Mrs. Lily Safra Dedicates the New Home of ELSC

More than 400 friends and supporters joined Mrs. Lily Safra as she dedicated the new home of ELSC.

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Meet Daniel Khaykelson, PhD Candidate

Growing up in the northern Jerusalem neighborhood of Pisgat Ze’ev, Daniel Khaykelson wasn’t always keen on studying science. But by stroke of luck, a suggestion by his high-school chemistry teacher directed Daniel towards a life-time journey into the world of science.

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Meet Aaron Sloutski, PhD Chemistry Student

As a child, Aaron moved from the USSR to Jerusalem with his family. Growing up in close proximity to his grandparents, who were both physicists, Aaron was inspired and encouraged to study science from an early age.

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Hebrew University Professors Win the Rothschild Prize

We extend warm congratulations to Professors Hanah Margalit and Guy Stroumsa for winning the prestigious 2020 Rothschild Prize.

The Rothschild Prize is awarded once every two years (in Sciences) and once every four years (in Humanities and Social Sciences), and is considered one of the top three prestigious prizes that is awarded to academic researchers in Israel.

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QueenB: Teaching Teenage Girls to Code

QueenB is a non-profit organization founded by computer science students that were disheartened by the paucity of women enrolled in  Computer Science & Engineering. They decided to take action, in order to increase the representation of Israeli women working in high-tech. QueenB's goal is to inspire girls and women to believe in themselves and have confidence in their abilities.

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Dr. Nir Kalisman's Lab

Studying Causes of Alzheimer's Disease

The Department of Biological Chemistry

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Dr. Tamar Avin-Wittenberg's Lab

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Launching the Fall-Winter Webinar Series

The European Friends of The Hebrew University are proud to announce the launch of the fall-winter webinar series, which will take place October 2019 through January 2020. The monthly webinars will feature leading academics speaking about their research and work at the University.

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Porsche Invests in Israeli Startup TriEye Based on the Groundbreaking Technology of Hebrew University Professor

Porsche, the luxury car company, has decided to invest $2 million in the Israeli startup TriEye. 

TriEye is a company that uses SWIR (short-wave-infrared) technology to allow autonomous vehicles to operate effectively even under challenging weather conditions. 

The technology was developed in the Hebrew University’s Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology.

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OrCam Develops Devices to Assist the Blind and Visually Impaired

OrCam Technologies Ltd. is a start-up founded by Hebrew University Professor Amnon Shashua and Mr. Ziv Aviran, who also co-founded Mobileye in 1999. Mobileye is based on Hebrew University Technology.

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