Vegetarianism, including its different varieties (such as veganism), is becoming more and more popular in our society. As the number of people giving up meat is growing, so are the controversies surrounding this kind of diet. To distinguish facts from myths, members of the Polish Pharmaceutical Students’ Association from the Jagiellonian University Medical College decided to confront some of the frequently made claims with modern medical knowledge.Read More o Vegetarian diets: facts and myths
The Journal of Pineal Research published a paper on the role of melatonin in cell pigmentation, co-authored by Dr Michał Sarna and Krystian Mokrzyński from the Department of Biophysics of the JU Faculty of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Biotechnology. The article is a collaboration between researchers from the University of Munster, University of Texas, University of Alabama and the Jagiellonian University.Read More o JU researchers discover how melatonin affects cell pigmentation
The Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange has announced the results of the KATAMARAN programme, focused on supporting joint second-cycle studies. The Jagiellonian University Faculty of International and Political Studies is among the institutions chosen that will be granted funds for this purpose.Read More o JU receives funding for a new study programme in English
The latest results of GERDA experiment aimed at finding answers to some of the most basic questions of modern particle physics have just been published. The international research project is carried out by scientists from 16 European research institutions, including a team from the Jagiellonian University Institute of Physics. Will the recent discoveries bring us closer to discovering the truth about the origins of the universe?Read More o Why is the world built of matter (instead of antimatter)?
On 17 September, the third edition of the Kraków Intellectual Property Law Summer School was organised by the JU Faculty of Law and Administration. This year's edition of the event will be dedicated to intellectual property overlaps and will last until 21 September.Read More o 3rd Kraków Intellectual Property Law Summer School
16 September marked the first time Horizon Europe Weeks (HEW) – an initiative aimed to facilitate contact between experts in various branches of science – was organised at the Jagiellonian University. The three-day meetings allow participants to discuss their research, exchange knowledge, and begin collaboration within the framework of international research projects.Read More o Horizon Europe Weeks
The Jagiellonian University Faculty of Chemistry was recognised by the European Chemistry Thematic Network Association (ECTN), an organisation that evaluates the quality of chemistry teaching at higher education institutions.Read More o JU Faculty of Chemistry certified by ECTN