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22. DEC
2015
Springer Publishing House’s series Advances in Industrial Control just published a scientific monograph by Prof. Dr. Juš Kocijan, titled Modeling and Control of Dynamic Systems Using Gaussian Process Models.
18. DEC
2015
In November, Springer Publishing House published Dr. Marjan Temovski’s dissertation in its Springer Theses book series, because they recognized its exceptional qualities.
16. DEC
2015
On December 10, 2015, Hotel Slon in Ljubljana hosted a concluding ceremony dedicated to the “Apple of Excellence” national awards that are given to the best finished projects which are part of the European educational and training programs.
4. DEC
2015
On 3 December, 2015, the University of Nova Gorica hosted the Ambassador of Germany in Slovenia, her Excellency Dr. Anna Elisabeth Prinz.
24. NOV
2015
Ultra-high energy cosmic rays are elementary particles and nuclei, which travel across the Universe with energies more than 10 million times higher than the most energetic particles in the man-made accelerators.
23. NOV
2015
On Friday, 20 November, 2015, Zois’s awards, the Ambassador of Science awards, and the Puh awards have been conferred to the select group of researches at the Auditorium in Portorož.
20. NOV
2015
On 19 November, 2015, at the opening of the 18th Slovene wine festival in Ljubljana, the winners of Lidl’s competition “Young Vintner 2015” were announced.
19. NOV
2015
On Wednesday, 18 November, 2015, the Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran, his Excellency Morteza Darzi Ramandi, visited the University of Nova Gorica.
6. NOV
2015
On Wednesday, 4 November and on Thursday, 5 November, 2015, the graduation ceremony for Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctoral students of the University of Nova Gorica was held at the Lanthieri Mansion in Vipava.
16. OCT
2015
The University of Nova Gorica shall remain a small, but different university with a strong research and international orientation
16. OCT
2015
On Thursday, 15 October, 2015 at the solemn academy ceremony marking the twentieth anniversary of the University of Nova Gorica, the President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor bestowed the Order for Merits upon the University of Nova Gorica for its remarkably successful development and its achievements enriching the Slovenian higher education area.
7. OCT
2015
The University of Nova Gorica started operating in 1995 under the name Faculty of Environmental Sciences, which was, at the time, the first international postgraduate school in Slovenia, founded by the Municipality of Nova Gorica and the Jožef Stefan Institute from Ljubljana.
23. SEP
2015
First student of University of Nova Gorica wins Vesna Award at Festival of Slovenian Film
22. SEP
2015
Under the leadership of Prof. Dr. Giovanni De Ninno, the research members of the Laboratory of Quantum Optics at the University of Nova Gorica, together with the researchers at the Sinhrotron in Trieste, published an article in the esteemed scientific journal Nature Communications on 20 August.
18. SEP
2015
On Friday, 18 September 2015, the Rector of the University of Nova Gorica Prof. Dr. Danilo Zavrtanik and the Mayor of the Municipality of Vipava Ivan Princes, MSc, signed the annex to the long-term agreement on the lease of the newly-renovated second and third sections of the Lanthieri Mansion in Vipava.
27. JUL
2015
On Friday 24 July, 2015, Prof. Dr. Maja Makovec Brenčič, the Minister for Education, Science, and Sports visited the University of Nova Gorica. She was invited by the Rector of the University, Prof. Dr. Danilo Zavrtanik.
22. JUL
2015
The high frequency cosmic gamma rays are an exceptionally important source of information, specifically on the processes in space which are most energy-driven and marked, as this is still the area of research where our understanding of natural laws tends to be limited.
24. JUN
2015
VOJMIR FRANCETIČ (1950 - 2015)
19. JUN
2015
On Wednesday, 17 June and on Thursday, 18 June, 2015, the graduation ceremony for Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctoral students of the University of Nova Gorica was held at the Lanthieri Mansion in Vipava.
4. JUN
2015
On Monday, 1 June, 2015, Slovenian foreign Minister Karel Erjavec prepared a visit for the leaders of the diplomatic missions in the Republic of Slovenia in the Vipava Valley and in the Karst region. 26 ambassadors went on this trip.
22. MAY
2015
At the University of Nova Gorica’s venue in the Lanthieri Mansion a reception and a medal ceremony took place yesterday. The medals were given to the female handball team of Mlinotest Ajdovščina who took the third place in the 1. A female state championship.
20. MAY
2015
A video and a series of graphics by Vanja Mervič (Masters of Arts) which were created by using the line electronic microscope and were part of the international project of the University of Nova Gorica, called SUNGREEN (http://sungreen.ung.si), received an award of the Majski salon that is given out by the Association of the Slovene fine arts creators and was dedicated to the theme of »Air«.
