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Culture

Photo Exhibition "Okinawa Narratives"

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 (All day) to Monday, May 31, 2021 (All day)
Tunnel Gallery

A photography exhibition by the OIST Community. (The OIST campus is currently not open to visitors.)

Seminar

2021 Summer Analysis on Metric Spaces Seminar

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 09:00 to 10:00
On Zoom
Professor Juan J. Manfredi Title: Natural \(p\)-means for the \(p\)-Laplacian in Euclidean space and the Heisenberg Group
Professional Development

Orators Meeting for Communication & Public Speaking

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 12:00
Seminar Room B503 (Lab 1)

Come and join us for an exciting and fulfilling meeting on building better communication skills through impromptu speaking exercises, listening to prepared speeches, and providing constructive feedback. We run our meetings at lunchtime every other Friday. Email oist.tm@gmail.com if you have any questions or would like to receive further information.

Seminar

[Seminar] A low-cost, pseudo-volumetric reconstruction technique for velocity and density fields of variable-density turbulent flows

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 - 08:30 to 09:30
Zoom

CFF unit is pleased to invite you to the seminar.

Training

Mini Course: Asymptote 1 of 2

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 - 13:00 to 15:00
B701, Computer Lab, Lab 3.

Mini Course: Asymptote will let you draw things with your keyboard!

◆Target audience Everyone interested in learning how to draw beautiful vector graphics. Some familiarity with LaTeX is useful but not a requirement.

Recreation

Art From the Heart Lessons for Children

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 - 17:45 to 19:00
Conference Center Meeting Room 1

Oksana Burduzhan is a mother and an aspiring artist. Her passion and interest is in art, and her educational background is in Economics. Some OIST members may have taken her adult art classes. She will now open classes for children ages 6-14.

Outreach

[Online] Future of Women in Science

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 08:30
Zoom

The Future of Women in Science Virtual Discussion and Launch of The Rita R. Colwell Impact Fund for the Advancement of Women in Science. Registration required.

Campus Service

[RC] Insurance Company Visits OIST

Wednesday, May 19, 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)

Seminar

[Seminar] "Revisiting Peng's Q(λ): Good Old-Fashioned Algorithm for Modern Reinforcement Learning” by Dr. Tadashi Kozuno

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 13:00
Meeting room D014, Center Bldg.

Speaker: Dr. Tadashi Kozuno RLAI Lab, University of Alberta Title: Revisiting Peng's Q(λ): Good Old-Fashioned Algorithm for Modern Reinforcement Learning

Seminar

[Seminar] Topological frustration in a quantum spin ladder

Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 09:00
Zoom

TQM unit is pleased to invite you to the seminar!

Professional Development

Meeting with Curriculum and Programs section

Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 10:00 to 11:00
Lab4 (TBD)

Let’s gather around in casual setting, and please help us support OIST students in their professional and career development.

・Date: May 20 (Thu.), 2021 ・Time: 10:00-11:00 (tentative) ・Venue: Lab4

Graduate School

Round-table with OIST Amumni

Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 13:30 to 14:30
Lab4, E48

Round-table with OIST Alumni

Date: May 20 (Thu.), 2021 Time: 13:30-14:30 (tentative) Venue: Lab4 E48

Seminar

SPRING 2021 Nonlinear Analysis Seminar Series

Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 16:00 to 17:00
Professor Jan Kristensen , University of Oxford Title: Regularity and uniqueness results in some variational problems
External Events

The 26th Board of Councilors Meeting

Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 21:00

Please address inquiries to the President's Office.

Graduate School

Graduation Ceremony 2021

Friday, May 21, 2021 - 14:00 to 16:00
OIST Auditorium (live streaming available)

The Graduation Ceremony to award degrees to those who gradauted in the period May 2019 to April 2021.

Campus

The 31st Board of Governors Meeting

Friday, May 21, 2021 - 21:00

Please address inquiries to the President's Office.

Training

Introduction to HPC and scientific computing - Session 1

Monday, May 24, 2021 - 13:00
L4E01

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, May 25, 2021 - 13:00
L4E01

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

Training

Mini Course: Asymptote 2 of 2

Tuesday, May 25, 2021 - 13:00 to 15:00
B701, Computer Lab, Lab 3.

