Upcoming Events

Skill Pill: Philosophy of Mind - Session 3 of 4

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 10:00 to 12:00
B715, Lab 3

Skill Pill: Philosophy of Mind will have you consider your research in a different eye!

Anyone welcome.

More information and signup here.

"Turbulent superstructures in Rayleigh-B\'{e}nard convection" Jörg Schumacher

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 15:00 to 16:00
C015, Level C, Lab1

Professor Jörg Schumacher, Fluid Mechanics, Technische Universität Ilmenau, Germany

Skill Pill: Philosophy of Mind - Session 4 of 4

Friday, March 9, 2018 - 11:00 to 12:00
B715, Lab 3

Skill Pill: Philosophy of Mind will have you consider your research in a different eye!

Anyone welcome.

More information and signup here.

Seminar "Nanostructure and alignment control function of single synapses" by Prof. Thomas Blanpied

Friday, March 9, 2018 - 15:30 to 16:30
C209, Center Building
Seminar by Prof. Blanpied

Science Challenge 2018

Saturday, March 10, 2018 (All day) to Saturday, March 17, 2018 (All day)
OIST Main Campus
Graduate School

OIST Science Challenge 2018 will be providing participants with a unique opportunity to extend their scientific education and experience research. We also offer valuable information to help them prepare for a doctoral program. Through various interactions with OIST faculty, postdocs, and Ph.D students, the participants will learn about research conducted at OIST, skills needed to survive  and enjoy a Ph.D life.  At the end of the workshop, participants will be asked to present submitted slide presentation on the "Joy of Discovery" in light of their experience throughout the week. The presentation will be shared with OIST community.

Airfare, travel insurance, accommodation, and meals during the workshop will be provided by OIST.

Apply from here! For any questions, please contact gradschool.event@oist.jp (OIST Admissions and Career Development Section)

OIST Mini Symposium "Computational Problems in Low-dimensional Topology"

Monday, March 12, 2018 (All day) to Wednesday, March 14, 2018 (All day)
OIST Conference Center

OIST Mini Symposium - Open to all OIST members - For non-OIST members: Please contact the organizers for information on how to participate.

Workshop: "Accomplishing More with Less for Managers"

Monday, March 12, 2018 - 09:15 to 16:30
Seaside House Chura Room (3rd floor)

The Accomplishing More With Less for Managers workshop is designed to help participants develop and practice the skills that are crucial for managing people successfully in today’s information overload and diverse work environment. This workshop is ideal for managers and supervisors who are overseeing the work of others and who want to enable their teams to achieve great results.

Seminar: "Why Capable People Suffer from Impostor Syndrome and How to Thrive in Spite of It"

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 12:00 to 13:30
C209, Central Building

Millions of people around the world secretly worry they’re not as smart or talented as other people “think” they are. During this session you will learn what Impostor syndrome is, how to recognize and handle it. 

This Session is for Researchers and Faculty Members ONLY.

IER5 is a p53-reguated activator of HSF1 that contributes to promotion of cancer

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 14:00 to 15:00
D014 (Lab1, Level D)

Dr. Rieko Ohki, Laboratory Head of Fundamental Oncology, National Cancer Center Research Institute. Language: English, no interpretation.


Friday, March 16, 2018 - 18:30 to 19:30
ジュンク堂書店那覇店(那覇市牧志1-19-29)D-NAHA 地下1階
Public Lecture
On Friday, March 16th, the last event of the OIST Science Talk Series featuring OIST scientists from Okinawa will take place. 
The talk series was very popular and well received by the public, so we decided to have an extra event in March in which five of the six speakers will get together and respond to questions come from the public. 
The event will start from 18:30-19:30 at Junku-do Book Store in Naha (1-19-29 Makishi, Naha-city). 
*The talk is in Japanese only.