Science Education Outreach for STEM Focused Schools

We visit high schools in Okinawa prefecture and receive visits from high schools across Japan designated as SSH (Super Science High Schools) and high schools focusing on STEM fields. Programs are tailored to meet the needs of each school.

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Yamawaki High School (Tokyo Metropolis)

Date 11th May 2023
School name Yamawaki High School
No. of students 16
Volunteer members Aditya Singh (PhD student)
Dmitry Kovalevskiy (PhD student)
Mariia Pavelchenko (PhD student)
Natalya Weber (PhD student)
Nonno Hasegawa (PhD student)
Content - Poster presentation
- Campus tour
Photo gallery

 

 

Fukuchiyama High School
(Kyoto Prefecture)

Date 14th Jun 2023
School name Fukuchiyama High School
No. of students 80
Volunteer members Yoshiki Ochiai (PhD student)
Content - Research Introduction
- Campus tour
Photo gallery

 

Chienkan High School (Saga Prefecture)

Date 5th July 2023
School name Chienkan High School
No. of students 18
Volunteer members Dmitry Kovalevskiy (PhD student)
Terezie Sedlinska (PhD student)
Content - Presentation and Feedback Session
- Campus tour
Photo gallery

 

Kaiho High School (Okinawa Prefecture)

Date 11th July 2023
School name Kaiho High School
No. of students 240
Volunteer members Callum Hudson (PhD student)
Tatsuki Hamamoto (PhD student)
Yuki Tara (PhD student)
Content - Career Talk and Research Introduction
Photo gallery

 

Kyuyo High School (Okinawa Prefecture)

Date 19th July 2023
School name Kyuyo High School
No. of students 35
Volunteer member Dmitriy Sakharuk (PhD student)
Subject/Topic - Brain Science & English
Photo gallery

 

Koyo High School (Okinawa Prefecture)

Date 25th August 2023
School name Koyo High School
No. of students 69
Volunteer member Muhammad Hamzah (PhD student)
Content - Career Talk and Research Introduction
- Campus tour
Photo gallery

 

Seishin Gakuen High School (Ibaraki Prefecture)

Date 6th - 8th September 2023
School name Seishin Gakuen High School
No. of students 6
Program assistants Kenji Doya (Professor)
Dmitry Kovalevskiy (PhD student)
Tatsuki Hamamoto (PhD student)
Temma Fujishige (PhD student)
Yuki Tara (PhD student)
Yuji Kanagawa (PhD student)
Content - OIST SEED Program
Photo gallery

 

Yokohama Science Frontier High School (Kanagawa Prefecture)

Date 18th October 2023
School name Yokohama Science Frontier High School
No. of students 240
Speakers Christine Luscombe (Professor)
Youhei Morita (Senior Manager for Academic Relations)
Content - Research Introduction
- Poster Presentation and Feedback session

 

Otemon Gakuin Otemae High School(Osaka Prefecture)

Date 11th November 2023
School name Otemon Gakuin Otemae High School
No. of students 18
Speakers Kazuma Takada (PhD student)
Content - Career Talk and Research Introduction
- Campus and Lab tour
Photo gallery

 

Saiki Kakujo High School
(Oita Prefecture)

Date 07th December 2023
School name Saiki Kakujo High School
No. of students 8
Speakers Callum Hudson (PhD student)
Kaisar Dauyey (Visiting Research Student)
Content - Career Talk and Research Introduction
- Campus and Lab tour
Photo gallery

 

Hitachi Daiichi High School (Ibaraki Prefecture)

Date 14th December 2023
School name Hitachi Daiichi High School
No. of students 80
Speakers Lauren Sallan (Assistant Professor)
Content - Science Talk
- Campus tour
Photo gallery

 

Yonago Higashi High School
(Tottori Prefecture)

Date 19th December 2023
School name Yonago Higashi High School
No. of students 560
Speakers Erina Kawai (Research Unit Technician)
Content - Career Talk and Research Introduction

