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03/04/17

“Speed-Date” Opens Israel’s First Interdisciplinary Competition for Entrepreneurship: Smart Technologies – Innovation for Better Life

Yest​erday, April 2, marked the opening of Israel’s first interdisciplinary competition in entrepreneurship with an ingen...
03/04/17

HackBGU Improving Student Life and the Learning Experience

Over 200 people gathered at the end of March for HackBGU the first international hackathon in the Negev whose theme was “Im...
03/04/17

BGU Researchers Develop Improved Model to Detect and Control Polio Outbreaks Earlier

​While polio has been virtually wiped out around the world, BGU researchers and their colleagues have developed a new model...
03/04/17

Hagit Grushka-Cohen awarded 2017 IBM PhD Fellowship

​Hagit Grushka-Cohen, a PhD student who investigates advanced methods for data protection at IBM’s Cyber Security Centre ...
29/03/17

Desktop Scanners Can Be Hijacked to Perpetrate Cyberattacks, According to BGU and Weizmann Institute Researchers

A typical office scanner can be infiltrated and a company’s network compromised using different light sources, according to...
28/03/17

The Dead Sea Recorded Global Climate Changes over the Past 200 Thousand Years, BGU Researchers Discover

​As one of the most saline lakes on Earth in an arid region, and the lowest point on Earth, the Dead Sea has recorded clima...
28/03/17

Palestinians, Jordanians and Israelis Team up to Train for Earthquakes

​A joint exercise between teams from the region's security forces took place at Kibbutz Gesher recently to train for a prop...
28/03/17

The First International Hackathon in the Negev: “Improving Student Life and the Learning Experience”

The first international hackathon in the Negev, with the theme “Improving Student Life and the Learning Experience,” will...
27/03/17

Prof. Yael Edan Honored by Alma Mater Purdue as 2017 Distinguished Woman Scholar

Prof. Yael Edan of the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management has been honoured by her alma mater, Purdue Univer...
23/03/17

Dr. Yonatan Dubi of the Department of Chemistry to be awarded prestigious Krill Prize

Dr. Yonatan Dubi of the Department of Chemistry is to be awarded the prestigious Krill Prize from the Wolf Foundation for exc...