Scientists and staff across the Crick have set aside their normal work to volunteer expertise and facilities for testing and research to help tackle COVID-19. Early in the pandemic, a team at the Crick identified that one of the most urgent issues was a lack of healthcare worker testing. Without tests, key health workers with…..

The Weizmann Institute of Science is ranked seventh in Europe – and first in Israel – for the total number of research grants obtained from the European Research Council (ERC), for the years 2007-2019. With over 10,000 research projects supported in 34 countries, the ERC spends billions of euros supporting scientific research each year. The…..

OIST Responses to COVID-19: Helping Local Community

Over the last three months, OIST scientists, students and staff have proactively used their scientific and creative skills to help limit the spread of COVID-19 in Okinawa and protect the local community.   With their expertise and OIST’s resources, scientists has been contributing to Okinawan medical and governmental institutions by providing PCR testing, antibody testing,…..

Since December 2019, a new leadership team has taken office at the Weizmann Institute of Science, with Neuroscientist Alon Chen following Daniel Zajfman as the 11th president of the Institute. Along with the change in presidency, four new vice presidents join Professor Alon Chen in the task of leading the Weizmann Institute of Science: Professor…..

“Normalized” ranking sees Weizmann Institute of Science, Rockefeller University, OIST and IST Austria in the lead Yesterday the renowned “Nature” journal released its “Nature Index 2019”, a ranking based on the annual evaluation of publication data of 82 well-established world-class journals. For the first time, it also took into account the size of the institutions…..

Five top international research institutes from Europe, USA, Middle East and Asia join forces to form the unique BRIDGE Network. Klosterneuburg, June 5, 2019 – Science is inherently international, competitive, collaborative, and dynamic. Now, five research institutes from four regions of the world have founded the “BRIDGE Network.” The new and unique network includes the…..