Bringing you the latest in science and tech from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University.
When robots become researchers with Prof. Hiroaki Kitano
Will robots become researchers? On this episode, Prof. Hiroaki Kitano talks about his vision for utilizing AI to move beyond human limitations in the lab and to revolutionize scientific discovery.
Evolution and Pokémon GO with Dr. Dan Warren
In this episode of the OIST podcast, Dr. Dan Warren talks about his many research projects, or ‘hobbies’, that use quantitative methods to answer questions about the natural world.
Women in STEM
Podcast host, Lucy Dickie, speaks to four female researchers about the challenges that come with being a woman working in STEM, their own personal experiences, and what they would like to see change.
Symbiosis and evolution with Prof. Filip Husnik
In this episode, Prof. Filip Husnik, who leads the Evolution, Cell Biology, and Symbiosis Unit, talks about his research on symbiosis. Tune in to hear about coral reefs, insects, the deep sea, and Okinawa’s star sand.
Cephalopods and neuroethology with Prof. Sam Reiter
This episode, Lucy Dickie speaks to Prof. Sam Reiter about cephalopods, the emerging field of neuroethology, and how we can learn more about the brain and intelligence.
Scientific outreach and the OIST Science Festival
This episode is all about scientific outreach. Science Communicator Lucy Dickie speaks to a community relations staff member and two scientists about outreach and what it was like running the annual OIST science festival during the time of COVID-19.
Insightful chats across the lab bench
I’m always down for some cephalopod science, and the chat with Sam Reiter is full of interesting bits of neuro news