people of UG
photo Wydawnictwo UG During the XXXI Historical Book Fair in Warsaw, prof. dr hab. Małgorzata Omilanowska-Kiljańczyk received one of the most prestigious historical distinctions, the KLIO Prize. The monumental monograph on Staszic Palace by the Director of the Institute of Art History won in the varsaviana category, which recognises…
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UNIVERSITY CHRISTMAS MEETING On December 14, 2023, the University Christmas Meeting will take place. You can sell your books/paintings/crafts/products during the fair! Just register using the link below: https://forms.office.com/e/0SinYZDNne Do you have extra books, craftworks, or paintings? You may donate them to charity! Just e-mail us at casid@ug.edu.pl, and we will collect…
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What it means to be Swedish and how the concept of Swedishness has been historically shaped was discussed by Radio Nowy Świat journalist Jan Janczy in his talk 'Yellow and Blue. On Swedishness in a multicultural society'. Meanwhile, the Swedish theory of a happy state and the social problems Sweden today faces were discussed by journalist Maciej…
people of UG
How harmful chemicals are transferred from the ocean to land is being researched by mgr Kinga Hoszek from the Faculty of Oceanography and Geography at the University of Gdansk. Her scientific work has been recognised with a prestigious CCAMLR scholarship. Kinga Hoszek's supervisors are dr hab. Magdalena Bełdowska, prof. UG and dr Anna Panasiuk from the…
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Dr Dorota Godlewska-Werner from the Department of Economic and Organisational Psychology of the Institute of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Gdańsk talks to dr Beata Czechowska-Derkacz.   - Well-being is a very broad concept. What meanings does it contain? - It is indeed a very broad concept, and a thorough analysis…
sport
The next league matches of AZS University of Gdańsk athletes are ahead of us. As early as this Saturday, players of the 1st futsal league will run onto the floor in Gdańsk at 18:00. As part of the 11th round, AZS University of Gdańsk will face KKF Konin. We invite all fans and supporters of the dynamic football variant to the MUG Sports Hall at 21…
science
Elections to the Scientific Committees of the Polish Academy of Sciences, beginning their term in 2024, have concluded. Twenty-three UG scientists were included in the 71 teams that will form numerous opinions, positions, expert opinions, and forecasts over the next four years. In an age of populism and misinformation, the Polish Academy of Sciences…
sport
  Such a situation does not happen very often. Joanna Myszewska, eight-time World Champion, three-time European Champion and holder of the Polish Champion title in kettlebell lifting, visited the University of Gdańsk. The titled athlete held a training session at our University for the Centre for Physical Education and Sport staff. ‘We were very pleased to learn about this exercise variation from the champion herself. I…
science
A prestigious grant within the NSC PRELUDIUM 22 competition has been awarded to Jurand Sobiecki, a Doctoral School of Humanities and Social Sciences participant at the University of Gdańsk. For the next three years, he will carry out, under the scientific supervision of dr hab. Natascha Kosakowska-Berezecka, prof. UG, a project entitled 'The role of…
culture
Kaśka Paluch, photo Zuzanna Litwinko 'Noise from Iceland' is an artistic and documentary project that aims to collect field recordings from different corners of Iceland. One of the inspirations for this idea was an encounter with a blind tourist: ‘While working as a guide in the lava cave Raufarhólshellir, I was assigned as a…
science
  11 UG researchers received funding for projects in the OPUS 25 (including one as part of a consortium) and PRELUDIUM 22 competitions, funded by the National Science Centre. In total, financial support for the UG amounted to over PLN 7 million.   OPUS 25 is a competition for research projects intended for scientists at all stages of their scientific…
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Pioneering research on 'indestructible' tardigrades is being conducted by an inter-university team of scientists, including, among others, dr Monika Mioduchowska from the UG Faculty of Biology. The group is headed by dr hab. Łukasz Kaczmarek, prof. UAM. A publication prepared by the researchers on the cosmopolitanism of one of the most interesting extremophiles appeared in the journal 'Scientific Reports' from the…
academic life
Before dawn, amateur and professional amber seekers gathered in front of the Faculty of Biology UG. Some wanted to collect the fossil resin for their own collection, others for scientific purposes. The weather was perfect: dark clouds, strong wind and high waves meant the sea could throw the 'Baltic gold' ashore. On November 25, the Faculty of Biology…
cooperation
The first open meeting of the FarU Women's Club Association brought together almost a hundred people interested in joining the Club in the Auditorium of the Gdańsk University of Technology. It was devoted to inequalities between men and women in the workplace, which is the academic environment. Let's remember that female researchers and employees associated with the University of Gdańsk, the Medical University of Gdańsk…
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The Baltic Chemistry Conference student-doctoral initiative has been awarded the ProJuvenes student community award in the 'University without Borders' category. The competition is organised annually by the Students' Parliament of the Republic of Poland. The award-winning conference took place on May 27-28, 2023, in an online format and brought…
