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. […]

Vilius Alesius, Birutė Švedaitė-Sakalauskė, Amir Maimon, @ Vilnius University
Society

100 Volunteers from Vilnius University join Israeli Embassy’s “Perach” initiative

Vilnius University (VU) together with Embassy of Israel in Lithuania started a joined student mentorship program “Kelrodė žvaigždė“ (The Guiding Star). One hundred VU students volunteered to become friends and mentors to 9-12 year old children from needy and socially excluded families, the VU Communications and Marketing Department wrote in a press release […]

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. […]

Sigitas Žutautas. Asociacijos nuotr.
Culture

Banker Zutautas appointed temporary head of national opera and ballet theater

Sigitas Zutautas, a banking and project management specialist, will temporarily head the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theater (LNOBT) after its long-standing director general was fired on Monday. […]

Vilniaus universitetas
Society

Vilnius hosts one of Europe’s biggest archaeology events

The European Association of Archeologists (EAA) is opening a congress in Vilnius on Wednesday, which is one of the biggest scientific events in Europe. […]

Huawei
CORPORATE

Top Lithuanian students to intern in China at Huawei

Ten of the most talented telecommunication technologies students in Lithuania have signed the first agreement with the organizers of the project Seeds for the Future to do a two-week internship in China marking the end […]