 

Kyuyo High School (Okinawa Prefecture)

Date 16th January 2024
School name Kyuyo High School
No. of students 29
Program assistants Dmitry Kovalevskiy (PhD student)
Igors Dubanevics (PhD student)
Juliana Silva de Deus (PhD student)
Lily Blanche Walker (PhD student)
Mohammed Zia Jalaludeen (PhD student)
Pramitha Praveen Kamath (PhD student)
Sharon Babar (PhD student)
Vera Emelianenko (PhD student)
Yutei Takahashi (PhD student)
Content - Presentation and Feedback session

 

Yonago Higashi High School
(Tottori Prefecture)

Date 17th January 2024
School name Yonago Higashi High School
No. of students 27
Program assistants Aleksandra Gavrilova (PhD student)
Dmitry Kovalevskiy (PhD student)
Lada Dolezalova (PhD student)
Saurav Raj (PhD student)
Vera Emelianenko (PhD student)
Content - Presentation and Feedback session
Photo gallery

 

Musashi High School and Junior High School
(Tokyo Metropolis)

Date 6th February 2024
School name Musashi High School and Junior High School
No. of students 22
Speakers Callum Hudson (PhD student)
Content - Using natural analogue of future ocean conditions to understand species and ecosystem responses to climate change

 

Innovative Science Festa
(SSH schools, joint presentation)

Date 14th Febuary 2024
School name Takatsuki High School
Seishin Gakuen High School
Ritsumeikan Keisho High School
Okinawa prefectural Kyuyo High School
Okinawa prefectural Koyo High School
No. of student 52
Program assitance Igors Dubanevics (PhD student)
Aleksandra Gavrilova (PhD student)
Muhammad Hamzah (PhD student)
Saurav Raj (PhD student)
Hugo Paul Musset (PhD student)
Juliana Silva de Deus (PhD student)
Anastasiia Ishchenko (PhD student)
Maya Ann Street (PhD student)
Sutashu Tomonaga (PhD student)
Sharon Babar (PhD student)
Content -Presentation and Feedback session
-Campus tour
Photo gallery

 

Kinkowan High School
(Kagoshima Prefecture)

Date 21st February 2024
School name Kinkowan High School
No. of students 7
Speakers Mayuko Suwabe (Research Support Specialist)
Toshihiro Kinjo (Research Support Specialist)
Program assitance Lada Dolezalova (PhD student)
Leonardo Tozetto (PhD student)
Content - Presentation and Feedback Session
- 「アリ研究の世界へようこそ~沖縄の在来生物と外来生物~」
- Campus tour
Photo gallery

 

Kyuyo High School (Okinawa Prefecture)

Date 4th July 2022
School name Kyuyo High School
No. of students 41
Volunteer unit Energy Materials and Surface Sciences Unit
Volunteer member Silvia Mariotti (Postdoctoral Scholar)
Subject/Topic The role of renewable energies in the 21st century
Photo gallery

 

 

Kaiho High School (Okinawa Prefecture)

Date 15th July 2022
School name Kaiho High School
No. of students 240
Volunteer unit Membranology Unit
Experimental Quantum Information Physics
Marine Eco-Evo-Devo Unit
Volunteer members Jan Grasic (PhD student)
Tatsuki Hamamoto (PhD student)
Yuki Tara (PhD student)
Subject/Topic Inspiration to pursue scientific research
Photo gallery

Koyo High School (Okinawa Prefecture)

Date 23rd July 2022
School name Koyo High School
No. of students 70
Volunteer unit Fluid Mechanics Unit
Volunteer member Arisa Yokokoji (PhD student)

 

 

Kadena High School (Okinawa Prefecture)

