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Weizmann UK

Weizmann UK was established in 1950 to increase support and awareness of the outstanding research and accomplishments of the Weizmann Institute's community of scientists.

The Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel, is one of the world's leading research centres in the natural and exact sciences.

Founded more than a decade before the State itself, the Weizmann Institute has pursued and achieved scientific goals since its establishment in 1934.

With its five faculties - Mathematics and Computers Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biochemistry and Biology - its is home to 2,600 scientists, graduate students, researchers and administrative staff. The scientists work in one of the world's finest multidisciplinary facilities, set in a serene 300 acre campus - a tranquil environment designed to inspire curiosity and stimulate discovery.

There are no boundaries between scientific disciplines at the Institute. With over 4 interdisciplinary research centres, multiple points of view are brought to the same lab. Biologists work with chemists, physicists work with mathematicians. This free-ranging intellectual environment is uniquely equipped to solve complex issues of the modern world.

Today the Weizmann Institute is a city of science with a vision of the future. It has grown with the country, and has been the site of a number of milestones in Israeli science. The discoveries and theories of its scientists have led to practical applications with a major impact on the wider scientific community, as well as on the quality of life of millions of people worldwide.

Founded 1954

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