions with the OIST community on topics of relevance to C-Hub’s mission. Visiting Fellows also have the opportunity to collaborate with C-Hub on a project or program that will benefit the OIST community and extend our capacity toward supporting justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Seminar

NTT R&D Seminar

Thursday, February 29, 2024 - 15:00 to 16:30
Lab4 F01

NTT R&D company information session.

Venue: Lab4 F01

Prospective Students

OIST NetCafé Online Information Session in February 2024

Thursday, February 29, 2024 - 10:00
Online

OIST Café is a casual science information session to introduce the OIST PhD program, Research Internship, and other workshops. What do cutting-edge research and education look like? What are the qualification and criteria to get into Graduate School? What are the career options after the graduation? OIST members such as PhD students and admissions officers will meet you to answer all your questions!

Symposium

OIST-Kyudai Joint Symposium Series 1: Bio-Inspired Wonders and Energy Innovations

Thursday, February 29, 2024 (All day)
February 29th @L4E48

The OIST-Kyudai Symposium brings together minds from OIST and Kyushu University to delve into the realms of bio-inspired wonders and energy innovations.

Seminar

OIST Representation Theory Seminar

Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - 13:30 to 14:30
L4E48 and online on Zoom
Yuta Kimura, Osaka Metropolitan University Title: Classifying torsion classes of Noetherian algebras
Lecture

TSVP Talk: "The Dirichlet Problem and Boundary Regularity: How To Attain the Boundary Values in a Good Way" by Anders Björn

Tuesday, February 27, 2024 - 15:00
L4F01 and Zoom

TSVP Talk Language: English (no interpretation). Target audience: General audience / everyone at OIST and beyond. Freely accessible to all OIST members and guests without registration (also via Zoom).

Seminar

[Seminar] A Lagrangian journey in compressible turbulence - Prof. Dhrubaditya Mitra

Tuesday, February 27, 2024 - 11:00 to 12:00
B503 (ctr bldg.)

language : English

Seminar

Policies for entanglement distribution in quantum networks: theory and practical performance analysis

Tuesday, February 27, 2024 - 10:30 to 11:30
L4E01

Speaker: Mr. Stav Haldar, Louisiana State University

Seminar

[Seminar] Prof. Han Yan "Designing Light in an Artificial Universe"

Monday, February 26, 2024 - 14:30 to 16:00
C209, Zoom

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Target audience: Interns, Students, PostDocs, and those who are interested in the same research field. Language: English

Industry Relations

Teatime with BEENEXT and Silicon Valley Japan Platform

Monday, February 26, 2024 - 11:00 to 12:00
OIST Innovation Lounge Lab 3 Level A

Join us for a casual teatime with special guests Teruhide Sato, Founder & CEO of BEENEXT Venture Capital, and Takayuki Doi, Entrepreneur Project Director of Silicon Valley Japan Platform. Monday, Feb 26, 2024 | 11:00-12:00 | Lab 3 Level A

Industry Relations

[Call for Startups] OIST-Lifetime Pitch Elevate 2024

Monday, February 26, 2024 (All day) to Sunday, March 31, 2024 (All day)

We are calling for Healthcare & Sustainability Startups to participate in "OIST-Lifetime Pitch Elevate 2024", a VC-mentored pitch competition for idea-stage to seed/early-stage which takes place at OIST-Lifetime Startup Elevate held on April 25-26.

OIST Workshops

OIST Workshop "Manifolds in Nature"

Monday, February 26, 2024 (All day) to Friday, March 1, 2024 (All day)
OIST Main Campus (Feb 26-29) and Seaside House (March 1)

OIST Workshop | Website | Main organizer: Gerald Pao | OIST members are welcome to attend all scientific sessions ( OISTer registration required). Meals are closed sessions for registered participants only.

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