JU science communication
One of the proposed participatory budgeting projects in Kraków was introducing free HPV vaccination. But did we really know what we voted for or against? In this edition of 1Question, Dr hab. Krzysztof Pyrć from the JU Faculty of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Biotechnology talks about HPV – the Human Papillomavirus.więcej o 1Question: HPV – what's going on?
One of the most common problems of our lifestyle is… running into debts. It is a nightmare of economic overweight. The prime example of unhealthy lifestyle in this area is Greece. We interviewed Dr Magdalena Trzcionka from the JU Institute of Political Sciences and International Relations about the causes and effects of economical crisis.więcej o Debt – obesity of our time?
In an article published by Structure, a JU research team have revealed the structure of proteins responsible for cancer camouflage.więcej o A turning point in cancer camouflage study
From early September to mid October 2015, a team of JU archaeologists braved the inaccessible mountains of Jordan as part of the EDOM 2015 expedition. Read on for a summary of the team's daily research activities, featuring translated fragments of the log written by its members.więcej o EDOM 2015. Maasalama, Jordan!
It turns out that our brain is far more flexible than we thought. Its plasticity may be responsible for the evolutionary success of Homo sapiens. The research conducted by JU psychologists seems to confirm this thesis.więcej o Exploring the mysteries of the brain
In late September 2015, NASA declared that water may periodically appear on the surface of Mars. Dr Maciej Kania from the JU Institute of Geological Sciences sheds some light on this fascinating discovery.więcej o Water on Mars. What should we make of it?
Lesbos, Lampedusa, Munich, Budapest, Calais. This is not a list of fancy travel destinations. They are red dots on the map of a great crisis caused by war and poverty. In an interview, Prof. Halina Grzymała-Moszczyńska from the JU Institute of Religious Studies talked about the possible consequences and developments in this situation.więcej o Migrants – a researcher's perspective
Z naukowcami o nauce (Researchers on research) is the tentative title of an upcoming science communication project: a publication composed of a series of nearly 40 interviews with Jagiellonian University scholars. We present to you a preview of one of those interviews, in which Dr Piotr Żabicki talks to Prof. Ryszard Laskowski from the Institute of Environmental Sciences (Faculty of Biology and Earth Sciences). Prof. Laskowski conducts research on the impact of industrial pollution and pesticides on microorganisms responsible for basic biogeochemical processes and animal populations (particularly invertebrates).więcej o Science, coffee, travel. Introducing a new science communication project