Tel Aviv University News

TAU professor wins prestigious Blavatnik Award for Young Scientists in Israel

Professor Yossi Yovel, Associate Professor of Zoology at Tel Aviv University (TAU), is one of three Laureates to be awarded 2021 Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists in Israel by the Blavatnik Family Foundation, the New York Academy of Sciences, and the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities. Professor Yovel was recognized for his work in… Read More

Professor Ariel Porat wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Professor Ariel Porat, President of Tel Aviv University and former Dean of its Buchmann Faculty of Law, has been named the winner of the 2020 European Association of Law and Economics (EALE) Lifetime Achievement Award. He is the first Israeli scholar to win the award. The Association grants the EALE Award and honorary membership in… Read More

TAU inaugurates the Shmunis School of Biomedicine and Cancer Research

On Wednesday, August 12, Tel Aviv University celebrated the inauguration of the Shmunis School of Biomedicine and Cancer Research. The new School, which belongs to the George S. Wise Faculty of Life Sciences, will be funded with a generous gift from the Shmunis family, enabling a leap in groundbreaking research. At the Shmunis School, researchers… Read More

TAU study makes Scientific Reports’ top 100 downloads for 2019

Tel Aviv University was named in the top 100 most downloaded studies published in 2019 in Scientific Reports, a prestigious peer-reviewed multidisciplinary science and technology journal. The list, the 100 most popular studies out of 19,871, features the research of authors from around the world and across disciplines. According to Scientific Reports, the study by… Read More

AFTAU earns 4-star rating from Charity Navigator for seventh consecutive year

  American Friends of Tel Aviv University (AFTAU) — a nonprofit organization that is the fundraising arm of Tel Aviv University in the United States — announced it was awarded the coveted 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest and most-utilized third-party evaluator of charities. AFTAU earned the prestigious recognition for the seventh consecutive year,… Read More

Tel Aviv University partners with Columbia University to launch dual degree program

Tel Aviv University (TAU), Israel’s largest and most comprehensive higher education institution, today announced that it will launch the Dual Degree Program with Columbia University — a first-of-its-kind partnership at TAU that will provide undergraduate students from around the world with an opportunity to pursue an exceptional liberal arts education and earn two degrees. Transcending… Read More