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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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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Third cancer drug to use Weizmann patent

A new drug recently approved by the US Food and Drug Administration to treat a specific type of lung cancer, is the third cancer drug on the market that uses…

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A week of discovery

In November, Weizmann Australia organised a special ‘week of discovery’ in Israel for a group of Australian women, focusing on innovations in arts and science.  The week included vivid experiences…

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Weizmann scientist at core of breakthrough blood cancer therapy

The breakthrough cancer therapy, currently making headlines for a United States study of leukaemia patients, has its origins at the Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel. Using genetically modified T-cells from…

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Making Connections Cancer Research Symposium

Please click here to read more about our upcoming symposium, featuring 10 visiting Weizmann Institute scientists presenting together with their Australasian colleagues.

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Weizmann Ranked 10th in the World for Research Quality

Israel’s Weizmann Institute of Science is now ranked 10th in the world for quality scientific research according to the Centre for Science and Technology Studies at Leiden University in the…

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Weizmann Australia Grants $0.5+ Million for Joint Israeli-Australian Research

Drug resistance, diabetes, epilepsy and protein behaviour research are set to benefit from grants worth over $(A) 0.5 million awarded by Weizmann Australia. Funded by Australian philanthropists, Weizmann Australia has…

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Israeli Team Takes Medals in Math Olympiad

The team that represented Israel at the International Mathematical Olympiad in Santa Marta, Colombia, has won six medals – one gold, three silver, and two bronze. The Israeli team was…

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2011 Results Announced: Best Places to Work in Academia

The Weizmann Institute of Science is voted the Best Place to Work in academia (outside the US) The Scientist, magazine of the life sciences, announced today the winners of its…

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Weizmann Researchers, Together with an International Team, Sequence the Full Woodland Strawberry Genome

In a collaborative effort involving 74 researchers from 38 research institutes, scientists have produced the full genome of a wild strawberry plant. The research appeared this month in Nature Genetics. Drs….

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