Global Gaia campaign reveals secrets of stellar pair
A 500-day global observation campaign spearheaded more than three years ago by ESA’s galaxy-mapping powerhouse Gaia has provided unprecedented insights into the binary system of stars that caused an unusual brightening of an even more distant star.
The Second Exoplanet in the Proxima Centauri Planetary System
New observations of Proxima Centauri, the nearest star to the Solar System, located at a distance of 4.2 light years, have made it possible to reveal the presence of a candidate low-mass planet orbiting the star at a distance 1.5 times greater than that separating the Earth from the Sun.
4EU+ Secretary General takes office
The 4EU+ Alliance appointed its Secretary General. This post has been taken by Volker Balli. The Secretary General will be heading the Alliance office in Paris and will be leading a cross-institutional team comprised of staff at all six 4EU+ member universities.
Open call for candidates for rector position at the University of Warsaw
The University Council of the University of Warsaw advises the Rector and the Senate of the University of Warsaw and nominates candidates for the Rector position. To ensure transparency and good governance practices, the University Council announces an open call for candidates who are interested in the Rector position and meet the requirements. The deadline for sending applications: 31st January.
“60 Years of the Research Centre in Cairo”– exhibition
This year marks the 60th anniversary of the Research Centre of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology establishment. On 1st December, in the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square in Cairo, there was an opening of the exhibition displaying the most significant achievements of Polish archaeological missions. The exhibition will be open until 15th December.
New discoveries of sundials on Roman mosaics
Recent research done by Prof. Marek T. Olszewski from the UW Institute of Archaeology was related with the analysis of figural mosaics from the Roman Empire. As a result, the scientist discovered unidentified representations of sundials, shown in a specific perspective.
Christmas with the Psychological Counselling Centre
Psychologists from the UW Psychological Counselling Centre (CPP) will be available for UW students and employees also around Christmas time. Watch a video with Dr. Szymon Chrząstowski encouraging those who do not feel comfortable in this period or face some difficult situations, to come for short conversations.
Visit of Sun Yat-Sen University representatives
The University of Warsaw was visited by representatives of Sun Yat-Sen University, China at November 25th. They were discussing with UW faculties’ authorieties, scientists and administration workers about future cooperation perspectives of both units.
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.
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