EIT Food Summer School on NPD
Master and PhD graduates, who want to improve their skills in New Product Development, can apply for the EIT Food Summer School on new product development for the food industry. The international event will take place on 2nd-6th September at the UW Faculty of Management. Application deadline: 9th June.
First University Council of UW
The University of Warsaw Senate appointed 6 members to the University Council: Prof. Janusz Bujnicki from the International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw, Prof. Pearl Dykstra from the Erasmus University Rotterdam, Prof. Poul Holm from the Trinity College Dublin, Prof. Krzysztof Redlich from the University of Wrocław, Marynika Woroszylska-Sapieha and Katarzyna Zajdel-Kurowska.
Cultural Hot-Spot UW
On 17th May, students of the University of Warsaw will have an opportunity to learn about multiculturalism, meet people from abroad, and try traditional cuisine from their home countries. This is thanks to the event called “Miasteczko na Styku Kultur – Cultural Hot-Spot UW” which take place on the UW Main Campus from 10.30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Choirs’ Spring at UW
On 8th May, the 3rd edition of the UW choir music festival entitled the Choirs’ Spring began with an opening concert. This year, students from the University of Warsaw, Sorbonne University, University of Heidelberg and Charles University, all four being partners in the 4EU+ Alliance, give several performances.
Open Day at UW in 2019
Several thousand prospective students visited the University of Warsaw during its Open Day. They could get to know the UW offer of 1st and 2nd cycle study programmes, meet students and staff, take part in university campus tours and find out what life as a student of UW is like.
4EU+ Libraries Meeting
The first meeting of the librarians, working in the 4EU+ universities, took place at the University of Warsaw Library. Representatives of libraries shared their experiences with information literacy education for international students, access to e-resources, inter-library loan services, international institutional cooperation within library and information science organizations.
Demand-Driven Acquisition at the University of Warsaw Library
The University of Warsaw Library has launched a new service called Demand-Driven Acquisition. It gives every patron with a valid library card a possibility to decide which e-book would be acquired into the library's collection.
Award for the article co-written by two scientists from UW
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.
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’.
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 Association. UW is a member of this organization.
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.
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”.
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