University of Warsaw European Research Council Grants

European Research Council Grants

Among projects financed as part of the European or international programmes, particularly interesting are prestigious grants of the European Research Council:  Starting Grants, Advanced Grants, Consolidator Grants as well as Proof of Concept Grants.

The subsidy is awarded as part of the IDEAS programme, supporting the most innovative ventures in all fields of the science. Since 2007, scholars from UW have received 14 of the 32 grants given to Polish institutions from the most prestigious European competitions of the European Research Council.

 

Prof. Piotr Sankowski, Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Mechanics
2010 – Starting Grant, 1 mln euro, project: Practical Approximation Algorithms
2015 – Proof of Concept, 150 000 euro, project: Practical Approximation Algorithms2017 – Consolidator Grant, 1.5 mln euro, project: Towards Unification of Algorithmic Tools”, in short, TUgbOAT
Dr. Artur Obłuski, Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology

2017– Starting Grant, project: UMMA – Urban Metamorphosis of the community of a Medieval African capital city

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Dr. Marcin Pilipczuk, Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Mechanics
2016 – Starting Grant, 1.2 mln euro, project: Cuts and decompositions: algorithms and combinatorial properties
 Movie about ERC grant for Doctor M. Pilipczuk (open in a new window)
Prof. Katarzyna Marciniak, Faculty of “Artes Liberales”
2015 – Consolidator Grant, 1.5 mln euro, project: Our Mythical Childhood… The Reception of Classical Antiquity in Children’s and Young Adults’ Culture in Response to Regional and Global Challenges
 Movie about ERC grant for Professor K.Marciniak (open in a new window)
Dr. Marek Cygan, Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Mechanics
2015 – Starting Grant, 1.4 mln euro, project: Technology transfer between modern algorithmic paradigms
 Movie about ERC grant for Doctor M. Cygan (open in a new window)
Dr. Piotr Sułkowski, Faculty of Physics
2013 – Starting Grant, 1.35 mln euro, project: Quantum fields and knot homologies
Movie about ERC grant for Professor P.Sułkowski (open in a new window)
Dr. Justyna Olko-Bajer, Faculty of “Artes Liberales”
2012 – Starting Grant, 1.32 mln euro, project: Europe and America in contact: a multidisciplinary study of cross-cultural transfer in the New World across time
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Dr. Natalia Letki-Garner, Faculty of Philosophy and Sociology
2009 – Starting Grant, 1.73 mln euro, project: Public goods through private eyes. Exploring citizens’ attitudes to public goods and the state in Central Eastern Europe
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Prof. Mikołaj Bojańczyk, Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Mechanics
2009 – Starting Grant, 0.8 mln euro, project: Expressive power of tree logics
2015 – Consolidator Grant, 1.7 mln europroject: A unified theory of finite-state recognisability
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Prof. Andrzej Udalski, Faculty of Physics – Astronomical Observatory
2009 – Advanced Grant, 2.5 mln euro, project: Optical Gravitational Lensing Experiment: New Frontiers in Observational Astronomy
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Prof. Stefan Dziembowski, Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Mechanics
2007 – Starting Grant, 0.87 mln euro, project: Cryptography on non-trusted machines
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Additional information

The University of Warsaw participated also in 2 projects financed by the ERC as an institutional partner: