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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The 11th President of the Weizmann Institute and Four New Vice Presidents Take Office

The eleveth president of the Weizmann Institute of Science, Professor Alon Chen, took office on 1 December 2019. He is joined by four new vice presidents, all of whom assumed…

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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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Weizmann VIPs visit Australia for Anniversary Celebrations

To celebrate the second anniversary of the Garvan-Weizmann Partnership, the Weizmann Institute of Science’s Vice President Elect, Professor Reich Ziv, and Head of Weizmann’s Crown Institute for Genomics, Dr Keren-ShaulHadas, came…

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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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Weizmann in top three Nature ranked institutes globally

“Size is not everything,” proclaimed the recent Nature press release, “some smaller institutes are punching above their weight”. This statement arises from a new ranking conducted within the framework of the Nature…

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