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Rising temperatures have been worrying climatologists, farmers and hydrologists for some years now. While some associate the increasingly warmer days with pleasant recreation, for others they make work impossible. In Poland, there is currently an agricultural drought in every province. Prof. dr hab. Elżbieta Niemirycz from the Department of Analytical Chemistry at the University of Gdańsk talks about how we can prevent…
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Dr hab. inż. Anna Białk-Bielińska, prof. UG. The Zero Waste fashion show, which we could see at the Faculty of Chemistry of the University of Gdańsk, was organised as part of the Sustainable Development Day celebrations. In the gallery, we present thirteen creative and unconventional outfits prepared by the staff and students of our…
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In connection with the Day of Sustainable Development at the Faculty of Chemistry UG, a fashion show 'Zero Waste' will be held. Dr Joanna Dołżonek and dr hab. inż. Anna Białk-Bielińska, prof. UG from the Laboratory of Chemical Hazards of the Environment encourage you to be creative and take an active part in the event. The event is an initiative of the Faculty of Chemistry staff: dr Joanna Dołżonek and dr hab. Anna…
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In March 2022, the Polish-Ukrainian scientific programme organised by the University of Gdańsk was launched. Scientists from our university were able to invite researchers from Ukraine for joint research.  The UG International Cooperation Office asked our guests about their experiences during this programme. Each of the twelve respondents rated their stay here as very good, and the best aspects of it included moral…
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Photo by ACK UG The Creative Activity Zone is a new place on the map of the University of Gdańsk, created with children from Ukraine in mind. Thanks to the involvement of students, employees, numerous UG units and donors, a cosy and safe space was created in the building of the UG Chemistry Department, which is to allow a moment's…
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The Department of Environmental Technology's open days is a unique opportunity to learn about the research being conducted, potential supervisors and other staff before submitting your department's declarations to the Dean's Office. The event is directed to graduate students of chemistry, environmental protection and chemical business. Registration…
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The team of prof. dr hab. Adriana Zaleska-Medynska has received nearly one million PLN in the Small Grant Scheme competition. The winning project, 'Pioneering hybrid materials for CO2 photoconversion', aims to create a groundbreaking class of hybrid materials made of nanocrystals. The results of this research could have a positive impact on the development of solar cell and bioimaging technologies. The Small Grants…
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Fot. Piotr Wajda Pupils from secondary schools and older classes of primary schools, students, university employees as well as entrepreneurs and the local community participated in the Sustainable Development Day - an event popularising science, whose main theme was water and its importance for life on the Planet.…
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Research on chemical recycling of selected plastics in the presence of new catalysts - metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) will be conducted by dr inż. Patrycja Maria Jutrzenka Trzebiatowska from the Faculty of Chemistry, University of Gdańsk. The project entitled: 'Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) as potential catalysts for chemical recycling of polymers' received funding within the NCN SONATINA 5 competition. The planned…
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Scientists from the University of Gdańsk, Jagiellonian University and a scientific-industrial consortium including Producent Stolarki PCV i AL 'BEWI' Bernard Wójcik (project leader) obtained funding for the implementation of a project entitled: 'Development of innovative technology for removing coronaviruses from the air, including SARS-CoV-2 with the use of photocatalytic layers implemented in an air purifier'. The…
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Albert, who became an inspiration for the Gdańsk scientists' research, is a dog of prof. Jacek Ryla from the Faculty of Technical Physics and Applied Mathematics, PG. 'Albert is a dog, but he doesn't realise it. Albert loves human food (and beer), watching videos on the internet, sleeping in bed and more, but he's not supposed to do…
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The Polish-American Fulbright Commission has published a list of the winners of the BioLAB 2021-2022 Programme. Among the 42 winners who will receive a one-year internship in one of the four renowned research centres in the U.S., there are students from the Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology UG and GUMed and the Faculty of Chemistry UG. The…
