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JU researcher wins Weave-UNISONO grant for Polish-Czech projects

JU researcher wins Weave-UNISONO grant for Polish-Czech projects

20.12.2021
The National Science Centre has published the results of Weave-Unisono competition for proposals submitted to the Czech agency Grantová Agentura České Republiky. Polish researchers awarded in the project include Prof. Andrzej Kotarba from the Jagiellonian University Faculty of Chemistry, who carries out innovative research in the area of smart biomaterials.
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JU scientists will work on a sense enhancements system

JU scientists will work on a sense enhancements system

17.12.2021
Researchers from the Jagiellonian University and the Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences will develop a prototype of a sense enhancements system for perceiving safety and evaluate its cognitive impact on users.
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JU student earns second place in the European Kyokushin Karate Championship

JU student earns second place in the European Kyokushin Karate Championship

17.12.2021
Julia Kędzierska from the JU Faculty of Management and Social Communication has earned a silver medal during the 4th WKB European Kyokushin Karate Championship organised in Leżajsk. The tournament attracted more than five hundred participants from fifteen countries, including strong contestants from Ukraine, Belarus, Span and Latvia.
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The Guild sets recommendations for the AI Act

The Guild sets recommendations for the AI Act

15.12.2021
Following the progress report of the Slovenian presidency, circulated at the end of November, The Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities voices its concerns on the burdens the European Commission’s proposal for an Artificial Intelligence (AI) Act may impose on research and researchers and calls for the Commission to involve researchers in the future monitoring and amendment processes of the Act.
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Kraków and Vienna researchers will work on an innovative robotic system

Kraków and Vienna researchers will work on an innovative robotic system

15.12.2021
Dr Bipin Indurkhya, Prof. UJ from the JU Faculty of Philosophy has received a grant for joint Polish-Austrian research. The aim of the awarded project is to design a robotic system that will be able to recognise a task based on demonstration and explain it with the use of words, gestures and visualisations. The project will be carried out together with the Technische Universität Wien.
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Prof. Michael G. Müller and Jiří Friedl honoured with Felczak and Wereszycki Prize

Prof. Michael G. Müller and Jiří Friedl honoured with Felczak and Wereszycki Prize

15.12.2021
On 13 December, the anniversary of Henryk Wereszycki’s birth, winners were announced in the 21st contest for publications on the history of the Central-East Europe and its relationship with Poland from the Middle Ages to the present day. The Prize is awarded every year, alternately to Polish and foreign researchers. This year it was presented to Prof. Michael G. Müller and Jiří Friedl.
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JU researcher awarded for promoting Lithuanian culture

JU researcher awarded for promoting Lithuanian culture

14.12.2021
Dr Kamil Pecela, a graduate of the JU Faculty of Polish Studies working with the JU Section of Culture of Lithuania, has received the Algis Kalėda Award, set up by the Institute of Lithuanian Literature and Folklore in Vilnius. The award was presented to him for his studies of Vilnius-based Polish and Lithuanian authors as well as his translations of Lithuanian literature and essays on Lithuanian culture.
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