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The mere presence of the University of Gdańsk among top ten Polish universities receiving most funds under Horizon 2020 Program and the 8th spot on that list shows the university is way up there when it comes to innovation. The University of Gdańsk placed among 10 Polish universities that received the largest EU funding for research…
culture and sport
Dr hab. Michał Roch Kaczmarczyk, prof. UG from the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Gdańsk, author of the book ‘Aporia wolności. Krytyka teorii społecznej’ (The aporia of freedom. Criticism of social theory), won the 2020 Jan Długosz Literary Contest. The Jan Dlugosz Contest statue award, designed by late Professor Bronisław Chromy,…
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Patent Office of the Republic of Poland decided to grant patent, titled ‘Radiosensybilizator do zastosowania w radioterapii.’ (Radiosensitizer to be applied in radiotherapy)  to researchers from the Faculty of Chemistry of the University of Gdańsk. It will allow improving the efficiency of radiotherapy and minimizing its negative effects. Radiotherapy…
academic life
Do you like helping others? If yes, submit your application to the initiative carried out by the Disability Issues Office of the University of Gdańsk. Disability Issues Office of the University of Gdańsk opens recruitment for math materials accommodation specialists and educational assistants. All levels students (both full-time and…
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‘Thrown into a deep water’, often without any preparation, boring classes, increased screen time and clearly lowered mental and physical wellbeing – that is how students, parents and teachers ended the last school year, as the research „Zdalne nauczanie a adaptacja do warunków społecznych w czasie epidemii koronawirusa” (Remote Teaching and Adapting to Social Implications of Coronavirus Epidemic) proves. The aim of the…
culture and sport
On the 8th of October 2020 at 19:00 in the occasion of inauguration of the academic year 2020/2021 and opening of INDEX café, an online concert of Roomieńce band took place. They play alternative music. This event started a series of musically themed meetings and concerts named “Fala Dźwięku,” organized by the Academic Culture Centre “Alternator”. Because of the current situation, both club’s owners and viewers…
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Dr hab. Anna Żaczek, prof. MUG, Deputy Dean of the Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology (MWB) of University of Gdańsk and Medical University of Gdańsk (MUG) and Head of the Department of Translational Oncology, became a mentor of the unique TopMinds program, addressed to MA studies seniors and graduates searching for their own career path and for…
culture and sport
Now you can borrow not only books from the University of Gdańsk Library (BUG). Employees, students and doctoral students can borrow e-book readers, choosing from twenty Kindle Paperwhite devices and twenty Kindle Oasis devices. Lending e-book readers is one of the new services offered to readers by the University of Gdańsk Library. - This idea was inspired by the growing…
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Wiktoria Pawlos, a third-year student of economics at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Gdansk, took first place in the competition of the Academy of the European Financial Congress for the best essay. Ms Wiktoria Pawlos, a third-year student of economics at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Gdansk, took first place in the competition of the Academy of the European Financial Congress EKF 2020. On…
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Dr Agata Motyka-Pomagruk of the Research and Implementation Laboratory of the Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology of the University of Gdańsk and the Medical University of Gdańsk, and the Laboratory of Plant Protection and Biotechnology was honoured with the Prime Minister's Award for her doctoral dissertation. The results of the research…
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On Friday, 9 October 2020, a Gdańsk streetcar was named after Professor Anna J. Podhajska – the originator and cocreator of the Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology (MWB) of University of Gdańsk and Medical University of Gdańsk and the Head of the Institute of Biotechnology MWB UG and MUG. The event took place at the inactive streetcar station, at…
culture and sport
The AZS UG Women’s team came back successful from the first ever Polish Women’s Football Academic Championship. Team coached by Tomasz Aftański finished second in general classification and brought silver medals to Gdańsk. The event in Szczecin was a true celebration of football. 10 teams drawn into two groups competed at the Championship. The hand of…
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The Extraordinary Meeting of the University of Gdańsk Senate took place on 8 September 2020 and was dedicated to the State of the University after dr hab. Jerzegy Gwizdała, prof. UG resigned the post of Rector. Before the official opening of the meeting, prof. dr hab. Zbigniew Grzonka, Rector Senior of the University of Gdańsk addressed the Senate Members. He expressed his gratitude for awarding him with the UG Honorary…
sea-eu
For more than 20 years in Brest (France), Sea Tech Week® has forged and strengthened international collaboration and business in marine science and technology. The virtual Sea Tech Week® is organised by the Campus mondial de la mer community (Bretagne, France), which will share its expertise in marine research and innovation. This year the event takes place between 12th and…
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AZS UG Women’s Handball Team, coached by Jan Patok and Krzystof Kotwicki duo, won gold medal at the Handball Women’s Academic Championship Poland 2020 in general classification. It is a historical success of the AZS Uniwersytet Gdański women’s team. The Handball Academic Championship Poland 2020 took place from 28 September to 1 October 2020 in Chorzów…
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The University of Gdańsk honored first democratically elected (post 1989 transformation) rectors of Gdańsk universities and awarded them with Honorary Doctorates (honoris causa) – Professors Stefan Angielski, Zbigniew Grzonka and Edmund Wittbrodt. Rectors seniors, during the ceremony,  highlighted the importance of cooperation between the University of Gdańsk, Gdańsk…
