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How Newspaper Bylines Paved the Way for Celebrity Journalism

December 22, 2010

Tags: Business & Management, Press Releases

A new study by BGU researchers Dr. Zvi Reich show how journalists getting byline recognition in newspapers changed the way people view news.

Partnering with Singapore to Establish New Energy Efficiency ...

December 20, 2010

Tags: Press Releases, Robotics & High-Tech

BGU is part of an initiative to create two new research centers in Singapore to develop nanomaterials for more energy-efficient applications and water management technologies.

Watchful Waiting Instead of Immediate Antibiotics Recommended ...

December 17, 2010

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

As middle ear infections increase during the winter months, BGU researchers suggest that in many cases the most appropriate treatment is “watchful waiting” instead of using antibiotics immediately.

Do Your Looks Help or Hurt Your Job Search?

December 2, 2010

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

A new study from BGU shows good looks can hurt a woman's chances when looking for work.

Personalized Diets Help Older Patients Live Longer

December 2, 2010

Tags: Press Releases

BGU research finds that tailored diets for elderly patients help them live longer after a hospital stay.

Attractive Women are Less Likely to Get the Job

November 30, 2010

Tags: Business & Management, Press Releases

“Good looks” are only sometimes a positive factor in consideration for a job, according to new research from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU). In the new working paper, "Are Good-Looking People More Employable?" two economics researchers from BGU prove that a double standard exists between good looks as a positive factor in men and women.

The First Woman to Lead Israel’s University Presidents

November 29, 2010

Tags: Leadership, Awards & Events

BGU's Prof. Rivka Carmi is the first woman to chair the Committee of University Presidents in Israel.

LA Philanthropist Dariush Fakheri Establishes Project Jacob to ...

November 23, 2010

Tags: Business & Management, Medical Research, Negev Development & Community Programs, Press Releases

Innovative foundation will provide up to $1.2 million to help fund and commercialize BGU research.

Supplying the Missing Building Block in Brain Atrophy

November 16, 2010

Tags: Medical Research

Israel 21C -- BGU's Prof. Ohad Birk has identified a genetic mutation that leads to severe mental retardation and epilepsy.

See the Israeli Spiderman Robot in Action (Video)

November 15, 2010

Tags: Robotics & High-Tech -- Visitors to the bi-annual Robotics Conference in Israel had a chance to meet Dr. Amir Shapiro's amazing robots developed at BGU's Robotics Lab.