Date 24th August 2022
School name Kadena High School
No. of students 8
Unit Technology Development and Innovation Center
Speakers Koji Ida (Okinawa Liaison Officer)
Lauren Ha (Associate Vice President for Technology Development and Innovation)
Yoshiaki Ishii (EF Polymer)
Mari Takenouchi (Translation and Interpretation Team)
Subject/Topic OIST SDG Initiative
Social entrepreneurship activities of OIST startups
Photo gallery

 

 

Tachikawa High School
(Tokyo Metropolis)

Date 9th September 2022
School name Tachikawa High School
No. of students 40
Volunteer members Callum Hudson (PhD student)
Jonas Schneider (PhD student)
Pramitha Praveen Kamath (PhD student)
Sutashu Tomonaga (PhD student)
Hiroki Sawada (PhD student)
Content - Research Introduction
- Presentation and Feedback Session
Photo gallery

 

 

Yokkaichi High School (Mie Prefecture)

Date 4th October 2022
School name Yokkaichi High School
No. of students 10
Volunteer unit
Marine Genomics Unit
Animal Resources Section
Volunteer members Vincent Laudet (Professor)
Saori Miura (Research Unit Technician)
Koki Nishitsuji (Staff Scientist)
Manon Mercader (Postdoctoral Scholar)
Teresa Iglesias (Team Leader for Cephalopod Support)
Content - Research Introduction
- Presentation and Feedback Session
Photo gallery

 

 

Yokohama Science Frontier High School (Kanagawa Prefecture)

Date 19th Oct 2022
School name Yokohama Science Frontier High School
No. of students 240
Volunteer members Aleksandra Gavrilova (PhD student)
Charles Whitaker (PhD student)
Daniel Gutierrez (PhD student)
Darshini Ravishankar  (PhD student)
Dyon van Dinter (PhD student)
Dvyne Nosaka (PhD student)
Julian De Vuyst (PhD student)
Juliana Silva de Deus (PhD student)
Kensei Kikuchi (PhD student)
Nanako Okabe (PhD student)
Vera Emelianenko (PhD student)
Yung-Chieh Liu  (PhD student)
Yoshiki Ochiai  (PhD student)
Content Poster Presentation and Feedback session

 

Saiki Kakujo High School
(Oita Prefecture)

Date     26th October 2022
School name Saiki Kakujo High School
No. of students 8
Volunteer unit Marine Climate Change Unit
Evolutionary Genomics Unit
Volunteer members Ayşe Haruka Oshima Açıkbaş (PhD student)
Kensei Kikuchi (PhD student)
Content Research Introduction

 

Midorioka High School
(Ibaraki Prefecture)

 
Date    26th October 2022
School name Midorioka High School
No. of students 41
Volunteer members Ryuta Nakajima (Visiting Researcher)
Aleksandra Gavrilova (PhD student)
Samuel Cyrus Cure (PhD student)
Jonas Schneider (PhD student)
Pramitha Praveen Kamath (PhD student)
Juliana Silva de Deus (PhD student)
Dvyne Nosaka (PhD student)
Content - Research Introduction
- Presentation and Feedback Session

 

Takatsuki Senior High School
(Osaka Prefecture)

Date     15th November 2022
School name Takatsuki Senior High School
No. of students 90
Volunteer unit Genomics and Regulatory Systems Unit
Neurobiology Research Unit
Protein Engineering and Evolution Unit
Volunteer members Daniel Gutierrez (PhD student)
Dvyne Nosaka (PhD student)
Yoshiki Ochiai (PhD student)
Content - Research Introduction
- Presentation and Feedback Session
Photo gallery

 

Yonago Higashi High School
(Tottori Prefecture)

Date 2nd December 2022
School name Yonago Higashi High School
No. of students 25
Volunteer members Aditya Singh (PhD student)
Callum Hudson (PhD student)
Dmitry Kovalevskiy (PhD student)
Jack Featherstone (PhD student)
Margarita Dronova (PhD student)
Nonno Hasegawa (PhD student)
Ryo Nakatani (PhD student)
Content - Research Introduction
- Presentation and Feedback Session
Photo gallery

