The UNA Europa Association, which will support the alliance of seven European universities under the same name, was established last week in Kraków. The Jagiellonian University is the leader of the organization.
The algorithm Comixify for converting video into comics developed at Warsaw University of Technology met with interest around the world. In less than a month, the Comixify website recorded over 180,000 viewers and was used to generate over 22 thousand comics, told PAP Dr. Tomasz Trzciński from Warsaw University of Technology.
The Polish Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Geophysics PAS have concluded an agreement with Geoscience Australia regarding joint research in Antarctica. Part of this cooperation will be the revitalization of the Polish A.B. Dobrowolski Polar Station, which been decommissioned for around 40 years.
In countries such as France, Germany, Portugal, Sweden, the Czech Republic, Greece or Hungary, every second major scientific publication is created in international cooperation. In Poland, it is only every third publication. This is a result of the 1990s regression, the analysis of researchers from the University of Warsaw shows.
The Kozminski University and the Warsaw School of Economics are among the top 100 European business schools published by the Financial Times. The Kozminski University is 43rd, the highest place of all universities in Central and Eastern Europe; the Warsaw School of Economics took the 71st place.
A team of students from the Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics, and Mechanics of the University of Warsaw won the 2018 ACM ICPC Central European Regional Contest (CERC). Students Jakub Boguta, Konrad Paluszek and Mateusz Radecki were the only ones to solve all 12 problems prepared by the organizers.
There are proofs in mathematics that are beautiful. But sometimes we can not prove a theorem beautifully and it is enough that the proof works - says an ERC grant laureate, mathematician Dr. Piotr Achinger. He talks about his research in the field of algebraic geometry.