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2008

The international law conference at the Hebrew U

The international law conference on 'Global, Regional and Local: Law, Politics and Society in Comparative Perspectives' will be held at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem from Wednesday, December 24 – Friday, December 26, 2008.22-12-2008

Hebrew U Scientists reveal mechanism that triggers embryo's cells differentiation

The mechanism whereby embryonic cells stop being flexible and turn into more mature cells that can develop into specific tissues has been discovered by scientists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

22-12-2008

HU Ranked 2nd in List of Best Places to Work in Academia

The ranking is based on a survey that the magazine carried out among more than 2,300 employees in 73 academic institutions within and outside the United States.

18-11-2008

Shimon Peres opened the new academic year at the Hebrew University

President of the State of Israel Shimon Peres opened the new academic year at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

02-11-2008

Hebrew University scientists enhance the scent of flowers

A team of scientists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem has found a way to genetically enhance the scent of flowers and implant a scent in those that don't have one.

06-10-2008

Hebrew U lecturers to receive Japanese foreign minister's award

The Japanese Foreign Minister’s Commendation Award will be presented to two Hebrew University of Jerusalem lecturers in Japanese studies at a ceremony to be held Sunday, Sept. 21, at the university’s Mount Scopus campus.

16-09-2008

Fishing for profits on world caviar market

As sturgeon populations decline in the Caspian Sea, scientists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have a found way for Israel to cash in on the world's growing demand for caviar

02-09-2008

Hebrew University ranked 65th among top 100 universities worldwide

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem has been ranked 65th among the world’s top 100 universities in the new Academic Ranking of World Universities issued by Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China

20-08-2008

Israeli cholera prevention programme adopted by Red Cross in Kenya

A unique cholera prevention programme developed by students at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem has been adopted by the Red Cross in Kenya.

13-08-2008

Hebrew University excavations uncover Roman temple in Zippori

Unearthed Ruins of a Roman temple from the second century CE in the Zippori National Park show signs of a mixed city of Jews, pagans and Christians

11-08-2008

Hebrew University marks 6th anniversary of terrorist attack

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem marks the sixth anniversary of the terrorist attack on the university with a memorial ceremony at the University’s Mount Scopus campus

31-07-2008

HU researchers develop new techniques to kill dormant bacteria

Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have found new ways to kill dormant bacteria that have become seemingly resistant to antibiotics

30-07-2008

Jericho bones could aid TB research

Six thousand year old bones excavated in Jericho may help a joint Israeli-Palestinian-German research group combat tuberculosis.

14-07-2008

Invention of Enzyme Replacement Therapy

Novel concept for the treatment of mitochondrial disorders using directed enzyme replacement therapy has won a Hebrew University researcher a prize.

29-06-2008

New Method for Successful Bone Tissue Engineering

New and better method for accelerating bone formation in cases such as osteoporosis, fractures and disc disorders, developed by Hebrew University researcher.

22-06-2008

HU Prof Wins Award for Preventing Surgical Adhesions

Unique invention preventing adhesions following surgery has won first prize for Hebrew University Prof Daniel Cohn

11-06-2008

Conference Marking 40 Years Founding of Truman Peace Institute

Israel's Foreign Minister, former US Senator and Chairman of the Sharm el-Sheikh among international panel of speakers at the HU discussing 'The Quest for Peace in the Middle East'

27-05-2008

Honorary Doctorates at HU

Leading lawyers, philosophers, scientists, philanthropists are among ten receiving honorary doctorates at Hebrew University

27-05-2008

Art Collections Confiscated by the Nazis now at Hebrew University

New exhibition at Hebrew University Stern Gallery: "Reclaiming the Galerie Stern, Düsseldorf"

26-05-2008

Transmitting Medical Images Via Mobile Phone

Hebrew University researchers discover method to transmit medical images via mobile phones and provide radiolocgical diagnosis and treatment to majority of world's population

29-04-2008

"Tiny Radio Antennas" under Skin Remote Sensors

A method for remote sensing of the physiological and emotional state of humans has been discovered by scientists at the department of Applied Physics of the Hebrew University

14-04-2008

Humans Have more Distinctive Hearing than Animals

Scientists from the Hebrew University have demonstrated how humans can detect fine differences in frequencies better than animals

01-04-2008

Israel & German Ties to be Strengthened

A new Centre for German Studies opened at the Hebrew University will help further scientific and cultural ties between Israel and Germany

18-03-2008

The Cancer Gene Detective

The British Medical Journal highlights HU Prof Howard Cedar on his breathtaking progress in cancer diagnosis and treatment

15-03-2008

New Centre for Study of Philanthropy is Launched

Israeli public sees philanthropic activity as playing essential role in Israeli society and new centre is launched at the Hebrew University

10-03-2008

Electronic Structure of DNA Revealed for First Time

Hebrew University scientists have revealed for the first time the electronic structure of single DNA molecules

28-02-2008

Are we Genetically Programmed to be Generous?

A team of researchers, including Dr. Ariel Knafo of the Psychology Department at the Hebrew University, believes this could be the case!

29-01-2008

Neuberger Memorial Lecture

Distinguished political scientist, Professor David Farrell, gives annual Neuberger Memorial Lecture

28-01-2008

The Formula for Success: More Girls in Class

New research by HU Profs show that school students who study in classes comprising of more than 55% girls are more successful in their studies

10-01-2008

Wolf Prize Awarded to HU Scientists

Two HU researchers, Prof. Howard Cedar and Prof. Aharon Razin, awarded 2008 Wolf Prize in Medicine for contributions to gene expression control and cancer research

09-01-2008

Yissum and Eucalyptus Sign Licensing Agreement

Yissum and Eucalyptus Sign Licensing Agreement for Development of Small Molecule for Treatment of Neurodegenerative Diseases

08-01-2008
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