Some of the most eminent British and Israeli biological scientists came together yesterday for the annual UK Israel Life Science Council meeting. Hosted by the University of Haifa, the conference is the third meeting of the council, launched in 2010 to improve scientific collaboration between the two countries. Continue Reading »
The University of Haifa is hosting a two-day event on January 20-21, focusing on regenerative medicine with BIRAX - The Britain Israel Research and Academic Exchange Partnership Regenerative Medicine Initiative. The events are being held in collaboration with the British Embassy in Israel and the British Council and will include a workshop for BIRAX grant recipients and the UK Israel Life Sciences Council 3rd Annual Meeting. During the workshop on January 20, a public lecture will be given by Lord Professor Robert Winston, a member of the UK-Israel Life Sciences Council and Professor of Science and Society and Emeritus Professor of Fertility Studies at Imperial College. The lecture will be titled: ‘Manipulating Reproduction’.
The lecture begins at 4.30 pm on Sunday, January 20
Hatter Student Building, Room 101. Continue Reading »
The University of Haifa Diplomacy Program will be offering graduate study courses for future diplomats, academics, and practitioners, who are employed in a variety of public and private international, transnational, and multilateral organizations. Focusing on the role of collaborative diplomatic mechanisms, it is designed to provide students with new insights, concepts and analysis tools for fully understanding the enhanced functions of diplomacy in the highly charged global environment.
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The First Advanced Medical Clowning International summer seminar took place at the University of Haifa’s Theatre Department, July 8-20, 2012.
Medical Clowning Seminar with Michael Christensen
Inspiring scenes from the Seminar
Twenty-eight medical clowns from Canada, USA, Brazil, Holland, Germany, Russia, and Israel studied together for two intensive weeks in classes and workshops. Continue Reading »
Of Israeli high school pupils 94% access social media via their cell phones during class, reveals a new study conducted by the University of Haifa. Only 4% reported not using their cell phones at all during class. It was also found that in classes with more permissive teachers, cell phone use was lower than in classes where the teacher imposed strict discipline. Continue Reading »
Infants who have started crawling wake up more often at night compared to the period before the crawling, reveals a new study by Dr. Dina Cohen of the University of Haifa’s Department of Counseling and Human Development.
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The University of Haifa awarded 44 scholarships in memory of the victims of the Carmel Forest fire disaster of December 2010. The scholarships have been made possible thanks to a generous donation from Chairman of the University’s Board of Governors, Leon H. Charney. Continue Reading »
Dr. Brenda Shaffer, a senior lecturer at the University of Haifa’s School of Political Sciences, and a world renowned expert in global energy politics, presented testimony before the U.S. Congressional Committee on Foreign Affairs Oversight Hearing on “Iranian Influence in the South Caucasus and the Surrounding Region”.
Dr. Shaffer is currently a visiting scholar at the Georgetown University Center for Eurasian, Russian and Eastern European studies.
Listen to Dr. Shaffer’s testimony