“The Hidden Life of Trees”: Read with UW
“This book can open our eyes to a world unknown to most people. It makes readers aware why even a bark beetle, mosquito, or other – as we like to say – pests are essential elements of the ecosystem” says Zuzanna Sendor from the University of Warsaw Library about “The Hidden Life of Trees”. In the “Read with UW” series, we present a book for holidays.
New article in “Nature Physics”
Researchers from the UW Faculty of Physics, University of Cambridge, Queen Mary University of London and University of Sofia have shown that slow cooling of a suspension of oil droplets with surfactant in water may lead to non-spherical shapes of the droplets, which can produce filamentous structures resembling bacterial flagella. The filaments induce motion of the droplets, and the process is ful
Supercomputing Frontiers Europe 2021
On 19th-23rd July, the Interdisciplinary Centre for Mathematical and Computational Modelling of UW organises an online international conference on trends and innovations in high-performance computing and computational science Supercomputing Frontiers Europe 2021. It is the 7th edition of the annual meeting.
ECHE awarded to UW
The University of Warsaw is the most active Polish university regarding the mobility of students and employees. The European Commission awarded UW with the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education (ECHE). The document allows higher education institutions to apply and participate in the Erasmus+ programme for education, training, youth and sport 2021-2027.
University of Warsaw Annual Report 2020
The University of Warsaw Annual Report 2020 is out. It includes significant data on UW, e.g. research and teaching activities, international collaboration, academic exchange, relations with the socio-economic environment, finances and university investments. The UW Executive Summary and annexes are available in English. The Senate of the University of Warsaw adopted the document.
Einstein Telescope included in ESFRI Roadmap 2021
The Einstein Telescope is the first and most advanced third-generation gravitational-wave observatory, with unprecedented sensitivity that will put Europe at the forefront of gravitation waves research. The European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures (ESFRI) included it in its Roadmap 2021. In Poland, the ET consortium is led by the Astronomical Observatory of the University of Warsaw.
Guide to the Prevention of Sexual Harassment at UW
The University of Warsaw published a “Guide to the Prevention of Sexual Harassment at the University of Warsaw”. The document is now available online in English and contains a list of rules and procedures at the UW, as well as recommendations and advice on preventing and reacting in situations of sexual harassment.
UW in QS World University Rankings 2022
The University of Warsaw has been ranked 308th in the latest QS World University Rankings – one of the world’s most-consulted international rankings that name top 1 300 universities. The 18th edition of the ranking has seen the university rise 13 places year on year.
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