Prof. UG,Dr hab. Bogdan Banecki has won the Primum Cooperatio (Cooperation Above All) Award, given by the organisation Pracodawcy Pomorza (Pomeranian Employers) for promoting cooperation between academic and economic environments and for practical implementation of academic achievement in the economy.
Mgr Wacław Kulczykowski, a PhD student at the University of Gdańsk’s Faculty of History, has won the 2016 City of Gdańsk Jan Uphagen Award for Young Scientists in the category of the Humanities and Social Sciences for his “outstanding achievements in the fields of archaeology, revitalisation and recording as well as conserving the cultural antiquities of Pomerania”.
This year’s winner in the category of the Exact and Natural Sciences was Dr Eng. Adrian Bekasiewicz from the Technical University of Gdańsk.
Two doctorate students of the University of Gdańsk have received commendations in the 12th competition “Complicated and simple. Young scientists on their research” for a popular science article. The competition is organised by the monthly Forum Akademickie and addressed to individuals under the age of 35 ─ researchers from universities and science institutes as well as doctoral students.
Research teams from the Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics of the Polish Academy of Sciences and the Faculty of Biology of the University of Gdańsk have received recognition from the Polish Academy of Sciences for a series of articles concerning the application of flavonoids in the treatment of genetically conditioned diseases.
The finalists of POLITYKA’s Science Awards have been announced for the sixteenth time, amongst them Dr Eng. Alicja Zawadzka from the UG’s Faculty of Oceanography and Geography. Dr Zawadzka’s research focuses on what is, in fact, lacking in Poland, namely urban development, particularly at the local level.