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Shira and Jay Ruderman Receive Honorary Doctorate From the University of Haifa

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Shira and Jay Ruderman were honored with a Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, Honoris Causa, from the University of Haifa at a festive event on Tuesday, held as part of the University’s 43rd Meeting of the Board of Governors. The honor was bestowed...
4-Jun-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Prof. Robert Alter Receives Honorary Doctorate From the University of Haifa

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Prof. Robert (Uri) Alter of UC Berkeley was honored with a Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, Honoris Causa, from the University of Haifa at a festive event on Tuesday, held as part of the University’s 43rd Meeting of the Board of Governors. The...
4-Jun-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Prof. Carol Padden Receives Honorary Doctorate From the University of Haifa

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Language and human communication researcher, Prof. Carol Padden of UC San Diego, was honored with a Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, Honoris Causa, from the University of Haifa at a festive event on Tuesday, as part of the University’s 43rd...
4-Jun-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Contrary to Conventional Wisdom, Young People’s Brains Cope with Stress in a Completely Different Way to Adults

This conclusion is based on a new study conducted on rats at the University of Haifa. Prof. Mouna Maroun, the researcher leader, explains that given the similarity between the mechanisms in rats and humans responsible for coping with stress, “the...
4-Jun-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Dr. Shlomo Wagner of the University of Haifa to Share Prestigious HFSP Research Grant in the Sum of $ 1.3 Million

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Dr. Shlomo Wagner of the University of Haifa to share prestigious HFSP research grant in the sum of $ 1.3 million.
12-May-2015 5:05 AM EDT

The University of Haifa and ECNU Inaugurated a First of Its Kind Joint Israeli – Chinese Research Center

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Room 210 in the Global Education Park building at the prestigious Chinese university now belongs to the Shanghai-Haifa International Research Center.
12-May-2015 4:05 AM EDT

Why One of Three People Aged Over 70 Are Discharged with Functional Decline

“We wanted to examine why people who come into the hospital on their feet sometimes leave in a wheelchair,” said Dr. Anna Zisberg and Dr. Efrat Shadmi of the University of Haifa’s Cheryl Spencer Department of Nursing, who performed the study.
30-Apr-2015 7:05 AM EDT

The Largest Known Bronze Mask of Pan Was Uncovered by University of Haifa Researchers

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A large bronze mask of the god Pan, the only of its kind, was uncovered at the University of Haifa’s excavation at Hippos-Sussita National Park. According to Dr. Michael Eisenberg, bronze masks of this size are extremely rare and usually do not...
16-Mar-2015 2:05 AM EDT

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New Medusa Provides Evidence for Changes Taking Place in the Mediterranean Sea

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28-Jun-2015 1:05 AM EDT

Empathy Is Related to Sexual Orientation

The study, led by Professor Simone Shamay-Tsoory of the University of Haifa found that, in addition to gender, differences in empathy between people is related to sexual preference and, therefore, this orientation is important when assessing...
14-May-2015 7:05 AM EDT

The IDF Has Killed Hezbollah Fighters in Syria Yesterday, Sources Say. We Offer Excellent Experts That Can Relate to the Event

19-Jan-2015 3:00 AM EST

Where Is Israel's Natural Gas Sector Is Heading To?

Prof. Brenda Shaffer, an expert on international oil and natural gas polices, claims that Israel’s natural gas and electricity sectors suffer from the government’s extreme free market approach.
24-Dec-2014 8:40 AM EST

"Globally, Expensive Natural Gas Production Projects Are Encountering Commercial Difficulties. No One Is Looking for an Additional One"

24-Dec-2014 8:00 AM EST

Internet Campaign to Release the Kidnapped Teens Goes Viral All Over the World

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University of Haifa's Ambassador Online program are the ones behind the #Bring Back Our Boys campaign.
22-Jun-2014 2:00 AM EDT

University of Haifa to Award Eight Doctor of Philosophy Honoris Causa Degrees at the 42nd BOG Meeting

The University of Haifa will award eight Doctor of Philosophy honoris causa degrees to: Frederik Willem de Klerk, Lady Irene Hatter, Dr. Ernest Strauss, Prof. Stefan Reif , Chaim Topol , Prof. Julia Kristeva, Uri Lubrani and Prof. Celso Lafer, in...
22-May-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Expert Available to Comment on AMA Policy Announcement “Adverse Health Effects of Nighttime Lighting”

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16-Jul-2012 2:00 AM EDT

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