Prof. Shlomit Paz is the head of university’ Climate and Environmental Sustainability Center as well as the Vise Dean of teaching, The Faculty of Social Science. She is a climatologist investigating the scientific basis of the climate crisis and its impacts on the public health. Prof. Paz is involved in various international, European, Mediterranean and Israeli projects on the current and predicted impacts of climate change. For example, she is a member of the Steering Committee of the MedECC (network of Mediterranean Experts on Climate and Environmental Change) that includes about 650 scientists from 35 states from the Mediterranean and Europe.
In Israel, she is a member of The Israel Climate Forum of The President of the State of Israel and a member of the Climate Committee of The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities.