About Weizmann

Weizmann Institute of Science

About the Weizmann Institute of Science

The Weizmann Institute of Science (Rehovot, Israel) is one of the world’s leading multidisciplinary basic research institutions in the natural sciences.

The Weizmann Institute has a long history of investigation and discovery rooted in a mission of advancing science for the benefit of humanity. In parallel, it educates a substantial proportion of Israel’s scientific leadership and advances science literacy in schools and among the public. It comprises 250 experimental and theoretical research groups across five faculties – Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Mathematics and Computer Science, and Physics.

Insights that emerge from the Weizmann Institute’s laboratories help provide a fundamental understanding of the human body and the universe, and lead to advances in medicine, technology and the environment. This is science for the benefit of humanity at its best.

About Weizmann Australia

Established in 2009, Weizmann Australia aims to facilitate opportunities that promote both the work of the Weizmann Institute and the development of Australian scientific research and education. This enables mutually beneficial engagement between Australian scientists, students and educators and Weizmann Institute scientists, research and education programs. Specifically, Weizmann Australia focuses on:

  • Collaboration – building networks that lead to and support research collaboration between the Weizmann Institute and Australia.
  • Communication – highlighting the Weizmann Institute’s scientific discoveries and breakthroughs to Australian supporters and the general public.
  • Education – delivering public benefit through events and education programs that provide unique access to inspirational scientists, cutting-edge research and science education programs.