The Seim voted in favour of further work on the so-called Constitution for Science in the parliamentary committee. The project includes solutions postulated by experts, PiS representatives said. Opposition MPs drew attention to the threatened autonomy of universities.
The team from the University of Warsaw took 14th place in the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ACM ICPC) in Beijing. As the best team from the European region, they received the title of European Champions. The team from the Moscow State University won the competition.
Warsaw University of Technology, AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków, Wrocław University of Science and Technology and Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice lead in the second edition of the Engineering Studies Ranking prepared by the Education Foundation PERSPEKTYWY.
The team from the Academic Aviation Club of Poznan University of Technology won three gold medals at SAE Aero Design West 2018 in Los Angeles. Wrocław University of Science and Technology students won six medals (5 silver and 1 bronze), and three medals (gold and two bronze) went to the team from Warsaw University of Technology.
Warsaw University of Technology students will use the LUSTRO experiment of their own design to study the distribution of UV radiation in different layers of the atmosphere with unprecedented accuracy. They will carry out their project within the framework of the international REXUS/BEXUS program co-organized by ESA.