Joint Study of Israeli-Palestinian Watersheds Recognized at ...
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
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
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
Researchers are working on using the waste of olive oil production to make biodiesel and ethanol.
Can Tech Make the Desert Bloom Again?
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
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 ...
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 ...
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
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
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.