Home page news 2010

21. DEC
2010
The University of Nova Gorica Award for best European student animation film on 7th International Animated Film Festival - Animateka went to authors Jasmiini Ottelin, Pinja Partanen in Elli Vuorinen from Turku Arts Academy for their movie Benigni, which is, as the student jury explained, "an intimate drama about loneliness, out of which an unusual and tragical relationship appears."
17. NOV
2010
At the meeeting held on November 11-12, 2010 in Triest, the Governing Board of the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), confirmed the founding of its branch in Nova Gorica.
27. OCT
2010
University of Nova Gorica is part of the Consortium Committee that received Grant for the Erasmus Mundus Study Programme European Master in Migration and Intercultural Relations. Cooperation between European and African institutions to teach and study migration begins in 2011. Application deadline: 31. 12. 2010.
25. OCT
2010
The new film directed by Rajko Grlić, professor at the School of Arts, Just between us, so far won 16 national and international festival awards, including seven gold arenas at this year's Croatian Film Festival in Pula.
18. OCT
2010
Matej Čelik, dijak 3. letnika Gimnazije Nova Gorica, je v petek 15. oktobra 2010 prejel Krkino nagrado za raziskovalno nalogo z naslovom »Tehnološko nezahtevna priprava visokoučinkovitih fotokatalitskih tankih plasti na aluminiju za razgradnjo ibuprofena v vodi«.
21. SEP
2010
The School of Arts of University of Nova Gorica and Gem Public Multimedia are launching a new video competition, directed to young emerging creatives.
24. AUG
2010
In the 2010/2011 academic year the School of Humanities of the University of Nova Gorica will organise courses of the English, French, Italian, German, Spanish and Slovene languages.
13. JUL
2010
»Solbiopolysy« is an innovative project, co-funded from the European community through the 6th framework programme. Six partners from four European countries (Slovenia, Greece, Portugal and Italy) participate in the consortium. Solbiopolysy seeks to advance the development of innovative and readily applicable technologies, based on the integration of landfill gas and solar energy, for the generation of electricity and, eventually, heating and cooling systems. The Solbiopolysy technology will be tested in a pilot plant located in Slovenia.
21. JUN
2010
Under the slogan Educating community creating connections the School of Arts of University of Nova Gorica presents a new online platform of education, art and culture. The public platform joins into a community creatives of diverse fields of the arts and creative industries; photography, videofilm and animation as also new media.
17. MAY
2010
Prof. Dr. Mladen Franko, from the University of Nova Gorica in co-authorship with prof. dr. Chieu D. Tran from Marquette University (Milwaukee, WI, USA) have contributed a chapter on „Thermal Lens Spectroscopy” to the Encyclopedia of Analytical Chemistry published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc..
23. APR
2010
The eruption of the Eyjafjallajökull volcano on the 15 April 2010 and the subsequent spreading of volcanic ash caused considerable difficulties for air traffic over Europe. The air space has reopened, however, for scientists questions still remain: the exact altitude and trajectory of the ash cloud; the distribution of ash deposited on the ground; possible long-term effects on weather and climate.
20. APR
2010
On Wednesday, 21st April 2010, the Tila Estate Winery will host the ceremony of uncovering the memorial plaque on the the occasion of celebrating the session of the Senate of the Nova Gorica Polytechnic at which a decision was reached to transform the Nova Gorica Polytechnic into the University of Nova Gorica.
16. MAR
2010
The President of the University of Nova Gorica, Prof. Dr. Danilo Zavrtanik, has recently signed an agreement on mutual collaboration in the fields of education and scientific research with the President of the University of Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso), Prof. Dr. Jean Kouldiati, and the President of the University of Koudougou (Burkina Faso), Prof. Dr. Bila Gerard Segdav.
10. MAR
2010
On Tuesday, 9 March 2010, the final ceremony of the "Gospodarstvenik Primorske za leto 2009" took place in Nova Gorica.
4. MAR
2010
A colleague of the University of Nova Gorica, Prof. Dr. Iztok Arčon, reported in a recently published article in a scientific review Environmental Pollution, with his colleagues from Agricultural Research Council-Research Group on Soil–Plant Systems, Gorizia, Italy (L. Leita, A. Margon, A. Pastrello, D. Mosetti) and from University of Udine (M. Contin), about the fate of ecotoxic hexavalent chromium in the environment.
15. FEB
2010
The Town Council of the Municipality of Nova Gorica adopted a decision in May 2009, with which it allocated a lot for the needs of constructing a campus of the University of Nova Gorica. In the autumn of 2009, we have signed a letter of intent with the Municipality of Nova Gorica for the construction of a 16-hectare university campus, along the Korn stream in Nova Gorica.