Nine Polish ones are among the top 1000 universities in the world. This time the best Polish university is the Jagiellonian University ranked in the fourth hundred. The University of Warsaw is in the fifth hundred in the Shanghai Ranking (ARWU) published in mid-August.
The Jagiellonian University in Kraków is preparing a new postgraduate course: forensic anthropology in practice. "This is the first course of study in Poland with this program" - says Anita Szczepanek, head of studies. Only a few people in Poland practice the profession of forensic anthropologist.
Two teams of students from the Wrocław University of Science and Technology, which prepared designs of Martian settlements, have advanced to the world finals of Mars Colony Prize. The students will present their ideas for a self-sustaining Mars colony in California in October.
Five Polish universities are among the winners of the European Commission competition "European Universities". In total, the EC selected 17 consortia of higher education institutions that received grants for the development of cooperation in the areas including education, research, technology transfer.
In the face of a global threat of ecological disaster, we urge the academic community to recognize the climate crisis as a priority issue, three representatives of the Institute of Polish Culture of the University of Warsaw write in an open letter. So far, the letter has been signed by more than 400 scientists from all over Poland.
Creating a social sciences and humanities platform that will improve communication between researchers is the goal of the TRIPLE project, which has been awarded EUR 5.6 million from the Horizon 2020 program. The Digital Humanities Centre at the Institute of Literary Research PAS will participate in creating the platform.