The Israel Institute for Advanced Studies wishes warm congratulations to Prof. Yitzhak Hen, Director of the IIAS, and Prof. Iris Shagrir, Organizer of the IIAS School in the Humanities, on being selected as Fellows of the Royal Historical Society.
IIAS wishes warm congratulations to Prof. Hermona Soreq on being awarded the 2022 EMET Prize for her work in the field of Brain Sciences. Prof. Soreq is a member of the IIAS Academic Committee for Natural Sciences, has co-directed previous Advanced Schools in Life Science, and was the co-organizer of a Research Group in 2002.
IIAS wishes warm congratulations to Prof. Gidi Shelach-Lavi (IIAS Fellow 2020-2021) from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, who has been awarded the 2022 EMET Prize. Prof. Shelach-Lavi is an archeologist specializing in north-east Asia, with a focus on the Neolithic and Bronze Age in China.
The EMET Prize is an Israeli prize awarded annually for excellence in academic and professional achievements that have far-reaching influence and make an important contribution to society, and this prize expresses the significance of Prof. Shelach-Lavi's work.
We wish a warm welcome to our newest Research Group: "Mathematical Modelling of Biological Control Interaction to Support Agriculture and Conservation". The group is led by Tamar Keasar (University of Haifa) and Eric Wajnberg (INRA), and will be at the IIAS from 1 February – 30 June 2022.
Applications for Research Groups and Individual Fellowships for the 2023-24 academic year have now closed. We will announce the selected Research Groups and Individual Fellows by 30 June 2022.
The Israel Institute for Advanced Studies is saddened to hear the news of the passing of Professor Steven Weinberg, professor at University of Texas at Austin and laureate of the 1979 Nobel Prize in Physics.
We are delighted to announce the 2021 Michael Bruno Award laureates:
Tamar Herzig, Department of History, Tel Aviv University
Mona Khoury-Kassabri, School of Social Work & Social Welfare, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Yardena Samuels, Department of Molecular Cell Biology, The Weizmann Institute of Science