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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Ben-Gurion University Cyber Researchers Discover How any Network Router Can Covertly Leak Data

​Researchers at BGU's Cyber Security Research Centre (CSRC) have demonstrated for the first time that it is possible to cov...

Centre for Israel Studies Established

The Centre for Israel Studies (CIS) at the Ben-Gurion Research Institute for the Study of Israel and Zionism (BGRI) in Sede B...

Aron Bernstein Chair in Jewish History Dedicated

The Aron Bernstein Chair in Jewish History, which was dedicated last week, has an interesting history behind it.

Théo Tobiasse’s Sculpture 'The Acrobats' Unveiled on BGU’s Marcus Family Campus

In a signal honour, The Acrobats sculpture, one of the late famed artist Théo Tobiasse’s final creations, was unveiled on ...