Dr. Karolina Pierzynowska scooped the award for her innovative work using genistein, a naturally occurring isoflavone that is found in soybeans which has “great potential in the treatment of Huntington's disease and Alzheimer's disease.”
Featuring a mural of a tree as well as a dozen bird boxes attached to the wall, the pioneering project was specifically designed to slot seamlessly into the city’s aesthetic fabric whilst also fulfilling a more practical role as a safe haven for birds.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Gdansk, north Poland for his contribution to the development of the international Olympic movement and promotion of human rights and global peace.
With a population of just 445 people, the former medieval stronghold has turned up thousands of fragments of ceramic vessels, coins and amulets - and even a sacrificed dog’s skull buried under the threshold of a house.
Needing only a urine sample, the easy to use, quick and non-invasive tester changes colour depending on the result.
The tool combines software, hardware, and biotechnology to provide antibiogram test results and is adjusted to be used at the clinic or even a private office.
Over 370 paid internships have been offered to students and graduates in Gdańsk this summer as part of the “Vacation Internship” program.