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News From 2017

The international conference "The insects in the service of man" was held in Afulab on March 6. The Samuel Neaman Institute was one of the initiators of the conference following a research report submitted by the Center for Industrial Excellence at the Samuel Neaman Institute

06 March, 2018

The international conference "The insects in the service of man" was held in Afula on March 6. The Samuel Neaman Institute was one of the initiators of the conference following a research report submitted by the Center for Industrial Excellence at the Samuel Neaman Institute to the Municipality of Afula, which recommended the establishment of an international center for insects in the service of human beings.

Conference: on Public Policy and Politics in the age of Big Data and Likes - Prof. Ron Kenett, Prof. Danny Pfeffermann and Prof. David Steinberg

24 December, 2017

Prof. David Kenett, Samuel Neaman Institute and the KPA Group, Prof. Danny Pfeffermann, Central Bureau of Statistics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the University of Southampton, UK and Prof. David Steinberg, Tel Aviv University.

The talk was on Election surveys in the age of new media and data science.

http://www.annualreviews.org/doi/abs/10.1146/annurev-statistics-031017-100204

Prof. Gershon Grossman won the prestigious Energy Prize of the American Association of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

06 November, 2017

Prof. Gershon Grossman, Head of the Energy Forum of the Samuel Neaman Institute
won the prestigious Energy Prize of the American Association of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) The Frank Kreith Energy Award
The prize was awarded on November 6, 2017, at the Society's annual conference in Tampa, Florida.

 

This morning with Dov Gil-Har - interview with Dr. Nohad Ali

16 August, 2017

 

Answers the question of where Sheikh Raed Salah is leading and how does the state try to deal with him?
Starts from 1:06 minute

You can listen to the interview here

 

The President of Israel received the report " Grand Strategy For Israel " from Prof. Uzi Arad and Prof. Zehev Tadmor

28 May, 2017

The President of the State, Reuven Rivlin, received the report of the Samuel Neaman Institute Grand Strategy Forum for Israel from Prof. Uzi Arad and Prof. Zehev Tadmor at the President's Residence. The President stressed: "The Forum for Grand Strategy is a hostel for intelligent thinking of analysis, discussion and planning. Each of you has his rich experience and accomplishments. Your various points of view to examine the conditions of the situation and the processes that develop in the broad and long-term perspective are important and essential in the in-depth analysis of the report and its importance, Congratulations to all of you"

Dr. Reuven Gal was interviewed tonight, 2.5, on "Security Zone"- Army Radio

02 May, 2017

"Security zone" is a daily military program on soldiers, statesmen and what's in between.

Listen here (hebrew)

Prof. Benjamin Bental and Prof. Dan Peled had an interview on the radio program "The Color of Money" - about the shortage of engineers in Israel and if this shortage even exist?

26 April, 2017

Prof. Benjamin Bental and Prof. Dan Peled, senior researchers at the Samuel Neaman Institute, were interviewed on the radio program "The Color of Money" - an economic journal on Reshet Bet about the shortage of engineers in Israel and if this shortage even exist?

Giora Shalgi, a senior researcher at the Samuel Neaman Institute, participated in the 7th National Conference for Industry and Academia at ORT Braude College of Engineering

30 March, 2017

The ORT Braude College of Engineering held the 7th National Industry-Academy Conference on "Personal Growth and Quality of Life: Engines for Innovation and Fertility in the Organization" in memory of Prof. Yohanan Arazi. Mr. Giora Shalgi, former Rafael CEO and senior research fellow at the Samuel Neaman Institute for National Policy Research participated in the conference.During the conference, Giora participated in a panel discussion on issues of workers in traditional and renewable industries.

Dr. Reuven Gal held a roundtable at the Samuel Neaman Institute on the topic: "Examination of Alternatives Institutions of Higher Education for Ultra-Orthodox"

16 February, 2017

Dr. Reuven Gal held a roundtable at the Samuel Neaman Institute on the topic: "Examination of Alternatives Institutions of Higher Education for Ultra-Orthodox", as part of the "integration of ultra-Orthodox" project.

The purpose of the discussion was finding possible alternatives - including separate higher education institutions - to promote the integration of the Ultra-Orthodox, men and women, into higher education institutions in Israel. This cooperation was done with Ms. Adina Bar-Shalom, founder of the Haredi College in Jerusalem.

A Research cunducted under the mentorship of Prof. Yehudit Judy Dori was introduced in a ICS conference

13 February, 2017

The chemistry teacher Or Shav-Artza from Shipman school attended and spoke at the prestigious ICS. His research is conducted as part of his M.Sc. studies at the Technion under the guidance of Prof. Yehudit Judy Dori, Dean of the Faculty of Education in Science and Technology and Senior Researcher at the Samuel Neaman Institute.

 This study focuses on factors affecting chemists' and chemical engineers' career choice and might contributes to better understanding how to foster students to study chemistry or related fields and peruse a career in chemistry. The study is funded by ISF and the Samuel Neaman Institute.  

Dr. Gilead Fortuna participatedat a meeting of the Ministry of Economics which dealt with the issue of promoting advanced production in Israel

09 February, 2017

Dr. Gilead Fortuna participated on February 9 at a think tank meeting of the Ministry of Economics in Tel Aviv, Which dealt with the issue of promoting advanced production in Israel and organized by the Strategy Division of the Ministry of Economy and Industry.

Radio interview on the Law of the plastic bags

08 January, 2017

Israel Carrier Bags Act came into force in January 2017. Prof. Ofira Ayalon was interviewed following the implementation of this law and pointed negative issues of law on the one hand, and effective solutions to reduce this nuisance, on the other hand. Her views are based on previous studies conducted at SNI

 

 

Radio interview with Dr. Reuven Gal

04 January, 2017

Interview with Dr. Reuven Gal, a senior research fellow at the Samuel Neaman Institute, at the IDF radio (GALAZ). The interview came following the trial of the soldier Elor Azaria and the subsequent public reactions.   
Dr. Gal focused on issues regarding the legitimacy given to the army by the Israeli society and the implications stemming from the fact that the IDF has been involved, already for a long time, in constabulary missions.   Such missions frequently involve civilian citizens and are prone to conflicts and troubles.

Interview in the matter of the plastic bags Law on Radio North

02 January, 2017

Israel Carrier Bags Act came into force in January 2017. Prof. Ofira Ayalon was interviewed following the implementation of this law and pointed negative issues of law on the one hand, and effective solutions to reduce this nuisance, on the other hand. Her views are based on previous studies conducted at SNI.