Grants totaling £365,000 were awarded to 15 projects under the Britain-Israel Research and Academic Exchange Partnership, it was announced in London on Saturday. The partnership is managed by the British Council.
Jim Buttery, director of British Council in Israel, said that educational programs in Israel still had the support of the British government, despite calls in the UK for an educational boycott of the Jewish state. The 15 projects with topics such as galaxy clusters and motor neuron degeneration received grants for research teams from top universities in the UK and Israel to carry out joint scientific research. Buttery said that he looks forward to increased government help in the future.
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