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The six SEA-EU partners (UBO-France, UG-Poland, UCA-Spain, CAU-Germany, UNIST-Croatia, UM-Malta) organize a common photo contest for students. According to SEA-EU vision and values, the theme of the contest is “The Sea and Us”. The submitted photography will have to illustrate the link between humans and the sea. Some possible inspirations are: Living sustainably by, from and with the sea Maritime and cultural…
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Rector of the University of Gdańsk is elected by the UG Electoral College. The applicants’ submissions for UG Electoral College take place by filling out the declaration of Electoral College Member and sending it to UG Organisation and Legislation Office until 9 October 2020. The voting takes place on 22 October 2020 via the MS Teams application. As soon as the composition of UG Electoral College is established, the UG…
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The Management Team of Rectors and the University of Gdańsk Senate are pleased to invite you to take part in online Honorary Doctorate conferment ceremony of the first democratically elected rectors of Gdańsk universities. Prof. dr. hab. Stefan Angielski, Rector of the Medical University of Gdańsk from 1990 to 1993 prof. dr. hab. Zbigniew Grzonka, Rector of the University of Gdańsk from 1990 to 1996 and prof. dr. hab…
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Prof. dr hab. Krzysztof Bielawski, Vice-Rector for Development and Cooperation with Business and Industry made an appeal to the academic society of the University of Gdańsk: “Ladies and gentlemen, Over the years the University of Gdańsk has had achievements of which we can be justly proud. This awareness, remembering elementary academic values, and being true to those values, will allow us to face any adversity during…
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The Management Team of Rectors, together with the University of Gdańsk Senate are pleased to invite you to the 2020/2021 Academic Year Opening Ceremony, recorded as a video clip. The video clip will be streamed at 11 am October 1 on the University of Gdańsk website and all other available UG channels. We invite the entire academic community to join us during this unconventional Opening Ceremony, forced by the…
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‘Two current problems, one solution: improved organic materials for OLED and photogeneration of hydrogen’ Project, led by dr Illia Serdiuk from the Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Informatics of the University of Gdańsk, has been listed as qualified for funding within the scope of LIDER XI Program. Total amount of funds granted by the National…
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Ladies and gentlemen,  As of 28 September 2020, dr hab. Jerzy Piotr Gwizdała, prof. UG has relinquished his Rector’s post and submitted resignation to dr Marek Głuchowski, the Chairman of the University of Gdańsk Council. The current circumstances do not impact proper functioning of the University of Gdańsk. In accordance with the UG statute, art. 49, para. 2, prof. dr hab. Krzysztof Bielawski, Vice-Rector for…
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Dear students and doctoral students – ladies and gentlemen! The final preparations to start a new academic year are just before us. We are all aware of it being a difficult challenge, one that requires reflection and consideration of multiple aspects of daily changing epidemiological situation, but also courage to make difficult decisions. My especially warm welcome goes to BA and unified MA freshmen students, who,…
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University of Gdańsk Senate first meeting of the 2020-2024 term took place on 24 September 2020 in a form of videoconference. The meeting was chaired by dr hab. Jerzy Piotr Gwizdała prof. UG, who was again elected to the Rector of the University of Gdańsk post. On 1 September 2020 vice-rectors, faculty deans and deputy deans started their new four-year term. Dr hab. Jerzy Piotr Gwizdała prof. UG, was again elected to…
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Rector's Committee for Social Responsibility of Science (KomSON), established in November 2019 by the University of Gdańsk Rector - dr. hab. Jerzy Piotr Gwizdała, prof. UG, has published the Report titled ‘Women in science – managing diversity and gender equality within social responsibility of the University of Gdańsk’. Broad spectrum of University of Gdańsk activities in the area of social responsibility contributed…
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On 21 September 2020, Professor Krzysztof Skóra Hel Marine Station of the University of Gdańsk Institute of Oceanography hosted the group of Parliament Members who visited Hel for consultative  meeting with Puck district local government officials. The following politicians were among the guests: Małgorzata Kidawa-Błońska – Deputy Speaker of the Polish Parliament, Sławomir Rybicki – Senator, Barbara Nowacka – Parliament…
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Justyna Rogowska, Head of the Disability Issues Office at the University of Gdańsk joined the Equal Educational Opportunity Commission at the Conference of Rectors of Academic Schools in Poland (CRASP). The remote electoral meeting of the Equal Educational Opportunity Commission at the Conference of Rectors of Academic Schools in Poland took place on…
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Dr hab. Magdalena Horodecka, prof. UG from the Institute of Polish Language at the UG Faculty of Languages was elected as expert member to the Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN) Committee on Literary Studies (KNoL). She will serve for the 2020-2023 term. PAN Committee on Literary Studies is a permanent consulting and advisory body at the Polish Academy of Sciences Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences. The Committee…
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The Patent Office of the Republic of Poland granted patent to the University of Gdańsk for the invention of scientists from the Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology (IFB) of University of Gdańsk and Medical University of Gdańsk. The invention, created within the scope of LIDER VI project, may be applied in eco-friendly and safe for humans…