OIST Information Session - Imperial College London

Date

Friday, October 18, 2019 - 12:00

Location

Imperial College London, the Careers Service, Seminar Room, Level 5, Sherfield Building

Description

Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) offers fully-funded PhD program and Research Internship, as well as international workshops to any bachelor or master student majored in STEM field. All of our research activities are conducted in English. Given extremely diverse campus equipped with cutting-edge facilities, the university is now placed as the top research university in Japan (9th worldwide), in the normalized ranking published by Nature Index 2019.

OIST Professor Nick Luscombe, OIST Alumni Dr. Mark Daly and OIST admission staff are coming to Imperial College London to introduce the fully-funded opportunities with OIST.

Date and Time

October 18 (Fri), 2019

12:00-14:00 (Door opens at 11:45)

Venue

Imperial College London, the Careers Service, Seminar Room, Level 5, Sherfield Building

Targeted Participants

Bachelor and Master students in STEM field at Imperial College London

Schedule

11:45 Door opens for participants
12:00 – 12:15 Introduction of OIST (Ms. Kanako Aono)
12:20 – 12:50 Student life at OIST and career after graduation (Dr. Mark Daly)
12:50 – 13:00 Break
13:00 – 13:30 Science Talk (Prof. Nick Luscombe)
13:30 – 14:00 Teatime – Free talk with participants and OIST members

Speaskers

Prof. Nick Luscombe

Professor Nick Luscombe established the Genomics and Regulatory Systems Unit in 2011. He also holds a Chair in Computational Biology at UCL and the Francis Crick Institute. His research seeks to understand how information encoded in genome sequences.

Dr. Mark Daly - Associate Editor at Nature Springer in London

Dr. Mark Daly joined OIST in 2012 as the 1st batch of graduate students and his degree was conferred in March 2017 as the very first graduate from OIST. He studied in the Light-Matter Interactions Unit under the supervision of Professor Síle Nic Chormaic. The title of his PhD thesis is, "Light-induced interactions using optical near-field devices".

Registration

This event is open for students who are currently studying at Imperial College London. The maximum capacity of the room is 30 people. The registration is first-come-first -served basis.

Thank you for your interest in the event. As we received the registration over the capacity of the room, we have closed the registration. We are very sorry for any inconvenience. If you have any questions, please directly contact admissions@oist.jp.

Contact

OIST Graduate School - Admissions and Records Section

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