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The accepted science is that the more (almost) any given matter is heated, the more disrupted its internal order becomes. It melts, or evaporates. Now a model developed by researchers from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and the University of Kentucky contradicts that notion, and may have […]
January 10, 2022—Close to 400 early-career researchers won European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grants, among them two promising female researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HU). These grants, worth on average €1.5 million each, will help ambitious younger researchers launch […]
January 5, 2022—The Israel Observatory on Femicide (IOF) headed by Dr. Shalva Weil at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HU)’s Seymour Fox School of Education released their year-end report on femicide, the murder of women. The 2021 report points to cautious optimism regarding data on the […]
December 23, 2021— The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HU) and The University of Illinois (U of I) System awarded $200,000 to four new interdisciplinary research teams to drive innovations and advance collaboration between the universities. It is the second round of a seed-grant program that […]
December 21, 2021—What is the best way to raise children? One method is psychological control where parents attempt to improve their children’s behavior by making them feel shame or guilt about their actions. Another form of psychological control is the “silent treatment,” where […]
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