academic life
On the initiative of the UG Center for Student and Doctoral Student Activity (CASiD) and thanks to the commitment of female students, doctoral students and employees of our university, March will be celebrated as Women's Rights Month. March is the month when women celebrate their holiday. On this occasion, once again, CASiD UG has prepared a series of…
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A team of qualified gardeners - employees of the university instead of an external company - will take care of the plantings on the university campus. The employees will mainly take care of the day-to-day maintenance of the Campus' green areas and their functionality. The main field of activity will be the University Campus in Gdańsk-Oliwa, but the…
science
The doctoral thesis entitled 'Forecasting the risk of bankruptcy for companies in the construction industry using statistical classification methods' defended at the Faculty of Management of the University of Gdańsk by dr Tomasz Nowicki won the main prize in the doctoral thesis category in a competition organised by StatSoft Polska. In the twenty-fifth…
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A new expert team is overseeing the research, strategic, and technological development of the UG ship r/v Oceanograf. The unit will ensure that the ship's potential is properly exploited, especially in the context of research voyages. ‘The team will be in charge of coordinating activities related to the r/v Oceanograf vessel, which is used for scientific research on the one hand and for commercial activities on the…
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Dr Magdalena Nowacka from the Faculty of Social Sciences’ Institute of Psychology was the first person in the Doctoral School of Humanities and Social Sciences to defend her PhD. Read a conversation on clinical perfectionism and gender dysphoria among transgender people - these issues were the subject of her doctoral dissertation.   Julia Bereszczynska…
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The University of Gdańsk was the only university in Poland to receive funding for two International Research Agendas in the latest round of funding from among all four units that were awarded these funds. The establishment of one of them was supported by Nobel Prize winner prof. Anton Zeilinger. ‘International Centre for Quantum Technology Theory 2.0: B and R Industrial and Experimental Phase’ (ICTQT) and ‘Science for…
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The Patent Office of the Republic of Poland issued a decision to grant a patent for the invention called Recombinant Virus-Like Particle of Tick-Borne Encephalitis and Its Medical Application. The inventors are: dr hab. Ewelina Król, prof. UG, Marta Zimna, mgr, Gabriela Brzuska, prof. dr hab. Bogusław Szewczyk and Sara Boch-Kminikowska, mgr. The…
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  ‘Science is infinite. Each of us scientists carries within us questions that are the leaven for research. We get involved in discussions and polemics that build cooperation or direct us on specific scientific paths,’ with these words, Rector prof. dr hab. Piotr Stepnowski opened the first part of the celebrations of the 54th anniversary of the establishment of the University of Gdańsk. At the University of Gdańsk…
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How have Polish-Ukrainian relations changed over the past two years? The six-day celebration commemorating the 10th anniversary of Russia's invasion of Ukraine and the 2nd anniversary of the full-scale war concluded with the panel 'Polish-Ukrainian relations after 24.02.2022'. On 26 February, diplomats, politicians, academics and activists met at the…
science
Spatial structure of an example protein containing an iron-sulfur centre Dr hab. Rafał Dutkiewicz, prof. UG from the Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology UG and MUG, has received funding of PLN 688,080 in the PRELUDIUM BIS 5 competition announced by the National Science Centre.                              The funding was…
sea-eu
A group of University of Gdańsk staff participated in the Staff Week - Sustainable Finance organised by Università degli Studi di Napoli Parthenope. During these few inspiring days, the research and teaching staff and administrative staff of the partner universities of the SEA-EU project had a unique opportunity to learn, integrate, inspire and exchange experiences. The University of Gdańsk was represented in the…
sport
photo by Alan Stocki/UG University of Gdańsk Trefl Sopot - this will be the name of the team Trefl II Sopot. The authorities of the UG, Trefl Sopot S.A., and Trefl Foundation signed a letter of intent on Monday 26.02.2024. The project supports the promotion of basketball in the region of the Pomeranian Voivodeship and all of Poland…
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The functions of basigin, an important protein for the human body, will be investigated by the team of dr hab. inż Agnieszka Piwkowska from the Faculty of Chemistry. The scientist is the head of the project, which was co-financed under the National Science Centre's Prelude BIS 5 programme for PLN 687 000. The team's findings may help to better understand ailments associated with diabetes, such as kidney damage and…
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There is a ban on bringing dogs on faculty premises, but what would happen if it was lifted? This was investigated by researchers dr Magdalena Gajewska, dr Natalia Treder-Rochna and dr Magdalena Żadkowska. A pilot study 'Dog at WNS' took place at the Faculty of Social Sciences. Twenty-one students and faculty took part, bringing their charges to work…
culture
Another month full of exceptional events organised by the students of the University of Gdańsk as part of the Academic Culture Centre ALTERNATOR! The calendar features something for fans of the visual arts, events, theatre and film. Take a look at the programme.   2-3.03.2024 - 'BOUT IT - Artists Forum WHERE. Artists' Colony, 53 Grunwaldzka Avenue 'BOUT IT is an event where we invite you to have a coffee and cake…