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The scientific conference entitled. 'Congress of Economic and Ecological Student Clubs', organised by the Faculty of Economics and Faculty of Chemistry of the University of Gdańsk as part of the project 'Science Clubs - known and unknown faces of science', is an excellent opportunity to exchange views on ecology and environmental protection, economics…
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Graphical presentation of the preparation of the composite obtained, i.e. the combination of titanium(IV) oxide surface-modified with carboxyl groups with an organometallic skeleton, and symbolic representation of the synergy of action in the photocatalytic process. A scientific article developed by members of the Department of…
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Photo: Arek Smykowski We talk about the Science Cafés project, ways to popularise science and its social responsibility with dr hab. Beata Grobelna, prof. UG, Dean of the Faculty of Chemistry of the University of Gdańsk and head of the project 'Science Clubs at the University of Gdańsk - known and unknown faces of science' - a…
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The National Centre of Science announced the results of MAESTRO and SONATA BIS competitions. Among 40 projects, which will receive funding within SONATA BIS - ST panel, there is a project entitled 'Technology of additive manufacturing of spatial structures of polylactide composites reinforced with diamond,' realised in partnership between the…
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pre-implementation works, analysed and approved decisions concerning submitted applications, as a result of which co-financing was granted to 5 teams conducting pre-implementation research at the University of Gdańsk. Under the Innovation Incubator 4.0 project funded by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education (POIR 2014-2020) on the initiative of…
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The project submitted by research team from the University of Gdańsk, together with the French team from Centre Inria Grenoble ‐ Rhône‐Alpes, has been one of the winners of PHC Polonium 2020 program, a bilateral research program for Poland and France. Dr hab. Artur Giełdoń from the Faculty of Chemistry UG coordinates the Polish side of the project…
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Photograph shows prof. dr hab. inż. Adriana Zaleska-Medynska from the Faculty of Chemistry of the University of Gdańsk. Prof. dr hab. inż. Adriana Zaleska-Medynska from the Faculty of Chemistry of the University of Gdańsk won the Intelligent Development Award Poland 2020 in the ‘scientists of the future’ category, for carrying out…
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The execution of the project funded by the National Center for Research and Development (NCBiR), titled “Nowe technologie farmakologicznej stymulacji regeneracji” (New technologies for pharmacological stimulation of regeneration) REGENNOVA resulted in two positive decisions of the Patent Office of the Republic of Poland on granting patents to…
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Photograph shows prof. dr hab. Adriana Zaleska-Medynska and dr inż. Paweł Mazierski, shareholders of NANOSCI sp. z o.o company. The University of Gdańsk signed two license agreements with NANOSCI sp. z o.o company – entity established to commercialize inventions developed by the research team led by prof. dr hab. inż. Adriana…
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Patent Office of the Republic of Poland decided to grant patent, titled ‘Radiosensybilizator do zastosowania w radioterapii.’ (Radiosensitizer to be applied in radiotherapy)  to researchers from the Faculty of Chemistry of the University of Gdańsk. It will allow improving the efficiency of radiotherapy and minimizing its negative effects. Radiotherapy…
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University of Gdańsk received funding to implement its 17th project within the framework of Horizon 2020 Program. Project titled „Advanced High Aspect Ratio and Multicomponent materials: towards comprehensive intelligent testing and safe by design Strategies" (HARMLESS), led by dr Agnieszka Gajewicz-Skrętna will be implemented at the Faculty of…
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“The search for targets of immune system targeted therapy and the search for resistance mechanisms of current immunotherapy methods” was the topic of the XVIII Polpharma Foundation scientific competition to fund research projects. The competition saw 16 applications, all of which were reviewed. On 10 October 2019, the Scientific Council of the Foundation, based on the evaluations and own assessment, ranked the…
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In January 2020, team of scientists led by prof. dr hab. Adriana Zaleska-Medynska from the Faculty of Chemistry at the University of Gdańsk will begin  development of the innovative thin-film photoreactor to be applied in disinfection, treatment of water and treatment of sewage processes.  The project received funding from the National Science Center TANGO 3 Program. The main objective of the project is to design,…