Building Dialogue through Science, or BDS, is a website that features the many and varied scientific studies that rely on close collaboration between Israeli researchers and those in different countries. Featured are popular articles that describe the history of Israeli-international scientific cooperation, research that has resulted from that cooperation and the people involved, as well links to scientific papers.
April 25, 2017
Three years ago, the Schwartz/Reisman Science Education Centre, Rehovot, opened at the Institute to give local high-schoolers the opportunity to study physics at a higher level. On June 29, the Centre's first class of students graduated, in the presence of Institute President Prof. Daniel Zajfman and other leaders. ""When you learn physics,"" Prof. Zajfman said, ""you are learning a way of thinking.""
June 30, 2016
Weizmann Wonder Wander, the Institute's popular-science website, is now in its fourth generation. Tablet- and mobile-friendly, the Wonder Wander includes more than 3,000 articles on scientific discoveries, galleries of scientific images, an archive of all Institute press releases ... and much more!
June 20, 2016
A class of 9th-grade girls beat over 400 other classes to win this year's Ilan Ramon Space Olympics. The team's winning project – which earned a telescope for their school – was a satellite that would scatter tiny labs on an asteroid. South Korean astronaut Yi So-yeon encouraged the Olympians to treasure the opportunities the contest offered them.
March 07, 2016
Science Education Week 2016 will take place from April 3-9. There will be more than 60 events – including the international safecracking tournament – on and around the Weizmann Institute campus and across the country. The Science Education Week initiative started last year to celebrate the jubilee of the Institute's science education programs.
January 28, 2016
Philanthropist Mortimer Zuckerman is funding a ""transformative"" program that will provide more than $100M to promote scientific education collaboration between the U.S. and Israel. The Weizmann Institute is participating, and President Prof. Daniel Zajfman was one of many VIPs in attendance when the initiative was revealed in New York City.
January 25, 2016
Three updates from the the Weizmann Institute: Japan and Israel combine forces to advance brain research; new findings show that autistic brains are nonconformist; Peruvian schools adopt Weizmann's Blue Planet science education curriculum.
January 21, 2015
The American Committee received a $70,000 grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development's (USAID) American Schools and Hospitals Abroad (ASHA) program to support student training at the Feinberg Graduate School of the Weizmann Institute. Weizmann's graduate school is one of 34 organizations to receive new grants from this program.
January 13, 2015
Six distinguished figures from the worlds of art and science are to receive honorary doctorates from the Weizmann Institute of Science: Prof. Marvin L. Cohen, Prof. Stanley Fischer, Lia Koenig Stolper, diabetes researcher Prof. Jesse Roth, Prof. Simon Schama, and Dr. Herbert Winter. Read more about these deserving individuals.
November 09, 2014