A new partnership between the University of Haifa and the Israel Oceanographic and Limnological Research Institute will advance deep sea research in Israel
As part of the first cooperative venture of its kind between the University of Haifa and the Israel Oceanographic and Limnological Research Institute, a festive cornerstone laying ceremony was held launching the construction of the deep sea research labs for the Harry and Leona Helmsley Mediterranean Sea Research Center at the University of Haifa. “This is a historic partnership that will substantially advance sea research in Israel. We are proud of this cooperation, which further establishes the University of Haifa as the leading Israeli research university for sea,” said University's President Amos Shapira.
At a Glance No. 17, 2015
The University of Haifa is founding a research center in Shanghai - the first of its kind for Israeli and Chinese academia
The University of Haifa and the East China Normal University (ECNU) in Shanghai signed a memorandum of cooperation on the construction of the Shanghai-Haifa International Research Center, the first of its kind in Shanghai for Israeli and Chinese academia. The joint fields of research already agreed upon include neuroscience, mathematics education technology, computing and data management, and environmental management. The collaboration between the universities will enable Israeli and Chinese researchers to submit research proposals to Chinese research funds. “This is another step in the University of Haifa’s international activity, and it will open up new horizons for the university’s researchers, in terms of the growing academic knowledge and capabilities of the Chinese academia, in terms of research infrastructures, and in terms of resources,” said Prof. David Faraggi, the University of Haifa Rector, who signed the agreement with his Chinese counterpart, the President of ECNU.