Nov 29

Israel is Paving the Way in Climate Change Solutions


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Learn how BGU is launching the first school of its kind in Israel, the School of Sustainability and Climate Change. Discover how BGU is leveraging 50 years of cutting-edge research in tackling the challenges of living in the Negev environment, and ways that we can all live more sustainable lives.
Prof. Sigal Abramovich
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Prof. Osnat Gillor
Department of Environmental Hydrology & Microbiology
Prof. Yaron Ziv
Director, School of Sustainability and Climate Change, BGU
Moderated by:
Doug Seserman
Americans for Ben-Gurion University CEO
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Monday, November 29, 2021

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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Prof. Sigal Abramovich, Ph.D., is a marine biologist whose research includes targeting a near future prospective for the usage of foraminifera as model organisms for monitoring marine environments and global change. She is currently the chair of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, head of the Laboratory for Foraminiferal Research, and a faculty member for the School of Sustainability and Climate Change at BGU.



Prof. Osnat Gillor, Ph.D., is the head of BGU’s Department of Environmental Hydrology and Microbiology. She has a broad set of research interests, ranging from the role of antimicrobials in biofilm formation to the diversity of soil bacteria and their role in the ecosystem.





Prof. Yaron Ziv, Ph.D., is the Head of the School of Sustainability and Climate Change at BGU and was the chair of the ‘Green Campus Initiative’ for five years. His research is in the field of ecology, with a special interest in spatial ecology and conservation biology. Throughout his scientific activity, he strives to apply his research inferences and professional knowledge to conservation aspects concerning rare species, protecting disappearing habitats and maintaining biodiversity.