Science Education Outreach School Visit

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 (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). Programs are tailored to meet the needs of each school.

 

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

 

 

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 member Jan Grasic (PhD student)
Tatsuki Hamamoto (PhD student)
Yuki Tara (PhD student)
Subject/Topic Inspiration to pursue scientific research

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

 

 

Tachikawa High School
(Tokyo Metropolis)

Date 9th September 2022
School name Tachikawa High School
No. of students 40
Volunteer member 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

 

 

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 member 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

 

 

Yokohama Science Frontier High School (Kanagawa Prefecture)

Date 19th Oct 2022
School name Yokohama Science Frontier High School
No. of students 240
Volunteer member 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 member 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 member 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 88
Volunteer unit Genomics and Regulatory Systems Unit
Neurobiology Research Unit
Protein Engineering and Evolution Unit
Volunteer member Daniel Gutierrez (PhD student)
Dvyne Nosaka (PhD student)
Yoshiki Ochiai (PhD student)
Content - Research Introduction
- Presentation and Feedback Session

 

Yonago Higashi High School
(Tottori Prefecture)

Date 2nd December 2022
School name Yonago Higashi High School
No. of students 25
Volunteer member 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

 

 

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 member Aleksandra Gavrilova (PhD student)
Kensei Kikuchi (PhD student)
Content - Research Introduction
- Presentation and Feedback Session

 

Yonago Higashi High School
(Tottori Prefecture)

Date 15th December 2022
School name Yonago Higashi High School
No. of students 560
Volunteer member 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

  

 

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 members 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 member 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 Ocean 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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Science education outreach activities at OIST are supported by OIST Foundation and OIST Institutional Development Office in Inspiring the Next Generation.