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Environmental Peace Treaty between Israel and Palestinians ...

July 11, 2008

Tags: Negev Development & Community Programs, Press Releases

A model for an agreement on environmental cooperation between Israel and the Palestinians was unveiled at the Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research (BIDR) of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Confers Honorary Doctoral ...

July 11, 2008

Tags: Alternative Energy, Press Releases

On August 8, 2010 BGU is presenting philanthropist and businessman Gustave S. Levey with a prestigious honorary doctoral degree. Levey has been a longtime proponent of solar energy initiatives, which have helped position BGU as a global leader in alternative energy technology.

Ben-Gurion University and Microsoft Announce Agreement of ...

July 11, 2008

Tags: Business & Management, Negev Development & Community Programs, Press Releases, Robotics & High-Tech

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) reached a strategic cooperation agreement with Microsoft's R&D Center and Microsoft Israel for joint research projects and other collaborative activities.

Hadassah Honors BGU President for Breaking Glass Ceiling

July 1, 2008

Tags: Uncategorized

Jerusalem Post--BGU President Rivka Carmi, M.D., was one of three recipients of the 2008 Hadassah Women of Distinction Awards.

BGU Presents AABGU President Carol Saal with an Honorary ...

June 30, 2008

Tags: Press Releases

American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (AABGU) announced today that its national president, Carol Saal, received an honorary doctoral degree from BGU last night during a special degree ceremony held on the Marcus Family Campus in Beer-Sheva, Israel.

BGU Researchers Discover Similar Cardiovascular Complications ...

June 30, 2008

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

A research team led by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researcher Dr. Aviv Goldbart M.D. discovered that Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) can manifest similar cardiovascular complications in young children as it does in older children and adults.

Hand Gesture Recognition System Assists Doctors and Prevents ...

June 29, 2008

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases, Robotics & High-Tech

Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev have developed a new hand gesture recognition system that enables doctors to manipulate digital images during medical procedures by motioning instead of touching a screen, keyboard or mouse.

BGU Researchers Identify Genes that Increase Plant Tolerance to ...

June 17, 2008

Tags: Press Releases

A research team at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) has identified plant genes that can be altered to increase a plant’s tolerance to heat, drought and salinity, facilitating survival in more arid regions.

Israel’s Prime Minister Visits Ben-Gurion University to Break ...

June 17, 2008

Tags: Business & Management, Negev Development & Community Programs, Press Releases, Robotics & High-Tech

More than 300 guests took part in the groundbreaking ceremony, marking the start of work on the Advanced Technologies Park adjacent to Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. The Israeli government has already allocated NIS 40 million for work on the Park's infrastructure.

New Tool Prevents Soil and Groundwater Pollution

June 16, 2008

Tags: Press Releases

A new and valuable system for fighting soil and groundwater pollution has been developed by Dr. Ofer Dahan, a researcher at the Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research at the Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research (BIDR) of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.