TAU NEWS

Ms. Margaret Jackson AC – Oration 2017, dedicated to Eva & Les Erdi

150 people attended the prestigious Oration function held at Queens Hall, Parliament house on April 26, 2017 with guest speaker Ms. Margaret Jackson AC, former Chairperson of Qantas and Prof. Joseph Klafter, President of TAU. The Oration was held jointly with JNF Victoria and dedicated to the late Eva & Les Erdi OAM in partnership with the Erdi Foundation. An appeal on the night raised funds for the “Australia Educational Gallery” dedicated to Eva and Les Erdi, and to be…

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La Trobe and Tel Aviv University – Agriculture and food security partnership

A new relationship between La Trobe and Tel Aviv Universities is being established with a focus on Agriculture and Food Security, with the expected visit of the TAU Dean of Life Sciences, Prof Danny Chamowitz to Australia this year.  La Trobe joined our AISEP scholarship fund this year and its students can come to TAU for exchange programs. La Trobe University sponsored our “Innovation and Entrepreneurship breakfast with Dov Moran.

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Swinburne University – Tel Aviv University Joint Research Centre/Degree in Data Science

After two years of development, the first discussions having occurred during TAU President Prof. Joseph Klafter’s last visit to Melbourne, we recently signed an agreement for the establishment of a Joint Research Centre between TAU and Swinburne University in Data Science. The joint centre will start working this year with four PhD candidates from both Universities, collaborating on research, and graduating with a joint degree from both Universities.

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The University of Melbourne – AISEP – Innovation and Entrepreneurship Luncheon with Uri Levine

This year, AFTAU led a coalition of Victorian Universities to support exchange programs with TAU and provide funding via the AISEP (Australia Israel Scientific Exchange Program) fund, which is a tax-deductible entity.   In September, we held a big Luncheon event for AISEP, co-hosted by The University of Melbourne with over 150 people attending. Special guest speaker was TAU graduate Uri Levin, the founder of “WAZE”  founder of “WAZE” the world’s largest social navigation app, which was  acquired by Google for…

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