April 2016

Taming Oceans for 24/7 Power

Taming Oceans for 24/7 Power

OIST team proposes a novel ocean-current turbine design.

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Innovation – Engine for Future Economic Growth

The OIST forum 2016 “Japan’s Future – Science-Based Innovation” brought together a variety of experts to discuss ways to generate and govern innovation, and how to produce innovators of the future.

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Re-thinking Renewable Energy Predictions

The OIST study on fluctuations in wind power describes how to find errors in forecasting renewable energy needs.

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Igniting Innovation to Improve Society

International experts discussed accelerating innovation at universities in an interactive symposium at OIST.

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Science Challenge 2016

Students from universities throughout Japan attended a one-week workshop to explore the question: What would you do in graduate school?

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The Quest for Spin Liquids

OIST researchers show new connections between exotic states of matter.

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Hot Larvae: Calculating Dispersal from Unique Submarine Hot Spring Ecosystems

Larval dispersal from hydrothermal vent fields quantified in order to understand and protect the creatures found there.

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Scientific Secrets for Successful Aging?

Age-related differences in human blood metabolites identified.

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OIST Professors Awarded HFSP Grant

A team including two OIST professors has won a prestigious and highly competitive Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) grant.

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Dancing on Ice

A new theory by an OIST team may unlock the secrets of protons in water ice.

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