In the recent years there have been some reports that using sunscreen may have serious side effects. A group of researchers from the JU Faculty of Pharmacy led by Prof. Elżbieta Pękala has lately begun investigating into new chemicals that would protect our skin without jeopardising nature or ourselves.Read More o Is sunscreen really all that safe?
Wood constitutes the vast majority of organic matter in our world. Why is it, then, that we’re not buried metres deep below a growing pile of dead wood? Dr Michał Filipiak, a specialist in natural recycling mechanisms, provided us with an answer to that question.Read More o Earth's best recyclers
The JU Faculty of Biology and Earth Sciences is launching the PhD Programme in Biology.Read More o New 3rd cycle studies in English at the JU Faculty of Biology and Earth Sciences
What’s the link between a breathalyser, the Orion Nebula and magnetic resonance? It seems that these concepts have little in common. And yet, they are all related to spectroscopy, which measures the interaction between light (both visible and invisible) and matter, understood as a conglomeration of atoms and molecules.Read More o Spectroscopy is the answer
Can we predict the weather in space? Do we know what influences it? And how does it affect us? We asked Dr hab. Grzegorz Michałek from the JU Astronomical Observatory.Read More o How does cosmic weather affect our world?
On 6–8 July 2017, Prof. Stanisław Kistryn, JU Vice-Rector for Research and Structural Funds, visited the University of Novi Sad at the invitation of its Rector, Prof. Dušan Nikolić. The visit was a follow-up of the memorandum of understanding signed on 11 May at the Jagiellonian University.Read More o JU strengthens cooperation with the University of Novi Sad
Last Saturday, the official opening of the Jagiellonian University Apiary took place at the JU Botanical Garden. The University will collaborate with a local Kraków apiary to provide the required education to beginner beekeepers, produce honey, and join the bee protection initiative.Read More o Opening of the University Apiary