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Prospective Students

OIST NetCafé (Online Information Session)

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 17:00
Online

This session will be done in Japanese only. The program is consisted of 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.

OIST Mini Symposium

QSense OIST Mini-Symposium Talk 12: "Diamond Electronics for Quantum Sensing"

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 17:00
Zoom (link is distributed to registered participants)

OIST Mini Symposium - Talk 12 | Organizing unit: Quantum Machines Unit (Jason Twamley) | Website | Register here (Open to the scientific community (registration required))

OIST Mini Symposium

QSense OIST Mini-Symposium Talk 13: "Magnetic Sensing with NV Centers and Zero-field NMR"

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 17:00
Zoom (link is distributed to registered participants)

OIST Mini Symposium - Talk 13 | Organizing unit: Quantum Machines Unit (Jason Twamley) | Website | Register here (Open to the scientific community (registration required))

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.

OIST Mini Symposium

QSense OIST Mini-Symposium Talk 14: "Towards Quantum Sensing with Table-top Scale Pendulum"

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 17:00
Zoom (link is distributed to registered participants)

OIST Mini Symposium - Talk 14 | Organizing unit: Quantum Machines Unit (Jason Twamley) | Website | Register here (Open to the scientific community (registration required))

OIST Workshops

OIST Workshop "Collaborative Experimental Design and Analytics (CEDA2021)"

Friday, March 5, 2021 (All day) to Saturday, March 13, 2021 (All day)
Hybrid (Online + OIST Campus)

OIST Workshop | Visit the workshop website for more details.| OIST members are welcome to attend all scientific sessions

OIST Mini Symposium

QSense OIST Mini-Symposium Talk 15: "Towards Quantum Sensing Using Nonlinear Quantum Systems"

Friday, March 5, 2021 - 17:00
Zoom (link is distributed to registered participants)

OIST Mini Symposium - Talk 15 | Organizing unit: Quantum Machines Unit (Jason Twamley) | Website | Register here (Open to the scientific community (registration required))

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!

OIST Mini Symposium

OIST Mini Symposium "Honey bee health in a changing world"

Monday, March 22, 2021 (All day) to Friday, March 26, 2021 (All day)
Hybrid (OIST + Online)

OIST Mini Symposium | Organizing unit: Ecology and Evolution Unit | Open to OIST members | Website | For non-OIST members: Please contact the organizers for information on how to participate.

We ask for you understanding that the dates are subject to change due to the the current COVID-19 situation.

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.

Lecture

*ZOOM* [PhD Thesis Presentation] - "Scanning Probe Microscopy Studies of Metal Halide Perovskite Materials" by Ms. Afshan Jamshaid

Friday, April 30, 2021 - 14:00 to 15:00
TBA

Presenter: Ms. Afshan Jamshaid

Supervisor: Professor Yabing Qi

Unit: Energy Materials and Surface Sciences Unit

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

OIST Workshops

OIST Workshop on Axonal Degeneration and Regeneration

Sunday, October 3, 2021 (All day) to Wednesday, October 6, 2021 (All day)
OIST Seaside House

OIST Workshop | Main organizer: Marco Terenzio (Molecular Neuroscience Unit) | OIST members are welcome to attend all scientific sessions

We ask for you understanding that the dates are subject to change due to the the current COVID-19 situation.

OIST Workshops

*New Dates* OIST Workshop "Sensorimotor Circuits for Limb Control 2021 (SCLC2021)"

Monday, October 25, 2021 (All day) to Thursday, October 28, 2021 (All day)
OIST Main Campus

Originally scheduled for September 2020, this workshop has been rescheduled to October 2021 due to the situation with COVID-19. The new dates are Oct 25 - 28, 2021.

OIST Workshop | Visit the workshop's website for more details. | OIST members are welcome to attend all scientific sessions

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.

OIST Workshops

OIST Workshop "International Conference on Embodied Cognitive Science (ECogS) 2021"

Monday, November 1, 2021 (All day) to Friday, November 5, 2021 (All day)
OIST Seaside House

OIST Workshop | Main organizer: Tom Froese (Embodied Cognitive Science Unit) | Website | OIST members are welcome to attend all scientific sessions

We ask for you understanding that the dates are subject to change due to the the current COVID-19 situation.

