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  • Apr052022

    British Friends of the Hebrew University Announces Alan Jacobs as Chair and Isaac Kaye appointed President

    British Friends of the Hebrew University (BFHU) is pleased to announce the appointment of Alan Jacobs as its new Chair, succeeding Isaac Kaye who in turn is appointed President.

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  • Apr052022

    The Bezalel Index of Jewish Art now has now accumulated 400,000 images

    The CJA (Centre for Jewish Art at the Hebrew University) has announced that the largest recent additions to the Index were the results of a number of recent endeavours.

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  • Apr012022

    HUJI Bites: Looking for Answers to Autism with Dr. Maayan Salton

    On this episode of HUJI Bites, Dr. Salton describes how her lab studies RNA and the process of editing, particularly as it relates to individuals with autism spectrum disorder, and how the genetic information that passes from our genes make us who we are.

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  • Mar312022

    Senior Moroccan Academic Delegation Visits Hebrew University

    Israel’s academic cooperation with Morocco hit a high point this week with the visit of a senior delegation from Morocco’s Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P) to the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HUJI).

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  • Mar292022

    Coming Soon to Cellphones, Drones and Eyeglasses: Lenses as Thin as 1/1000 of a Hair

    Hebrew University Develops Method to Evaluate Emerging Flat Lens Technologies.

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  • Mar282022

    Out of the Lab Series with Professor Daniel Mandler

    In this episode of Out of the Lab, Professor Daniel Mandler, from the Institute of Chemistry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, discusses his intense curiosity, art, and how he draws inspiration from the greats like Leonardo da Vinci, who constantly combined art with science.

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  • Mar212022

    HUJI Bites: No Bones About It with Prof. Mona Dvir-Ginsberg

    In this episode of HUJI Bites, Prof. Mona Dvir-Ginsberg of the Faculty of Dental Medicine talks about what she is doing in her lab to combat the degenerative effects of this joint disease and how cartilage plays a prominent role in this process.

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  • Mar172022

    Hebrew University Student Wins Prestigious Apple AI Fellowship

    The PhD fellowship in Machine Learning and AI was created by Apple “to celebrate the contributions of students pursuing cutting-edge fundamental and applied machine learning research worldwide”.

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  • Mar172022

    U.S. Ambassador to Israel Thomas Nides Visits Hebrew University, His First Visit to an Israeli Academic Institution

    During the visit, Ambassador Nides met with senior University leaders – including the university’s president, Prof. Asher Cohen, its vice-president Amb. Yossi Gal and its rector, Prof. Barak Medina – as well as with prominent researchers and scientists.

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  • Mar122022

    Mothers’ Exposure To Air Pollution Associated with Low-birth-weight Babies

    Hebrew University Study of 380,000 Births in Israel – a Country with the Highest Fertility Rate among OECD Countries and High Air Pollution Levels – Reveals Troubling Link

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