Author name: Phil Davies


We stand with Israel

Dear alumni, friends and supporters in the UK, It is with a heavy heart that I write to you following a day of heavy fighting in the South and rockets launched at civilian populations in the South and Central Israel. As you are undoubtedly aware, our nation finds itself in a state of war.86 A…


University of Haifa 50th Anniversary Events in New York City

UofH Proudly Confers Honorary Degrees on President William J. Clinton andProf. John E. Sexton In a moving ceremony attended by over 500 people, former U.S. President Bill Clinton and President Emeritus of New York University, Prof. John Sexton received honorary doctorates from the University of Haifa. The gala event was attended by the University’s senior…


Neuroscience Research Aspires to Battle Alzheimer’s Disease

A biopharmaceutical company called ProteKt Therapeutics is currently aiming to develop a drug for treating early stages of Alzheimer’s disease based on the research of the university’s professor Kobi Rosenblum. His findings indicate that inhibiting an enzyme believed to play an important role in the development of the disease, in partnership with pharma, may give hope…


Researchers Prove Scandinavian Salmon was Part of Ancient Arctic Diet

The assumption that salmon would have been crucial to the early diet of ancient Arctic inhabitants has finally been proven thanks to the Department of Marine Civilizations at the University of Haifa, which developed a new method for identifying salmon remains. “The new method, using mineral markers to identify salmon remains, will enable researchers to better…


A Mysterious 6,500 Year-Old Triangle Code Has Been Discovered

Archaeologists at the University of Haifa have recently revealed that hundreds of basalt vessels unearthed in the Levant and dating to the Chalcolithic period, contain strange markings, which appear to have meant something to people at the time. Professor Danny Rosenberg of the Zinman Institute of Archaeology said, “there were rules, and they were not just aesthetic rules.…


The Puzzling Case of Endangered Sharks on Israel’s Shores

Sandbar and dusky sharks have been sighted around the Hadera power plant in recent years, in what the university’s scientists are calling a “legitimate and rare phenomenon.” This annual gathering is believed to be caused by man-made factors as well as the rising temperatures of the Mediterranean Sea. A recent study, published in the journal Nature…


An Historic Encounter with Her Imperial Majesty Farah Pahlavi 

On 26th November, the University’s Ezri Centre for Iran and Persian Gulf Studies, hosted Her Imperial Majesty Farah Pahlavi in London at Maison Assouline to celebrate the launch of “Iran Modern: The Empress of Art” by Viola Raikhel-Bolot and Miranda Darling. Dr. Efrat Sopher, a University of Haifa UK Trustee who is at the helm…


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