Pubic Professional activities

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2020   Committee member of Israel’s Presidential Scholarship for Excellence and Scientific Innovation

2020   Co-organizing the “Krav Mada: Scientists reporting from the Corona

 front” online lecture series in collaboration with Little Big Science Facebook page, Galey Zahal radio station and the Israel Young Academy

2020   Member of the ROSES research project advisory board – Relevance in Science Education

2018  present- Member of the public committee of the Academy of the Hebrew L

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2018  Board member, The Seventh Eye – independent, investigative and free journalism

2017-2021   A member of the Advisory Board for the US National Academy of Sciences’ new Koshland public engagement program – LabX

2017-2019    Chairperson of the Communication Committee of the Israel Young Academy of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities. Projects include: co-editing a weekly science column on Ynet, social media presence, facilitating the use of academic expertise in decision making, online popularization of multidisciplinary academic research, science communication training for early career researchers

2016-2022  Member of the Academic Committee on Digital Learning in Israeli Academia, Council for Higher Education, Planning and Budgeting Committee

2016-2021   Elected member of the PCST (Global Network for Science Communication) scientific committee

2016-2017   Chairperson of the Research Committee, the Second Authority for Television and Radio Council

2015-present   A member of the Science Communication Steering Committee of Davidson Institute of Science Education at the Weizmann Institute of Science

2015-2016   Advisor to the Israeli Ministry of Science, Technology and Space on developing Public Understanding of Science surveys

2014-2017   A Member of the Second Authority for Television and Radio Council

2014-2016  Co-chair and co-founder of the Israeli forum for the advancement of science communication in the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities