2016 November

Prince Akishino Visits Arilab

By okeon_admin on Wednesday,November 16th, 2016 in Biodiversity, Visit, No Comments

On November 14, 2016, His Imperial Highness attended the Joint Meeting of the International Congress of Zoology and the Zoological Society of Japan and visited the OIST campus, including the Economo Lab. Evan gave an overview of our lab research, including ant phylogenies, GABI/antmaps.org, the OKEON Churamori project, studying ant morphology with micro-CT, invasive ants […]

OKEON Churamori Project on radio again

By okeon_admin on Friday,November 4th, 2016 in Collaboration, Education, OKEON update, Outreach, No Comments

OKEON Churamori project’s coordinator Dr. Yoshimura was interviewed as part of a FM Naha’s radio program “Magical Mystery Tour”. He talk about the project and how it had evolved since last year’s kick-off. This is the second radio interview with Typhoon FM and it lasted for an hour. 161029吉村正志/沖縄科学技術大学院大学OIST 生物多様性・複雑性研究ユニット 2016年10月29日 更新

Joint talk event between OIST and the Okinawa Municipal Museum this Sunday

By okeon_admin on Wednesday,November 2nd, 2016 in Biodiversity, Collaboration, Education, Outreach, No Comments

This Sunday, on November 6, 2016, there will be a joint talk event between the Okinawa municipal museum (沖縄市立郷土博物館) and OIST, held at the Okinawa municipal museum. The first talk is going to be presented by the curator of the museum, and it is titled “Why is Okinawa city the entrance to Yanbaru”? The second […]

Opening ceremony for the 41st exhibition at the Okinawa Municipal Museum

By okeon_admin on Tuesday,November 1st, 2016 in Collaboration, Exhibition, OKEON update, Outreach, No Comments

While the streets were bustling with Halloween-related activities on October 31, the opening event to the 41st exhibition of the Okinawa municipal museum titled “The entrance to Yanbaru – Nature of Okinawa City” (やんばるの入り口 沖縄市の自然) was also taking place. The exhibition aims to present the results of a five year survey conducted by the Okinawa […]


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