The University of Haifa is a public research university in Haifa, Israel.The University of Haifa was founded in 1963 by Haifa mayor Abba Hushi, to operate under the academic auspices of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Haifa university is located on Mount Carmel. In 1972 University of Haifa declared its independence and became the sixth academic institution in Israel and the fourth university.About 18,100 undergraduate and graduate students study in the university a wide variety of topics, specializing in social science, humanities, law and education. The University is broadly divided into six Faculties: Humanities, Social science, Law, Science and Science Education, Social Welfare and Health Studies, and Education. There is also the Graduate School of Management, The Leon H. Charney School of Marine science and the Continuing Education and Extension Studies.Beyond the objective of a first-rate higher education, the University of Haifa aims to provide equal educational opportunities to all sectors of the society, and in particular to encourage mutual understanding and cooperation between the Jewish and Arab populations on and off campus.The university is a home for students from all the edges of the Israeli society - Jews, Muslims, Christians, Druze, religious and secular students and also many students from all over the world who study in the international school.The University of Haifa is home to the Hecht Museum of archeology and art, several research centers and institutes, including the Evolution Institute, Center for the Study of the Information Society, Center for the Study of National Security, Tourism Research Center, and more. The University also hosts a large IBM research center on its campus. Wikipedia.
Haifa University | Date: 2014-01-09
Haifa University and Rockefeller University | Date: 2014-04-07
The invention relates to methods for the diagnosis and prognosis of hepatic disorder and associated pathologies as well as of a solid proliferative disorder in a mammalian subject. More specifically, the methods of the invention are based on determining the expression, methylation of ARTS as well as histone trimethylation. The invention further provides therapeutic methods for treating said disorders.
Haifa University | Date: 2014-03-06
System and method for improving reading speed and comprehension of a user that use a special software application operable through a computer processor. The method and system are configured for receiving personal details and reading level of the user; setting initial presentation pace and acceleration rate; presenting textual content over a computer screen, selected according to the received reading level and personal details; determining a current presentation pace according to the initial presentation pace and acceleration rate at each given timeframe; and manipulating presentation of text parts of the presented textual content at each given timeframe, according to the current presentation pace. The manipulation is done by erasing or blurring these text parts at a rate that corresponds to the current presentation pace.
Haifa University | Date: 2014-06-10
Haifa University | Date: 2014-10-20
A method and a system for monitoring and training attention allocation by applying at least one sensory stimulus over a human subject, using at least one stimulation device, where the sensory stimuli is associated with at least one attentional bias; measuring at least one attention allocation index of the subject by measuring response of the subject to the respective applied sensory stimulus; and outputting an attentional feedback indicative of the measured attention allocation indices. The feedback is outputted in real time or near real time, using one or more output devices for outputting the attention allocation feedback such as visual or auditory output devices.