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The renowned psychosexual therapist will be receiving an honorary doctoral degree from BGU in May. To commemorate the honor, she is establishing the Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer Endowed Scholarship for Psychology.

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Using Virtual Reality to Identify Child-Pedestrian Behaviors

December 21, 2015

Tags: Press Releases, Robotics & High-Tech

A new study gives the old adage "look both ways before crossing the street" a modern twist.

Graywater Reuse for Irrigation Deemed Safe

December 16, 2015

Tags: Desert & Water Research, Press Releases

BGU researchers determine that treated graywater does not cause water-related illness.

Water Institute Appoints Noam Weisbrod Director

November 9, 2015

Tags: Desert & Water Research, Press Releases

He previously headed the Zuckerberg Institute's Department of Environmental Hydrology and Microbiology.

BGU Launches Inno-Negev Technology Accelerator

October 22, 2015

Tags: Business & Management, Press Releases

Start-up entrepreneurs will have access to the tools they need to realize their ideas.

BGU Students at Forefront of Israel’s Oil Exploration

October 21, 2015

Tags: Natural Sciences, Press Releases

They are working with Prof. Harold Vinegar, providing scientific analysis for the oil program in the Golan.

BGU Student Team Wins Competition for Cancer Therapy

September 30, 2015

Tags: Leadership, Awards & Events, Medical Research, Press Releases

BGU students are the first Israelis to become finalists. 259 teams from around the world competed in Boston.

Mothers Help Daughters Obtain Positive Body Image

September 9, 2015

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

A new study focuses on combating body dissatisfaction that could otherwise lead to eating disorders.

How to Profile Would-Be School Shooters

September 8, 2015

Tags: Homeland & Cyber Security, Press Releases

Prof. Yair Neuman has developed a program that could identify the student most likely to hurt his peers.

Similarities Between Leukemia and AIDS Discovered

August 24, 2015

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

Dr. Ran Taube's discovery could lead to the prevention of HIV and destruction of the virus.