Kick-off event of the European Universities Initiative
On 7th-8th November representatives of 4EU+ Alliance and other consortia, which were selected for funding in the first pilot ‘European Universities’ call for proposals, will meet in Brussels to launch this initiative. In June the European Commission selected 17 European University alliances, which will obtain funding for their projects to become the ‘European Universities’ of the future.
UW at #EUInvestInKnowledge campaign
Fifteen European associations of universities have joined efforts to call for an ambitious Horizon Europe budget that would invest in excellent, cross-border research, education and innovation. More than 300 universities, research centres and other organisations signed this call for an ambitious European budget for research, education and innovation. One of them is the University of Warsaw.
Space International Information Day & Brokerage Event
On 13th-14th November the "Space International Information Day & Brokerage Event" will take place at the University of Warsaw. The aim of the event is to present the funding opportunities in Horizon 2020 Space and to provide first-hand information on the last Horizon 2020 Space Calls.
4EU+ Student Conference in Copenhagen
The representatives of 4EU+ students took part in the 4EU+ Student Conference at the University of Copenhagen. Student representation at the 4EU+ universities and student perspectives on 4EU+ educational activities were the main themes of the 2-day event.
“We Are All Equal”
In October, the “We Are All Equal” social campaign has been launched. It aims to emphasize the diversity of the UW community and equality among its members. The video, with the participation of students, employees and graduates of the University of Warsaw, is one of the campaign elements.
SUNRISE and ENERGY-X joint cooperation: a major step towards building a climate neutral EU
Representatives from the EU Horizon 2020 Coordination and Support Actions (CSAs) SUNRISE and ENERGY-X announced their joint cooperation during the 14th European Congress on Catalysis, EuropaCat 2019. The two initiatives will continue to pursue their roadmapping actions until February 2020, when they plan to merge in a new initiative, with a new name.
The 4EU+ Annual Meeting
On 21st-22nd October, the 4EU+ university members from the University of Warsaw, Charles University, Sorbonne University, University of Heidelberg, University of Copenhagen, and the University of Milan will gather in Paris due to the 4EU+ Alliance Annual Meeting. The online transmition will be available here.
Meat-eating habits of the chimpanzees of DR Congo: the latest research from Dr. Thurston C. Hicks of the UW Faculty of “Artes Liberales”
In 1989, deep inside the Ituri Forest, Dr John Hart and radio tracker Nobirabo encountered 2 adult male chimpanzees crouched over the carcass of a radio-collared okapi which had just been killed by a leopard. What happened next is described in a chapter of the new book “Chimpanzee Behaviour: Recent Understandings from Captivity and the Forest”.
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