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, Jakub Nowicki, a visually impaired student of philosophy at the University of Gdansk, has a passion for palaeontology. However, due to his visual dysfunction, he decided not to study geology. He decided to go into philosophy. In his free time, Jakub writes a fantasy book set in medieval times. As he points out, good fantasy makes it possible to…
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Photo by Martyna Niećko, nominated for the Grand Press Photo 2021 competition. , A 23-year-old sociology student at the University of Gdansk has been nominated for the prestigious Grand Press Photo competition in the portrait category. Her photo depicting Ms Agnieszka, who was doused with sulphuric acid by an unknown…
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, Prof. Małgorzata Łosiewicz and prof. Wiktor Pepliński from the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Gdańsk have become members of the established in January 2021 Committee of Social Communication and Media Sciences of PAN. The Committee of Social Communication and Media Sciences of PAN was established in January this year by the Praesidium…
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, Although the statistics provided in the Children's Rights Ombudsman's report show that social consent for corporal punishment in Poland is decreasing year by year, the approval for hitting children is still disturbingly high in our country. The research shows that 58% of respondents agree that there are situations when a child should be spanked, and…
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dr hab. Natasza Kosakowska-Berezecka, prof. UG. Photo: Arek Smykowski/UG. , Masculinity is not the same as being a man. The results of an international research project carried out at the Institute of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Gdańsk, indicate that in most cultures masculinity is understood as a social…
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, Dr Barbara Kijewska from the Department of Public Policy and Administration at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Gdańsk has been appointed to the Gdańsk Equal Treatment Council for the second term. The Council is to deal with equality issues, counteracting discrimination and intolerance. Dr Kijewska has a research background in equality…
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, Dr Tadeusz Sznajderski from the Institute of Journalism, Media and Social Communication of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Gdańsk was appointed to the Programme Council of the Polish Radio in Koszalin for the next term. He was recommended by the Association of Polish Journalists, the largest creative and professional organisation…
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Members of the 'Experior' Psychological Research Club. , They study behavioural addictions, personality psychology, mindfulness topics, and the psychology of the internet and education. So far, they have received over 100 scholarships, awards and prizes, and there are still more to come. We are talking about psychology students from…
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, A high level of depressive symptoms among Mums seeking help after giving birth and an increase in anxiety symptoms - these are the conclusions of research conducted by the Institute of Psychology at the University of Gdańsk as part of the 'Przystanek Mama' postnatal depression prevention programme. The main objective of the programme is to raise…
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Sexual education for young people is carried out on the internet by the Ars Amandi Students' Circle of Sexology at the University of Gdańsk.- 'Our social media are not only about education but also sometimes about counselling and support,' - says Barbara Grabowska, a member of the Ars Amandi Circle. The members of the Ars Amandi Society are mainly psychology students from the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of…
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Prof. dr hab. Józef Adam Liwo. Photo: Piotr Pędziszewski , Prof. dr hab. Józef Adam Liwo from the Faculty of Chemistry and dr hab. Artur Szutta, prof. UG from the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Gdańsk received the Award of the Minister of Education for many years of scientific activity and significant achievements…
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Photo: Stockphotosecrets.com , The Psychological Counselling Centre for Genetic Rare Diseases, operating since 2019 within the structures of the Institute of Psychology of the University of Gdańsk, conducts scientific research into, among other things, the psychological functioning of people with rare diseases on a genetic basis. In…
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In the photo: dr hab. Artur Szutta, prof. UG, editor-in-chief of Filozofuj! Photo: Arek Smykowski/UG , "Filozofuj!" is a magazine, but also an Internet portal, co-founded and edited by dr hab. Artur Szutta, prof. UG from the Institute of Philosophy, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Gdańsk. The idea to create it…
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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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, The European Commission published the report titled ‘Improving pandemic preparedness and management - Lessons learned and ways forward’. It was based on experiences from the current and previous pandemics, experts contemplated ways for Europe to efficiently manage the crisis caused by COVID-19. Guidelines and recommendations have been developed…
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Professor Cezary Obracht-Prondzyński, Head of Social Anthropology Division of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Gdańsk, has been selected as a corresponding member of the Polish Academy of Arts and Sciences (PAU). He is the fourth researcher from the University of Gdańsk to join the PAU elite. This year’s election took place on 19 June, in the Polish Academy of Arts and Sciences main building. New PAU…