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JU mathematician receives the European Mathematical Society Prize

JU mathematician receives the European Mathematical Society Prize

19.07.2024
Dr hab. Adam Kanigowski, Prof. UJ from the JU Faculty of Mathematics and Computer has won the prestigious European Mathematical Society Prize. It was presented to him during the opening ceremony of the 9th European Mathematical Congress in Seville, which took place from 15 to 19 July 2024.
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JU researchers become the first to describe the structure of a human enzyme

JU researchers become the first to describe the structure of a human enzyme

15.07.2024
Researchers from the JU Małopolska Centre of Biotechnology became the first in the world to provide a molecular description of pseudouridine synthase 3.In this way, they have shown how this human enzyme recognises, binds, and modifies specific sites in transfer RNAs.
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JU researcher awarded in a prestigious competition by the Royal Society of Edinburgh

JU researcher awarded in a prestigious competition by the Royal Society of Edinburgh

12.07.2024
The Royal Society of Edinburgh, the most prestigious Scottish scientific society bringing together representatives of science, culture and art, has announced a list of projects that will receive its funding in 2024. One of the awards will go to Prof. Grażyna Ewa Ptak from the JU Małopolska Centre of Biotechnology, who, together with Dr. Chih-Jen Lin from the University of Edinburgh, received a grant as part of the RSE International Joint Projects competition.
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Dr hab. Sebastian Glatt amongst the newest members of EMBO

Dr hab. Sebastian Glatt amongst the newest members of EMBO

09.07.2024
On the 60th anniversary of its foundation, the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) has welcomed 100 new Members and 20 Associate Members in recognition for their accomplishments that cover the spectrum of life science research. One of them is Dr hab. Sebastian Glatt from the JU Małopolska Centre of Biotechnology.
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Polish cultural icon Jerzy Stuhr passes away at 77

Polish cultural icon Jerzy Stuhr passes away at 77

09.07.2024
Jerzy Stuhr, a distinguished actor, screenwriter as well as theatre and film director, passed away at the age of 77. He played many outstanding roles that became a permanent part of the history of Polish film and theatre.
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Scientists have confirmed the existence of a pair of black holes at the centre of the OJ 287 galaxy

Scientists have confirmed the existence of a pair of black holes at the centre of the OJ 287 galaxy

03.07.2024
An international team of researchers featuring scientists from the JU Astronomical Observatory has confirmed the presence of two supermassive black holes in the centre of the OJ 287 galaxy. Their existence was first suggested in 1982 by astronomers from the University of Turku in Finland. Now the first clear observations of the smaller of the two black holes have been made.
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Esteemed urologist receives the highest Jagiellonian University honour

Esteemed urologist receives the highest Jagiellonian University honour

01.07.2024
Prof. Shahrokh Shariat, a surgeon and specialist in the area of urology renowned in both Europe and the world, has received the gold Plus ratio quam vis medal, the highest honour bestowed by the oldest Polish university. The award was presented to him on 27 June in the Collegium Novum Assembly Hall.
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