Latest Weizmann News

28 December 2017 | Weizmann in Australia, Weizmann in Israel

Weizmann impresses at first visit

Weizmann Australia’s newest board member, Mr Bernard Stang, had his first Weizmann Campus experience when he attended the International Board Meeting in November. Mr Stang is a leading Australian businessman...

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29 August 2017 | Weizmann in Australia

Weizmann International Summer Science Institute Australian graduates return – fully inspired!

For the month of July, three fortunate high school graduates attended the annual Weizmann Institute of Science International Summer Science Institute (ISSI) in Israel, one of which was thanks to...

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5 August 2017 | Weizmann in Australia, Weizmann in Israel

The driving force of “curiosity and passion”

She was born into poverty yet Professor Ada Yonath of the Weizmann Institute of Science, became one of four women to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry and the first...

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4 August 2017 | Garvan-Weizmann Partnership, Weizmann in Australia, Weizmann in Israel

Two great research institutes join forces – Garvan-Weizmann Centre for Cellular Genomics officially opened

The Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Sydney, and Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel, have now officially opened the Garvan-Weizmann Centre for Cellular Genomics – where the genetic makeup of...

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14 June 2017 | Weizmann in Australia

2017 Summer School scholarships awarded

This year, three high school graduates have been selected to attend the Weizmann Institute of Science International Summer Science Institute (ISSI) in Israel, which takes place over the month of...

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2 June 2017 | Weizmann in Australia, Weizmann in Israel, Weizmann in the News

Friends collaborate to de-code superbugs in Weizmann-Monash research partnership

Eight years ago he was a postdoctoral student of Nobel Laureate, Professor Ada Yonath of the Weizmann Institute of Science, spending three years in Israel studying.  Now Dr Matthew Belousoff...

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29 April 2017 | Weizmann in Australia

Building dialog through science – new website

Building Dialog through Science, or BDS, (http://israelbds.org/) is the name of a new website from the Weizmann Institute of Science that features the many and varied scientific studies that rely...

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6 March 2017 | Weizmann in Australia, Weizmann in Israel

2017 International Summer School scholarship now open

Imagine this:  you are developing a strategy against cancer that will trigger the body’s early detection of tumours, or studying surfaces using scanning tunnelling microscopy, or learning about the behaviour...

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6 March 2017 | Garvan-Weizmann Partnership, Weizmann in Australia

The Garvan-Weizmann Partnership

It started with a couple of scientists working halfway around the world from each other. Professor Peter Croucher at the Garvan Institute was working to understand why, even after a...

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2 November 2016 | Weizmann in Australia, Weizmann in Israel

Destination Weizmann

Some may think that a serious, scientific institute is not a fun place to take your kids when on holiday, but according to Sydney’s Ian Perlman, Israel’s Weizmann Institute of...

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2 November 2016 | Weizmann in Australia

Sam Lees wins science prize

An 18 year old aspiring doctor from Moriah College has won Weizmann Australia’s prize for Excellence, Commitment and Curiosity in Science. Sam Lees said he was thrilled, but very surprised,...

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10 September 2016 | Garvan-Weizmann Partnership, Weizmann in Australia, Weizmann in Israel

Weizmann’s Professor Ido Amit visits Garvan

It was the first time for Weizmann’s Professor Ido Amit to visit the Garvan Institute of Medical Research in Sydney, where he met senior staff to discuss the recently announced...

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5 September 2016 | Weizmann in Australia, Weizmann in Israel

Summer school an ‘incredible opportunity’ say students

Recently  we announced that ANU students Cherry Zheng and Matthew Goh had won the Trawalla Foundation–Weizmann Australia scholarship to attend the 2016 Weizmann Institute of Science International Summer Science Institute (ISSI)...

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4 July 2016 | Weizmann in Australia, Weizmann in Israel

Weizmann global gathering inspires

Every two years the Weizmann Institute of Science (WIS) gathers together its key international supporters to celebrate the Institute’s achievements and mark its global scientific impact to the benefit of...

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22 June 2016 | Weizmann in Australia, Weizmann in Israel

2016 ISSI scholarship recipients

Two excellent candidates have won the recent Trawalla Foundation–Weizmann Australia scholarship to attend the 2016 Weizmann Institute of Science International Summer Science Institute (ISSI) in Israel.  They are high school...

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5 June 2016 | Weizmann in Australia, Weizmann in Israel, Weizmann in the News

It’s a molecular secret message

A molecular invisible ink is now available. Called a molecular-scale messaging sensor (m-SMS), this is part of a secure, chemically based system designed to transmit and reveal secret messages. Created by...

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5 June 2016 | Weizmann in Australia, Weizmann in Israel, Weizmann in the News

Not knowing you’re learning

At some point in our lives we have all had to consciously use our brains to learn at school, university and work – dreaming of how great it would be...

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5 June 2016 | Weizmann in Australia, Weizmann in Israel, Weizmann in the News

Stressing material exchange

How does stress, which can cause our bodies to divert resources from non-essential functions, affect the basic exchange of materials that underlie our everyday life? Weizmann Institute of Science researchers...

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10 May 2016 | Weizmann in Australia, Weizmann in Israel, Weizmann in the News

Weizmann born prostate cancer therapy in advanced trials

A new prostate cancer drug called Tookad®, which is currently approved in Mexico for early–stage treatment, is now undergoing advanced trials in Israel and Europe, with European approval hoped for...

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12 April 2016 | Garvan-Weizmann Partnership, Weizmann in Australia, Weizmann in Israel, Weizmann in the News

Weizmann and Garvan expertise unite in new research centre

Two world-class research facilities – the Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel and the Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Australia – will unite to establish a new centre based in Sydney. The...

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