Two ERC Starting Grants for researchers from the UW Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Mechanics
Dr. Wojciech Czerwiński and Dr. Michał Pilipczuk from the UW Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Mechanics have received prestigious European Research Council grants. Their teams will analyse problems related to infinite state systems and solve difficult research problems using fast computational methods.
ERC Starting Grant for Dr. Michał Pilipczuk
Dr. Michał Pilipczuk is a computer scientist at the UW Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Mechanics. The European Research Council has awarded him a Starting Grant for his BOBR project. The scientist, together with his team, will try to solve discrete problems in networks using their structural and decomposition properties.
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.
Seminar of Doctoral School of Social Sciences
On 25th February, Prof. Anna Matysiak from the UW Faculty of Economic Sciences, who recently received an ERC grant, will deliver a lecture entitled “Family and fertility in the dynamically changing world of work”. This lecture begins a series of meetings, being a part of the doctoral programme at the Doctoral School of Social Sciences.
Prof. Anna Matysiak on her ERC grant
“In LABFER, we will investigate how the ongoing changes in the labour market, driven by globalisation and technological change, affect the family formation, in particular how they affect fertility,” says Prof. Anna Matysiak from UW, a recipient of an ERC Consolidator Grant 2019. Watch our video and find out more about LABFER.
Effects of the first fieldwork season in Old Dongola
The team of ERC Starting Grant "UMMA – Urban Metamorphosis of the community of a Medieval African capital city", headed by Dr. Artur Obłuski, organized a workshop to summarize the results of the first fieldwork season in Old Dongola. The archeologists have developed the urban plan of the city.
ENGHUM project as an example of success story
The European Commission published an article on the results of the “Engaged humanities in Europe: Capacity building for participatory research in linguistic-cultural heritage” project. Dr. Justyna Olko from the Faculty of “Artes Liberales” was a project coordinator. According to the European Commission, ENGHUM is an example of success story from EU research.
Fieldwork for the ERC grant “UMMA” project has begun
The first excavation season of the “UMMA – Urban Metamorphosis of the community of a Medieval African capitality”project has just begun. It is founded by the European Research Council. In 2017, Dr. Artur Obłuski from UW won a ERC grant in order to analyze the transformation process of the city of Dongolafrom an important Christian centre, the capital of the kingdom of Makuria, into a Muslim city.
A conference on the cult of saints
From 27th to 29th September the Institute of History of the University of Warsaw will host a final conference of the ERC project entitled “The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity”. The ERC Advanced Grant project is based at the University of Oxford with an offshoot at the University of Warsaw and partnership at the University of Reading.
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