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22. DEC
2017
Starting off with January 1, 2018 and for the time span of 2018-2019, the Rector of the University of Nova Gorica, Prof. Dr. Danilo Zavrtanik, will take over the chairing of the Slovenian Rectors’ Conference (RKRS) from the University of Primorska’s Rector Prof. Dr. Dragan Marušič.
13. DEC
2017
The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, awarded Aleksej Jurca, a student at the University of Nova Gorica, with the »Apple of Inspiration« at the presidential palace today.
11. DEC
2017
Between December 7 and 9, 2017, the University of Nova Gorica hosted an international linguistic conference called Formal Description of Slavic Languages 12.5.
8. DEC
2017
On Wednesday, 6 December and on Thursday, 7 December, 2017, 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.
27. NOV
2017
At its regular meeting on 14 November 2017, the Council of the Cherenkov Telescope Array Observatory (CTAO), responsible for construction and operation of the observatory for cosmic high-energy gamma-ray observation, adopted Slovenia as one of its shareholder countries.
24. NOV
2017
At a formal celebration ceremony at the Grand Hotel Union, the Zois award, the Zois recognition awards and the Puh recognition awards were being given to select individuals on Thursday, 23 November, 2017.
21. NOV
2017
At the 11th International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics that took place between November 12 and 20, 2017 in Thailand, an 18-year old student of the University of Nova Gorica’s bachelor’s program in Physics and Astrophysics (at the School of Science), Aleksej Jurca, won.
17. NOV
2017
This year’s chief award of the Salon 2017, an event organized by the Slovene Fine Arts Associations (ZDSLU), went to Prof. Dr. Aleš Vaupotič from the University of Nova Gorica and Prof. Dr. Narvika Bovcon from the University of Ljubljana. They received the award for their project “3D Visualization of Data on Female Writers: Quote, Fabric, Lake, Female Writers”.
16. OCT
2017
The scientists of the LIGO and Virgo collaborations and around 70 observatories around the world, including Slovene researchers, published an important finding in the field of gravitational waves.
16. OCT
2017
On 13 October, the University of Nova Gorica, the Scientific Research Center of the Slovene Academy of Sciences and Arts (its Research Station in Nova Gorica), and the Fran Ramovš Institute of the Slovenian Language at the ZRC SAZU organized one-day scientific conference called Škrabčevi dnevi 10.
13. OCT
2017
The main event at the opening of the 23th academic year took place on Thursday, 12 October at the Lanthieri Mansion in Vipava.
4. OCT
2017
Today, the Ambassador of the Republic of Bulgaria to the Republic of Slovenia, H. E. Mr Dimitar Abadjiev visited the University of Nova Gorica. He was accompanied by his advisor Ms. Julia Tzerova.
22. SEP
2017
Today (22 September 2017) the scientists of the international Pierre Auger Collaboration published their research findings showing that cosmic particles with a million times higher energies than the energy of proton in the large hadron collider originate outside of our galaxy. The results were published in the prestigious scientific journal Science. The research team included Slovene researchers from the University of Nova Gorica and the Jožef Stefan Institute.
22. SEP
2017
On 16 September, two faculty members of the UNG’s School of Arts were once again awarded at the 20th Festival of Slovenian Film in Portorož.
21. SEP
2017
On Friday, 15 September, the University of Nova Gorica and the Azerbaijan State Agricultural University signed a cooperation agreement that concerns joint mentorship for doctoral students and double doctoral degrees.
20. SEP
2017
The Scientific Council for Medicine at the Slovene Research Agency (ARRS) included an achievement of the UNG faculty members, explained in the article “Bilirubin is an Endogenous Antioxidant in Human Vascular Endothelial Cells”, in the Excellent in Science 2017 event.
18. SEP
2017
On Sunday, 17 September, 2017, the Women’s U23 World Championship in volleyball took place in the Stožice hall in Ljubljana. The Slovene team, led by a student at the University of Nova Gorica’s School of Humanities, Eva Mori, achieved an immense success – U23 World Championship silver medal.
7. SEP
2017
The University of Nova Gorica and the University Iuav of Venice have established the double doctoral degree in the postgraduate study program Economics and Techniques for the Conservation of the Architectural and Environmental Heritage , third level.
