Researchers from all around the world are invited to apply for the Ulam Programme. It will help them fund a medium-length stay in Poland, during which they will be able to conduct research at a Polish university. Application deadline is 23 April.
The Office for Foreigners has prepared guidelines for universities and international students who want to study in Poland. The purpose is to clarify the issue of legalizing a person`s stay for university education purposes. The guidelines (in Polish) can be downloaded from the Office for Foreigners website.
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.