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Fulbright International Writing Program is Open for Applications
IWP

The call for applications for the Fulbright International Writing Program is now open. Full details are on our website

Submission deadline is March 3, 2020.

Good luck to everyone!

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Fulbright Awards in Teaching Program is Open for Applications
DAI 2021

The call for applications for the Fulbright Awards in Teaching Program is now open. Full details are on our website

Submission deadline is March 4, 2020.

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3 Fulbright alumni among the winners of the 2019 ERC-Consolidator Grant
ERC Fulbright

This week the the European Research Council announced the winners of the 2019 ERC-Consolidator Grant.

37 researchers, among them 16 Israelis won awards worth total of €600 million.

Congratulations to our 3 Fulbright alumni among the winners: 

Professor Eran Halperin from the Department of Psychology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Professor Yuval Nir from the Dept. of Physiology and Pharmacology, Sackler Faculty of Medicine at Tel Aviv University and Professor Hagai Perets from the Department of Physics at the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology  .

To read about the awards, click here.

 

 

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Nobel Prize Day 2019
Nobel Winners

Nobel Prize Day is today- we honor our two Fulbright Israel Alumni Nobel Prize Laureates, Felix Bloch & Aaron Ciechanover. Read their stories HERE.

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Think Before You Click: Towards a More Cybersecurity-Focused Culture, by Fulbright alumnus Samuel Spector
ComputerSecurityDay

Today is #ComputerSecurityDay. Read the insights of Fulbright alumnus, Sam Spector, "Think Before You Click: Towards a More Cybersecurity-Focused Culture"

Sam currently works on cyber policy at the U.S. Department of Defense, in 2003-2004 Sam was a Fulbright Student Fellow in Near Eastern and African Studies at Tel Aviv University. Click here for the article.  

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We will be hosting 2020 Fulbright-Hays Summer Seminar Abroad Program in Israel
Fulbright-Hays Seminar Abroad Program in Israel

Very proud to be leading the FY 2020 Fulbright-Hays Seminar Abroad Program in Israel this coming summer.
We will be hosting U.S. educators in the social sciences and humanities to improve their understanding and knowledge of the people and culture of Israel. in Israel this coming summer.
We will be hosting U.S. educators in the social sciences and humanities to improve their understanding and knowledge of the people and culture of Israel.

What is Fulbright-Hays Seminar Abroad?

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Fulbright alumnus, Dr. Danny Ben-Zvi: World Diabetes Day 2019
Liver cell

Read Israeli alumnus Dr. Danny Ben-Zvi's article, "The Global Diabetes Epidemic & What Can Be Done to Control It." Click HERE.

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Maximizing Influenza Vaccination Uptake among Healthcare Personnel in Israel
Rachel Gur-Arie

2015 American Fulbright post-graduate alumna, Rachel Gur-Arie, has published a research article in the Israel Journal of Health Policy Research examining and comparing influenza vaccination practices among health care providers in Israel and the U.S. Read the full article HERE.

 

 

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Israeli Cancer Researchers Receive $4.3 Million Infusion
Cancer Research

The Israel Cancer Research Fund has awarded $4.3 million in new funding to Israeli researchers searching for cures and treatments, among them are 10 Fulbright Israel alumni. Read the full "Israel 21C" article HERE

Congrats to:
Dr. Irit Ben-Aharon
Professor Aaron Ciechanover
Dr. Rony Dahan
Professor Naama Geva-Zatorsky
Dr. Erez Levanon
Professor Ofer Mendelboim
Dr. Michael Milyavsky
Professor Yitzak Pilpel
Professor Asya Rolls
Professor Ronit Satchi-Fainaro

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"Disruptive Neuroscience Technologies Changing the World Today"

On September 18, Leaders in the field from Rhode Island and Israel will provide their insights and perspectives on how disruptive neuroscience technologies are changing the world. Among them will speak our wonderful Fulbright fellow Dr. Rachel Rac-Lubashevsky, a postdoc fellow at Brown University.
To learn more about the event, follow the link .

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