During the 8th Biennial Congress of the European Society of Endocrine Surgeons (ESES) in Amsterdam, several hundred endocrine surgeons voted for Prof. Marcin Barczyński to become the president of their organisation. Additionally, Dr hab. Aleksander Konturek was chosen for the position of auditor.Read More o Prof. Marcin Barczyński elected president of ESES
On 25 May, during the 23rd WONCA Europe Conference held in Kraków, delegates from 33 countries elected Dr Katarzyna Nessler from the Jagiellonian University Medical College will be the new leader of the Vasco Da Gama Movement. WONCA (World Organization of Family Doctors) is a global professional organisation representing family physicians and general practitioners from all regions of the world.Read More o Dr Katarzyna Nessler to lead Vasco Da Gama Movement
On 21–24 May 2018, the launch event of the project EURASIA – Revitalizing European Studies Across Asian Universities – took place in Sofia (Bulgaria). The project’s coordinator, Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, hosted delegations from eight partner universities: Jagiellonian University (Poland), University of Catania (Italy), O. P. Jindal Global University (India), Symbiosis International University (India), Guangdong University (China), Beijing Foreign Studies University (China), The Languages Company (UK) and the Universite de Versailles St-Quentin-en-Yvelines (France).Read More o EURASIA Launch Event in Bulgaria
On 29 May 2018, a bilateral cooperation agreement between the Jagiellonian University and the National University of Chimborazo, Ecuador (Universidad Nacional de Chimborazo - UNACH) was signed in JU Collegium Novum.Read More o Jagiellonian University starts cooperation with National University of Chimborazo
The Jagiellonian University and the University of Warsaw took joint first place in the Polish higher education institutions ranking by the Perspektywy Education Foundation “Perspektywy 2018”. It has happened for the third time since the ranking was first published 19 years ago. The third place was taken by Warsaw University of Technology.Read More o Jagiellonian University once again ranked as best in Poland
Can the brain of an adult regain the learning capability of a child? The answer seems to be positive. The phenomenon known as iPlasticity, investigated by Eero Castrén from the University of Helsinki, is related to the use of antidepressant drugs, which can help a mature brain regain its “youthful” plasticity.Read More o iPlasticity – rejuvenation of the brain?
On 22 May, Prof. Dariusz Dudek became president-elect of the European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions of the European Society of Cardiology (EAPCI ESC). It is the first time a Pole was chosen for this position.Read More o JU professor chosen as the new president of EAPCI ESC