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Appealing to Academic Leadership Worldwide

Dear Friends, The following is a letter, signed by the Presidents of Israel’s universities.  We encourage you to share it with your colleagues and friends so it can reach as broad an…

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2023 International Summer School students return inspired

Three lucky Australian high school graduates spent the month of July attending the Weizmann Institute of Science’s annual International Summer Science Institute (ISSI) in Israel. First year science students, Chi…

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New scholarship launched in partnership with General Sir John Monash Foundation

The Weizmann Institute of Science has launched a new scholarship in partnership with the General Sir John Monash Foundation, with applications now open and closing on 14 July 2023. The…

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A Weizmann Masters Experience – from Australia to Israel

Can we predict our own future?  For Australian scientist, Rebecca Hertzman, currently undertaking her Masters of Science in chemical biology and drug discovery at the Weizmann Institute of Science in…

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International Science Summer School 2023 – applications are open!

The Weizmann International Summer Science Institute (ISSI) in Israel is back and applications are now open for budding, young Australian science students who are studying at University this year, to…

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The Weizmann Institute’s first virtual Annual Impact Report

Weizmann Australia is pleased to share the Weizmann Institute of Science’s first virtual Annual Impact Report. The report, which encompasses an overview of that which took place in 2022, features…

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Weizmann Summer School Graduate awarded Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford

Congratulations are due to Weizmann 2019 Bessie F. International Summer School Graduate, Sai Campbell, who was just awarded an Australia-at-Large Rhodes Scholarship to the University of Oxford for the Territories….

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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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Weizmann Institute of Science bestows honourary PhDs

The Weizmann Institute of Science bestowed honorary PhDs upon seven individuals on Monday, 8 November, in recognition of their career and personal achievements, in a ceremony broadcast as part of…

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The Weizmann Institute Of Science Receives $50 Million (USD) From The Azrieli Foundation To Help Humanity Unlock The Mysteries Of The Brain

The Weizmann Institute of Science recently announced a lead philanthropic donation of $US50 million from the Azrieli Foundation, to enable catalytic brain research with the establishment of The Azrieli Institute…

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The Weizmann Institute of Science Ranked Eighth in the World for Scientific Performance

The Weizmann Institute of Science maintains its status as one of the world’s top research institutions and was recently ranked eighth globally for research quality in a weighted (proportional) ranking published…

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Weizmann Joins Giant Magellan Telescope, a Top Priority for Science Worldwide

The GMTO Corporation has welcomed the Weizmann Institute of Science into its international consortium of distinguished universities and research institutions building the Giant Magellan Telescope. The new partnership reinforces that…

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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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Introducing new Weizmann scientists 2020-2021

The Weizmann Institute of Science has produced a new brochure introducing its newest scientists and what they will be focusing on during 2020-2021. Weizmann’s President, Professor Alon Chen commences the…

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Weizmann Institute of Science and MBZUAI establish joint AI Program

Following on from the memorandum of understanding signed by the Weizmann Institute of Science and the UAE’s Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI) in September 2020, the two…

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Weizmann Institute of Science Ranked Eighth in the World for Research Quality

The Weizmann Institute of Science has been ranked eighth globally for research quality in a weighted (proportional) ranking conducted by the Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS) of Leiden…

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Introducing Weizmann’s latest leading scientific recruits

A new booklet from the Weizmann Institute of Science is now out, welcoming its latest leading scientific recruits. Introduced by Weizmann President, Professor Alon Chen, the seven new scientists join…

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Weizmann Institute of Science and Schneider Children’s Medical Center of Clalit Health Services to Collaborate

Weizmann Institute of Science and Schneider Children’s Medical Center of Clalit Health Services, recently signed a memorandum of understanding on a collaborative biomedical research initiative. The ‘Schneider-Weizmann Center for Research…

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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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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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