Something in the Air: Serious Underestimation of Global Warming


EMET Prize-winning scientist, Professor Daniel Rosenfeld, of Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Herrmann Institute of Earth Sciences, has developed a satellite imaging method which has determined that the extent of global warming has been grossly underestimated.

Artificial Intelligence Algorithms Prove Pivotal to Quantum Physics


Professor Amnon Shashua from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Rachel and Selim Benin School of Computer Science and Engineering has succeeded in proving mathematically that methods leading the field of artificial intelligence (the same as those that gave us voice and facial recognition abilities) can help to understand phenomena in quantum physics.

Discovery of Promising Cure for Day Blindness by Gene Therapy


Prof. Ron Ofri of Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Koret School of Veterinary Medicine has developed a gene therapy that may cure hereditary day blindness, called achromatopsia. People affected by this vision disorder cannot see in bright daylight, can only see in low-light conditions, and have low visual acuity and colorblindness as well.

Lightricks Proves the Start-up Nation is not just about Tel Aviv


Hidden away among the converted, old student dorms of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem is a thriving start-up making waves far beyond its modest surroundings.

In His Own Words: New Einstein Papers Revealed


Missing Computations from Einstein’s Unified Theory Concerned Letters to Son During Nazi Germany, in New Collection

Managers Who Listen Boost Staff Creativity


Managers who listen attentively could boost their team members’ creativity, suggests a new study from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and King’s Business School at King’s College London.  

Are We The Loneliest Generation?


Contrary to Common Belief, Hebrew University Researcher says Declining Marriage Rates May be the Solution for Loneliness, Not the Problem.  

Daniel Cohen, MSc Physics Student


Daniel was born and raised in Haifa, and chose to study physics at the Hebrew University because “I was curious to understand how the universe works.” Daniel is fascinated with his current field of research--quantum information and precision measurements, which he says “is a new and interesting field that can have a big impact on future technologies.”

Meet Yuval Tarrab, MSc Chemistry Student


Yuval grew up in the the city of Yehud, south-east of Tel Aviv. She completed her undergraduate degree in Chemistry and Cognitive Science in 2017. Now in the 2nd year of her master’s degree at the Institute of Chemistry, Yuval is researching protein interactions in Prof. Assaf Friedler’s lab as well as working as a teaching assistant. Before joining a lab, she couldn’t have managed without a scholarship.

Celebrating an Exciting New School Year


The Hebrew University looks forward to a fruitful and challenging year ahead   Welcome back to school! Before diving into another year of studies, students at our Mt. Scopus Campus celebrated the new school year in style today with live music and fun in the sun. We warmly welcome our returning students and wish our new students the best of luck in the first steps of their academic journey!