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She was supposed to become a behavioural therapist for children with developmental difficulties. However, she devoted herself to experimental psychology. Dr Aleksandra Mańkowska from the Department of Neuropsychology at the WNS Institute of Psychology studies processes related to the orientation of visual attention in horizontal and vertical space, and her training in prismatic adaptation is a chance for a long-term…
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Dr Beata Czechowska-Derkacz talks about climate change, possibilities of limiting environmental damage, scientific solidarity and decision-makers' tardiness with prof. dr hab. Mirosław Miętus from the Faculty of Oceanography and Geography of the University of Gdańsk, currently employed at the Institute of Meteorology and Water Management of the State Research Institute, where he is the Deputy Director and at the same…
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The photo shows dr Maurycy Żarczyński programming an automatic sedimentation trap. The geographical environment is constantly changing. What influence did our ancestors have on it? Is it possible to know millions of years of the Earth's history which is not described anywhere? Or can we predict in which direction catastrophic…
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What I want to do in my dissertation is to create an algorithm that can indicate with a certain probability that an article is fake news. Photo: Mateusz Byczkowski. I talk to Katarzyna Raca, a specialist in data analysis and an assistant at the Department of Statistics of the Faculty of Management at the University of…
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Inclusion studies carried out in the fossil resin palaeontology laboratory of the UG Biology Department. - Elżbieta Michalak-Witkowska: When I think of amber, two childhood memories automatically spring to mind: holidays by the sea from which we would bring back tiny ambers found in the sand and... the lyrics of a song in which…