54 alliances responded to the “European Universities” call
More than 300 higher education institutions from 31 European countries including all EU member states were involved in the first pilot call under the European Commission’s “European Universities Initiative”. The 4EU+ Alliance, to which the University of Warsaw belongs, is among the 54 alliances that submitted their applications in the Erasmus+ “European Universities” call.
UW in the EUA report
The University of Warsaw is one of 9 European universities discussed in the “The Role of Universities in Regional Innovation Ecosystems” report regarding university activities for development of innovation ecosystems. The publication was released by the European University Alliance. UW is a member of this organization.
Novel mechanism underlying mitochondrial diseases
Mitochondrial diseases usually manifest themselves in disorders of the nervous system and muscles. Dr. Karthik Mohanraj and Dr. Michał Wasilewski from the UW Centre of New Technologies are members of the scientific team that has discovered a novel mechanism underlying many mitochondrial diseases. The results of their research were published in a magazine entitled ‘EMBO Molecular Medicine’.
Award for the article co-written by two scientists from MIM Faculty
Dr. Wojciech Czerwiński and Prof. Sławomir Lasota from the UW Institute of Informatics are co-authors of the paper awarded by the program committee of the ACM Symposium on Theory of Computing conference (STOC). The article entitled "The Reachability Problem of Petri Nets is Not Elementary" has been considered as the best conference paper.
Two new rogue planets
Theories of planet formation predict the existence of free-floating planets that were ejected from their parent planetary systems and are floating alone through space. Astronomers from the Warsaw University Observatory have found two new rogue worlds. The discovery has been published in the journal “Astronomy & Astrophysics”.
Prof. Madeleine Albright visited UW
The meeting with the first woman in history who was in the office of the United States Secretary of State was held on 8th March in the Old Library building. Prof. Madeleine Albright’s visit to the UW was related to the edition of her book entitled ‘’Fascism: A Warning’’. The Polish version of the publication was released last year.
Warsaw ranked 1st in fDi ranking
According to the latest fDi report “Polish Cities of the Future 2019/20 ”, Warsaw reigned supreme for the third time. The capital of Poland performed strongly in the economic potential, human capital and lifestyle, connectivity and business friendliness categories.
Information meeting for short-term students from abroad
How to apply for the UW electronic student card? What is USOS and how to register for courses? Where to go if you need to see a doctor? These and more questions were answered today during the information meeting for incoming students which took place in the Old Library Building. 370 new international students will start their education at UW. The new semester begins on 16th February.
SUNRISE won the Horizon 2020 grant
“Solar energy for a circular economy”, a project of SUNRISE consortium, has been selected as one of the six Coordination and Support Actions (CSA) within the Horizon 2020 programme. It will set the basis for a European large scale research project. UW belongs to the consortium.
2019 European Learning & Teaching Forum
On 14th-15th February, the 2019 European Learning & Teaching Forum entitled “Towards successful learning: Controversies and common ground” will be held at the University of Warsaw. The event is organised by the European University Association (EUA). UW is a member of EUA.
API kick-off meeting
The University of Warsaw hosted the kick-off meeting of the “Academic Partnership for Innovation in Teaching and Learning” (API) project which aims to increase mobility and develop durable solutions in the area of scientific cooperation. The 4EU Alliance universities are the UW partners in the project.
New materials that can work as superconductors at ambient conditions
On 16th January, “Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America”, a prestigious American journal, published the article on new materials that can work as superconductors at ambient conditions. A team of researchers from the University of Warsaw, led by Prof. Wojciech Grochala, contributed to the article.
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