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Photo by dr Kamila Stańczak What tasks should clinical psychologists perform in psychiatric care? Will they gain new competencies and support psychiatric wards? These questions are to be answered by specialists - members of a new team appointed by the Minister of Health. Among them is dr hab. Małgorzata Lipowska, prof. UG from the Faculty of Social…
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Thanks to the cooperation between the Department of Strategy of the City Hall in Gdynia and the Department of Regional Development of the Institute of Socio-Economic Geography and Spatial Management at the University of Gdańsk, headed by prof. dr hab. Tadeusz Palmowski, a publication on service and commercial points in Gdynia was created. First-year geography students, as part of a field exercise, stocktaking the local…
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Graphic by Alan Stocki/UG Although the statistics 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…
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What can we see in the sky and why should we look at it as often as possible? We will try to answer these questions from both an astrophysical and a psychological point of view. April 14 is International Day of Staring at the Sky. Therefore, it can be considered a holiday for astrophysicists and astronomers who observe what is happening above our heads every day. What will we be able to observe in the coming days by…
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Help for Ukraine at the Faculty of Social Sciences has been in full swing since the first moments of Russia's attack on the country. On February 25th, the 'Students for Ukraine' collection started, thanks to which necessary items are sent to our eastern neighbours and handed over to refugees in the Tricity. The issue of long-term assistance for refugees has arisen. People fleeing war-torn places are at risk of post…
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How does surviving COVID-19 affect the human brain? What neuropsychological changes may occur after recovering from this disease? Are the deficits faced by some survivors temporary and will they disappear with time, or will rehabilitation be necessary? Finally, how much does the functioning of people with comorbidities who have undergone COVID-19 change and does this…
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Scientific, Ecological or Cultural Storm? Decide which one will rumble at the University of Gdańsk. This year people connected with the University of Gdańsk were nominated in as many as six categories of the Pomorskie Sztormy contest. You can vote for the candidates at pomorskiesztormy.pl or by post until March 21st this year. It is time for the seventeenth edition of 'Pomorskie Sztormy'. In 2005, the contest of Gazeta…
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Feminist Movements Revitalizing Democracy in Europe (FIERCE) is an international consortium project. It aims to revitalise the relationship between feminism, civil society and politics in the context of growing social inequality, political discontent and the strengthening of the populist radical anti-gender right. The European Commission has awarded funding to a new Horizon…
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The Faculty of Social Sciences is collecting things needed by refugees from Ukraine. Instantly, because just a day after Russia attacked Ukraine, it was organised by students of the University of Gdańsk as part of the #StudenciDlaUkraina #СтудентиДляУкраїни campaign. - 'As students of the University of Gdańsk we want to show our solidarity with our neighbours from across the eastern border and offer real support - not…
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The Academic Psychological Support Centre of the University of Gdańsk invites you to an open online meeting entitled. 'Let's support each other! Right here, right now'. Come and listen to how not to be misinformed and talk to psychologists about how to deal with difficult emotions and support others in doing so. ACWP together with mgr Katarzyna Raca, a scientist from the…
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Volunteers who would like to become mentors for migrants and help them integrate into the society they have chosen to live in can take a MOOC course, funded by the Erasmus Plus programme. Participants will learn, among other things, what mentoring is, what are the key attributes of a mentor and what soft skills are necessary to be an effective mentor. The course 'MentorNET…
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Graphics Alan Stocki/UG. Gloom, reluctance, malaise - depression is a disease. You are not alone with it. How to deal with it, whether and when to go to a psychologist, how to find one - on the Day for Fighting with Depression we ask a psychologist dr Agata Rudnik, the director of the Academic Psychological Support Centre at the University of Gdańsk…
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Arthur Schopenhauer. Fot. Jacob Seib/Wikimedia Commons. February 22nd marks 234 years since the birth of Schopenhauer, an icon of philosophical pessimism, a man with a difficult character, shying away from people and achieving spectacular scientific success. We talk about the philosopher who did not live to see his successors with dr Robert Rogoziecki from…
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He is a co-founder of the Polska Hekatomba Association, which has created a portal listing Nazi and Soviet crimes committed against Poles, addressed to everyone interested in Polish history during World War II. - Crimes against Polish citizens have been written about for decades, research has been carried out, associations are commemorating various events, but everything has…
