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.

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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.

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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.

 

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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!

 

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Join Us July 24th for HU's First Ever Giving Day


Join us on this global giving day as we lay the foundation for the next 100 years.

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Hebrew University Faculty Envision the Future: Israel 70+


In honor of Israel's 70th Anniversary, we decided to look into the future, to try and predict what the next 70 years will look like. With the help of our Hebrew University faculty members, we put together a fascinating portrait of Israel at 70+.

We asked 9 researchers: how do you envision the future in your field?  How they answer, will fascinate you!

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Schulich Leaders Enjoy Round Table with HU President Asher Cohen


Students excelling in STEM felds who are part of the Schulich Leader Scholarship Program were celebrated this week in an event with Hebrew Univerity President Prof. Asher Cohen.

The event was kicked off by Ram Semo, Director of the Division for Advancement and External Relations who welcomed the University's elite Schulich Leaders.

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Alpha Students Win Big


The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is proud and honored to have four of its Alpha students win at The Israel Young Scientists and Developers competition, initiated and led by the Bloomfield Science Museum. Eight Hebrew University Alpha students submitted their work to the competition (out of 47 nation-wide).

The University's four winners are:

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Hebrew University Sweeps Israel Prizes


The Israel Prize, the State of Israel's most prestigious honor, is awarded annually on Independence Day as the highest recognition of Israeli individuals who have displayed excellence in their fields as well as those who have made an outstanding contribution to the State of Israel and the culture of the nation. 

This year, the Israel Prize will be awarded to four faculty members, and an Honorary Doctorate recipient.

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12 Alumni Making Headlines!


Hebrew University is extremely proud and honored to congratulate 12 of its alumni, who are featured in TheMarker's 40 Under 40 list of promising young individuals.

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