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.
Are you tired of social distancing? Get vaccinated and make sure you are safe when you come back to study with us in the new academic year! All students and PhD students are eligible to book a vaccination at the JU University Hospital in Kraków using the Reservation System. More information on the vaccination programme can be found on our University e-mail account. Participants of the programme will be inoculated with the Pfizer vaccine.więcej o Get vaccinated and study safe!
Starting on 21 May 2021, the National Gallery in London will be hosting an exhibition entitled Conversations with God:więcej o Jan Matejko’s painting from the JU collection exhibited in the National Gallery in London
Jan Matejko’s Copernicus, the centrepiece of which will be Jan Matejko’s painting Astronomer Copernicus, or Conversations with God on loan from the Jagiellonian University Collegium Novum. For the first time in history, a painting by one of Poland’s greatest artists will be displayed in the most famous British gallery.
On 18 May, Prof.więcej o Virtual launch of the Science Communication collaboration with Imperial College London
Dorota Malec, JU Vice-Rector for International Cooperation signed a letter of intent concerning cooperation on science communication initiatives between the Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Imperial College London and three other Polish universities: Adam Mickiewicz University, Medical University of Gdansk and Warsaw University of Technology. As stated in the letter, this collaboration aims to create conscious and mature relations between science and society.
Larry Wolff’s Inventing Eastern Europe The Map of Civilization on the Mind of the Enlightenment and Joanna Guszta’s Miasto Potwór [City-Monster] are the two books that won the main prizes of the 6th Smart Book of the Year contest. The Euclid Statuettes given to the winners of the contest were also awarded to authors chosen by the JU academic community, editors of the Smart Books website as well as readers ofwięcej o Larry Wolff and Joanna Guszta win the Smart Book of the Year 2020 award
Gazeta Wyborcza daily.
The first global report on cardiovascular diseases in women was published in The Lancet. The document was created as a result of the work of a commission consisting of 17 women – experts in the field of cardiovascular diseases from different parts of the world, including Dr hab.więcej o JU researcher co-authors a report on women’s main cause of death
Agnieszka Olszanecka from the First Clinic of Cardiology, Interventional Electrocardiology and Arterial Hypertension at the Jagiellonian University Medical College.
Unbound nickel atoms and other heavy elements have been observed in very hot cosmic environments, including the atmospheres of ultra-hot exoplanets and evaporating comets that ventured too close to our Sun or other stars. A new study conducted by JU researchers reveals the presence of nickel atoms in the cold gasses surrounding the interstellar comet 2I/Borisov. The team’s finding was published in Nature on 19 May 2021.więcej o Nickel atoms detected in the cold gas around interstellar comet 2I/Borisov