OIST Science Festival shows latest in science, technology

OIST staff demonstrates simple science experiments to visitors during the day.

OIST staff demonstrates simple science experiments to visitors during the day.

“Come and explore the leading edge of science” is the slogan of an open campus day the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) is hosting on Sunday, Nov. 27. The aim of the event is to give the local community an opportunity to both see the state-of-the-art graduate university, and to experience first-hand the latest in science and technology.

All activities at the open campus are aimed at increasing visitors’ understanding of nature.

All activities at the open campus are aimed at increasing visitors’ understanding of nature.

The program consists of a Science Exhibition at the restaurant on the B Floor of the Center Bldg. & lab buildings and other areas. Besides spreading general information on OIST and its activities, there are several interesting science demonstrations and sample experiments, and a presentation of the OIST graduate university program, and lectures by faculty member, researches and others involved in the university.

Well aware that a human does not live on knowledge alone, there are refreshment and food booths at the café and the campus center court.

The OIST Science Festival 2016 takes place on Nov. 27 from 10:00 to 16:00. Admission and parking are free and for more information, visit OIST website or contact them by email at Community-relations@oist.jp

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