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Outreach

ONNA×OIST Children's School of Science 2024

Monday, July 22, 2024 - 09:30 to Friday, July 26, 2024 - 12:00
Onna Fureai Taiken Center, OIST

The details will be updated

Seminar

[Seminar] "Changing Approaches to Monitoring Marine Biodiversity Change: An Overview of the WPI-AIMEC Marine Biology Integrative Analysis Unit" by Prof. Cheryl Ames

Monday, July 22, 2024 - 10:30 to 11:30
L4F01, Lab4

Dr. Cheryl Lynn AMES, Professor, Tohoku University

Seminar

Ecology and evolution of ants on both sides of the Pacific

Monday, July 22, 2024 - 11:00 to 12:00
Seminar Room L4E01, Lab 4

Speaker: Dr. Milan Janda, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico, & Biology Centre, Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic

Seminar

QG Guest Seminar: The Giant Graviton Expansion

Monday, July 22, 2024 - 14:00
L4E01

Quantum Gravity Unit Guest Seminar Speaker: Paul Luis Roehl (DAMTP, University of Cambridge, UK) Title: "The Giant Graviton Expansion"

Seminar

Seminar "On Symmetry breaking in Taylor-Couette System" by Prof. Yasushi Takeda

Monday, July 22, 2024 - 15:00 to 16:00
B712, Lab 3

[Speaker] Prof. Yasushi Takeda, Prof. em. Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, ex Scientist HEST, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Seminar

[Seminar] "Mechanisms of adaptive learning in biological neural networks" by Nelson Totah (TP24NM)

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 - 14:00 to 14:45
L5D23

Title : Mechanisms of adaptive learning in biological neural networks Speaker : Nelson Totah This seminar is part of the TSVP Thematic Program: Neuromodulation of Adaptive Learning: Theoretical Lessons Learned From Invertebrate and Vertebrate Brains

Lecture

TSVP Talk: "A Geometric Adventure in Machine Learning: Learning with Invariances, Structures, and Prior Knowledge" by Florian Yger

Tuesday, July 23, 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).

Professional Development

おまけ回 大学職員向け勉強会 / Supplementary Study Session for OIST Staff (JPN)

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 - 16:00 to 17:00
Lab3 C700

*Japanese session. English sessions will be held from September to December.

おまけ回「疑問の解消と理解の掘り下げ」 (日本語) Presenter: Mizuki Shimanuki, Provost Office. Facilitator: Ayumi Nagai, C-Hub
Campus Service

[RC] Insurance Company Visits OIST

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 - 11:00 to 15:00
The room next to the ATM in the center building

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

[Seminar] "Striatal neural circuits for sensorimotor functions" by Gilad Silberberg (TP24NM)

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 - 14:00
L5D23

Title : Striatal neural circuits for sensorimotor functions Speaker : Gilad Daniel Silberberg, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden This seminar is part of the TSVP Thematic Program: Neuromodulation of Adaptive Learning: Theoretical Lessons Learned From Invertebrate and Vertebrate Brains

External Events

Kino Store

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 - 15:00
Center Court

Kino Store (Kinoza) Every Wednesday 15:00-17:00 Center Building, Level C, Center Court

Outreach

Children's School of Science open class 2024

Thursday, July 25, 2024 (All day)
Onna Fureai Taiken Center

The details will be updated

Seminar

[Seminar] MLDS Unit Seminar 2024-9 by Mr. Jose Restom (Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence: MBZUAI, UAE), Dr. Mohammad Sabokrou, OIST at D23, Lab5

Thursday, July 25, 2024 - 13:00 to 14:00
Seminar Room D23, Lab5

Speaker 1: Mr. Jose Restom (Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence: MBZUAI, UAE)

Title: Handling Data Heterogeneity via Architectural Design for Federated Visual Recognition

Speaker 2: Dr. Mohammad Sabokrou, Staff Scientist, OIST

Title: Universal Novelty Detection Through Adaptive Contrastive Learning

Professional Development

Grants in Practice: How to Write a Successful MSCA Application

Thursday, July 25, 2024 - 14:00 to 18:00
L5D23

"Grants in Practice" session will be held at OIST on July 25th, for students and researchers interested in learning ways to successfully apply to grants, like the European MSCA

Campus Service

OIST Innovation open-hours

Friday, July 26, 2024 - 14:00
Innovation Lounge (Lab3 level A)

OIST Innovation opens its doors to OIST community every Friday .

Workshop

OIST-KEIO International Research Summer Camp 2024

Monday, July 29, 2024 (All day) to Wednesday, August 7, 2024 (All day)
OIST Campus

OIST-KEIO International Research Summer Camp 2024 will be held July 29th-August 7th. Please welcome 20 KEIO undergraduate medical school students to OIST! If you would like to get involved, check out events that OISTers are welcome to join!

