In the spring semester of the 2017/2018 academic year several Erasmus students arrived at 10 faculties of the University of Pécs within the framework of Erasmus+ Programme. The UP Centre for International Relations organized an Orientation Day for foreign students studying at the UP on 5 February. The event was held in the Knowledge Centre of UP.
Interview with József Bódis Rector
Seeing the growing popularity of the English services and taking into consideration the demands of many, we are glad to announce that there will be a Catholic service in English in Pius Church on each Saturday at 5pm during term-time.
Assistant Professor Amy Coren has spent the fall semester of 2017/18 in Pécs, teaching various courses at different faculties of the University of Pécs. This conference is an overview of her interdisciplinary cooperation, organized in her honour. Anyone interested is warmly welcome to attend the conference.
The Institute of Music of the Faculty of Music and Visual Arts is offering several great opportunities for music lovers! There are numerous unique concerts available this spring!
The Dancing University awaits! Join now, if you would like to dance or do sports in the spring semester!
Antagonists (blockers) of the so-called TRPV1 channel are being developed as novel painkillers by several pharmaceutical companies. This development, however, has been hindered by adverse effects on body temperature – some TRPV1 antagonists increase body temperature (cause hyperthermia), whereas others decrease it (cause hypothermia). The research team at Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center (Phoenix, AZ), headed by Professor Andrej Romanovsky, M.D., Ph.D., collaborated with scientists at AbbVie (North Chicago, IL), Amgen (Thousand Oaks, CA), and the Medical School at the University of Pécs (Pécs, Hungary) to address this problem.
The University of Pécs organized its traditional New Year's Professorial Meeting on 10 January 2018 at the Hotel Palatinus. Professors, retired and emeritus professors have been invited as well as the leadership of the university with almost two hundred attendees altogether.
Hungarians in Brazil Conference for the third time continued its main mission: to process the history of Hungarian migration to Brazilian soil.