15. MAY
2015
On Friday, 15 May, 2015, the Rector of the University of Nova Gorica Prof. Dr. Danilo Zavrtanik and the head manager of the Veterinary Hospital Vipava Ivan Princes s.p., Mag. Ivan Princes signed an agreement which gives the Veterinary Hospital Vipava Ivan Princes s.p. the status of an associate organisation of the University of Nova Gorica and became an integral part of the University of Nova Gorica’s system.
30. APR
2015
A yearly conference of European energy managers took place in Prague between 21 and 23 April 2015. This year, Ivana Kacafura from the GOLEA agency was present as well.
29. APR
2015
The female handball team Mlinotest Ajdovščina achieved an exceptional success in Ljubljana on Saturday. After many years, they managed to beat the virtually unbeatable female handball team Krim Merctor, who won at the state championship 20 times.
28. APR
2015
DR. NIKOLA KALLAY (5.9.1942 - 20.4.2015)
24. APR
2015
The European University Association asked all European Universities to dedicate a moment of silence to the victims of the recent terrorist attack on a Kenyan University. All universities should join in a moment of silence on Monday 27 April at noon (Central European Time).
20. APR
2015
The University of Nova Gorica (UNG) has been a part of the global university ranking program called »U-Multirank« since the very beginning of this European project.
10. APR
2015
On Thursday, 9 April, 2015, as part of the biannual conference called Automatization in the Industry and Economy Sector AIG’15, the Technological Network called the Technology of Process Management gave our special awards.
18. MAR
2015
On Monday, 16 March, 2015, the members of the Council for Sustainability and Environment Protection at the Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning (MOP) elected Suzana Žižek, a faculty member at the School of Environmental Sciences (at University of Nova Gorica) as the President of the Council.
17. MAR
2015
Dr. Iva Mrak, who successfully completed her graduate studies at the Economics and Techniques for the Conservation of the Architectural and Environmental Heritage program at the University of Nova Gorica, recently received an award for best Ph.D. thesis in the area of innovative methods and tools for promoting adaptable, creative and sustainable places.
16. MAR
2015
In February, Prof. Dr. Stojan Plesničar, an Professor Emeritus at the University of Nova Gorica, turned 90.
13. MAR
2015
On Thursday, 12 March 2015, the final ceremony of the "Gospodarstvenik Primorske za leto 2014" took place in Nova Gorica.
12. MAR
2015
On Saturday, 7 March, 2015, three faculty members of the University of Nova Gorica became, on the basis of the decision of the Senate of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts and on the recommendation of the Nomination Committee proper.
27. FEB
2015
The School of Applied Sciences at the University of Nova Gorica is hosting the Slovene part of the competition in astronomy (based on the Saint Petersburg School of Astronomy) and will be carried out also under the auspices of the Slovenian Association of Mathematicians, Physicists, and Astronomers (DMFA).
25. FEB
2015
On Wednesday, 25 February, 2015, the Rector of the University of Nova Gorica, Prof. Dr. Danilo Zavrtanik and Dr. Elisabetta Kovic, the headmaster of the Humanistic and Scientific Lyceum »S. Gregorčič” and the Classical Lyceum »P. Trubar« (the Slovene lyceum in Gorizia) signed an agreement on mutual collaboration.
13. FEB
2015
A monograph titled Fuzzy Algebraic Hyperstructures: An Introduction and co-written by Assistant Professor Dr. Irina Cristea, a member of the Center for Systems and Information Technologies of the University of Nova Gorica, and Prof. Dr. Bijan Davvaz, one of the key researchers in the area that the book describes, was just published by the world-renowned publishing house Springer.
10. FEB
2015
Since 2004 the Centre for Atmospheric Research (CRA) at the University of Nova Gorica has actively investigated a variety of atmospheric properties, including the Bora wind.
26. JAN
2015
A list of ten most prominent articles published by the faculty members of the University of Nova Gorica in journals with the highest Impact factor.
24. JAN
2015
On Thursday, 22 January, 2015, the University of Nova Gorica hosted a delegation of the Parliamentary Committee for Education, Science, Sports, and Youth. The members of the committee met with the Rector of the University of Nova Gorica, Prof. Dr. Danilo Zavrtanik and the two Vice-Rectors, Prof. Dr. Gvido Bratina and Prof. Dr. Mladen Franko.
16. JAN
2015
On Thursday, 15 January, 2015, the Slovene Science Foundation, as part of the Thanksgiving Day, gave out yearly awards and special acknowledgement statements at the Prešeren Hall of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts.
15. JAN
2015
On Thursday, 15 January, 2015, the Director of the Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS), Prof. Dr. József Györkös and the Head of the research Projects Sector, Simon Ošo visited the University of Nova Gorica. They were greeted by the Rector, Prof. Dr. Danilo Zavrtanik and the Vice-rector for Education, Prof. Dr. Mladen Franko.