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Prof. dr hab. Jacek Zaucha, winner of the Jan Hevelius Science Prize of the City of Gdańsk, was a guest at a ceremonial meeting in the Old Town Hall in Gdańsk. During the lecture, he presented the evolution of the view on shaping maritime space, referring to the theoretical foundations and practical implications. On Thursday, 23.11.2023, the Old Town Hall in Gdańsk hosted a ceremonial meeting with prof. dr hab. Jacek…
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Committee on issues related to the use of artificial intelligence (AI) tools at the University of Gdańsk and Faculty HR Strategy Team of the Research in Excellence WPiA UG invite University of Gdańsk community to an online meeting to be held on November 29, 2023 (starting at 17.00), entitled: 'Ethics in science in the face of the challenges of artificial intelligence'. The meeting aims to reflect on the opportunities…
science
  Correction of symptoms of Huntington's disease by genistein through FOXO3-mediated autophagy stimulation - this is the title of an article published in the journal Autophagy, whose authors are scientists from the Department of Molecular Biology, Faculty of Biology, UG: prof. Grzegorz Węgrzyn, dr Karolina Pierzynowska, dr Magdalena Podlacha, dr Lidia…
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First place for the 'SEA MATH' project submitted by physicists and mathematicians from the University of Gdańsk, three days of work, five thematic paths, 15 interdisciplinary teams, coaches and experts. For the first time, Fahrenheit Universities organised a hackathon that fostered entrepreneurship and idea development within the thematic tracks and…
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Over 100 million years, ants have hardly changed, and prehistoric wasps once fed mainly on plants. What else we can learn from inclusions in amber is told by prof. Vincent Perrichot from the University of Rennes (France). The biologist came to the Department of Invertebrate Zoology and Parasitology as part of the UG Visiting Professors programme…
science
Russia's invasion of Ukraine surprised not only ordinary citizens but also international relations experts. Prof. Torbjørn Knutsen from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology discusses why the economic approach to interstate relations has failed. The academic visited the UG Institute of Political Science as part of the…
science
Katarzyna Dziubek in the laboratory; photo: Alan Stocki/UG. Cancer is a complex and devious disease, constantly evolving and trying to trick our immune system. It comes in many varieties, characterised by numerous genetic mutations. A doctoral student at the Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology UG and MUG and a…
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The fourth edition of the ‘Catalogue of Good Practices of Universities’ has been produced, this time devoted to ESG factors, i.e. environmental (Environmental), social (Social) and organisational governance (Corporate Governance). One of the signatories of the Declaration of University Social Responsibility since 2017 is the University of Gdańsk, which…
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President of PRG Experior Aleksandra Wybrańska and Group member Piotr Luszuk with the award for the Best Supervisor of the Year 2023 in the StRuNa competition Dr Paweł Atroszko from the Institute of Psychology was awarded first prize in the category of Academic Supervisor of the Year 2023 for supporting the Psychological Research…
cooperation
Joschka Fischer, former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Vice-Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, will be a guest of the Institute of Political Science on Wednesday, November 22, 2023. On this occasion, the Director of the Institute of Political Science, dr hab. Arkadiusz Modrzejewski, prof. UG invites you to Joschka Fischer's lecture, which will be held at the Faculty of Social Sciences UG, assembly hall…
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Representatives of the University of Gdańsk discussed the future of higher education and the challenges it faces with Pomeranian parliamentarians. This was the first initiative of its kind at the UG. The meeting was attended by members of the Polish Sejm of the 10th term and the Polish Senate of the 11th term. The invitation of the University of Gdańsk…
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The University of Gdańsk Career Office invites students of all majors to take part in the 'My Career' Mini Job Fair. The event is an excellent opportunity to get in touch with employers, expand your knowledge of job, internship or apprenticeship opportunities, and consult your CV. The Fair is a chance to talk directly to people representing leading…
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Photo Łukasz Bień The Ambassador of the Republic of Rwanda in Poland, prof. Anastase Shyaka, and his wife visited the University of Gdańsk. At the meeting, which took place at the Faculty of Social Sciences, the diplomat discussed with the Vice-Rector for Student Affairs and Education Quality, dr hab. Arnold Kłonczyński, prof. UG,…
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Over 64 thousand kilometres on the way to work or the place of study - by bicycle or hybrid car - from April to October this year were covered by employees, doctoral students and students of the University of Gdańsk, Gdansk University of Technology and the Medical University of Gdańsk. On November 17, we got to know the winners of the second edition of…
cooperation
Female academics, staff and activists from Fahrenheit University will speak to those who want to hear about the situation of women in academia. During the open meeting of the FarU Women's Club, two presentations will be given: 'Understanding Gender Gaps in the Labour Market' and 'Could Fahrenheit Be a Woman Today?'. Join us on November 20…