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Joint Study of Israeli-Palestinian Watersheds Recognized at ...

April 28, 2011

Tags: Press Releases

BGU Prof. Alon Tal says the study identified the sources of river pollution, and provided the data the two peoples needed to work together to improve the water quality.

Microclimates: Managing Weather from Street to Street

April 28, 2011

Tags: Press Releases

U.S. News and World Report -- BGU Prof. of Architecture Evyatar Erell discusses how in order to achieve true energy efficiency green building design must take into consideration the surrounding buildings.

BGU Launches First Bedouin Research Database

April 28, 2011

Tags: Negev Development & Community Programs, Press Releases

BGU is launching the first research database of professional literature on Bedouin society in the Negev region of southern Israel.

Reinventing the Olive: Oil, Drugs and Biodiesel

April 25, 2011

Tags: Alternative Energy

Researchers are working on using the waste of olive oil production to make biodiesel and ethanol.

Can Tech Make the Desert Bloom Again?

April 22, 2011

Tags: Press Releases

Just in time for Earth Day, Michael Kanellos of GreenTech Media gives an overview of how BGU and its Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research are helping people learn to live in parched environment Researchs.

The Culture of Israeli Shuks

April 22, 2011

Tags: Israel Studies, Culture & Jewish Thought

Prof. Nir Avieli explains how a city's culture is revealed in how its outdoor market is organized.

BGU Prof. Alon Tal Awarded Top Prize for Article on ...

April 22, 2011

Tags: Press Releases

BGU Prof. Alon Tal, Israel’s leading environmental activist, has been awarded the top prize in the first annual International Journal of River Basin Management (JRBM) competition.

BGU Students Develop Thought-Controlled, Hands-Free Computer ...

April 18, 2011

Tags: Press Releases, Robotics & High-Tech

BGU software engineering students have developed innovative technology that could enable people to operate a computer without using a keyboard or mouse – only their brainwaves.

Disappearing Desert: Guarded Border Imperils Ecosystem

April 15, 2011

Tags: Press Releases

Discovery News -- The border between Egypt and Israel is causing Israel's sand dunes to crust with green algae. BGU's Dr. Yaron Ziv is documenting the effects and testing strategies to make the sands active again.

Helping the Needy at Passover

April 14, 2011

Tags: Uncategorized

BGU's security staff and the student association teamed up to help needy families in Beer-Sheva and the surrounding area. They raised some $4,600 by selling items in the University's Lost and Found, and used the money to create Passover food packages.