2017-08-17 17:30
Next week, 22–24 August in Palanga the 2nd International KTU PhD Summer School, organised by Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) together with partners – the University of Stavanger (Norway) and European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU) is taking place. The School focuses on developing the transferable,...
2017-08-10 15:45
The importance of science in solving problems of modern society is undeniable. For example, one of the most challenging aspects of contemporary society is ageing. Humanity faces particular challenges with an aging society – from health monitoring and non-invasive diagnosis to improving everyday life of the elderly....
2017-07-31 10:00
A team of researchers at Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) have designed a device for measuring pressure on human feet. Its applications vary – from children illnesses prevention to monitoring physical condition of professional athletes. Of all human organs, the most pressure is endured by the feet, which are...
2017-07-21 13:30
Surge, wave, tsunami, flood – images related to water are the most common when talking about refugees in Lithuanian, UK and US media. Also, refugees are often associated with a disease – headache, fever or cancer, a heavy load or a weapon. Although British media uses the most neutral metaphors related to refugees, no...
2017-06-26 16:15
Birutė Galdikas, the world-famous Lithuanian anthropologist, primatologist, conservationist, ethologist, and author, recognized as a leading authority on orang-utans, will deliver a lecture this Wednesday at Kaunas National Drama Theatre. This lecture is a part of the programme of the 13th World Congress of Semiotics...
2017-06-14 14:45
Mathematicians of Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) initiated a unique workshop for answering industry challenges by applying mathematical solutions. Although similar workshops have been organised around the world for several years already, it is the first time in Lithuania when the mathematicians will offer their...
2017-06-12 10:45
Amsterdam, Netherlands – 28th and 29th of March 2017 – The INTERREG Europe funded EV ENERGY project was publicly launched during a two-day conference and was marked by a range of activities and meetings with our partners and regional stakeholders. Project partners from KTU also participated in this event and...
2017-05-24 17:30
Four Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) students – Martynas Lendraitis, Kristijonas Kerekeš, Povilas Piartli and Donatas Miklušis – have been chosen for the summer internship at NASA Ames Research Centre. Three of them are studying at KTU Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Design and one (Donatas) – at the...
2017-05-18 14:45
The State Patent Bureau of the Republic of Lithuania (SPB) and Kaunas University of Technology National Innovation and Entrepreneurship Centre (KTU NIEC) has signed the collaboration agreement, which laid foundation for the new Patent Library – PATLIB Centre. This will be the first time, when a PATLIB Centre is...
2017-05-09 18:00
Weighing oneself has become one of the most common morning rituals. However, your weight is not the only message that can be delivered by your bathroom scales: the team of researchers at Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) Institute of Biomedical Engineering are developing the multifunctional scales, which can...
2017-05-05 17:30
Do you know, which type of hand dryer is the eco-friendliest? Which technologies were more harmful than beneficial to society? Up to the 19th century these questions could be addressed to a philosopher (who was also a mathematician, and an economist). Today humanists are trying to avoid solving any problems, connected...
2017-04-26 15:15
Earlier this year, Italian high technology enterprise Gruppo FOS Lithuania has opened its headquarters in Kaunas Science and Technology Park at Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) Santaka Valley. The main reason for Gruppo FOS coming to Lithuania was collaboration with KTU and Lithuanian University of Health...