social responsibility of science

social responsibility of science
Advancement by 200 places, highest position among Polish universities - this is how the University of Gdańsk consolidates its strong leadership position in Poland in the most prestigious, comprehensive and growing global Times Higher Education Impact Rankings. It assesses universities in terms of their commitment to the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals. The latest results were published on June 1, 2023. The Times…
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How do you recognise that you are a victim of discrimination or unethical behaviour, who do you report to, and how will it be resolved? We discussed the new Policy Against Discrimination against Students and Doctoral Students, adopted at the end of 2021, in February 2022, with the Deputy Ombudsman for Equal Treatment and Anti-Bullying at UG, dr. hab. Maciej Nyka, prof. UG. We invite you to read the interview in which…
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Prof. Grzegorz Węgrzyn, Chair of the Council for Scientific Excellence, talks about the latest changes in the habilitation process and the requirements for submitting a professorial application as part of the MINDtheGEPs project guides. The UG scientist explains, among other things, who has to write a habilitation exam, how the application review process has changed and when someone is ready to apply for a professorship…
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The UI GreenMetric ranking assesses the university's pro-environmental activities related to sustainable development and climate protection, attention to the maintenance of green areas, energy neutrality, the level of use of sustainable transport, optimisation of water consumption and waste management, as well as any educational activities for the environment. In this year's edition of the ranking, the University of…
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Goal 4 of sustainable development - good quality of education was the subject of a conversation with prof. dr hab. Maria Mendel, social pedagogue, Head of the Department of Social Pedagogy, UG. What kind of place is a Polish school for a student? What role does the parent play in it? In what state is the education of children and young people in Poland? Answers to these and many other questions can be heard in an…
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Sustainable Development Goal 15 - Life on land is the topic of a conversation with prof. dr hab. Dariusz Szlachetko, Dean of the Faculty of Biology at the University of Gdańsk. How does climate change threaten tropical forests? What does nature conservation look like in Poland? Answers to these and many other questions can be heard in an interview in the series University Conversations on Sustainable Development.  The…
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The University of Gdańsk supports the staff of the International Centre for Cancer Vaccine Science (ICCVS) in achieving a balance between private and scientific life. On September 6, ICCVS Director prof. dr hab. Natalia Marek-Trzonkowska, together with Rector prof. dr hab. Piotr Stepnowski, opened the playroom at the centre's premises. Seconds after the ribbon was cut, the…
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After a thorough evaluation of the documents and a two-day visit to the University of Gdańsk, the European Commission decided to extend the HR Excellence in Research award for another three years. - 'Importantly, we have been awarded the highest possible rating,' - says dr Katarzyna Świerk, MBA Director of the UG Office of Science. For six years now, the University of Gdańsk…
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- 'The University of Gdańsk treats the offshore wind energy sector strategically,' - says the Rector of the University of Gdańsk prof. dr hab. Piotr Stepnowski in an article for BalticWind.EU. The service issued a quarterly report with information about the UG's offer for offshore personnel. The 2022/2023 recruitment process is underway. This year, the University of Gdańsk offers 89 full-time and part-time courses as…
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What should sustainable cities of the future be like? What is a smart city? Answers to these and many other questions were given by prof. dr hab. Iwona Sagan in an interview from the series 'University conversations about sustainable development'. We invite you to watch another film in the series 'University conversations about sustainable development' prepared by the Centre for Sustainable Development of the University…