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Training

Survival Japanese: Introducing Yourself

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 16:00
Lab 2 C600B

Sign up to join us to practice your introductions.

Campus Service

[RC] Insurance Company Visits OIST

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 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)

Professional Development

Workshop: "Transferable Skills".

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 13:00 to 15:00
For RSVP only.

“QuickFix” - identify your transferable skills through in an interactive card sorting activity!

To register CLICK HERE .
Professional Development

Language Seminar Series: Let's talk about the news!

Friday, January 22, 2021 - 12:00
Zoom - https://oist.zoom.us/j/94474395223
Who: English learners with intermediate or above skills What: Zoom discussion about current events in English When: 12-1 PM,every other Friday January 22nd, February 5th and 19th, March 5th and 19th, April 2nd How: click https://oist.zoom.us/j/94474395223 to join at 12PM

Hope to see you there!

Training

Introduction to HPC and scientific computing - Session 1

Monday, January 25, 2021 - 13:00
B503

A beginner's introduction to using the clusters and other computing resources at OIST. This is the first, introductory session.

Training

Introduction to HPC and scientific computing - Session 2

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 13:00
B503

A beginner's introduction to using the clusters and other computing resources at OIST. This is the second, hands-on session.

Professional Development

Workshop: "Growing a community for your research on social media".

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 10:00 to 14:00
For RSVP only.

Researchers find social media to be a very valuable part of their professional presence in the world. It can open career doors, build collaborative opportunities, and enable you to develop an engaging, expert reputation internationally.

To register CLICK HERE.

Campus Service

[RC] Insurance Company Visits OIST

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 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)

Professional Development

Language Seminar Series: Culturally-sensitive Email

Friday, January 29, 2021 - 12:00
Zoom- https://oist.zoom.us/j/98638377582

This 2-part seminar will cover the basics of writing emails for an international audience.

Minimum intermediate English skills recommended. Native speakers of English also welcome!

Friday, January 29th and Friday, February 12th, 12-1 PM

Graduate School

1st Admissions Workshop 2021

Monday, February 1, 2021 (All day) to Friday, February 5, 2021 (All day)
Online via Zoom

Selection workshop for students seeking admission to the OIST PhD program in 2021

Training

Survival Japanese: Grocery Store

Tuesday, February 2, 2021 - 16:00
Lab 2 C600B

Learn how to ask questions about ingredients and allergens, ask about price and quantity of goods, and pay for your purchases at the register, all in Japanese.

External Events

The 24th Board of Councilors Meeting

Thursday, February 4, 2021 - 00:00

Please address inquiries to the President's Office.

Professional Development

Workshop: "Nature Research Academies: Effective Peer-Review" [Day 1].

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 13:00 to 15:00
Online.

These two 2-hrs webinar series aim to give attendees the necessary skills to be an effective peer reviewer, from both an editor`s and author`s perspective . This webinar will provide practical insights and strategies to help attendees achieve this goal.

A registration link will be provided.
Professional Development

Workshop: "Nature Research Academies: Effective Peer-Review" [Day 2].

Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 13:00 to 15:00
Online.

These two 2-hrs webinar series aim to give attendees the necessary skills to be an effective peer reviewer, from both an editor`s and author`s perspective . This webinar will provide practical insights and strategies to help attendees achieve this goal.

A registration link will be provided.
Training

Survival Japanese: Basic Conversation

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 16:00
Lab 2 C600B

Learn how to have a basic conversation in Japanese, including speaking about likes, dislikes and the weather. You'll also learn some high-frequency phrases that you hear often in Japan.

Professional Development

Interactive Webinar: "Job search during pandemic."

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 12:00 to 13:30
For RSVP only.

More details to follow soon...

External Events

The 30th Board of Governors Meeting

Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 00:00

Please address inquiries to the President's Office.

Professional Development

Online Seminar : "Self-presentation and networking".

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 14:00 to 18:00
For RSVP only.

