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BGU Develops a Pepper Harvesting Robot

February 18, 2015

Tags: Desert & Water Research, Robotics & High-Tech

BGU and European partners have developed a robot that identifies and harvests ripe peppers.

U. Chicago and BGU Form Water Alliance

February 12, 2015

Tags: Desert & Water Research, Nanotechnology, Negev Development & Community Programs

BGU brings water expertise to University of Chicago research collaboration.

MIT and BGU Announce Five Jointly Funded Projects

February 11, 2015

Tags: Desert & Water Research, Medical Research

The initial projects focus on agriculture and water research as well as spinal cord injury treatments.

The UN Looks to BGU for Desert Research Expertise

December 3, 2014

Tags: Desert & Water Research

BGU hosts the 5th lnt’l Conference on Drylands, Deserts and Desertification at its Sede Boqer Campus.

BGU Student Receives Presidential Grant

July 18, 2014

Tags: Desert & Water Research

Gil Eshel receives the President of the State of Israel Scientific Excellence and Innovation Grant.

Organic Agriculture May Pollute Groundwater

March 6, 2014

Tags: Desert & Water Research

BGU research finds that organic agriculture can cause pollution from nitrate leaching into groundwater.

BGU to Establish Ocean Studies Center in Eilat

January 23, 2014

Tags: Leadership, Awards & Events, Natural Sciences

BGU partners with a Canadian university to create an international center for marine sciences in Eilat.

A Budding Wine Boom in the Negev

July 8, 2013

Tags: Desert & Water Research

BGU researchers help local winemakers develop water collection methods for growing grapes in the desert.

Negev Farming Began 5,000 Years Earlier Than Thought

April 9, 2013

Tags: Desert & Water Research

A BGU researcher finds that agriculture in Israel's Negev region may date back even before biblical times.