Painkillers and autism

April 27, 2018 by  

A study from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem sheds new light on the possible relationship between prolonged use of acetaminophen (paracetamol) during pregnancy and the risk of neurodevelopmental disorders in childhood. Read more

Intersex international conference at Hebrew University

September 5, 2017 by  

This week, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem will host an international conference, “Building Interdisciplinary Bridges for Research and Recognition of Intersexed Bodies.” Read more

Online database of Jewish art

August 10, 2017 by  

The Centre for Jewish Art at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem has launched the world’s largest online database of Jewish art. Read more

Meta-analysis finds that among men from North America, Europe and Australia, sperm concentration has declined more than 50% in less than 40 years

July 26, 2017 by  

Researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Faculty of Medicine and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai report a significant decline in sperm concentration and total sperm count among men from Western countries.  Read more

Hebrew Uni gets its report card…and a new president

July 4, 2017 by  

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is the 11th best university in the world for Mathematics, according to the new “Global Ranking of Academic Subjects” for 2017, released by the Shanghai Ranking Consultancy, which rates universities worldwide. Read more

Research at Israel’s leading quantum science centre to protest data privacy and prevent cyber eavesdropping

June 12, 2017 by  

The Quantum Information Science Centre at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem has won a NIS 7.5 million tender from the Government of Israel to lead the construction of a national demonstrator for quantum communications technologies. Read more

Hebrew Uni to dedicate brain science centre

June 9, 2017 by  

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is to dedicate the new home of The Edmond and Lily Safra Centre for Brain Sciences (ELSC) in Jerusalem next week. Read more

Cannabis reverses aging processes in brains of mice

May 13, 2017 by  

Like any other organ, our brain ages. As a result, our cognitive abilities decrease with increasing age. Thus it becomes more difficult to learn new things or devote attention to several things at the same time. This process is normal, but can also promote dementia. Researchers have long been looking for ways to slow down or even reverse this process. Read more

Israel Prize to be Awarded to Hebrew University Professor Yehuda Liebes

February 10, 2017 by  

Professor Yehuda Liebes from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem is to be awarded the Israel Prize for his work in the field of Kabbalah and Jewish mystical literature. Read more

Rare Frescoes from Roman Period Discovered in the Galilee

August 12, 2016 by  

A team from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem has discovered hundreds of fragments belonging to frescoes from the Roman period, in the Zippori National Park…funded by the estate of a Perth couple. Read more

Helen Mirren meets theatre students at the Hebrew Uni in Jerusalem

June 27, 2016 by  

Dame Helen Mirren, one of the world’s best-known and most respected actresses, has met with Arab and Jewish theatre students at The Billy Crystal Program for Peace Through the Performing Arts, at the Department of Theatre Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Read more

Hebrew University produces new orthopaedic tool

February 27, 2016 by  

A new guide-wire has been developed in a joint project between the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Hadassah medical Centre. Read more

Rare Einstein documents on show at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

February 12, 2016 by  

Scientists from Caltech, MIT and the LIGO Scientific Collaboration today announced they have recorded the first direct evidence of gravitational waves that Albert Einstein, a founder of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, predicted years ago. Read more

Israel Prize: Winner announced

February 4, 2016 by  

Israeli Minister of Education Naftali Bennett has announced that Prof. Edit Doron a professor in the Department of Linguistics and at the Language, Logic and Cognition Center in the Faculty of Humanities at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.will be awarded the Israel Prize for her work in the study of Linguistics. Read more

The third industrial revolution

December 29, 2015 by  

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem has launched The 3D and Functional Printing Center, Israel’s first centre with a focus on research in 3D and functional printing. Read more

Ancient royal seal unearthed in Jerusalem

December 6, 2015 by  

The Ophel excavations at the foot of the southern wall of the Temple Mount have unearthed an impression of the royal seal of King Hezekiah (727–698 BCE). Read more

The secret lives of bagels and falafel

November 23, 2015 by  

What do bagels and falafel have in common? According to a Hebrew University of Jerusalem researcher, comparing the histories of these two foods shows us that  bagels and falafel have much more in common than meets the eye.  Read more

Hebrew University reaching out for Australian alumni

July 29, 2015 by  

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem want to hear from Australian alumni who would like join their new networking platform. Read more

Hebrew University to the rescue

July 17, 2015 by  

Jerusalem’s Hebrew University has performed an unusual dental operation…on a military Belgian Shepherd dog. Read more

Noted antisemitism scholar passes away

May 22, 2015 by  

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem mourns the passing of Prof. Robert S. Wistrich, a preeminent historian who since 2002 has headed the university’s Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism.  Read more

Archaeologists discover ancient entryway

December 21, 2014 by  

Archaeologists from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Institute of Archaeology have discovered a monumental entryway to the Herodian Hilltop Palace at the Herodium National Park. Read more

Hebrew University at work on the reef

September 30, 2014 by  

An expedition from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Carnegie Institute of Science has measured a roughly 40% reduction in the rate of calcium carbonate deposited in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef in the last 35 years — a scenario that could damage the reef framework and endanger the entire coral ecosystem. Read more

Joint Israeli Palestinian Poll, June 2014

June 29, 2014 by  

The results of  a where are we at  poll organised by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Palestine Center for Policy and Survey  Research have been published.

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Making fruit even healthier

June 21, 2014 by  

A graduate student at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem has discovered a way to attack bacteria on food packaging. Read more

The Chief Rabbi visits the Hebrew University

May 29, 2014 by  

Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, the 11th Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth, recently led a delegation of 50 rabbis to the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Read more

Attain an MBA in Israel

January 27, 2014 by  

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is launching a new one-year International MBA in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Read more

New Oral History website at the Hebrew University

November 8, 2013 by  

Marking 75 years since the Kristallnacht attacks of November 9-10, 1938, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Oral History Division launched a new website where the public can search and access 900 previously unavailable Holocaust-related voice recordings and transcripts. Read more