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prof. Grzegorz Węgrzyn Researchers from the UG Department of Biology with a new European patent. The patent relates to a treatment method for Huntington's disease, a severe genetic disorder that runs with neurodegenerative processes and very severe symptoms. The invention offers hope for a drug that will slow down or halt the…
science
The Psychological Research Circle 'Experior' and doctoral students of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Gdańsk invite you to a conference on the occasion of the National Day for Combating Depression. At the conference, we will approach the topic of depression interdisciplinarily from the following perspectives: scientific, philosophical, police, therapeutic, suicidological, and adolescent. Programme:…
conferences
You are cordially invited to participate in the 4th Young Science Congress, which will be held on July 11-13, 2024. This unique event is aimed at students, postgraduates, and academics, providing the opportunity to present research results, share theses, and build international scientific networks. Panel submission details: Panel submission deadline: Until March 19, 2024. Requirements: Each panel must be under the…
cooperation
Between.Pomiędzy Research Group co-organizes the Blended Intensive Programmememe course Choreographic project and collaborative work between the Science, Art and Creation as part of the SEA-EU programmemememe   February 12, 2024, saw the beginning of the Blended Intensive Programmememe (BIP) course, titled Choreographic project and collaborative work between Science, Art and Creation. The main organizers of the course…
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fot. Mariusz Konfiszer Left and right hook on the one hand, partial differential equations on the other. UG doctoral student Rafał Perczyński is potentially facing a very exciting summer - the defence of his doctorate and possible participation in the Olympic Games. Everything will turn out at the Olympic qualification in early…
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photo: FNP archive Dr hab. Danuta Gutowska-Owsiak, prof. UG from the Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology UG and MUG has been elected President of the European Epidermal Barrier Research Network. She will hold the position together with dr Ryan O'Shaughnessy from Queen Mary University of London. 'Being elected as President by…
cooperation
The Director of the UG Institute of Political Science, dr hab. Arkadiusz Modrzejewski, prof. UG invites to a panel discussion ‘Polish-Ukrainian relations after February 24, 2022’, which will be held at the Faculty of Social Sciences UG on February 26 at 2 p.m. in Aula S207. The panel will be attended by, among others, former Polish Ambassador to Kyiv Jacek Kluczkowski, former Ukrainian Consul in Gdańsk Lev Zakharchyshyn…
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Today (February 19, 2024) we celebrate Polish Science Day. On this occasion, a celebratory gala was held in the auditorium of the Warsaw University of Technology, during which the Minister of Science and Higher Education, Dariusz Wieczorek, presented awards to the most distinguished representatives of the scientific and academic community. Two scientists from the University of Gdańsk were awarded: prof. dr hab. inż…
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Are you a Bachelor, Master, or Doctoral student with an innovative idea for strengthening student collaboration across Europe? Are you keen to help shape the future of European education from a student point of view? The SEA-EU Alliance has now opened a call for proposals for student-led projects that aim to improve education and strengthen student…
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A new project - ‘Early Childhood and Sustainable Citizenship Routes in the Digital Era’ (EACH) - has received €250,000 in Erasmus+ funding, with a budget of over €23,000 for the University of Gdańsk researchers. The project on the UG side is led by dr Jarosław Jendza from the Institute of Pedagogy. The EACH project is primarily a study of preschool education, which combines a deep understanding of the environment and…
academic life
The second round of the Academic Citizens' Budget is behind us. Among the winning projects of the previous editions, some serve the purpose of rest, quiet and peaceful work in the faculties. We checked how they functioned and asked students what they thought of them.   CHILLOUT ZONE A student project called 'CHILLOUT ZONE at WNS' was realised in 2022…
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The athlete of the athletics section of ASA University of Gdańsk Weronika Mikołajewska (Faculty of Economics) has been appointed to the Polish National Team for the Academic World Championships in cross-country running in Oman. The competition will take place on 17-18.02.2024 in Muscat. Weronika Mikołajewska, in the colours of ASA…
conferences
Experts, local government representatives, and journalists will discuss landscape as a challenge, a media topic, or a legal issue. Social-Scientific Forum Landscape and People. People in the Landscape will take place on March 1, 2024, in J. Limon Theatre Aula in the Neophilology building. ‘I understand Social-Scientific Forum Landscape and People.…
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Employees of the Research and Implementation Laboratory, from left: dr Agata Motyka-Pomagruk, dr Natalia Kaczyńska, Weronika Babińska-Wensierska, M.Sc. Wojciech Śledź, prof. dr hab. Ewa Łojkowska, trainee mgr Michał Prusiński. Photo: Alan Stocki The Research and Implementation Laboratory of the Intercollegiate Faculty of…
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Christian-Albrecht University of Kiel, in cooperation with the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) programme, is looking for young, talented researchers for post-doc positions. KiTE - Kiel Training for Excellence - is an excellence and development programme for researchers from all over the world interested in conducting independent,…