University of Haifa

The University of Haifa was established in 1963 in Haifa, Israel. Today, the university has approximately 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The University of Haifa is noted for academic excellence in a broad spectrum of programs with a multidisciplinary approach. Its range of studies include special courses in evolutionary biology, marine sciences, psychosocial aspects of the Holocaust, energy management, public health, archaeology, philosophy of science, crisis management, and much more. The University has a diverse student population: Jews, Arabs, Druze, new immigrants, army officers and security personnel come together to study, research, socialize, and share knowledge.

Address
 Mount Carmel, Haifa 31905, Israel
Website
http://www.haifa.ac.il/index_eng.html
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Haifa

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Neuroscience

Brain encodes time and place of taste memory

Have you ever eaten something totally new and it made you sick? Don't give up; if you try the same food in a different place, your brain will be more "forgiving" of the new attempt. In a new study conducted by the Sagol Department ...

Genetics

The naked mole-rat's secret to staying cancer free

A team of researchers from the University of Rochester (NY) and the University of Haifa discovered the naked mole rat's unique mechanism to staying cancer free- a super sugar called high-molecular-mass Hyaluronan (HMM-HA). ...

Health

Male Holocaust survivors have a longer life-expectancy

Male Holocaust survivors have a longer life expectancy compared to those who didn't experience the Holocaust, according to a recent study conducted at the University of Haifa jointly with Leiden University. The results have ...

Pediatrics

Baby started to crawl? You might be up more at night

Infants who have started crawling wake up more often at night compared to the period before the crawling, reveals a new study by Dr. Dina Cohen of the University of Haifa's Department of Counseling and Human Development.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Diagnosing developmental coordination disorder

Children showing difficulty carrying out routine actions, such as getting dressed, playing with particular types of games, drawing, copying from the board in school and even typing at the computer, could be suffering from ...

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