 

Oita Uenogaoka High School
(Oita Prefectural)

Date     13th December 2022
School name Oita Uenogaoka High School
No. of students 41
Volunteer unit Optical Neuroimaging Unit
Evolutionary Genomics Unit
Volunteer members Aleksandra Gavrilova (PhD student)
Kensei Kikuchi (PhD student)
Content - Research Introduction
- Presentation and Feedback Session
Photo gallery

 

Yonago Higashi High School
(Tottori Prefecture)

Date 15th December 2022
School name Yonago Higashi High School
No. of students 560
Volunteer members Morie Koseki (PhD student, Complex Fluids and Flows Unit)
Yoshiaki Ishii (Operation & Logistics Manager, EF Polymer)
Content Environmental issues, challenges and initiatives related to the SDGs

 

 

 

Kyuyo High School (Okinawa Prefecture)

Date 18th January 2023
School name Kyuyo High School
No. of students 33
Volunteer members Jonas Schneider (PhD student)
Konstantinos Tsaridis (PhD student)
Natalya Weber  (PhD student)
Aditya Singh (PhD student)
Dmitry Kovalevskiy (PhD student)
Nonno Hasegawa (PhD student)
Content Presentation and Feedback Session
Photo gallery

 

 

 

Fukushima High School
Fukushima Nishi High School
(Fukushima Prefecture)

Date 1st February 2023
School name Fukushima High School
Fukushima Nishi High School
No. of students 40
Unit pi-Conjugated Polymers Unit
Speaker Christine Luscombe (Professor)
Content Career Talk and Research Introduction
"Living Electronics and Fate of Plastics"

 

 

 

Musashi High School and Junior High School
(Tokyo Metropolis)

Date 7th February 2023
School name Musashi High School and Junior High School
No. of students 58
Unit Evolution, Cell Biology, and Symbiosis Unit
Speaker Filip Husnik (Assistant Professor)
Content Career Talk, Research Introduction and Discussion
"Symbiosis as a Driving Force of Evolution"

 

 

Koyo High School
(Okinawa Prefecture)

Date 16th February 2023
School name Koyo High School
No. of students 480
Speaker Youhei Morita (Senior Manager for Academic Relations)
Content
「『科学の花』をそだてる」

 

 

 

Kinkowan High School
(Kagoshima Prefecture)

Date 21st February 2023
School name Kinkowan High School
No. of students 10
Volunteer unit Environmental Science and Informatics Section
Developmental Neurobiology Unit
Marine Eco-Evo-Devo Unit
Volunteer members Masashi Yoshimura (Okinawa Field Research Team Leader)
Akira Kawano(PhD student)
Yuki Tara(PhD student)
Content - Presentation and Feedback Session
- 「足もとの生き物の多様性と外来生物」
Photo gallery

 

 

 

Matsue National College of Technology
(Shimane Prefecture)

Date 1st March 2023
School name Matsue National College of Technology
No. of students 31
Volunteer unit Experimental Quantum Information Physics Unit
Volunteer members Hiroki Takahashi (Assistant Professor)
Tatsuki Hamamoto (PhD student)
Content - Research Introduction
- Lab and Campus tour
Photo gallery

 

Yonago Higashi High School
(Tottori Prefecture)

Date 9th - 10th September 2021
School name Yonago Higashi High School
No. of students 25 (High School year 1 and 2)
Volunteer unit Environmental Informatics Section
Volunteer member Nicholas Ryan Friedman (Research Support Leader)
Subject/Topic Okinawa Soundscape

 

Kyuyo High School (Okinawa Prefecture) 

Date 10th November 2021
School name Kyuyo High School
No. of students 200 (High School year 2)
Volunteer unit Evolution, Cell Biology, and Symbiosis Unit
Integrative Community Ecology Unit
Memory Research Unit
Volunteer members Yumiko Masukagami (Research Unit Technician)
Nonno Hasegawa (PhD student)
Sutashu Tomonaga (PhD student)
Subject/Topic Why Science?
organized by rokuyou