Self - presentation is part of a broader set of behaviors called impression management. From the first impression you leave, the conversations that follow, to a friendly follow-up — all of this will be covered in this course.

To register CLICK HERE.

Professional Development

Language Seminar Series: Managing Intercultural Conflict

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 12:00
Zoom- https://oist.zoom.us/j/98638377582

This 2-part seminar will cover the basics of managing conflict across intercultural teams.

Minimum intermediate English skills recommended. Native speakers of English also welcome!

Friday, February 26th and Friday, March 12th, 12-1 PM.

Training

Survival Japanese: Taxi and Directions

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 16:00
Lab 2 C600B

Learn how to call a taxi, give directions to a location, and describe a place with simple adjectives, all in Japanese.

Professional Development

Webinar: "Voice of Influence".

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - 10:00 to 11:30
For RSVP only.

Speaking and presenting are the most immediate and powerful ways to share your massage and propel your career. The Voice of Influence is a dynamic webinar designed to enable participants to understand how to access peak performance presence when speaking.

To register CLICK HERE (follow up TIDA announcments).

Professional Development

Workshop: "Women of Influence".

Thursday, March 11, 2021 - 10:00 to 15:00
For RSVP only.

During "The Voice of influence: Women of Influence" workshop participants will discover practical insights and learn strategies they can implement immediatly in their professional and personal to increase courage, confidence and influence when speaking.

To register CLICK HERE(follow up TIDA announcments).

Training

Survival Japanese: Restaurants

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - 16:00
Lab 2 C600B

Learn how to make a reservation, be seated and order, all in Japanese.

No Japanese experience necessary!

Professional Development

Language Seminar Series: Working in an International Team

Friday, March 26, 2021 - 12:00
Zoom- https://oist.zoom.us/j/98638377582

This 2-part seminar will cover the basics of working in an international team.

Minimum intermediate English skills recommended. Native speakers of English also welcome!

Friday, March 26th and Friday, April 9th, 12-1 PM.

Professional Development

Online Seminar : "Negotiation".

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 14:00 to 18:00
For RSVP only.

Negotiations are a crucial success factor for all types of careers, no matter if you negotiate about salary, contracts, working conditions or when trying to solve a conflict. During the seminar you will learn how to use negotiation principles, which will further your relationships and communication skills.

To register CLICK HERE.

Graduate School

2nd Admissions Workshop 2021

Monday, May 31, 2021 (All day) to Friday, June 4, 2021 (All day)
Online via Zoom

Selection workshop for students seeking admission to the OIST PhD program in 2021

Graduate School

Welcome to Class of 2021 New Students

Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 10:30
OIST Auditorium

Welcome Ceremony for Class of 2021 New Students

External Events

LONGEVITY AND HEALTHY AGEING: WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM BLUE ZONES?

Friday, October 29, 2021 - 08:30 to Saturday, October 30, 2021 - 17:00
OIST Conference Center

This is a "Key Symposium" arranged by the Journal of Internal Medicine and the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. For more information please contact the organizers.

External Events

RNA Frontier Meeting 2020-2021

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 (All day) to Friday, November 12, 2021 (All day)
OIST Seaside House

For more details visit the website ( Japanese language) of the RNA Frontier Meeting 2020-2021.

Graduate School

1st Admissions Workshop for 2022

Tuesday, February 15, 2022 (All day) to Thursday, February 17, 2022 (All day)

1st Admissions Selection Workshop for 2022

Graduate School

2nd Admissions Workshop for 2022

Tuesday, June 14, 2022 (All day) to Thursday, June 16, 2022 (All day)
OIST Main Campus

2nd Admissions Selection Workshop for 2022

Graduate School

Welcome to Class of 2022 New Students

Thursday, September 1, 2022 - 10:30
OIST Auditorium

Welcome Ceremony for Class of 2022 New Students

Graduate School

Welcome to Class of 2023 New Students

Friday, September 1, 2023 - 10:30
OIST Auditorium

Welcome Ceremony for Class of 2023 New Students