The prize was presented at a ceremony before the university’s Board of Governors on June 13, 2017.
Prof. Itamar Willner, Chairperson of the Academy’s Sciences Division, was a guest at the Royal Society’s Summer Science Exhibition, which took place in London.
The Ruth Arnon Postdoctoral Fellowship Were Awarded to an Alumna of the Program
The participants discussed the Israel Academy’s activities and its plans for the future.
Prof. Nili Cohen, President of the Israel Academy, emphasized that their inclusion strengthens the Academy.
Details of the cooperation will be determined in future talks, but there is already agreement that one focus will be bilateral scientific workshops.
The new members are outstanding scholars who have demonstrated excellence in their research fields and have contributed to society in the public arena.
The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities hosted a visit by some 80 members of the New York Jewish Federation who were in Israel to celebrate the organization’s centennial.
A bi-national Italian–Israeli workshop entitled Arabic Language and Islamic Heritage: Historical Background and Contemporary Perspectives was held at the Academy in Jerusalem on May 9–11, 2017.
The Blavatnik Family Foundation, the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities and the New York Academy of Sciences are happy to announce the launch of the Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists in Israel.