 

Sapporo Kaisei Secondary School
(Hokkaido Prefecture)

Date 1st February 2022
School name Sapporo Kaisei Secondary School
No. of students 15
Volunteer unit Protein Engineering and Evolution Unit
Volunteer unit member Yoshiki Ochiai (PhD student)
Subject/Topic The little worker - a diverse world of proteins

 

Katsushika Sogo High School
(Tokyo Prefecture)

Date 8th February 2022
School name Katsushika Sogo High School
No. of students 9
Volunteer unit Marine Climate Change Unit
Neural Computation Unit
Volunteer unit members Erina Kawai (Research Unit Technician)
Sutashu Tomonaga (PhD student)
Subject/Topic Online school trip
organized by Joy of Creation

 

Unna Junior High School
(Okinawa Prefecture)

Date 29th September 2020
School name Unna Junior High School
No. of students 107 (Middle School year 1)
Volunteer unit Quantum Wave Microscopy Unit
Marine Eco-Evo-Devo Unit
Volunteer members Tsumoru Shintake (Professor)
Yuki Tara (PhD student)
Subject/Topic General Class - Think about your future
Photo gallery

 

Unna Junior High School
(Okinawa Prefecture)

Date 13th October 2020
School name Unna Junior High School
No. of students 107 (Middle School year 1)
Volunteer unit Marine Climate Change Unit
Volunteer members Michael Izumiyama (PhD student)
Billy Moore (PhD student)
Erina Kawai (Research Unit Technician)
Jeffrey Jolly (Research Unit Technician)
Subject/Topic General Class - Marine Environmental Education
Photo gallery I
Photo gallery II

 

Unna Junior High School
(Okinawa Prefecture)

Date 27th October 2020
School name Unna Junior High School
No. of students 107 (Middle School year 1)
Volunteer unit Marine Climate Change Unit
Marine Biophysics Unit
Volunteer members Michael Izumiyama (PhD student)
Erina Kawai (Research Unit Technician)
Otis Brunner (PhD student)
Subject/Topic General Class - Marine Environmental Problem and Climate change. What is Marine Science?
Photo gallery

 

Kyuyo High School
(Okinawa Prefecture)

Date 30th October 2020
School name Kyuyo High School
No. of students 30 (High School year 1 and 2)
Volunteer unit Mechanics and Materials Unit
Volunteer member Johannes Schoenke (Staff Scientist)
Subject/Topic Mathematics, Physics - Möbius Tables and Kaleidocycles
Photo gallery I
Photo gallery II

 

Okinawa Amicus International
(Okinawa Prefecture)

Date 12th January 2021
School name Okinawa Amicus International
Volunteer unit Computational Neuroethology Unit
Immune Signal Unit
Mechanics and Materials Unit
Volunteer members Shagufta Qamar (PhD student)
Charles Whitaker (PhD student)
Tsung-Yen Huang (PhD student)
Ali Rahmani (PhD student)
Subject/Topic Cultural exchanges

Unna Junior High School
(Okinawa Prefecture)

Date 16th February 2021
School name Unna Junior High School
No. of students 107 (Middle School year 1)
Subject/Topic General Class - Final Presentation

 

Koyo High School (Okinawa Prefecture)

Date 18th February 2021
School name Koyo High School
No. of students 480 (High School year 1 and 2)
Volunteer unit Neural Computation Unit
Volunteer member Kenji Doya (Professor)
Subject/Topic Keynote speech - From robot making to brain science

 

Naha Kokusai High School
(Okinawa Prefecture)

Date 19th February 2021
School name Naha Kokusai High School
No. of students 45
Volunteer unit Language Education Section
Volunteer member Margaret Howell (English Instructor)
Subject/Topic English Presentation

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