UW in QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021
The University of Warsaw has been named as one of the world’s top universities for the study of 19 subjects, according to the latest edition of the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021, world’s most-consulted university ranking. The University of Warsaw's best performance is in Archaeology, Modern Languages, and Philosophy.
Rector’s announcement as of 1st March: Next registration phase for COVID-19 vaccinations
Due to the next registration phase regarding COVID-19 vaccinations, we pass on the information regarding registration rules and the enrolment process. It is possible to apply by 3rd March, 10:00. We will keep you updated on all changes.
Rector’s information on vaccinations
We would like to inform you that the University of Warsaw authorities have submitted a request to the Ministry of Education and Science to extend COVID-19 vaccinations to the entire academic community of the University of Warsaw, including administrative staff and other employees at the age of 65-70, doctoral candidates and students.
Article in “Nature” bringing new insights into the mechanism of nuclear fission
When an over-inflated balloon bursts, its pieces fly away in opposite directions performing various air evolution. The process of nuclear fission, in which a nucleus is split into two parts accompanied by the emission of several neutrons, proceeds similarly. UW scientists have contributed to the research presented in the newly-published article in “Nature”.
“Return from the Stars”: Read with UW
Some say that Stanisław Lem is one of the most popular among physicists. Prof. Krzysztof Turzyński from the UW Faculty of Physics is his faithful reader. Do we need knowledge in physics to understand Lem's works? Can women be astronauts, according to Lem? To find out, watch the second episode of #CzytajzUW (Read with UW) series.
University Council in 2021-2024
The University of Warsaw Senate appointed six members to the University Council of the University of Warsaw: Prof. Mirosław Ząbek (chairman), Prof. Marek Bujnicki, Prof. Pearl Dykstra, Prof. Poul Holm, Prof. Marek Karliner and Katarzyna Zajdel-Kurowska. Kamil Bonas, the UW Student Council President, is part of the University Council ex officio.
Information on COVID-19 vaccinations for academic teachers
On 12th February, the Ministry of Education and Science has published the latest updates on COVID-19 vaccinations. The University of Warsaw is preparing itself to administer the registration process for academic teachers, and other people who conduct classes, who want to get vaccinated. The register will be open to people born after 31st December 1955.
Online meeting with Vice-Rector on 22nd February
Prof. Sławomir Żółtek, the University of Warsaw Vice-Rector for Students and Quality of Teaching, will clear up any doubts that might appear regarding the organisation of classes in the coming semester during an online meeting on 22nd February.
European space – ESPON SUPER research project
On average, an area of more than 250 football fields is built-up in Europe every day. Between 2000 and 2018, as many as 1.25 million hectares of natural green or rural land were converted into urban use areas. These are the results of an international study, in which UW researchers were involved.
UW for The Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity
On 31st January, the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity will hold its 29th Grand Finale. The University of Warsaw has decided to support this charity organisation raising money for medical equipment once again. UW is conducting five auctions.
“The Books of Jacob”: Read with UW
“The Books of Jacob” is one of the most popular epic novels in recent years. Olga Torakczuk’s work became favoured as the author received the Nobel Prize in literature. Not everyone knows that the books mentioned by Tokarczuk in her masterpiece are available in the University of Warsaw Library. Martyna Osuch from BUW tells more about it in a video.
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