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Ambassador of France visits the Jagiellonian University

04.12.2019
On 4 December, the Jagiellonian University was visited by the Ambassador of France to Poland Frédéric Billet with his wife and the Consul-General of France in Kraków Frédéric de Touchet. They met with JU Rector Prof. Wojciech Nowak in Collegium Novum.
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100 years of the University of Ljubljana

03.12.2019
On 3 December 2019, JU Vice-Rector for Research and Structural Funds Prof. Stanisław Kistryn visited the University of Ljubljana, where he participated in the celebrations marking the 100th anniversary of its foundation.
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JU team advances to the final stage of a programming competition

03.12.2019
A team of students from the JU Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science has won a gold medal and took 4th place during the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest 2019, held on the last weekend of November in Prague. Due to the team's outstanding performance, three students representing the oldest Polish university – Krzysztof Pióro, Bartosz Podkanowicz, and Krzysztof Potępa – will participate in the world championship in Moscow.
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European HIV/AIDS Archive launched

02.12.2019
The European HIV/AIDS Archive (EHAA) is an online collection of stories and materials related to the past, present and imagined futures of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Europe. Comprising oral history interviews from such countries as Germany, Greece, Poland, Portugal, Russia and the UK, the archive makes it possible to delve into the complex history of the European HIV epidemic. The online EHAA has recently been launched, marking the end of the international research project Disentangling European HIV/AIDS Policies: Activism, Citizenship and Health (EUROPACH). By the end of the year the archive will contain more than 100 interviews with more to come.
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JU physicist among prestigious US grant recipients

27.11.2019
The international consortium Quantum Information Structure of Spacetime has won a prestigious grant, worth over 2 million dollars, from the John Templeton Foundation (USA). Dr Jakub Mielczarek from the Jagiellonian University Faculty of Physics, Astronomy and Applied Computer Science will be one of the main researchers responsible for running the project and the only Polish member of the research team.
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Head lice – more common than you think

25.11.2019
With the beginning of every school year, there inevitably comes a series of reports on the rising tide of head lice infestations. It may seem that the advances we’ve made in sanitation and medicine should eliminate the presence of such parasites from our daily lives. How come we are still experiencing these ‘head lice outbreaks’?
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JU astronomers contribute to the discovery of a very-high-energy gamma-ray burst

21.11.2019
After a 10-year-long search, scientists have finally detected a very-high-energy (VHE) gamma-ray burst. The discovery was made by the international research team of the High Energy Stereoscopic System (H.E.S.S.), using the 28-metres long telescope located in Namibia. It unexpectedly turned out that this burst resulting from a cosmic cataclysm remained within the VHE gamma spectrum very long after the initial explosion.
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