OIST Workshops

1st OIST-Oxford-SLMath Summer Graduate School on Analysis of Partial Differential Equations

Monday, July 29, 2024 (All day) to Friday, August 9, 2024 (All day)
OIST Main Campus L4E48

OIST-Oxford-SLMath Workshop | OIST organizer: Ugur Abdulla (Analysis and Partial Differential Equations) | Website | OIST members are welcome to attend all scientific sessions. Meals are closed sessions for registered participants only.

Seminar

Seminar: "Understanding the regenerative powers of ocular pigment epithelium" by Prof. Del Rio-Tsonis

Monday, July 29, 2024 - 14:00 to 15:00
Lab1, C016

[Speaker] Dr. Katia Del Rio-Tsonis, Professor, Dept. Biology, Miami University (MU)

[Title] Understanding the regenerative powers of ocular pigment epithelium

Seminar

Seminar "Modulation of turbulent fluctuations by small particles" by Prof. Izumi Saito

Monday, July 29, 2024 - 15:00 to 16:00
Lab3 C700

[Speaker] Prof. Izumi Saito, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya Institute of Technology

Recreation

Uchinaaguchi 101 -Let’s learn Uchinaaguchi (Okinawan language) and its history! with KEIO students! -

Monday, July 29, 2024 - 16:30 to 17:30
Conference Center Meeting Room
Uchinaaguchi 101 -Let’s learn Uchinaaguchi (Okinawan language) and its history with KEIO students! –
Campus Service

[RC] Insurance Company Visits OIST

Wednesday, July 31, 2024 - 11:00 to 15:00
The room next to the ATM in the center building

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

Expanding Your Startup in Southeast Asia --Insights from Singapore’s Leaders--

Wednesday, July 31, 2024 - 14:00 to 17:00
L5D23, Lab 5, OIST

Join us for an insightful seminar on expanding your startup business in Southeast Asia. OIST Innovation is proud to invite distinguished speakers from Singapore (NUS and JSIP) to share their expertise and experiences. Targeted at startups, entrepreneurs, and startup supporters interested in exploring the dynamic markets of Southeast Asia, this event promises valuable insights and networking opportunities.

Lecture

TSVP Talk: "Proteins: Where do they come from? What are they? Where are they going?" by Erich Bornberg-Bauer

Thursday, August 1, 2024 - 15:00
B250 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 "Travelling waves in the pipe flow: a short ride on open questions" by Dr. Emanuele Gallorini

Friday, August 2, 2024 - 10:00 to 11:00
Center Bldg. B503

Speaker: Dr. Emanuele Gallorini, Post Doctoral Researcher , Department of Aerospace Science and Technology, Politecnico di Milano

Presidential Lecture

Presidential Lecture by Professor Michael Stryker

Friday, August 2, 2024 - 10:30 to 12:00
B250 Sydney Brenner Lecture Theater
Presidential Lecture by Professor Michael Stryker on the topic "Why our brains are more flexible when we are younger".
Workshop

Flash Talk Contest for OIST-KEIO International Research Summer Camp 2024

Wednesday, August 7, 2024 - 09:30 to 11:30
Sydney Brenner Lecture Theater (Seminar Room B250)

Since 2019, OIST and Keio University have been collaborating in various ways: initially with the School of Medicine, accepting research interns, and hosting a series of showcase talks to learn about each other's research.​ The International Research Summer Camp is planned to be held at OIST for Keio undergraduate medical school students as a part of our efforts to strengthen our educational collaboration. The summer camp is a valuable opportunity for undergraduate medical students to experience hands-on basic research, under the guidance of outstanding researchers from around the world in a global and interdisciplinary environment.

Campus Service

[RC] Insurance Company Visits OIST

Wednesday, August 7, 2024 - 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

The Key to Business Success: Points for Making a Business Plan

Thursday, August 8, 2024 - 13:30
OIST Conference Center Meeting Room1
Seminar for Entrepreneurs

We will invite a small and medium enterprise management consultant to hold a seminar on creating business plans necessary for starting a business and raising funds.

Lecture

TSVP Talk: "Revisiting Scalarization in Multi-Task Learning" by Han Zhao

Thursday, August 8, 2024 - 15:00

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).

Holiday

山の日 Mountain Day

Sunday, August 11, 2024 (All day)

National holiday

Holiday

休日 National Holiday

Monday, August 12, 2024 (All day)

National holiday

Professional Development

Last Day to Register---Writing Workshop Series---Module 1 of 6 on August 15

Monday, August 12, 2024 (All day)
Register at the link below. Event will take place in Seminar Room L4F01.