Mini Course: Asymptote will let you draw things with your keyboard!

◆Target audience Everyone interested in learning how to draw beautiful vector graphics. Some familiarity with LaTeX is useful but not a requirement.

Campus Service

[RC] Insurance Company Visits OIST

Wednesday, May 26, 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)

Seminar

SPRING 2021 Nonlinear Analysis Seminar Series

Thursday, May 27, 2021 - 10:00 to 11:00
on Zoom
Professor Irene Fonseca , Carnegie Mellon University Title: Phase Transitions in Heterogeneous Media: Equilibria and Geometric Flows
Industry Relations

[Postponed] Innovation Seminar: Leap Before you Look - Professor Tamotsu Yoshimori

Thursday, May 27, 2021 - 13:00 to 14:00
C209 Center Building
[Postponed: Rescheduled Date to be Annonced] INNOVATION SEMINAR : Leap Before you Look - Why One Autophagy Researcher Launched a Startup

Professor Tamotsu Yoshimori Graduate School of Frontier Bioscience/Medicine Osaka University

Professional Development

Survival Japanese: Introductions

Friday, May 28, 2021 - 12:00
https://oist.zoom.us/j/95811989706

Learn how to introduce yourself, answer questions about your nationality and speak about your job in Japanese.

No Japanese experience necessary!

Watch the videos at this link , then join us on Zoom for more practice (Meeting link:https://oist.zoom.us/j/95811989706)

Seminar

OIST Representation Theory Seminar

Friday, May 28, 2021 - 16:30 to 17:30
Speaker: Max Gurevich , Technion, Israel Title: New constructions for irreducible representations in monoidal categories of type A
Outreach

【Online】SCIENCE TALK The physics of flow in soap and water

Friday, May 28, 2021 - 18:30
OIST Youtube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCI_NaQbrtQBF24HF_dvWBFg

【Online】SCIENCE TALK The physics of flow in soap and water

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

Public Lecture

OIST Quantum/Cyber Security Initiative

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 08:20 to 11:30
Zoom link sent to registered participants

OIST Quantum/Cyber Security Initiative The Science, the Opportunities, and the Real-World Challenges Co-hosted by Asia Society Japan Center & OIST

Campus Service

[RC] Insurance Company Visits OIST

Wednesday, June 2, 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)

Seminar

[Zoom] Efficient, high-resolution bioinformatic approaches for integrative sequencing analyses of complex diseases

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 16:00 to 17:00
Zoom
Title Efficient, high-resolution bioinformatic approaches for integrative sequencing analyses of complex diseases
Professional Development

Survival Japanese: Grocery store

Friday, June 4, 2021 - 12:00

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.

No Japanese experience necessary!

Watch the videos at this link , then join us on Zoom for more practice (Meeting link: https://oist.zoom.us/j/95811989706 )

Recreation

Cyanotype Workshop - Solar Prints

Friday, June 4, 2021 - 17:00 to 19:00
OIST Clay Factory
Teacher: Juan Carlos Rodríguez Ogarrio

Juan Carlos is a professional photographer and researcher from the Autonomous University of Mexico City, UACM. He has 28 years of experience. He began working on photography before the digital era. He learned the analog techniques and worked reproducing paintings for professional catalogs. He specialized in lab printing techniques. Currently, he is a researcher in the Autonomous University of Mexico City, UACM and belongs to the Communication and Culture Academy. He is specialized in narratives and photobook solutions.

Training

Mini Course: Graphic Design in Science 1 of 2

Monday, June 7, 2021 - 13:00 to 15:00
B701, Computer Lab, Lab 3

After Mini Course: Graphic Design in Science, your beautiful graph will make people forget about your poor fashion sense.

◆Target audience This course is suitable for anyone.

Training

Mini Course: Algebraic geometry and topology of neural codes 1 of 4

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 15:00 to 16:00
B701, Computer Lab, Lab 3

This course will incorporate some “flipped classroom” content. There is a short video you should watch before coming to each session plus an optional reading.

