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The Prof. Amos de-Shalit Summer Workshop

Curious science-loving high school students, you have an opportunity to experience research in the laboratories of the Weizmann Institute of Science under the mentoring of researchers and scientists of the Institute

The Prof. Amos de-Shalit Summer Science Workshop has been taking place at the Weizmann Institute of Science for nearly 50 years since the Institute's establishment in 1964. What makes the workshop unique is the exposure of its participants to cutting edge research by working in research groups at the Weizmann Institute of Science and making a direct personal connection between participants and the researchers and scientists of the Institute. Graduates of the summer workshop have grown up to become leading researchers at the Weizmann Institute of Science and other academic research institutes, in the military and in the industry, as well as play central public roles.

The Prof. Amos de-Shalit Summer Science Workshop offers curious and science-loving and challenge-seeking high school students, finishing 11th or 12th grades, the opportunity to experience the process of research at the laboratories of the Weizmann Institute of Science, with personal mentoring by researchers of the institute. During two weeks in August, participants will divide into groups of two-three to do a research project at one of the research laboratories of the Weizmann Institute of Science faculties: Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Computer Science.

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As part of the summer workshop, participants will listen to lectures on cutting-edge research by scientists of the institute, will have discussions on science and society and will have social activities and a field trip over the weekend. At the end of the summer workshop, a scientific symposium will be held, in which participants will present the findings of their research to their peers and family members.

 

The program is supported by the Amos de-Shalit Foundation and the Neshama Foundation.

For more information look at the Hebrew site