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Prof. Jan Potempa awarded the honorary doctorate of the University of Amsterdam

Prof. Jan Potempa awarded the honorary doctorate of the University of Amsterdam

08.01.2021
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.
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Pompeu Fabra University joins The Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities

Pompeu Fabra University joins The Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities

07.01.2021
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.
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Two JU researchers announced the most active in Poland in the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme

Two JU researchers announced the most active in Poland in the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme

29.12.2020
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.
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Clinical Research Award for JU scientists

Clinical Research Award for JU scientists

22.12.2020
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.
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Employee Capital Plans at the Jagiellonian University

Employee Capital Plans at the Jagiellonian University

22.12.2020
Employee Capital Plans (ECP) are a common, private, and voluntary system of long-term saving. The savings are built up jointly by employees, employers and the state. The main goal of the ECP is to supplement the future retirement benefits with additional funds to improve the economic status of future pensioners, as, according to experts, in several dozen years retirement pensions may amount to only 30 percent o the last salary.
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Comprehensive book on Polish literature published at the Jagiellonian University

Comprehensive book on Polish literature published at the Jagiellonian University

18.12.2020
Two researchers form the JU Faculty of Polish Studies, Prof. Magdalena Popiel and Prof. Tomasz Bilczewski, in collaboration with Prof. Stanley Bill from the University of Cambridge, have written a new book on the history of Polish literature. The book, featuring an essay by Booker Prize winner Jennifer Croft and an afterword by distinguished historian Prof. Norman Davies, was published by the Jagiellonian University Press.
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National Science Centre announces the winners of the POLS call

National Science Centre announces the winners of the POLS call

18.12.2020
The National Science Centre has announced the results of the POLS call co-funded within the framework of the Norway funds. According to the announcement, five scientists, who have been previously working in Austria, Mexico, Italy and the US, will receive nearly 4 million zlotys (~850 thousand euro) for their research projects, to be carried out at the Jagiellonian University.
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