Major medical breakthrough

May 5, 2014 by  

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem in cooperation with U.S. researchers, has made a major breakthrough in the development of the production of stem cells. Read more

Australia working with Hebrew University on climate change

January 27, 2014 by  

The University of New South Wales has been involved in a joint project with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem dealing with greenhouse gases. Read more

Australia’s Deakin University takes part in Hebrew Uni study

January 15, 2014 by  

A generally held assumption in various academic disciplines is that the way people perform various everyday activities – walking, swimming, carrying loads, etc. – is culturally determined. Read more

New English Course at the Hebrew Uni

September 11, 2013 by  

The Melton Center for Jewish Education of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem will open for the first time this Spring a new master’s degree program in Jewish education, taught in English, designed for students from abroad, both Jewish and non-Jewish. Read more

Australian-born Israelis at risk in the sun

May 24, 2013 by  

A new study conducted using extensive medical records of over one million Israeli adolescents before military service shows clearly how exposure to the Israeli sun of young, light-skinned children increases substantially the risk of cutaneous melanoma (a serious form of skin cancer).  Read more

Helping the blind to “see”

November 8, 2012 by  

Hebrew University of Jerusalem researchers have shown that activating the ‘mind’s eye’ — sounds, instead of eyesight, can produce alternative vision. Read more

Helping the blind “to see”

May 17, 2012 by  

A method developed at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem for training blind persons to “see” through the use of a sensory substitution device (SSD) has enabled those using the system to actually “read” an eye chart with letter sizes smaller than those used in determining the international standard for blindness. Read more