The 45th Red Rose competition for the best student in Pomerania was won by Agnieszka Piotrowska-Kirschling from the University of Gdańsk for her impressive research achievement in the field of chemistry and her organizational activity. One of the prizes in the competition was a car. The Psychological Research Circle “Experior” from the University of Gdańsk was also among the finalists and the title of the best scientific circle was awarded to the Scientific Circle SimLE from the Gdańsk University of Technology.
A scientific consortium, of which the University of Gdańsk is member, has won the 2019 Polish Smart Growth Award under the patronage of the President of the Polish Patent Office, Dr Alicja Adamczak. The award was given in the category “Innovative future technologies” for the implementation of the project “Multifunctional composite material with antimicrobial and pro-regenerative properties for the reconstruction of bone tissue". The University of Gdańsk is represented in the consortium by Dr hab.
Better air quality courtesy of researchers from the UG’s Faculty of Chemistry – as many as four awards at the International Intellectual Property, Invention, Innovation and Technology Exposition in Bangkok.
Between 10 and 13 Januarythe Academic Choir of the University of Gdańsk took part in the 13th International Festival and Competition of Sacred Music “Silver Bells” in Daugavpils in Latvia where it performed in two categories:
Professor Piotr Stepnowski from the University of Gdańsk, a renowned world-class authority on environmental research and protection, has received the 2018 Johannes Hevelius Scientific Award of the City of Gdańsk in the category of exact and natural sciences. This most important Pomeranian distinction was awarded to Prof. Stepnowski for “a significant contribution to the development of research into the forecasting, detection and assessment of the negative impact of the residues of medicinal substances and ionic liquids in the environment”.
The Association of Journalists of the Republic of Poland has announced the nominations for the 2017 Bolesław Prus Award in two categories ─ experienced journalists for overall achievement in the field and young journalists for an exceptional start in the profession. Alina Kietrys M.A. from the Institute of Philosophy, Sociology and Journalism at the Faculty of Social Sciences has been nominated for her lifetime achievement in journalism.
During the jubilee 75th conference of the Polish American Historical Association, Dr hab. Anna Mazurkiewicz, associate professor from the Faculty of History of the University of Gdańsk, was presented with a Haiman Award.
Prof. Małgorzata Omilanowska (Institute of Art History, Faculty of History of the University of Gdańsk), researcher of the history of the Baltic seaside resort of Palanga, has received honorary citizenship of this Lithuanian town. The ceremony of awarding citizenship to the former Polish Minister of Culture was held in Palanga.