Our research areas cover a broad spectrum of topics within 21 disciplines grouped in the following 5 fields: natural sciences, medical and health sciences, humanities, social sciences and the arts.



Key Research Areas

NATURAL SCIENCES Biological sciences Medical biology, molecular biology, genetics, environmental biology, forest ecology, microbiology, plant parasitology, geobotany, biodiversity conservation
Chemical sciences Analytical chemistry, environmental geochemistry, technological processing of coals, composite materials, photocatalysis, new adsorbents, synthesis of novel coordination compounds, synthesis of heterocyclic compounds
Earth and related environmental sciences Paleogeography of fluvial systems, geoarchaeology, Quaternary geomorphology, environmental  monitoring, environmental assessment, geodiversity conservation, geotourism
Mathematics Topology and differential geometry, algebra, numerical analysis, scientific computing, mathematics education
Physical sciences Atomic physics, molecular physics, high energy nuclear physics, astrophysics, biophysics, medical physics, applied physics, theoretical and computational physics, physics education, computer science and telecommunication
MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES Health sciences Health promotion, disease prevention, epidemiology, nursing studies, emergency medical care, nutrition studies, physiotherapy
Medical sciences Cardiology and cardiovascular medicine, surgery, endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism, gastroenterology, oncology, internal medicine, psychiatry and mental health, public health, dermatology

Medieval and early modern history (until the end of the 18th century), 19th century general history, inter-war history (1918-1945), post-world war ii history 1945, history of culture and science

Linguistics Language and communication studies, synchronic linguistics, diachronic linguistics, discourse analysis, sociolinguistics, cultural linguistics, applied linguistics
Literary studies Polish literature, history of Polish literature (19th-21th centuries), foreign literature studies, non-mimetic literature, literary axiology, cultural studies, interdisciplinary studies
SOCIAL SCIENCES Communication and media studies Social communication, mediatization, social interactions, journalism and journalism education, public relations, advertising
Economics and finance Financial economics, financial instruments, macroeconomics and macroeconomic policy, international economics, risk studies, public sector economics, real and financial investments, behavioral economics, entrepreneurship, banking, finance, accounting, taxes
Education Preschool and elementary education, child growth and development, adult education, social pedagogy, social work research, teaching and pedagogy, education policy
Law Constitutional law, EU law, public international law, administrative law, public administration research, financial law, economic law, civil law, labor law, criminal law and criminology, legal history, legal philosophy, legal theory
Management and quality studies Knowledge management and information systems in management and logistics, finance, insurance and risk management, virtual societies and e-commerce,  public resource management, cooperation in business and non-commercial organizations, safety in management and logistics, meso management level, methodology of management sciences, entrepreneurship, accounting and controlling
Political science and public administration Political theory, international relations, political economy, public policy, public administration and management, comparative politics, political behavior and identities, political institutions, political methodology, security, peace and conflict
Psychology Applied psychology, psychometrics, general psychology, clinical psychology, psychotherapy, health psychology, quality of life studies
Security studies Strategic studies, international security, national security, state institutions in contemporary security systems, economic security, personal security, social security
Social and economic geography and spatial management Social and economic changes in south-eastern Poland during political transition, development of rural areas, socio-demographic changes, regional policy
THE ARTS Fine arts and art conservation art history, art and design, visual communication, graphics, media arts, art history, culture studies, heritage, museums, galleries
Music Composition, music education, music theory, musicology, music performance, instrumental and vocal pedagogy

Examples of completed and ongoing projects

  1. Epidemiologic analysis of uropathogenic Escherichia coli strains
  2. Fluctuations and correlations in multimodal production processes
  3. Modelling the early phases of heavy ion reactions using Glauber models in high energy experiments
  4. Categorical approach to Fraissé-Jónsson construction
  5. The use of synthetic mimetics of the mobile flap region of bacterial ureases for differentiation of anti-urease antibodies in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
  6. Geochemical background of selected trace elements in soils of three historic metal-ore mining areas in the Holy Cross Mts.
  7. Dynamics of high-energy nuclear collisions in the NA49 experiment
  8. The Council of Public Education in the Polish Kingdom during 1833-1867. Protocols of the sittings
  9. Evolution of the roles of international relation participants in the Arctic region
  10. The Polish Kingdom and its residents in the light of Russian memoirs, diaries, accounts and journals. Bibliographic collection
  11. Topological properties of attractors of iterated function system
  12. The use of new, nanoporous, well-ordered carbons for the removal of organic compounds from water
  13. Application of ATR/FT-IR and artificial neural networks for identification of biochemical properties of uropathogenic strains of Escherichia coli
  14. Infrared spectroscopy as a reference method for identification of the surface structures and clonal differentiation of Proteus ssp. strains
  15. A new approach to synthesis of cyclochiral macrocycles with a broad spectrum of applications
  16. Selected problems linked to iterated function systems and their generalizations
  17. Origin of thermalization processes in a strongly interacting matter
  18. Isometric universal structures in the Banach spaces
  19. Customs books of the Polish Crown from the 16th century
  20. Sermons on St. Hedwig of Silesia in the late medieval Silesian manuscripts
  21. Relationship between GST gene polymorphism and red meat consumption in the context of the risk of the large intestine cancer occurrence
  22. The Main Tulerary Council during 1915-1921
  23. Physical properties of the complexes between antibodies and lipopolysaccharide forms S and R of Proteus mirabilis strains
  24. Depolonisation of the taken lands (1864-1914). Concepts – decisional mechanisms – implementation
  25. Relationships between enterprising directions and results moderated by mutual trust and commitment: individual and team levels
  26. Investigations of two-photon absorption process in condensed matter induced by X-ray free electron lasers
  27. Disentangling surface and bulk electronic structure of TiO2-doped materials at in-situ conditions
  28. Modelling of the non-perturbative structure of the pion
  29. Significance of symmetry and QCD anomaly to meson phenomenology
  30. Genesis of pyrite and accompanying mineralization in the Wiśniówka area and its influence on the quality of the environment (Holy Cross Mts.)
  31. Quantitative analysis of the forest dynamics: simulations of tree diameter distributions in selected Central European and North American mixed forests
  32. Gasdermin as a potential factor causing permeability of the outer membrane in Pseudomonas aeruginosa and increasing antibacterial properties of recombinant phage endolysins
  33. Academic Staff of the Faculty of Fine Arts of the Stefan Batory University in Vilnius during 1919-1939
  34. Zebrzydowski noble uprising and estate struggles with sovereigns in East-Central Europe
  35. Specificity and cross-reactivity of anti-LPS antibodies of Proteus mirabilis isolated from plasma of patients with rheumatoid arthritis
  36. Kin discrimination and territoriality of Proteus mirabilis strains and their genetic and phenotypic diversity
  37. Critical structures in strong interactions
  38. Longitudinal correlations in ultra-relativistic nuclear collisions
  39. Study of proton- proton, hadron-nucleus and nucleus-nucleus relativistic collisions in the NA61/SHINE experiment at the CERN SPS – second stage
  40. Decays and spectral functions of unconventional mesons
  41. Transcriptome kinetics of Proteus mirabilis strains during initiation of swarming growth as an important virulence factor