Mission: Christmas Card
Just as every year, the Volunteer Centre of UW organises a special mission before Christmas. The UW community members can get involved and send online Christmas wishes which will be forwarded to ca. 90 seniors, staying in the Nursing Home of the Society of St. Francis de Sales in Warsaw.
Obesity is a risk factor for diseases such as type II diabetes, heart disease and fatty liver disease. An international research team, to which researchers from the UW Faculty of Chemistry belong, identified a new factor that offers a potential new therapeutic strategy for obesity. Their study has now been published in the prestigious journal “Nature Metabolism”.
The COVID-19 pandemic may be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in us. Dr Dorota Kobylińska from the UW Faculty of Psychology will lead workshops for long-term international students entitled “Emotions management in an epidemic and post-epidemic world”. The event will take place on 10th-11th December, in an online format. Application deadline: 26th November.
UW scientist won the 2020 IJCAI Computers and Thought Award
Dr. Piotr Skowron from the UW Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Mechanics is the winner of the 2020 IJCAI Computers and Thought Award. The International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI) recognised his contributions to computational social choice and the theory of committee elections.
Urban Health Case Challenge 2020
From 23rd-27th November 2020, the 4EU+ University Alliance is hosting the first ever 4EU+ Urban Health Case Challenge. In 2020, the challenge is about community resilience in times of COVID-19 and the external case provider is Gehl. On 27th November, everyone can join the 14 student teams from eight European cities when they present their solutions to the challenge.
First weeks of Welcome Point in Ochota
Welcome Point is an information point where everyone can get help and information during their stay at the University of Warsaw. There are two locations of this unit. First WP office is available on the main campus, and the second one operates on the campus in Ochota.
Online Warsaw 2020 MAKEit Fruit & Veg MAKEathon
UW MA students, doctoral and postdoc researchers can apply now for an online “Warsaw 2020 MAKEit Fruit & Veg MAKEathon”, organised by UW in association with EIT Food and Institute for Manufacturing of the University of Cambridge. The application deadline: 12th November.
4EU+ Online Annual Meeting
On 16th November, the Annual Meeting of the 4EU+ Alliance will be held as an online event. It will bring together academic leaders, students and staff of the six 4EU+ universities who are actively involved in the development of the Alliance as well as representatives of the European Commission, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic and 4EU+ Associated Partners.
Discoveries of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology in Berenike
Archaeologists from the PCMA UW summarized the effects of the archaeological work carried out in 2020 at the Berenike site in Egypt, as part of the international project "The Berenike Project". Scientists conducted research, among others, in the temple of the Egyptian deities Isis and Serapis, where sculptures referring to traditions known from Asia and the interior of Africa were discovered.
Multicultural meetings at UW: A journey across the Polish culture
The Volunteer Centre of the University of Warsaw organises five online multicultural meetings on the Polish culture, covering interesting facts regarding music, movies, celebrations and customs. To participate, one is requested to register by 19th October.
Tooth structure of an early mammaliform
Dr. Mateusz Tałanda from the UW Faculty of Biology is one of the scientists that conducted research on an early mammaliform displaying tooth anatomy. The description of a new species called Kalaallitkigun jenkinsi has just been published in the prestigious journal “Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America”.
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