Research suggests that people with more symmetric faces are perceived as more attractive, have better developed immune system, and are more resistant to upper respiratory tract infections. What are the reasons for and the implications of this relationship? Dr hab. Urszula Marcinkowska Trimboli from the JU MC Institute of Public Health will shed some light on this issue.Read More o Is facial symmetry a sign of good health?
On 13 January 2021, JU Rector Prof. Jacek Popiel has issued an ordinance concerning the teaching and learning arrangements in the spring semester of the academic year 2020/2021 (excluding JU Medical College). According to the document, these arrangements are subject to change in case of any new developments in the epidemiological situation.Read More o Teaching and learning arrangements in the spring semester 2020/2021
The Villa Decius Institute for Culture in cooperation with the Jagiellonian University started the implementation of the Residence Programme within the framework of the international network Scholars at Risk (SAR). At the beginning of December 2020, the Villa Decius Institute accepted the first SAR scholarship holder in Poland - Prof. Candan Badem - a distinguished Turkish historian who has suffered repressions in recent years due to a wave of layoffs at universities in Turkey.Read More o Professor Candan Badem comes to Kraków as the first SAR fellow in Poland
On 8 January 2020, the honorary doctorate of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) was awarded to Prof. Jan Potempa, the internationally distinguished biochemist and microbiologist from the Jagiellonian University Faculty of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Biotechnology., in recognition of his ground-breaking research into the ability of oral bacteria to break down the blood-brain barrier and their role in the development of Alzheimer's disease.Read More o Prof. Jan Potempa awarded the honorary doctorate of the University of Amsterdam
Pompeu Fabra University (Barcelona, Spain) has been admitted as the twenty-first member of The Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities – a prestigious academic network, whose main founding members include the Jagiellonian University.Read More o Pompeu Fabra University joins The Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities
The Regional Contact Point for Research Programmes of the EU in Kraków has announced the awards for the most active participants of the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme. In this year’s edition, the awards were given to two members of the JU academic staff, Dr hab. Michał Németh and Dr hab. Tomasz Żuradzki.Read More o Two JU researchers announced the most active in Poland in the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme
The American Academy of Periodontology bestowed the Clinical Research Award on Prof. Jan Potempa and his research team members Dr Małgorzata Benedyk-Machaczka and Dr. hab. Piotr Mydel from the Jagiellonian University Faculty of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Biotechnology. The scientists were awarded for their pioneering research with clinical relevance and direct application to the practice of periodontics.Read More o Clinical Research Award for JU scientists