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Too many resolutions are an easy way not to keep any of them. It is better to take small steps towards change. January is often a month of change, a surge of new energy and a desire to act. It is also the time of New Year's resolutions. We talk to a psychologist dr. Agata Rudnik from the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Gdańsk about whether…
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Psychological Research Club 'Experior' of the University of Gdańsk, the Independent Students' Association and the National Representation of PhD Students invite you to a nationwide conference on mental health 'Health in your head'. - 'With the participation of the most eminent experts we will talk about the deteriorating condition of the mental health of Poles, with…
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In the article The structural power of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) in multilateral development finance: A case study of the New Development Bank, an international team of researchers co-initiated by dr hab. Marek Rewizorski, prof. UG from the Faculty of Social Sciences, attempted to answer the question of how the New Development Bank was…
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The prestigious scientific periodical Frontiers in Psychology describes an initiative to provide free psychological support to students of the University of Gdańsk, initiated by psychologists at the WNS. - UG was one of the first universities in Poland to offer such assistance during the global COVID-19 pandemic blockade in March 2020, we read. This article is a summary of…
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- 'We notice that the need for consultation with a psychologist is growing, so thinking of everyone who needs help in taking care of their mental health, we are launching more free events as part of the Mental Health Week at the University of Gdańsk,' - says dr Agata Rudnik, director of the Psychological Support Centre at the UG. Relaxation, evening 'Let's talk' duty…
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She is a neuropsychologist and electronics engineer with a specialisation in multimedia techniques. She is passionate about the human brain and signal processing issues. She is a co-author of several articles in prestigious scientific journals and has also managed a complex research project under the NCN PRELUDIUM 5 grant, which culminated in the dissertation 'Neuronal and cognitive mechanisms of temporal orientation in…
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The title of Friend of the School was awarded to dr Marcin Szulc, prof. UG from the Institute of Psychology, University of Gdańsk. The distinction was awarded by the management of the General Secondary School Complex No. 2 in Gdańsk. - 'I have been cooperating with this school, which impressed me with its modern management style, for years. To paraphrase a train from the "…
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Dr hab. Katarzyna Skrzypińska, prof. UG, was elected chair of the Polish Association for Psychology of Religion and Spirituality for the next term. - 'Our Society brings together people with different world views, we are interested in atheists and agnostics with often very rich views of the world and faith in science,' says dr hab. Katarzyna Skrzypińska, Prof. UG. During the…
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Martyna Bildziukiewicz, a graduate of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Gdańsk, has become the head of the EU's East Stratcom Task Force to combat Russian disinformation. The special group operates within the European External Action Service, i.e. the EU diplomatic corps. The East Stratcom Task Force monitors the media and picks up examples of Russian…
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obraz z pixabay The project entitled A Good Man, an Honest Worker, a Wise Citizen - Challenges for Contemporary Moral Education received a team grant as part of the Programme for the Support of the Gdańsk Humanities addressed to academic teachers at the University of Gdańsk. The grant awarded team, headed by dr hab. Natasza Szutta, prof. UG from the…
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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 address interesting, universal…
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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 of PAN. The members of…
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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 32% believe that 'the so-…
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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 status that is difficult to…
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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 policies, so she will be…
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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 of the journalistic…
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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 the Psychological…
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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 awareness of postnatal…
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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 in this field. The awards…
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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 2020 alone, 150 children…
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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 and Higher Education,…
UG scientists about COVID
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 regarding management methods…
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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…