At midnight on August 23 the first round of admissions to long-cycle and first cycle undergraduate programmes in Polish for Polish citizens at the Jagiellonian University came to a close. The JU Department of Admissions published statistics which reveal which study programmes have been the most popular this year. Similarly to previous years, Law and Psychology attracted the highest number of candidates.więcej o Admissions 2020: which study programmes were most popular among applicants?
Two cemeteries from the First World War period were discovered and explored by Jagiellonian University archaeologists near Łupków in Podkarpacie, Poland. For five years, researchers from the JU Institute of Archaeology together with local history buffs have been restoring the memory of bloody battles fought more than 100 years ago during the First World War at the current Polish-Slovak border in Subcarpathia.więcej o JU researchers discover forgotten World War I cemeteries
The latest issue of Nature Communications features a paper co-authored by Dr Agata Szade from the JU Faculty of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Biotechnology Department of Medical Biotechnology. The paper presents a molecular map of blood vessels in lymph nodes and defines the subpopulations of endothelium cells that participate in leukocyte recruitment.więcej o Dr Agata Szade published in Nature Communications
Pulsating red giants are the main focus of the project which will be conducted by Dr Michał Pawlak, a researcher currently based at the Charles University in Prague who decided to pursue his further academic career at the JU Astronomical Observatory. The project will be funded by the Sonatina grant awarded by the National Research Centre.więcej o JU astronomers will investigate red giants
On 15 August, ShanghaiRanking Consultancy has published the latest edition of the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), commonly known as the Shanghai Ranking. According to the publication, there are only eight Polish universities in the first thousand positions, with only the University of Warsaw and the Jagiellonian University making it into the first five hundred.więcej o Jagiellonian University announced one of two Polish universities in ARWU Top 500
The Council of the JU MC Faculty of Medicine has sent an open letter to researchers, academics and healthcare professionals of the Republic of Belarus, expressing their support for the wave of protests that is currently sweeping across the country.więcej o JU researchers voice their support for Belarus protests
On 25–30 July, the 27th edition of the International Mathematics Competition for University Students (IMC) was hosted at the University College London. Although due to the SARS-CoV-2 outbreak this year’s contest was held online, it attracted a record number of 546 participants form over 130 countries. Among them there were seven students from the Jagiellonian University Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science.więcej o JU students successful in IMC 2020