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Jerusalem-based university founded in 1918 by Einstein and Chaim Weizmann
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Professor Mona Khoury-Kassbari, Hebrew University of Jerusalem's first female Arab Vice President

First Arab woman senior vice president appointed at Hebrew University

Khoury-Kassabari is the first Arab in a HU senior position of vice president and the role is the first senior role designed to strengthen inclusion and diversity at an Israeli University.

Mount Scopus campus, Hebrew University Jerusalem

Hebrew University of Jerusalem places #64 in the world rankings

However, 6 of Israel's 9 listed universities declined in the global rankings from last year.

26/04/2021
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HUJI announces Dutch partnership to develop machine-learning algorithms

Both groups have the goal to start an innovation that would overcome media access control randomization while maintaining high standards of data privacy.

Earth Day: Hebrew University opens Academic Center for Sustainability

The academic center will work in collaboration with other projects and research in the university and Israel to promote sustinability and address environmental concerns.

Bad to the bone: Junk food damages childhood bone development, study finds

Junk food is especially popular among children, and it is estimated that 70% of their entire caloric intake comes from them.

Prof. Katzir using the technology on a patient.

Sackler lab produces automatic, non-invasive melanoma test

The test relies on a collection of special optical fibers that are transparent in infrared light. One end of the fibers is connected to a device that evaluates the 'colors' in the infrared.

Food by Valero, Jerusalem

Israeli researchers make breakthrough discovery to combat obesity

The researchers claim to have identified the "mechanism of action of the master switch for hunger in the brain."

Amazon, Hebrew University partner up to tackle quantum computing

AWS brings quantum computing researchers and engineers together to accelerate development on quantum computing algorithms and technology, a statement by HU said.

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Animal testing a thing of the past? HUJI develops treatments without it

This represented the first application of a bionic chip being used to develop a safe cancer treatment without the need for animal testing, which often results in cruelty.

Six Israeli university programs in top 100 worldwide

The annual survey by QS Quacquarelli Symonds ranked 13,883 academic programs by subject at 1440 universities in 85 locations around the world.

03/03/2021
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