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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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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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Scientists from the UG Faculty of Social Sciences are carrying out comprehensive studies of memory, smell, and attention in post-COVID-19 patients. The team is trying to establish the long-term effects of COVID-19 on the central nervous system, particularly on the right hemisphere of the brain. The psychologists are currently looking for volunteers to…
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The Dean of the Faculty of Languages, dr hab. Urszula Patocka-Sigłowy, prof. UG, and dr Justyna Pomierska, specialising in the didactics of the Kashubian language, from the Department of Applied Polish Studies at the Institute of Polish Philology, UG, met in Warsaw on February 6, 2024, with the Minister of Education Barbara Nowacka and senators of the…
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Notes, fiches, letters, photographs, and priceless books - a ceremony was held on the last day of January to hand over the legacy of Prof. Lech Mokrzecki (1935-2021) to the University of Gdańsk Archives. The rich historical materials and personal memorabilia are available in the Reading Room of the UG Archives. After the scholar passed away, his heirs…
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The University of Gdańsk is once again breaking the record for the amount of money collected for the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity Foundation. This time, thanks to auctions organised by the academic community, we managed to collect as much as PLN 35,416.99. In 2020, when the UG played for the GOCC for the first time, PLN 8 630 was collected,…
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Are you looking for products with the University logo? The Foundation for the Development of the University of Gdańsk would like to invite you to the UG Souvenir Shop located in the Main Library building on the Oliwa Campus! The UG Shop offers products with the University logo. The range includes clothing, conference items, electronics, coffee, tea,…
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Due to his appointment as Deputy Minister at the Ministry of Interior and Administration, the previous President of the University of Gdańsk Council, dr hab. Maciej Duszczyk, prof. UW stepped down. By a decision of the UG Senate of January 25, dr Agnieszka Chłoń-Domińczak, prof. SGH became a new member of the Council from outside the University community. Prof. Maciej Duszczyk will be replaced as President by dr hab…
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Prof. dr hab. Piotr Stepnowski will head the University of Gdańsk for the next four years. The decision was made by the Electoral College on January 25, 2024; in a secret ballot, the College entrusted him with the function of Rector of the University for the term 2024-2028.   Rector prof. Piotr Stepnowski was the only candidate in the election of the…
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Participation in the Rector's Council, baking a pizza with the Dean, meeting with the world volleyball champion or a cruise on the Oceanographer - we invite you to take a look at all the auctions prepared by the UG community as part of the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity. The 32nd Grand Finale of the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity will take place on Sunday, January 28, 2024. It will be dedicated to purchasing…