Marc Rich Foundation Invests in Women Researchers
The Marc Rich Foundation Prizes for Excellence in Research for Women Researchers were announced at the 39th Annual Board of Governors’ Meeting at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in May. The prizes were created this year to advance the position of women in academia.
Israeli University Honors Environmental Sculptor Dani Karavan
Green Prophet -- BGU honors one of Israel's most outstanding environmental sculptors, Dani Karavan, with an honorary doctoral degree.
Proposed Fruit and Vegetable Tax Threatens Healthy Food ...
The Forward -- BGU economists Bradley Ruffle and Haim Shalit comment on the controversial fruit and vegetable tax Israeli lawmakers have recently proposed.
Who Drives Better: Drunks or Stoners?
Popular Science -- The Cadillac simulator at BGU's Laboratory for Human Factors in Road Safety immerses drivers in a personalized road trip while researchers monitor their glance, expression and heartbeat.
Better Brain-Wave Analysis
Technology Review -- BGU researcher discovers novel method to analyze brain signals which could guide stroke treatment.
Building a Hydrological Future
Haaretz -- BGU environmentalist and lecturer Prof. Alon Tal calls for serious investment by the Israeli government and people to protect, manage and build Israel's water supply.
Israeli University Gives Rare Honor to Jordanian
The Associated Press -- BGU is recognizing Dr. Mohammed al-Hadid, president of the Jordan Red Crescent, for a joint Israeli-Jordanian program in emergency medicine to be offered at BGU.
As Pope Ends Trip, Complaints Echo
The Wall Street Journal -- BGU professor of Jewish history Hanna Yablonka expresses her disappointment that Pope Benedict XVI and the Israeli authorities were unable to make a more profound effort to bridge divides.
Music That’s Safe to Drive to
Israel21c -- BGU music psychologist Dr. Warren Brodsky has created the prototype of a music CD specifically aimed at high-risk driving situations in hopes of promoting safe driving solutions.
Couple Lucky to Be Alive After Eating Deadly Fish Given to Them ...
Fox News -- BGU marine biologist Dr. Nadav Shashar provides expert commentary on poisonous fish that have made several Israelis seriously ill and killed one.