For the third consecutive year, the Jagiellonian University is the best Polish University according to the ranking of world’s top 1000 universities published by the Center for World University Rankings (CWUR).Read More o CWUR ranking: JU continues to outperform other Polish universities
Patrycja Antosz received the prestigious „Best student paper” award from the European Social Simulation Association (ESSA). The presentation took place at the Social Simulation Conference in Dublin. The paper was selected by a committee of researchers, who have independently evaluated PhD students’ research papers and conference presentations.Read More o JU Sociology PhD student wins international award
The 2017 Nobel Prize in chemistry was awarded to researchers who have contributed to the development of cryo-electron microscopy. The JU National Synchrotron Radiation Centre Solaris and the JU Małopolska Centre of Biotechnology are making efforts to purchase equipment that would allow them to use the same research techniques as the Nobel Prize winners. If they succeed, this will be the first such equipment not only in Poland but also in Central-Eastern Europe.Read More o JU to invest in research awarded by the Nobel Committee
This year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to a Swiss-German-British trio of scientists: Jacques Dubochet (University of Lausanne), Joachim Frank (Columbia University) and Richard Henderson (MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology) have been awarded for their developments in transmission cryo-electron microscopy. We asked Prof. Zbigniew Sojka from the JU Faculty of Chemistry to comment on the verdict.Read More o Nobel Prize 2017. Chemistry: cryomicroscopy
Cyclical changes, such as the day and night rhythm are an inherent part of nature. In 2017 the Nobel Prize in physiology and medicine was awarded to Jeffry C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young.Read More o Nobel Prize 2017. Physiology or Medicine: what affects the rhythm of day and night?
Einstein was not wrong. His theoretical analyses have been proven by experiments conducted within the framework of the LIGO/VIRGO project - gravitational wave detection. This spectacular achievement has brought its fathers - Rainer Weiss, Barry C. Barish and Kip S. Thorne - this year’s Nobel Prize. In this article, we’ll try to explain what it’s all about.Read More o Nobel Prize 2017. Physics: gravitational waves caught by scientists
Psoriasis is one of the most common skin diseases. Statistically speaking, when we’re on a city bus, we’re travelling together with three co-passengers affected with this ailment. Researchers from the Jagiellonian University Department of Immunology have taken up the challenge of solving this mystery.Read More o SLPI protein – the key to solving the mystery of psoriasis?