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Coronavirus explained

22 questions with epidemiologist guiding Israeli response Prof Yehuda Carmeli on how exactly the virus is transmitted, why it’s so contagious, whether Israel has the right strategy, how long we’ll be fighting it… and how many will die Professor Yehuda Carmeli is head of the Department of Epidemiology at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center and a professor at the Sackler School of Medicine at Tel Aviv University. He is one of the medical professionals leading the Israeli Health Ministry’s…

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AFTAU/MONASH Night of Ideas

AFTAU in collaboration with Monash University recently honoured their AFTAM award holders at a “Night of Ideas” held at Monash University, Caulfield. Professor Joseph Klafter, President of TAU, visiting from Israel was the key note speaker. Professor Benjamin Boyd, Dr Crystal Chen, Associate Professor Erica Sloan and Associate Professor Jane Wilkinson presented the impact of their joint research projects with fellow colleagues from Tel Aviv University.

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AFTAU Co-Sponsors TOM – Tikkun Olam Makers

Tel Aviv University if proud to be a benefactor to Tikun Olam Makers. Tikun Olam means ‘Heal the World’. Tikin Olam Makers is a 72 hour makeathon, focusing on creating collaborations between innovators and users (need knowers), combining their expertise to brainstorm state-of-the-art assistive technologies for to make a difference to the lives of people with disabilities. Please take a look at some of the exciting outcomes from TOM 2017: Highlights – https://vimeo.com/ofiproductions/review/246918969/26a6fb7e7d Social Media – https://vimeo.com/ofiproductions/review/246918798/0092d6b5b5 Universal Bottle Pourer –…

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Board of Governors 2018

CONGRATULATIONS! Israel turns 70 and Tel Aviv University welcomed Governors Awards recipients and guests to celebrate the 2018 Board of Governors Meeting May 2-6. AFTAU President Dr. Victor Wayne received the TAU 2018 President Award Medal in honour of his devoted leadership and longstanding friendship with TAU. (Left to right – Dr. Karen Wayne,  Dr. Victor Wayne & Prof. Joseph Klafter)

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Stephanie & Bruce’s Scholarship Fund for Underprivileged Students

Thank you very much for considering a donation to our scholarship fund, in lieu of gifts for our wedding. We feel very fortunate to have the lives and opportunities we have. We value higher education and therefore have created a fund that will enable underprivileged students to study at Tel Aviv University. Tel Aviv University is a world-class institution and we would love to provide the opportunity for those less fortunate to study there.     Thank you again  Stephanie…

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