Weizmann Institute

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Weizmann, Technion jump in Shanghai Rankings, Hebrew U drops

15.08.23|Shahar Ilan
Weizmann and the Technion, who shared the 83rd place last year, climbed to 67th and 78th place, respectively. The Hebrew University dropped from 77th place to 85th and from the first place in Israel to third

Israel’s first space telescope to be launched by NASA in 2026

ULTRASAT, an ultraviolet observatory led by the Israel Space Agency and Weizmann Institute of Science, will investigate the secrets of short-duration events in the universe, such as supernova explosions and mergers of neutron stars
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Higher education: Israeli academia jumps in Shanghai rankings: Hebrew University in 77th place, Weizmann & Technion tie for 83rd

15.08.22|Shahar Ilan
After a decade of decline in the academic rankings, this year all three registered a significant jump
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Can a Two-Day Workweek Eradicate Coronavirus?

01.04.20|Amir Kurtz
Researchers at Israel's Weizmann Institute developed a model that demonstrates that a weekly cycle of two workdays and five lockdown days can minimize infection rate while maintaining economic activity
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Israel Banks on Weizmann Institute to Up Pace of Covid-19 Testing

17.03.20|Amir Kurtz
Inability to conduct widespread testing, whether due to lack of kits or lack of trained personnel, has proved a problem for many of the countries currently struggling with the outbreak
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Korea's BioLeaders To Invest $10 Million in Weizmann Institute Anti-Cancer Therapy

21.03.19|Adi Pick
BioLeaders has agreed to commit $10 million towards a company being spun off of Yeda Research and Development, Weizmann’s technology transfer arm
אופניים שיתופיים ofo אופו רמת גן חדש

Ofo Cancels Bike-Sharing Pilot at Israeli Research University, Report Says

Launched in April, the pilot was canceled due to the high cost of retrieving bikes that were taken out of campus or locked with personal locks to prevent other people from using them
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Israeli Universities Continue Fall in Global Ranking

28.08.17|Sefi Krupsky and Hagar Ravet
Some of Israel’s biggest universities dropped out of the top 100 spots in the 2017 Shanghai Ranking