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Moroccan University Delegation Visits BGU

April 4, 2022

Tags: Desert & Water Research, Leadership, Awards & Events

Morocco's Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P) President El Habti said, “[BGU and UM6P] have a joint vision to advance innovative research and technologies critical to the Earth’s future.”

BGU Researchers Find New Treatment for Head and Neck Cancer

April 4, 2022

Tags: Medical Research

Their findings show that BGU researchers may have found potential novel treatments for head and neck cancers – which include throat cancer, mouth cancer, and other cancers that affect the region of your body above the shoulders.

A4BGU to Raise Emergency Funds for Ukrainian Students

March 10, 2022

Tags: Alternative Energy, Business & Management, Desert & Water Research, Israel Studies, Culture & Jewish Thought, Leadership, Awards & Events

Americans for Ben-Gurion University is launching an emergency fund website to aid in ensuring that the Ukrainian student/scholar refugees will be able to continue their education.

Forbes: How Some Species Can Go Extinct Twice

February 25, 2022

Tags: Natural Sciences, Research News

An international team of scientists recently published a study, co-authored by ecologist Uri Roll, a senior lecturer at BGU, arguing that species can go extinct twice.

Calcalist Spotlights BGU’s Prof. Dan Blumberg

February 25, 2022

Tags: Desert & Water Research, Robotics & High-Tech

Calcalist notes that today, BGU has grown to 2,800 engineers, seen the founding of the Gav-Yam High Tech Park, and the presence of 70 companies setting up research centers in Beer Sheva.

BGU Study Finds Ultrasound Could Be The Key to Diagnosing Autism

February 14, 2022

Tags: Medical Research

A routine ultrasound during the second trimester “can identify early signs of autism spectrum disorder” (ASD), according to a new study by BGU and Soroka Medical Center in Israel.

Magen David Adom & BGU Announce Academic Affiliation

February 14, 2022

Tags: Negev Development & Community Programs

“By researching pre-hospital emergency care, there’s an opportunity to develop innovative approaches that can improve results for patients,” said Oren Wacht, head of Ben-Gurion University’s Department of Emergency Medicine and a volunteer paramedic.

BGU’s Dr. Menny Shalom Named Blavatnik Award Laureate

February 8, 2022

Tags: Leadership, Awards & Events

Dr. Shalom’s work focuses on renewable and sustainable energy production at a time of a mounting climate crisis that demands more abundant and inexpensive sources of renewable energy.