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.

OIST Mini Symposium

*New Dates* OIST Mini Symposium "New Proteins by Evolution and Engineering"

Monday, November 15, 2021 (All day) to Wednesday, November 17, 2021 (All day)
OIST Main Campus (Center Bldg C210)

OIST Mini Symposium | Organizing unit: Protein Engineering and Evolution | Open to OIST members | For non-OIST members: Please contact the organizers for information on how to participate.

We ask for your understanding that the dates are subject to change due to the current COVID-19 situation.

OIST Mini Symposium

OIST Mini Symposium "Phylogeny and Classification of Termites"

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 (All day) to Thursday, December 2, 2021 (All day)
OIST Main Campus (C210)

OIST Mini Symposium | Organizing unit: Evolutionary Genomics Unit | Open to OIST members | For non-OIST members: Please contact the organizers for information on how to participate.

Originally scheduled for the end of November 2020, this OIST Mini Symposium has been rescheduled to the end of November 2021 due to the situation with COVID-19. The new dates are Nov 30 - Dec 2, 2021. We ask for your understanding that the dates are subject to change due to the current COVID-19 situation.

OIST Workshops

OIST Workshop "Representation Theory of Hecke Algebras and Categorification"

Tuesday, December 14, 2021 (All day) to Sunday, December 19, 2021 (All day)
OIST Seaside House & Main Campus (L4E48)

OIST Workshop | Main organizer: Liron Speyer (Representation Theory and Algebraic Combinatorics Unit) | OIST members are welcome to attend all scientific sessions

We ask for you understanding that the dates are subject to change due to the the current COVID-19 situation.

OIST Workshops

*New Dates* OIST Workshop "Recent Trends in Microrheology and Microfluidics"

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 (All day) to Friday, January 14, 2022 (All day)
OIST Seaside House

Originally scheduled for January 2021, this workshop has been rescheduled to January 2022 due to the situation with COVID-19. The new tentative dates are Jan 11 - Jan 14, 2022.

OIST Workshop | Visit the workshop's website for more details. | OIST members are welcome to attend all scientific sessions

OIST Mini Symposium

*New Dates* OIST Mini Symposium "Translating evidence on altered motivational processes in ADHD into behavioral management strategies: Toward new research ideas"

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 (All day) to Thursday, January 20, 2022 (All day)
OIST Main Campus (C210)

OIST Mini Symposium | Organizing unit: Human Developmental Neurobiology Unit | OIST members are welcome to attend all scientific sessions | For non-OIST members: Please contact the organizers for information on how to participate.

OIST Workshops

*New Tentative Dates* OIST Workshop "Advances in Biodiversity Genomics for Ecological Community Analysis: Linking Theoretical and Empirical Approaches"

Monday, February 7, 2022 (All day) to Friday, February 11, 2022 (All day)
OIST Seaside House

OIST Workshop | Organizing unit: Biodiversity and Biocomplexity Unit | OIST members are welcome to attend all scientific sessions

Originally scheduled for February 2021, this workshop has been rescheduled to February 2022 due to the situation with COVID-19. The new tentative dates are Feb 7 - 11, 2022. We ask for your understanding that the dates are subject to change due to the current COVID-19 situation.

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

OIST Mini Symposium

*New Dates* OIST Mini Symposium "Yielding and Flow of Soft Matter Systems"

Tuesday, March 15, 2022 (All day) to Thursday, March 17, 2022 (All day)
OIST Main Campus (C209)

OIST Mini Symposium | Organizing unit: Micro/Bio/Nanofluidics Unit | Open to OIST members | For non-OIST members: Please contact the organizers for information on how to participate.

Originally scheduled for March 2021, this OIST Mini Symposium has been rescheduled to March 2022 due to the situation with COVID-19. The new dates are March 15 - 17, 2022. We ask for your understanding that the dates are subject to change due to the current COVID-19 situation.

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

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