Vilnius University (Edgaras Kurauskas photo)
Society

Lithuania’s students are invited to join CERN

The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) invites students from Lithuania for internships and work in the world’s largest particle physics laboratory. This is a unique opportunity for students and specialists from various fields to work in an international team and get to know the scientific work that goes on inside the modern laboratories. […]

Rapolas Žilionis
Economy

Vilnius University student with team discovers a new cell type

Webpage of one of the most prestigious scientific journals in the world, Nature, recently published an article “A Single-cell Atlas of the Airway Epithelium Reveals the CFTR-rich Pulmonary Ionocyte”. It centres around the discovery of a new type of cell – pulmonary ionocyte. Dr. Lindsey Plasschaert and Vilnius University (VU) Life Sciences Centre doctorate student Rapolas Žilionis are first authors on this paper. […]

Vilnius University
Society

Lithuanian ministry unveils university network reorganization plan

The Lithuanian Education and Science Ministry has unveiled a university network reorganization plan that calls for merging all universities in the country’s second-biggest city of Kaunas and dividing the Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences (LEU) between Vilnius University (VU) and Vytautas Magnus University (VDU). […]

Lithuanian stand in the Munich (Germany) Fair, which will take place June 26-29
Economy

90 our of 100 universities in the world request Lithuanian lasers

One of the things Lithuania is best known for is the laser industry. While perhaps not at the very pinnacle of the industry, the country does not compare all too poorly against highly developed states such as the USA, Germany, France, China and others. And at the same time the industry shows no signs of slowing down, with growing sales and increasing numbers of manufacturers, which should keep Lithuania within the top echelon of the laser industry. […]

The University of Vilnius
Society

Vilnius University to issue ‘memory diplomas’ to those expelled by totalitarian regimes

Vilnius University (VU) has launched a project to commemorate members of its staff and students who were prevented from pursuing their academic careers or completing their studies due to Lithuania’s volatile history and actions by totalitarian regimes and their local collaborators. […]

Society

WHO uses Lithuania’s progress in cardiac care as example for other countries

In a report on the state of cardiology and cardiac healthcare services, the World Health Organisation praised Lithuania for making progress in improving its cardiac care.

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Society

Lithuanians who guarded Jewish massacre sites are guilty too – Lithuanian historian

Those who pulled the trigger during the Jewish genocide in Lithuania are not the only ones who should be considered guilty – those who transported Jews and guarded the sites of massacres should also be held accountable, a local historian says. […]