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U. of Haifa student makes history, wins gold in world sailing championship

"Their win is a great source of pride for the State of Israel and for the university," said Prof. Ron Robin, the president of the University of Haifa.

Harvard President Bacow to be awarded honorary doctorate from U of Haifa

UH and Harvard have recently been collaborating with one another in marine sciences, archaeology and environmental studies.

University of Haifa prof. wins Israel Prize for Hebrew Literature

The Israel Prize is considered one of the state’s highest honors and is awarded in a ceremony on Independence Day.

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Haifa University professor shortens process to identify receptor function

A new computational method developed at Haifa University shortens the usually long process to identify receptors' functions.

Haifa University signs cooperation agreement with UAE research institute

The Emirati TRENDS Institute studies geopolitical shifts, international relations, security and military affairs and economic sustainability in and around the Middle East.

COVID-19 deaths reduced by only meeting with those of same age – study

Creating microenvironments for people in the same group to meet while maintaining social distancing and wearing masks could cut mortality rates by up to 91%.

26/11/2020
An Israeli gas platform, controlled by a U.S.-Israeli energy group, is seen in the Mediterranean sea

Israel in ‘weak countries club’ if it looks away while Cyprus acts – study

In six years, Israel has done nothing to challenge Cyprus's position that it may pump gas out of the Aphrodite-Yishai field.

A worker touches a cannabis plant at a growing facility for the Tikun Olam company near the northern

Medical cannabis doesn't cause cognitive decline in seniors, study finds

"Although the cannabis patients have been using it consistently for at least a year, we have not found that their cognitive function is lower than of people similar to them in age and background."

One World Trade is seen behind a sign that flashes an emergency alert, as the coronavirus disease (C

New method to curb coronavirus: Change public opinion - study

Researchers were able to change people's perceptions about health regulations using online tools, and research showed an improvement of "individuals' health preserving attitudes."

03/10/2020
Bottles labeled "Vaccine" stand near medical syringe in front of "Coronavirus COVID-19" display

COVID-19 vaccine ready by elections won't help Trump – U. of Haifa expert

“In May, about 3 in 4 Americans were willing to take the vaccine immediately, now that number is down to 1 in 2. And among Republicans, it is even less.”

04/10/2020
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