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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.
23/05/17

New Drug Therapy Developed by Ben-Gurion University Researchers Could Improve Brain Function and Life Expectancy in ALS Patients

BGU researchers are developing a new therapy for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) using part of an existing FDA-approved d...
23/05/17

Solar Energy Generates Fundamentally New Core-shell Nanomaterials

Can new stunning varieties of nanostructures, with remarkable optical, electronic, catalytic and mechanical properties, compr...
22/05/17

A Leader in Cyber Security Research, BGU Inaugurates the Carole and Marcus Weinstein Software and Information Systems Engineering and Cyber Security Building

The Carole and Marcus Weinstein Software and Information Systems Engineering and Cyber Security Building was inaugurated last...
22/05/17

New Therapy for Atherosclerosis developed by BGU

Researchers at BGU and the Sheba Medical Center have developed a new therapy to treat atherosclerosis and prevent heart failu...
21/05/17

Bloomberg’s Jonathan Ferziger Awarded Robert St. John Chair in Objective Middle East Reporting Prize

Bloomberg’s Jonathan Ferziger says the key elements to reporting on Israel and its neighbors are getting to know all sides ...
21/05/17

Former Australian Prime Minister, the Hon. Julia Gillard Delivers the Irene and Hyman Kreitman Annual Memorial Lecture: “Reflections on a Life of Purpose”

Former Australian prime minister the Hon. Julia Gillard Gillard delivered the Irene and Hyman Kreitman Annual Memorial Lectur...
16/05/17

Ben-Gurion University Confers Honorary Doctorates on Seven Noted Individuals

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev conferred seven honorary doctorates on outstanding individuals (pictured above) on Tuesday...
16/05/17

New BGU Study Suggests Describing Organ Donation Recipients Instead of Organ Donors’ Deaths in Media Articles to Increase Willingness to Donate

​A new BGU study contends that media articles focusing on organ donation recipients, rather than articles focusing on the o...
11/05/17

Smiling Makes You Look Younger? Not According to a New Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and Western University of Canada Study

While conventional wisdom is that smiling makes you appear younger, researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and Wes...
09/05/17

THE LANCET, One of the World’s Most Respected Medical Journals, Launches a Special Israel Issue “Health in Israel: Progress and Challenges in a Region of Conflict”

Dr Richard Horton, Editor in Chief of The Lancet: “Our collaboration began in the aftermath of the tragedy of war between I...