Deadline for Registration---Writing Workshop Series, Module 1: Writing as Process and Story. Please register if you plan to attend at least one of the modules in the series, which are open to all OIST members.

Seminar

Seminar: “The honey bee sting: From high-speed filming to 3D printing” by Dr Fiorella Ramirez Esquivel

Tuesday, August 13, 2024 - 11:00 to 12:00
Seminar Room L4F01, Lab 4

Speaker: Dr. Fiorella Ramirez Esquivel, UNSW Canberra, Australia

Outreach

SHIMA 2024

Tuesday, August 13, 2024 - 14:00 to Thursday, August 15, 2024 - 20:00
OIST Main Campus and Seaside House

SHIMA is an annual science educational outreach program to educate high school students in Okinawa on the sustainability of island ecosystems and cultures.

Campus Service

[RC] Insurance Company Visits OIST

Wednesday, August 14, 2024 - 11:00 to 15:00
The room next to the ATM in the center building

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)

Outreach

ONNA×OIST Junior Science Program

Wednesday, August 14, 2024 - 14:00 to Friday, August 16, 2024 - 16:30
OIST

The details will be updated

Campus Service

[RC] Insurance Company Visits OIST

Wednesday, August 21, 2024 - 11:00 to 15:00
The room next to the ATM in the center building

English-speaking insurance agent Wiltec in Chatan visits OIST. [When]11:00-15:00 [Where]The room next to the ATM at the Center Building

Prospective Students

OIST NetCafé Online Information Session in August 2024

Friday, August 23, 2024 - 15:00

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!

Research

[PhD Thesis Public Presentation_L5D23_ zoom is also available] ‐ Sachie Yukawa - “Seasonal Variation in Glycemic Control and Lifestyle in Middle-aged Non-diabetic Individuals”

Friday, August 23, 2024 - 16:00 to 17:00
L5D23, Level D, Lab 5 or Zoom

PhD Thesis Public Presentation

Sachie Yukawa

Campus Service

[RC] Insurance Company Visits OIST

Wednesday, August 28, 2024 - 11:00 to 15:00
The room next to the ATM in the center building

English-speaking insurance agent Wiltec in Chatan visits OIST. [When]11:00-15:00 [Where]The room next to ATM in the Center Building

Research

[Seminar] Making eDNA data FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reusable)

Friday, August 30, 2024 - 13:00 to 14:00
OIST Lab1 B503 Seminar Room

Speaker: Dr. Miwa Takahashi, CERC Postdoctoral Fellow, Environomics Future Science Platform, NCMI | CSIRO

Hosted by: Professor Timothy Ravasi, OIST Marine Climate Change Unit

Abstract: Environmental DNA (eDNA) has emerged as a powerful monitoring tool for species detection and distribution mapping, with a remarkable surge in activity over the past decade. Metabarcoding studies have generated millions of DNA sequences with taxonomic assignments, while species-specific eDNA assays have produced comprehensive distribution maps for hundreds of taxa . (...)

Graduate School

Welcome Ceremony for the Class of 2024

Monday, September 2, 2024 - 10:00
OIST Auditorium

Welcome Ceremony for new faculty members joining OIST, and PhD students joining the Class of 2024.

The ceremony is open to all OIST community members and will be held at the Auditorium (Time TBD).

Conference

Conference - Theory of Quantum Computation, Communication and Cryptography (TQC2024)

Monday, September 9, 2024 (All day) to Friday, September 13, 2024 (All day)
OIST Conference Center

OIST Center for Quantum Technologies (OCQT) would like to invite you to the TQC2024 conference scheduled for 9-13 September 2024 at OIST Conference Center, Okinawa, Japan.

Holiday

敬老の日 Respect for the Aged Day

Monday, September 16, 2024 (All day)

National holiday

Seminar

[Seminar] High-dimensional entanglement witnessed by correlations in arbitrary bases

Wednesday, September 18, 2024 - 10:15 to 11:15
Lab 5, D23 Seminar Room

Talk by Nicky Kai Hong Li, Technical University of Vienna (Austria)

Seminar Summary: Certifying entanglement is an important step in the development of many quantum technologies, especially for higher-dimensional systems, where entanglement promises increased capabilities for quantum communication and computation. A key feature distinguishing entanglement from classical correlations is the occurrence of correlations for complementary measurement bases.

Holiday

秋分の日 Autumnal Equinox Day

Sunday, September 22, 2024 (All day)

National holiday

Holiday

休日 National Holiday

Monday, September 23, 2024 (All day)

National holiday

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