The Nicolaus Copernicus University will be celebrating its University Day on 19 February 2017 – the 554. birth anniversary of its patron, Nicolaus Copernicus (born 19 February 1473). As each year, a special ceremony will be held as a tribute to the man who “stopped the Sun and moved the Earth”.
Dr hab. Marek Koziński, dr Magdalena Krintus, prof. dr hab. Jacek Kubica and prof. dr hab. Grażyna Odrowąż-Sypniewska received scholarships for their high-impact publication: "High-sensitivity cardiac troponin assays: from improved analytical performance to enhanced risk stratification" in Critical Reviews in Clinical Laboratory Sciences.
178 students from all sides of the world will soon begin their studies in Bydgoszcz within the Erasmus+ Student Exchange Program. During the orientation week organised jointly by four Bydgoszcz universities, the foreign students will have the opportunity to get a grasp of the city, its history and sights, as well as to familiarise themselves with Polish language and customs.
For centuries, women have made significant contributions to virtually all fields of science, including breakthrough discoveries, inventions and innovations. To recognise the past and promote future scientific achievements of women, the United Nations declared 11 February to be the International Day of Women and Girls in Science.
A new system of awarding academic teachers and researchers for high-impact publications was introduced at the Nicolaus Copernicus University at the beginning of this year. Rector’s scholarships were awarded to several scholars, including two academics from NCU Collegium Medicum: dr hab. Maria Kłopocka and dr hab. Sławomir Jeka, prof. UMK.
On 27 January 2017, a team of specialists led by dr hab. Maciej Słupski, head of the Department of Hepatobiliary and General Surgery of the A. Jurasz University Hospital No. 1 in Bydgoszcz, performed the first liver transplantation surgery in the region.