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„Get to like one another and understand different working cultures” | Prof. Małgorzata Myśliwiec talks about T4E consortium

The University of Silesia in Katowice, together with six universities from abroad, forms a prestigious European University as part of Transform4Europe (T4E) alliance. „Transform4Europe – T4E: The European University for Knowledge Entrepreneurs” project is a challenge that we have undertaken together with the employees, doctoral students and students of the following universities: Saarland University (consortium leader),...
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„No Limits” | Letting the Traces Speak

| Alicja Menżyk | The conviction that the traces revealed during the examination of a suspect or the site of the incident carry a huge information load, a testimony of the committed deeds, is one of the pillars of modern forensic science. Traces speak, do not succumb to emotion and prejudice, and the only factor...
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„No Limits” | Stuttering is O.K.

| Tomasz Płosa | According to estimates by the Stuttering Foundation, there are over 70 million stuttering people around the world (about 1% of the total population). In the United States alone, there are 3 million people with this fluency of speech impairment, including famous actors such as Samuel L. Jackson, Harvey Keitel, and Bruce...
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„No Limits” | Global warming is speeding up

| Maria Sztuka | On 18th August 2019, when Europe was being scorched by a record heat wave, in Iceland, in the vicinity of Reykjavík, a symbolic “burial” of the Ok Glacier (Okjökull) took place. Iceland’s Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir participated in the farewell ceremony, alongside numerous government and UN representatives, scientists, and journalists. In...
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„No Limits” | Experimental projects supporting rehabilitation

| Małgorzata Kłoskowicz | We mostly associate Virtual Reality with entertainment, however, it is more frequently mentioned in the context of various therapies. Scientists from the University of Silesia designed special games for rehabilitation which make use of VR technology. They are intended for patients needing permanent or temporal rehabilitation of the human musculoskeletal system,...
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