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Here you can read all about what's happening at the University, from the achievements of BGU academics, student activities and exciting new research.
20/06/17

Tiny Bubbles provide Tremendous Propulsion in New Microparticles Research at BGU

An innovative technique using light and tiny bubbles to propel microparticles at forces many times greater than previously ac...
19/06/17

Ben-Gurion University and Weizmann Researchers Shed New Light on Wave Motion on Cellular Membranes that Could Have Implications for Cancer Detection and Treatment

BGU and Weizmann Institute of Science researchers have disproved an old model of how actin filaments in cells generate waves ...
19/06/17

BGU Signs MOU with German Armed Forces University

BGU President Prof. Rivka Carmi and Universität der Bundeswehr (UniBw) München President Prof.​Merith Niehuss (pictured a...
19/06/17

BGU Awards UCLA’s Prof. Aomar Boum Inaugural Shaul Ben Simhon Prize

​BGU awarded the inaugural Shaul Ben-Simhon Prize for the Study of North African Jewry to UCLA’s Prof. A​omar Boum​ l...
15/06/17

Berelson Prize Awarded to Hagar: Jewish-Arab Education for Equality

The 2017 William Berelson Prize for the Promotion of Jewish-Arab Understanding in Memory of Yitzhak Rabin was awarded this we...
13/06/17

Prof. Yuval Shahar is One of a Hundred Members of the Inaugural Class of the International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics (IAHSI)

​The International Medical Informatics Association(IMIA) has concluded a lengthy election process of living leaders in heal...
13/06/17

Ben-Gurion University Researchers Suggest Older Adults and Babies Use Same Strategy to Improve Movement Accuracy

A grasping mechanism that has been attributed primarily to early development in babies and toddlers may be at work in old age...
13/06/17

Ben-Gurion University to Develop Israel’s First Dark Matter Detector

BGU will construct and operate an advanced dark matter detector. The initiative is partly funded by a joint grant from the Am...
12/06/17

Zap! Graphene is Bad News for Bacteria

Scientists at Rice University and BGU have discovered that laser-induced graphene (LIG) is a highly effective anti-fouling ma...