23. AUG
2017
The letter “Optimized frequency dependent photothermal beam deflection spectroscopy”, published by the co-workers of Laboratory for Environmental and Life Sciences Prof. Dr. Dorota Korte and Prof. Dr. Mladen Franko with co-authors in Laser Physics Letters, was chosen by the publisher in his Editorial "Highlights of 2016", as one of the three contributions with most impact in the field of Laser spectroscopy.
4. JUL
2017
The project proposal was granted co-financing in the framework of the call for proposals of INTERREG V-A Slovenija-Avstrija programme. The lead partner is University of Nova Gorica. Partners of the project are also Primorski tehnološki park, d. o. o., Kemijski inštitut, Technische Universtät Graz, Polymer Competence Center Leoben GmbH, Montanuniversität Leoben in CTR Carinthian Tech Research AG.
14. JUN
2017
On Tuesday, 13 June, 2017 the Pregl Ward for outstanding achievements in the field of basic and applicative research in the field of chemistry and related fields was given at the National Institute of Chemistry.
8. JUN
2017
On today’s national holiday, namely the Primož Trubar Day, the President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor gave the “Apple of Inspiration” award to Prof. Dr. Kozma Ahačič in the presidential palace. Prof. Dr. Ahačič was awarded for his creative work and introduction of new methods in Slovene grammar and literature.
2. JUN
2017
On Thursday, 1 June, 2017, 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.
1. JUN
2017
Following the invitation of the Rector of the University of Nova Gorica, Prof. Dr. Danilo Zavrtanik, His Excellency Mr Mykhailo F. Brodovych, the Ambassador of the Ukraine in Slovenia visited the University of Nova Gorica today.
31. MAY
2017
On 31 May, the Head of the National Institute of Chemistry, Prof. Dr. Gregor Anderluh, together with his two colleagues, Prof. Dr. Nataša Zabukovec Logar and Prof. Dr. Robert Dominko, visited the University of Nova Gorica.
30. MAY
2017
Today, Her Excellency, Ms Věra Zemanová, the Ambassador of the Czech Republic in Slovenia, paid a visit to the University of Nova Gorica. She was accompanied by her advisor, Mr Lubomír Bažant.
22. MAY
2017
On Friday, 19 May, 2017, the Vice-rectors of the University of Nova Gorica, Prof. Dr. Gvido Bratina in Prof. Dr. Mladen Franko welcomed the representatives of the Shanghai Women's Federation at the Lanthieri Mansion.
16. MAY
2017
Today, her Excellency Ms Sophie Honey, the Ambassador of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to Slovenia paid the University of Nova Gorica a courtesy visit.
10. MAY
2017
Recently, two students of the School of Humanities at the University of Nova Gorica, Eva Mori and Zala Zbičajnik, achieved a remarkable success.
24. APR
2017
The latest international Round University Ranking system (RUR) considers the University of Nova Gorica best university in Slovenia and ranks it among the leading world universities.
21. APR
2017
At yesterday’s award ceremony titled Generations the Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts – ZRC SAZU - gave away awards for scientific achievements in the field social studies and humanities in 2016.
20. APR
2017
Today, the University of Nova Gorica hosted the Italian Ambassador to Slovenia, His Excellency, Paolo Trichilo. During his courtesy visit, he was accompanied by Iva Palmieri, the Consul General in Koper, as well as Stefano Cerrato, the Cultural Attaché at the Italian Cultural institute in Slovenia.
30. MAR
2017
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. This year’s results of the comparative rankings of different universities from all over the world (»U-Multirank 2017«), published on the website www.umultirank.org, show that UNG’s results are high above average, within the global university chart. (Same exceptional results were obtained by UNG also in the last two years U-Multirank 2015 and U-Multirank 2016 comparisons of universities.)
27. MAR
2017
Today, the University of Nova Gorica hosted the parliamentary group of the United Left party that was on a one-day visit in the larger Goriška Region.
8. MAR
2017
On 28 February and 1 March 2017 in Paris at the scene of Paris Agricultural Show a student competition in sensory evaluation and knowledge of French wines was held.
7. MAR
2017
Select representatives of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia visited the Goriška Region on Monday, 6 March, 2017.
7. FEB
2017
Today, the Director of the International School for Advanced Studies, Prof. Dr. Stefano Ruffo visited the University of Nova Gorica’s premises (University Center) in Ajdovščina.
5. JAN
2017
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.