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Four students from the Faculty of Oceanography and Geography at the University of Gdańsk: Kaja Czajkowska, Małgorzata Jarzynowska, Małgorzata Szałęga and Emilia Zygarłowska will pursue a two-month internship at the University of Iceland at the Hύsavík Research Centre. This is possible thanks to the project entitled 'Mobility in Higher Education'. The project is supervised by prof. dr hab. Krzysztof Bielawski. As part of…
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On board the Oceanograf, the University's research vessel, a film crew from Canal+ was conducting interviews and taking pictures with specialists from the University's Department of Oceanography and Geography. The research will also be used by a team of divers who will be shooting a series of films entitled Mysteries of the Baltic Wrecks. The 'hero' of one of the episodes in the series will be the wreck of a U-boat 768…
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, The University of Gdańsk has been placed second among the laureates of NAWA SPINAKER - Intensive International Education Programmes. The University will receive PLN 799,911.80 for the project entitled 'International Summer School - Pollution in Coastal Areas' (POLCA). The project leader is dr Ilona Kamińska from the Department of Oceanography and…
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The three largest national institutes involved in marine research - the Sea Fisheries Institute, the Institute of Oceanography of the University of Gdańsk and the Institute of Oceanology of the Polish Academy of Sciences - have presented a joint position on the protection of the Baltic Sea. Subsequent announcements by scientific circles on the state of the Baltic are meant to be a way of verifying untrue information…
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Kamil Kowalczyk, student of the Faculty of Management at the University of Gdańsk. , He is a scholarship holder of the PISCES programme, addressed to Polish students who wish to pursue their future in the fishing industry. Kamil Kowalczyk, a student at the Faculty of Management at the University of Gdańsk, admits that the study trip…
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An online conference entitled Use of Satellite and Copernicus Data in the Government and Private Sector is organised by the Institute of Geodesy and Cartography in cooperation with the University of Gdańsk and is scheduled for March 31 and April 1, 2021. The primary objective of the Copernicus Earth Observation Programme of the European Commission is to collect, process and share environmental data from multiple…
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A base on the Moon, made with the help of 3D printing, in which algae play the main role, is the awarded project in the Moon Base Design Contest. The Innspace team which won fourth place includes mgr Ewa Borowska, a graduate of Oceanography at the University of Gdańsk. The competition, in which teams from all over the world participated, was organised by the Moon Society from the USA. The task was to design a lunar…
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, The Professor Marian Gieysztor PTH Third Degree Prize (2019/20 edition) for her Master's thesis was awarded to mgr Joanna Piskorska, a graduate of the second-degree course in Oceanography at the Department of Oceanography and Geography, UG. Professor Marian Gieysztor Prizes are awarded by the Polish Hydrobiological Society for outstanding master's…
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, For 10 years, every year the best 3rd-year geology student at the Faculty of Oceanography and Geography of the University of Gdańsk was awarded the Prof. Halina Piekarek-Jankowska Fellowship. In this way, the Professor's family commemorated her scientific fascination with geology. It is 10 years since the death of prof. dr hab. Halina Piekarek-…
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, Eleven academics from the University of Gdańsk have supported the idea of creating a metropolitan association in Pomorskie Voivodeship. They put their signatures to an open letter addressed to MPs in the Polish Parliament, appealing for the support of the metropolitan law. The appeal was initiated by prof. dr hab. Iwona Sagan from the Faculty of…
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Photo: Ewa Szymczak, PhD, Director of the Centre for Didactic Improvement and Tutoring UG , The highest level of education - this is one of the strategic goals of our university," explains Ewa Szymczak, PhD, from the Faculty of Oceanography and Geography of the University of Gdańsk, whom Professor Piotr Stepnowski, rector of the…
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, Oceanographer is a modern research vessel of the Faculty of Oceanography and Geography of the University of Gdańsk. Its purpose is to conduct interdisciplinary research regarding the environment and nature of the Baltic Sea - biological, chemical, physical, geological - and conducting lessons on oceanography and other subjects. You can read more…
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, The project: "Smart Control of the Climate Resilience in European Coastal Cities" (SCORE) managed by dr Jacek Barańczuk from the Faculty of Oceanography and Geography, University of Gdańsk, received funding from the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 Program. The main goal of the project will be to create a Coastal Cities Living Lab (CCLL)…
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, Three people from the University of Gdańsk academic community were awarded in the contest for the best diploma thesis, organized by the Students' Parliament of the Republic of Poland (PSRP) and the Ministry of Science and Higher Education (MNiSW). The contest’s jury, headed by prof. dr hab. Zbigniew Marciniak, Chairman of the Main Council of Science…
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Dr Alicja Bonk,  , Dr Alicja Bonk from the Faculty of Oceanography and Geography of the University of Gdańsk, an oceanographer specializing in marine geology, received PAGES Early-Career Award. Dr Bonk was recognized for her expertise in paleolimnology, her cross-disciplinary work to improve knowledge of past global environment…
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The Minister of Science and Higher Education concluded the ninth edition of the Diamond Grant Program competition. Natalia Miernik, a student of the Faculty of Oceanography and Geography at the University of Gdańsk, was named one of the winners of the competition. Natalia Miernik’s, UG student, project entitled ‘The influence of underwater Zostera marina meadows on macrofauna bioturbation activity under different…
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The project, entitled “Cities as Arenas of Political Innovation in the Strengthening of Deliberative and Participatory Democracy” (EUARENAS) led by prof. dr hab. Iwona Sagan from the Faculty of Oceanography and Geography of the University of Gdańsk received European Commission funding under Horizon 2020 Program. The main objective of the project is to answer the following question, how can grassroot initiatives merge…
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Deputy Dean for Student Affairs of the Faculty of Oceanography and Geography of the University of Gdańsk, dr hab. Joanna Fac-Beneda, prof. UG, was appointed member of the 5th term National Council for Water Management for 2020-2023. The inaugural meeting of the 5th term National Council for Water Management for 2020-2023 took place in June 2020. Nominations were presented to 30 new members of the council, among them…
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„Rozwój i transfer technologii dla błękitnej bioekonomii w regionie Morza Bałtyckiego BlueBioTECH” (BlueBioTECH, development and transfer of technology for the blue bioeconomy of the Baltic Sea Region) project implemented by the Faculty of Oceanography and Geography of the University of Gdańsk received funding from the Interreg Baltic Sea Region Program. BlueBioTECH is the response for the need of improved solutions in…
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The General Meeting of the newly selected Members of the Polish Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN), held remotely on May 11th of the current year, selected dr. hab. prof. UG Waldemar Surosz to serve as the Chairman of the Polish Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research PAN for 2020-2023 term. Professor Waldemar Surosz has served as a Dean of the Faculty of Oceanography and…
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The increased use of pharmaceuticals, and consequently increased number of pharmaceuticals discarded to the environment in multiple European countries raises justifiable concerns regarding their presence and potential influence on maritime organisms. Pharmaceuticals used to treat humans are currently regarded as little-known pollutants, however they may cause a serious threat to coastal waters, close to the point…
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, The Faculty of Oceanography and Geography of the University of Gdańsk, together with Committee of Marine Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences organized the II Scientific Conference For Polish Marine Researchers on 24-25 September this year. The main objective of the conference was to integrate Polish marine researchers’ society,…