Weizmann in Australia

May 27, 2022

Weizmann Australia stepped into space

At a photographic studio in Alexandria,  Sydney, supporters and friends of Weizmann Australia and its Executive gathered to take a step into Space. Waiters in Weizmann Institute laboratory coats served...

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December 22, 2021

Muscle Repair Study Could Lead to Better Cultivated Meat

One day the Weizmann Institute of Science’s Professor Eldad Tzahor peered into his lab’s microscope and saw steak. As part of Tzahor’s research into repairing muscle tissue, Dr Tamar Eigler,...

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August 10, 2021

Weizmann Summer school Alumni success!

An emerging science star and 2019 Weizmann Institute Summer School Alumnus recently had her prolific talent recognised, being awarded both the Charles Allen Seymor Hawker Scholarship of $60,000 over three...

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June 17, 2020

Weizmann PhD brings science to visual life in Australia

Science can be complex and often hard to ‘see’.  But a scientific animator’s skill can change that by bringing it all to life, not just for the scientist but the...

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June 8, 2020

The Garvan Institute and the Weizmann Institute of Science’s inaugural live webinar – you’re invited

The public are invited to an exclusive one hour webinar featuring two intriguing speakers from different perspectives of the COVID-19 crisis: Olfaction at the epicentre of COVID-19 Professor Noam Sobel...

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April 15, 2020

Weizmann Coronavirus Response Fund – You Can Help

The Weizmann Institute of Science has set up the Weizmann Coronavirus Response Fund which aims to raise approximately $25 million for the urgent dissemination of support to its scientists working...

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February 27, 2020

APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR THE 2020 WEIZMANN INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL, ISRAEL

Applications are now open for talented, science-oriented, Australian high school graduates of 2019 to participate in the 2020 International Summer Science Institute (ISSI), at the Weizmann Institute of Science in...

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January 13, 2020

Weizmann brings out its best in Israel – event report

In November 2019, the first Garvan-Weizmann Symposium was held in Israel, coinciding with the Weizmann Institute of Science’s 70th anniversary celebrations plus the 71st meeting of its international board. Weizmann’s...

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January 13, 2020

Weizmann brings out its best in Israel – event report

In November 2019, the first Garvan-Weizmann Symposium was held in Israel, coinciding with the Weizmann Institute of Science’s 70th anniversary celebrations plus the 71st meeting of its international board. Weizmann’s...

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January 11, 2020

Garvan-Weizmann Showcase

In 2016 the Garvan-Weizmann partnership was formalised during an Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce NSW mission to Israel, led by the NSW Premier of the time, Mr Mike Baird.  A memorandum...

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January 8, 2020

Rhodes Scholarship awarded to former Weizmann Summer School Student

Two-time Weizmann scholar Matt Goh is heading to the University of Oxford after recently graduating with First Class Honours in theoretical physics from the Australian National University (ANU). But not...

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December 4, 2019

Weizmann-Garvan symposium and partnership

The Garvan-Weizmann Centre for Cellular Genomics was celebrated at the Annual General Meeting of the International Board on November 13 in the presence of many Australian friends and scientists. Jillian...

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August 26, 2019

2019 Science Summer School Scholars share their Weizmann experience

In July 2019 three lucky high school science graduates attended the month long, annual Weizmann Institute of Science’s International Summer Science Institute (ISSI) in Israel. These were Caleb McKenna (University...

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June 14, 2019

Meet the Australian science scholars!

Recently we announced that three lucky young people had won the Weizmann Australia scholarship to attend the 2019 Weizmann Institute of Science’s Dr Bessie F. Lawrence International Summer Science Institute (ISSI) in...

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May 26, 2019

2019 Weizmann summer school scholarship winners

This year, there are three Australian high school graduate winners of the Weizmann Australia scholarship now destined to attend the 2019 Weizmann Institute of Science’s Dr Bessie F. Lawrence International...

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February 26, 2019

2019 International Summer School scholarship now open

Applications are now open for talented, science-oriented, Australian high school graduates of 2018 to participate in the Weizmann Institute of Science’s 2019 Dr Bessie F. Lawrence International Summer Science Institute...

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January 29, 2019

Teachers taught art of genomic visualisation

Making the invisible, visible and teaching Australian high-school teachers innovative ways to educate students about cellular genomics, was the focus of a unique, four-day Weizmann-Garvan collaborative education program held on...

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December 19, 2018

Transforming Medicine

The Garvan-Weizmann Centre for Cellular Genomics has only been open for 16 months, but statistics from the Australian-Israeli medical research joint venture show it is already a hive of activity....

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August 31, 2018

An Interview with the Head of the Garvan-Weizmann Centre

One year ago, the Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Sydney, and the Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel, came together to form the Garvan-Weizmann Partnership, with a cornerstone physical centre in Darlinghurst,...

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August 23, 2018

Australian students attend Weizmann Summer School 2018

During July, two high school science graduates – Dominic Agius, now at Sydney University, and Milan Leonard, now at the Australian National University – attended the month long, annual Weizmann...

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