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Giving a seminar on the “OKEON Churamori Project” and ant databasing at the Museum of Nature and Human Activities in Hyogo


By Mayuko Suwabe on Saturday,February 17th, 2018 in Ants, Collaboration, Education, Exhibition, Visit, No Comments

A workshop for curators of Japan was held at the Museum of Nature and Human Activities in Hyogo and was coordinated by the West Japan Natural History Museum Network and the National Museum of Nature and Science Tokyo. Masashi Yoshimura (Yoshi), the OKEON Churamori Project coordinator, was invited to present a seminar to introduce the […]


Learning how to make resin-encapsulated specimens


By jhjanicki on Saturday,February 10th, 2018 in Ants, Collaboration, Education, No Comments

We learned that the curator of the Museum of Nature and Human Activities in Hyogo, Dr. Mitsuhashi, will be holding a resin-encapsulated specimen preparation course at the Okinawa prefectural museum. We took the opportunity to invite him to OIST to give a lecture on the same topic for the staff of the Okinawa Prefecture Environmental […]


A visit from Naha Kokusai High School


By jhjanicki on Monday,April 24th, 2017 in Education, Outreach, Visit, No Comments

When the Naha Kokusai High School visited OIST, it was an opportunity for us to introduce to them the OKEON Churamori Project. The students visiting this time around do not have a science background. However, conservation can also be approached from an economic perspective, as it is a crucial aspect for sustaining tourism. Particularly, it […]


High school-University collaborative research for the OKEON Churamori Project


By jhjanicki on Wednesday,March 29th, 2017 in Ants, Collaboration, Collecting, Education, No Comments

OKEON Churamori Project continues to collaborate with local high school. We came up with an ant survey kit that teachers can use as part of their classes. We provide this new educational tool to the teachers and help them manage their projects. Once the teachers complete their projects they donate the specimens, which become part […]


Open day at the Tamagusuku Youth & Children’s Center


By jhjanicki on Tuesday,March 28th, 2017 in Collaboration, Education, Outreach, No Comments

OKEON Churamori Project’s field network is supported by many cooperating organizations. One of the field sites is located at the Tamagusuku Youth & Children’s Center in Nanjo City. The Youth Center was holding an Open Day on Sunday, March 12th, and they had kindly asked the OKEON Churamori Project to participate in the event in […]



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