“The development of cycling infrastructure at the University of Gdańsk” and “Sustainable development can pay off financially” – these two initiatives of research groups were awarded in the competition My Green University.
On Friday, 4 February, a ceremony of awarding diplomas took place at the Rector’s Office of the University of Gdańsk. The event was attended by the Vice-Rector dr hab. Arnold Kłonczyński, Professor of UG, representatives and supervisors of the winning research groups and dr Krzysztof Szczepaniak, Deputy Director of The Centre for Sustainable Development. The event organizers aim to involve UG students and doctoral students in the process of transforming UG into an environmentally friendly university, creating sustainable learning, working and leisure environment.
The diploma for the project ” The development of cycling infrastructure at the University of Gdańsk” was received by Julia Dudzińska on behalf of the Bałkanika Research Group (the Faculty of Social Sciences) with her supervisor mgr Dominik Bień.
“Our goal is to explore and promote the culture of the Balkan countries to the widest possible audience. We received an award in the My Green University Competition, where we proposed a project to improve the cycling infrastructure on the university campus. Our priority is to adapt the University of Gdansk to the realities of the changing world and to promote ecological transport solutions among students” – Julia Dudzińska, Bałkanika Research Group.
The diploma for the project “Sustainable development can pay off financially” was received by Anna Ciska on behalf of Inwestor Research Group (the Faculty of Management) with her supervisor dr Krzysztof Kowalke.
“We are interested in investments and real estate. Our project is to educate people about investing in sustainable development and in a sustainable way. Above all, our project is based on the practical dimension of sustainability. It is important to be able to put different aspects of sustainable development into practice – to see its potential even in small things that we do” – Anna Ciska, Inwestor Research Group.
Each research group received 3000 zł cash prize to be used for further scientific activities.
Congratulations to the winners!
The competition was organized by dr hab. Arnold Kłonczyński, Professor of UG, Vice-Rector for Student Affairs and Quality of Education, in cooperation with The Centre for Sustainable Development at the University of Gdańsk, the Student Parliament and the Student and Doctoral Student Activity Center. The competition was held under the patronage of the University of Gdańsk Rector, Prof. Piotr Stepnowski.