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2012

RIS Preparatory Programme celebrates 40 years

The celebration marks 40 years of helping students from Israel and around the world successfully integrate into Israeli society

13-12-2012

Six new Directors join the BFHU Board

This marks an exciting juncture for BFHU. New leadership, younger board members, new connections and opportunities.

13-12-2012

Five of nine new members of Israel Academy of Sciences are from the Hebrew University

Among the five: Prof. (Emeritus) Shlomo Avineri, Prof. (Emeritus) Ben-Ami Shillony

11-12-2012

President Peres praises Israeli medicine at opening of Hebrew University - Hadassah Medical School

President Peres praised Israeli medicine, stating: “Israeli physicians are extremely dedicated, caring and talented, and I salute them for their work.

06-12-2012

Malaria parasite's masquerade ball could be coming to an end

Hebrew University researchers discover how the deadly malaria parasite evades the immune system and make progress toward developing a cure

03-12-2012

Israel has neglected area of public medicine

Looking forward to the Medical School alumni convene to mark 60 years since first graduation

27-11-2012

Ben Sasson is the new Chairperson of the Committee of University Heads of Israel

Ben-Sasson replaces outgoing chairperson, Ben Gurion University President Prof. Rivka Carmi

25-11-2012

Hebrew University researchers show how we can do math problems and read phrases unconsciously

Can we actually read words and phrases and solve multi-step mathematical problems without our having consciously been aware of them?

20-11-2012

The Sir Sigmund Sternberg Annual Prizes for Interfaith Understanding

Sir Sigmund said "I am thrilled that these prizes continue to be awarded to recipients who can be strong advocates of inter-faith understanding

15-11-2012

Fingerprint visualization can help police forensic investigations

Scientists at the Hebrew University have developed a new approach for making fingerprints more readily readable

13-11-2012

Young researchers to spend more time with their children

A first for Israeli academic institutions: Hebrew University will adjust departmental seminars to meet needs of researchers raising children

31-10-2012

Hebrew University celebrates the start of a new academic year

Albert Einstein advised the students that imagination is more important than knowledge

22-10-2012

German minister promises 10 million euros for Minerva Centers at science festival

Israeli minister declares education a top election issue

18-10-2012

Pears foundation's alumni workshop at the Hebrew U

The first Pears Foundation Alumni Workshop for graduates of the international master's program in nutritional sciences was held in Jerusalem

23-09-2012

Israeli law expert appointed to UN Human Rights Committee

Prof. Shany, was one of nine people selected to serve for a four-year tenure by 167 UN member countries

23-09-2012

Hebrew University's free online courses

Joins top U.S. and international universities to make quality content available outside classroom

20-09-2012

3 New Deans at the Hebrew University

Among the new Deans - Prof. Vered Vinitzky-Serussi, the first woman in the University's history to hold this position

18-09-2012

British and Israeli scientists will work together on stem cell research

this support is part of the BIRAX programme which was signed in 2008

11-09-2012

Hebrew University ranked 53 out of top 500 universities worldwide

University is ranked the world’s 16th best in mathematics, 27th best in computer science and 38th best in the natural sciences

09-09-2012

Summit of Geniuses: 2012 Asian Science Camp in Israel

Conference unites the best young scientists with the best scientific minds in Israel and around the world

30-08-2012

Hebrew University the second best place to work in academia

The Hebrew University was the only Israeli institution to be included among the top 25 Universities

01-08-2012

Memorial service marks ten years since terrorist bombing at Hebrew University

Nine students and staff members were killed in the bombing of the main cafeteria of the Mount Scopus campus in 2002

31-07-2012

Hebrew University's Prof. to won the Wolf Prize 2012

Prof. Jacob Bekenstein, a theoretical physicist at the Hebrew University who shed new light on black holes, received the prestigious Wolf Prize for year 2012 in an official ceremony at the Knesset.

24-05-2012

An eye opening visit at the Hebrew University

Rosalind Schogger writes about her visit to the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

15-05-2012

Hebrew University’s first graduates in clinical pharmacy

Hebrew University first graduates in clinical pharmacy to provide improved expertise for patient medicinal care

09-05-2012

Hebrew University and University of Potsdam to sign cooperation agreement

Hebrew University and University of Potsdam to sign cooperation agreement in presence of Brandenburg's Prime Minister and Minister of Science

29-04-2012

2.5 Million-Euro grant to support political communication research

2.5 Million-Euro grant from European Union to support political communication research

23-04-2012

From Ukraine to the Hebrew University

The British Friends of the Hebrew University will support students from Ukraine to study at the Hebrew U

15-04-2012

Four of the five Rothschild Prizes to go to the Hebrew University

Lord Rothschild awarded the Rothschild Prize to five outstanding Israeli academics who have made exceptional contributions to their fields

28-03-2012

Hebrew University launched Einstein Archives website

The updated and expanded Einstein Archives website containing a complete catalog of more than 80,000 documents

25-03-2012

New Degree Opportunities at the Hebrew University for prospective UK students

Brand new FOUR YEAR UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMME leading to a BA (Hons) degree at Israel’s premier university

17-02-2012

Two Hebrew University musicology professors named Israel Prize winners

Prof. Dalia Cohen and Prof. Ruth Katz of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have been chosen as the winners of the Israel Prize in musicology, culture and art for 2012

09-02-2012

Israel Prize for Mathematics and Computer Science goes to Hebrew University's Prof. David Kazhdan

Prof. Kazhdan will receive the prize for his important contributions to group theory research

27-01-2012

Want to win over your opponents? Put on your baby face

New research shows that subtle changes in appearance affect the chances that an enemy's peace offer will be accepted

24-01-2012
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