The Blavatnik Family Foundation, the New York Academy of Sciences and the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities (IASH) announced today the 2018 Laureates of the Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists in Israel; the three researchers will will receive US$100,000 each, one of the largest unrestricted prizes ever created for early-career researchers in Israel.
Various possibilities to strengthen and advance the scientific connections between Israel and Italy were discussed in the meeting
Prof. Pedaya will receive the prize at a festive ceremony to be held at the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities on Wednesday, February 21, 2018.
The prize was presented at a ceremony before the university’s Board of Governors on June 13, 2017.
Prof. Itamar Willner, Chairperson of the Academy’s Sciences Division, was a guest at the Royal Society’s Summer Science Exhibition, which took place in London.
The Ruth Arnon Postdoctoral Fellowship Were Awarded to an Alumna of the Program
The participants discussed the Israel Academy’s activities and its plans for the future.
Prof. Nili Cohen, President of the Israel Academy, emphasized that their inclusion strengthens the Academy.
Details of the cooperation will be determined in future talks, but there is already agreement that one focus will be bilateral scientific workshops.