4EU+ educational projects: call for proposals
Academics working in the 4EU+ universities can submit project proposals regarding education that would engage students and doctoral candidates. All projects have to involve at least three 4EU+ member universities and fall under one of the four 4EU+ flagship programmes.
Second online meeting with Prof. Jolanta Choińska-Mika
The adjusted academic schedule, conducting remote exams, and online thesis defence are only a few examples of subjects raised during an online meeting with the UW Vice-Rector for Student Affairs and Quality of Teaching, Prof. Jolanta Choińska-Mika.
Dr. Thurston C. Hicks as a co-author of the paper in “International Journal of Primatology”
The article entitled “The Relationship Between Tool Use and Prey Availability in Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) of Northern Democratic Republic of Congo” has been published in “International Journal of Primatology” magazine. Its first author is Dr. Thurston C. Hicks from the UW Faculty of "Artes Liberales".
Admissions to Doctoral Schools for the 2020/2021 academic year
Four doctoral schools at the University of Warsaw are now open to applications. University graduates who would like to pursue their scientific career can apply to their preferable doctoral school, register in the Internet Recruitment of Candidates (IRK) and submit required documents until 28th June.
Message regarding financial support for students and doctoral candidates
On 22nd April, Prof. Jolanta Choińska-Mika, the UW Vice-Rector for Student Affairs and Quality of Teaching issued a notice, dedicated to students and doctoral candidates, informing them, among other things, how to submit applications for the allowance aid and other benefits social scholarships and scholarships for persons with disabilities.
Online meeting with the UW Vice-Rector for Student Affairs and Quality of Teaching
On 14th May at noon, Prof. Jolanta Choińska-Mika, the UW Vice-Rector for Student Affairs and Quality of Teaching, will be answering frequently asked questions on the current study-related matters, e.g. upcoming examination period, exams and credits, as well as changes to the academic calendar.
Copernicus Award for Prof. Stefan Dziembowski
Prof. Dr. Sebastian Faust, Technical University of Darmstadt, and Prof. Dr. Stefan Dziembowski, University of Warsaw, have been chosen to receive the 2020 Copernicus Award from the German Research Foundation and the Foundation for Polish Science for their services to German-Polish research collaboration. The jury appointed jointly by the DFG and the FNP selected the two researchers for their outst
Prof. Andrzej Tarlecki on new regulations regarding staff matters
On 16th April, a new act on special support measures owing to the spread of coronavirus has been adopted. It includes regulations on, among others, remote exams and defences of theses. In a video, the UW Vice-Rector for Human Resources and Financial Policy, explains what impact the act and latest rector’s orders have on the university, its employees, doctoral candidates and students.
The abundance of plant species in Europe’s forests is decreasing as a result of the displacement of local species by the widespread
Prof. Bogdan Jaroszewicz from the Białowieża Geobotanical Station of the UW Faculty of Biology is among the authors of an article, published in the journal "Nature Ecology & Evolution", presenting how the biodiversity of forest undergrowth has changed over the past decades. The research was based on data from 68 temperate forest complexes in Europe, including the Bialowieża Forest.
New guidance for studying and working during coronavirus outbreak
The University of Warsaw is continually monitoring the situation regarding the coronavirus pandemic. On 7th April, the UW rector issued a new order on studying and working arrangements at the University of Warsaw. Measures brought in by UW aim to prevent the spread of COVID-19 among the UW community.
UW simplifies its procedures – video of the UW Vice-Rector for Human Resources and Financial Policy
Prof. Andrzej Tarlecki, the UW Vice-Rector for Human Resources and Financial Policy, reminds the UW community about the simplification of financial procedures introduced by the university. He also speaks about HR issues and accommodation in DPN. Prof. Andrzej Tarlecki expresses his gratitude to all who contributed to the UW functioning.
ERC awarded its Advanced Grant to a UW scientist
Prof. Stefan Dziembowski from the UW Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Mechanics has been awarded an ERC Advanced Grant for his project entitled “Smart-Contract Protocols: Theory for Applications”. PROCONTRA is an acronym for the project.
Videos of the UW rector and vice-rectors conveying updates on the current situation at the university
In the video, dedicated to all UW students, doctoral candidates and employees, Prof. Marcin Pałys, the University of Warsaw rector spoke about current and future challenges, and ways to cope with them. He expressed his gratitude to members of the UW community for their work and commitment.
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