On Wednesday, 9 June 2021, the Central European finale of the competition “My PhD Thesis in 180 Seconds” ("Ma Thèse en 180 Secondes" - MT180) organised by the JU Institute of Romance Studies in collaboration with the French Institute in Warsaw, was held online. The public choice award went to Maciej Bukowski, a PhD student of the Jagiellonian University Faculty of International and Political Studies.więcej o Maciej Bukowski wins public choice award in MT180 contest
Due to the improvement in pandemic situation in Poland, the widespread access to vaccinations against COVID-19, and the ongoing easing of restrictions, from 14 June 2021 the Jagiellonian University will return to on-site work.więcej o The University returns to on-site work
19 Polish universities have been included in the latest edition of the QS World University Ranking 2022, the results of which were published on 8 June. Comparing to last year, the Jagiellonian University moved up by 17 positions, achieving the highest place in the ranking’s history.więcej o JU reaches an unprecedented position in QS World University Ranking
The International Evaluation Commission has completed its evaluation of proposals for beamtime at the JU National Synchrotron Radiation Centre SOLARIS in the seventh call. A total of 84 applications were assessed in the competition, submitted for four beamlines and a cryo-microscope. The applications were analysed by external experts in terms of formalities, sample safety and the merits of the planned research work.więcej o More and more researchers interested in using SOLARIS beamlines
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) uses multiple molecular mechanisms that allow for efficient infection into human cells and block activation of certain immunological response systems. Researcher from the Jagiellonian University – Drwięcej o JU researcher authors a paper on methylation of RNA Cap in SARS-CoV-2
Mateusz Wilamowski is the first author of the publication describing methylation process at the one of the termini of the SARS-CoV-2 transcript.
Higher education across Europe needs to cut red tape, revolutionise lifelong learning, standardise digital platforms, and immerse students in research as well as employability skills from day one, according to new recommendations proposed by the Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities.więcej o European universities reimagine education in the digital, post-pandemic age
An international consortium has presented the results of the world’s largest study of urban microbiome conducted so far. The project involved sequencing and analysis of samples collected in 60 cities all over the world and resulted in a complex analysis and taxonomic identification of all microorganisms found in the samples. The researchers included Dr hab.więcej o Every city has its own microbiological fingerprint
Paweł Łabaj from the Małopolska Centre of Biotechnology of the Jagiellonian University.