◆Target audience The course is explicitly multi-disciplinary in its content, being a blend of neuroscience and mathematics. However, no prior knowledge in either discipline is expected or necessary and anyone interested is welcome to join.

Training

Mini Course: Graphic Design in Science 2 of 2

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 13:00 to 15:00
B701, Computer Lab, Lab 3

After Mini Course: Graphic Design in Science, your beautiful graph will make people forget about your poor fashion sense.

◆Target audience This course is suitable for anyone.

Training

Mini Course: Algebraic geometry and topology of neural codes 2 of 4

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 15:00 to 17:00
Lab3, A720

This course will incorporate some “flipped classroom” content. There is a short video you should watch before coming to each session plus an optional reading.

◆Target audience The course is explicitly multi-disciplinary in its content, being a blend of neuroscience and mathematics. However, no prior knowledge in either discipline is expected or necessary and anyone interested is welcome to join.

Professional Development

Survival Japanese: Basic conversations

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 12:00

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.

No Japanese experience necessary!

Watch the videos at this link , then join us on Zoom for more practice (Meeting link: https://oist.zoom.us/j/95811989706 )

Prospective Students

OIST NetCafé (Online Information Session) in June 2021

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 17:00
Online

This session will be done in English only. The program will start off with OIST general introduction, PhD & Research Internship admission process, financial support and student life followed by the panel discussion by 2 OIST PhD students. One of them has joined OIST Research Internship Program before becoming OIST PhD student so this session will be very exciting for those who are interested in Research Internship Program as well as PhD program.

Training

Mini Course: Algebraic geometry and topology of neural codes 3 of 4

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 15:00 to 17:00
B701, Computer Lab, Lab 3

This course will incorporate some “flipped classroom” content. There is a short video you should watch before coming to each session plus an optional reading.

◆Target audience The course is explicitly multi-disciplinary in its content, being a blend of neuroscience and mathematics. However, no prior knowledge in either discipline is expected or necessary and anyone interested is welcome to join.

Training

Mini Course: Algebraic geometry and topology of neural codes 4 of 4

Thursday, June 17, 2021 - 15:00 to 17:00
A720, Lab3

This course will incorporate some “flipped classroom” content. There is a short video you should watch before coming to each session plus an optional reading.

◆Target audience The course is explicitly multi-disciplinary in its content, being a blend of neuroscience and mathematics. However, no prior knowledge in either discipline is expected or necessary and anyone interested is welcome to join.

Professional Development

Survival Japanese: Restaurants

Friday, June 18, 2021 - 12:00
https://oist.zoom.us/j/95811989706

Learn how to make a reservation at a restaurant, order food and ask for items, and order food for pickup, all in Japanese.

No Japanese experience necessary!

Watch the videos at this link, then join us on Zoom for more practice (Meeting link: https://oist.zoom.us/j/95811989706 )

Professional Development

Survival Japanese: Taxi and directions

Friday, June 25, 2021 - 12:00
https://oist.zoom.us/j/95811989706

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

No Japanese experience necessary!

Watch the videos at this link then join us on Zoom for more practice (Meeting link: https://oist.zoom.us/j/95811989706 )

Outreach

【Only Online】SCIENCE TALK Robotics and AI research to understand Humans

Friday, June 25, 2021 - 18:30
OIST Youtube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCI_NaQbrtQBF24HF_dvWBFg

【Online】SCIENCE TALK

Professional Development

Survival Japanese: Going to the doctor

Friday, July 2, 2021 - 12:00
https://oist.zoom.us/j/95811989706

Learn how to check in and out of doctor's appointments, describe pain and symptoms, and speak in emergency situations, all in Japanese.

No Japanese experience necessary!

Watch the videos at this link , then join us on Zoom for more practice (Meeting link: https://oist.zoom.us/j/95811989706 )

Holiday

Marine Day 海の日 2021

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 00:00

National holiday

Holiday

Sports Day スポーツの日 2021

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 00:00

National holiday

Holiday

Mountain Day 山の日 2021

Monday, August 9, 2021 - 00:00

National holiday

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

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