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School of Arts students awarded at the Visions Festival
Two students from the School of Arts of the University of Nova Gorica were awarded prizes at the Visions Youth Culture Festival, which took place in Nova Gorica from 20 to 22 May 2022.
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24. 5. 2022
The main award at the 75th edition of Cannes goes to a UNG School of Arts student
Matej Rimanić, student of the School of Arts of the University of Nova Gorica, won the main prize at the Cannes Film Festival with his short film Love in Plane Sight in the category of TikTok short films.
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23. 5. 2022
Once again a remarkable achievement of the University of Nova Gorica with the 228th place in the international Round University Ranking (RUR)
According to the international RUR ranking (Round University Ranking), which evaluates and ranks the world's best universities, the University of Nova Gorica is once again ranked an outstanding 228th in 2022.
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13. 5. 2022
The Opening of the Exhibition »G. J. Mendel and the painful story about genes«
Yesterday, the opening of the exhibition »G. J. Mendel and the painful story about genes« took place at the University of Nova Gorica’s venue in Vipava, the Lanthieri Mansion.
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11. 5. 2022
Prof. Dr. Danilo Zavrtanik becomes Honorary Rector of the University of Nova Gorica
On 5 May 2022, the University of Nova Gorica conferred to the first rector of the University of Nova Gorica, Prof. Dr. Danilo Zavrtanik, the title of Honorary Rector – Rector ad Honorem – of the University of Nova Gorica for his outstanding merits for the establishment, development and operation of the University of Nova Gorica, and for his significant contribution to the development of scientific, artistic and pedagogical activities at the University.
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6. 5. 2022
University hosts students of the Slovenski licejski pol/I.I.S. Trubar Gregorčič secondary school from Gorizia, Italy
In March 2022, the schools, laboratories and research centres of the University of Nova Gorica once again hosted secondary-school students from Gorizia, Italy, who were performing their obligatory practical placements at the university.
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1. 4. 2022
University of Nova Gorica and University of the United Arab Emirates start talks on cooperation in biotechnology and astrophysics
Yesterday, the Vice-rector for Sustainable Development and Technology at the University of Nova Gorica Prof. Dr. Matjaž Valant and the mayor of the Municipality of Nova Gorica Dr. Klemen Miklavič met with the Vice-Rector of the University of the United Arab Emirates Prof. Dr. Ahmed Ali Murad in Dubai. The participants of the meeting agreed on closer cooperation between the two universities.
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31. 3. 2022
Chemnitz University of Technology and its Partners in the Across Alliance Want to Develop a Unique European Higher Education Area with Over 100,000 Students and 10,000 Staff
Together with nine European partner universities, Chemnitz University of Technology submitted the application of the European higher education alliance Across for funding as part of the Partnerships for Excellence – European Universities program
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30. 3. 2022
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS for the scholarships of the Matija Franko Scholarship Fund for Students Athletes
The Committee for the call for applications and selection of candidates of the Matija Franko Scholarship Fund for Students Athletes, set up within the University of Nova Gorica Foundation, announces CALL FOR APPLICATIONS for the scholarships of the Matija Franko Scholarship Fund for Students Athletes.
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15. 3. 2022
University of Nova Gorica among signees of European University Convention
The rectors of the universities that are part of the network of European Cross-Border Universities "Across", signed the European University Convention on Monday, 7 March 2022.
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11. 3. 2022
Signing of a cooperation agreement between the University of Nova Gorica and the Vinča Institute of Nuclear Sciences
In February, a delegation from the University of Nova Gorica, led by the Vice-Rector for Sustainable Development and Technology, Prof. Dr. Matjaž Valant, visited the Vinča Institute for Nuclear Sciences in Serbia, in order to deepen cooperation on joint projects, the exchange of staff and students, the organisation of seminars and conferences, etc.
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8. 3. 2022
Prof. Dr. Barbara Pregelj Receives PONT Charter
Recently, Prof. Dr. Barbara Pregelj, Associate of the School of Humanities and the Graduate School at the University of Nova Gorica, was awarded the PONT Charter by the Koper Science and Research Centre and the publishing house Beletrina, with the support of the Municipality of Koper.
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4. 3. 2022
INSPIRO – Innovative student projects in research environment
The University of Nova Gorica has published the call for student research project proposals INSPIRO – Innovative student projects in research environment, funded by the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport of the Republic of Slovenia.
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2. 3. 2022
About the war in Ukraine
Letter about the war in Ukraine, by the rector of the University of Nova Gorica, Prof. Dr Boštjan Golob.
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25. 2. 2022
Minister Zdravko Počivalšek expresses support for Green Technologies Centre
On 16 February 2022, the Municipality of Nova Gorica received a visit from Minister of Economic Development and Technology Zdravko Počivalšek. The meeting was also attended by Prof. Dr. Matjaž Valant, Vice-Rector for Sustainable Development and Technology of the University of Nova Gorica.
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18. 2. 2022
Digital Arts and Practices study programme at the University of Nova Gorica now free of tuition
On 10 February 2022, the Government of the Republic of Slovenia granted a concession to the School of Arts of the University of Nova Gorica for the implementation of the undergraduate study programme Digital Arts and Practices.
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15. 2. 2022
Establishment of a Section for the Environment within Slovenian Chemical Society
Within the Slovenian Chemical Society, a new Section for the Environment has been established, of which main mission is to promote cooperation, networking and exchange of experience between experts from various fields of chemistry dealing with environmental issues, in order to raise public awareness in understanding current environmental issues and events. The aim of the Section will also be a promotion of the proper use of chemistry to evaluate and solve environmental issues and to address important aspects of environmental chemistry that need regulation. In addition, the Section for the Environment will encourage integration of new contents from the field of environmental chemistry into educational system and cooperation with international environmental organizations.
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11. 2. 2022
NASA includes University of Nova Gorica campaign in its system of tracking aerosols and wind above Atlantic
Extreme pilot Matevž Lenarčič and head of the Centre for Atmosphere Research at the University of Nova Gorica Dr. Griša Močnik completed 11 research flights over the Cape Verde archipelago in September 2021, as part of a measurement campaign of the European Space Agency (ESA).
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10. 2. 2022
Prof. Dr. Boštjan Golob New Rector of the University of Nova Gorica
The inauguration of the new rector, Prof. Dr. Boštjan Golob, of the University of Nova Gorica took place yesterday at the premises of the University of Nova Gorica, in the Lanthieri Mansion.
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3. 2. 2022
Matevž Lenarčič to measure air pollution over the Western Balkans
Today, the well-known Slovenian aviator and climate change researcher Matevž Lenarčič, together with the leader of the GLWF (Green Light World Flight) scientific research team, Dr. Griša Močnik (University of Nova Gorica), flew from the airport in Slovenske Konjice towards Sarajevo, where in the coming days he will carry out measurements of aerosolised particles in the atmosphere over the area, which is one of the most polluted in Europe and in the world. The first part of the mission will involve measurements over Bosnia and Herzegovina, with Lenarčič flying over Banja Luka, Zenica, Kakanj and Sarajevo, and continuing over Ugljevik and Tuzla. Lenarčič and Močnik will continue their measurements in early April, when they are scheduled to fly over parts of Serbia that are also considered highly polluted.
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14. 1. 2022