Archaeologists from Kraków participating in a joint Polish-Slovak research project have found evidence of human presence from over 10 thousand years ago in a cave in Belianske Tatras mountain range. This is the first discovery of traces of prehistoric human settlement in the region where many researchers have unsuccessfully searched for them since the late 19th century.Read More o Amazing discovery of JU archaeologists in Tatra Mountains
Adrian Chrobak, a PhD student at the JU MC Chair in Psychiatry, has received the European Forum of Psychiatric Trainees (EFPT) Porto Research Award for the best research project carried out by a trainee psychiatrist in Europe. The award was presented to him during this year’s Forum on 14 July in Prague.Read More o JU MC PhD candidate awarded for the best research project
Prof. Wojciech Załuski from the Chair in Philosophy of Law and Legal Ethics of the Jagiellonian University was appointed member of the Executive Committee of the International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (IVR) at the World Congress of this organisation, which was held in Luzern on July 7-12.Read More o Professor Wojciech Załuski joins IVR Executive Committee
A team of researchers from the JU Institute of Archaeology of the Jagiellonian University led by Prof. Krzysztof Ciałowicz has begun another season of excavations in Israel. During the next month, they will investigate the Tel Erani site, where they have previously found well-reserved remains of a 5,000 year old wall.Read More o Kraków archaeologists carry on with their pioneering work in Israel
On 17 July, a delegation from the Chinese Academy of Sciences visited the National Synchrotron Radiation Centre SOLARIS of the Jagiellonian University. The aim of the visit, which is a continuation of a previous meeting with representatives of the Chinese higher education institution, is to establish a framework for further cooperation in the area of synchrotron radiation.Read More o Scientists from the Chinese Academy of Sciences visit the SOLARIS synchrotron
Current trends in urban design favour planting low-maintenance wildflower meadows in green spaces in cities due to their aesthetic qualities and apparent benefits for insects that struggle in an environment so utterly transformed by man. This seemingly ideal solution has a hidden catch: we’re not yet entirely sure how these urban meadows will affect pollinators in the long run. Dr Joanna Kajzer-Bonk from the JU Institute of Zoology and Biomedical Research currently runs a project aimed to determine the potential consequences of this design.Read More o Flowery meadows in our cities. Are there any risks for bees?
Three students from the JU MC Institute of Public Health – Amanda Srsic, Semah Al-Awlaqui and Tara Chen – were unrivalled in the Poster Competition in Renes. Competing against several dozen other international students from various higher education institutions, they took first, second and third place. The winning posters were based on theses defended in Kraków three weeks earlier.Read More o JU MC students dominate their competition at an international poster contest