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Michał Raińczuk

17th Polish sociological congress. See the photo coverage

The staff of the Institute of Sociology of the University of Wrocław organised the 17th Polish Sociological Congress under the slogan Me. We. They? Subjectivity, Identity, Belonging. A similar event takes place every 3 years and is the most important meeting of the members of the Polish Sociological Association. The Congress was attended by over […]

Michał Raińczuk

Knowledge Park – Photo Coverage

The Lower Silesian Science Festival has been officially open. Last weekend one could take part in the „Knowledge Park” at Promenada Staromiejska. In this year’s edition of the event our University was represented by five science communication stands: Mobile Language Clinic run by Dr Marta Śleziak in cooperation with Prof. Monika Zaśko-Zielińska, Prof. Anna Majewska […]

Aleksandra Draus

Entomologists and doctors research death

Time of death, the cause, and the potential culprits of a murder – this is just part of the information gathered by forensic entomologists from the University of Wrocław. Their scientific work with colleagues from the Wrocław Medical University has given rise to establishment of the Forensic Biology and Entomology Laboratory, within the Department of […]

Aleksandra Draus

Scientists from the University of Wrocław will be saving lives

Professor Tomasz Niedzielski and his team from the Department of Geoinformatics and Cartography at the University of Wrocław have developed a system to locate people lost in open areas. In just two years, they plan to have it working to save lives in search and rescue missions. The cutting-edge combination of geographical knowledge, programming skills […]

Małgorzata Jurkiewicz

PhD Programme in Political and Administrative Sciences

The Institute of Political Science is launching a new project: “PhD Programme in Political and Administrative Sciences  – doctoral studies for foreigners”. The best participants enrolled in the academic year 2019/2020 will receive a scholarship of 5,000 zloty per month. -This project is the next step in the ongoing internationalization of our Institute. Our previous […]

Aleksandra Draus

Marcin Kadej: Bumblebees Need Your Help

We talk with Dr Marcin Kadej from the Institute of Environmental Biology, one of the authors of a recently published book Pszczoły w mieście. Trzmiele Wrocławia, about how bumblebees could use some more buzz and how to effectively protect these useful relatives of the honey bee against their numerous threats. For over a decade there […]

Michał Raińczuk

Dawid Junke: Streaming is taking over the niche, TV series turn to religion

Why is it more and more difficult to keep up with new TV series? Are their creators fighting for our souls? What may the streaming revolution lead to? We’re attempting to answer these questions by talking to Dr Dawid Junke from the Institute of Culture Studies, author of “Transcendencja i sekularyzacja. Motywy religijne we współczesnych […]

Michał Raińczuk

Social sciences research, academic chemistry and related fields in Wrocław

“The Polish city of Wrocław belongs to a number of central European cities which are famous for their long tradition in science” – writes David A. Groneberg from Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main. Publications of David A. Groneberg can be found under the following links: Social sciences research in the Central European city of Wrocław: A density-equalizing mapping analysis […]

Agata Kreska

On the System of Financial Law: Current State and Development Prospects

Introduction The issues related to the development of financial law science are called forth by the need to enhance the management system of the country and the existing Russian legislation. The research of various problems in the legal regulaton of financial relations, and particularly tax and budget ones, are determined by political, economic, social, demographic, […]

Michał Raińczuk

UWr physicist on supernovae in Nature Astronomy

The research conducted by Professor Tobias Fischer from the Faculty of Physics and Astronomy of the University of Wrocław and a multinational group of scholars will help solve one of the greatest mysteries of astrophysics. The explosions of massive stars known as supernovae are one of the most energetic outbursts in the Universe. Thanks to the initiative of  Professor […]

Aleksandra Draus

Our scientists modify a human protein to be applied in a therapy

Scientists from the Wrocław University are working to modify one of human proteins – FGF1. It could be applied to heal hard-to-heal wounds, artery diseases or the diabetes. In the future the protein could be a carrier of medicines into the cancerous cells. Scientists from the Department of the Protein Engineering of the Wrocław University […]

Aleksandra Draus

Scientists about the way the bees, the wasps and the squirrel lived in a hanged man

The first in the world case of nesting of the honey bee, the wasp and the squirrel inside partially skeletonized and mummified human body found high at the tree, was described by a scientific team from Wrocław. Accurate analysis of the literature in medical science and forensic entomology proved uniqueness of the discovery. The scientists […]

Aleksandra Draus

Into the space with Wrocław University

A central projector, 8m diagonal screen and the Dolby-Stereo 5.1. Add comfortable beach chairs. If you want to test capabilities of a new projector dome in the orrery of the Institute for Astronomy, you can do it the incoming Saturday. For free. The Institute for Astronomy of the Wrocław University invites you to take part […]

Aleksandra Draus

Physics circus

The physics of sound is the theme of this year’s Physics Circus, one of the most popular events taking place as a part of the Lower Silesian Science Festival. The crowd-drawing lectures have been the hallmark of the Faculty of Physics and Astronomy of the University of Wrocław and the Institute of Experimental Physics for […]

Agata Kreska

Scientists present new observations to understand the phase transition in quantum chromodynamics

New findings published in ”Nature“ on the formation of matter / Experiments provide information on the beginnings of the universe The building blocks of matter in our universe were formed in the first 10 microseconds of its existence, according to the currently accepted scientific picture. After the Big Bang about 13.7 billion years ago, matter […]

Małgorzata Jurkiewicz

Inauguration of the Academic Year 2018/2019

The Rector and the Senate of the University of Wrocław have the pleasure to invite to inauguration of the academic year 2018/2019 October 1st, 2018 at 12.00, Oratorium Marianum of the University of Wrocław (main university building, pl. Uniwersytecki 1) PROGRAM Gaude Mater Polonia Inaugural address of Rector Adam Jezierski Awarding the Bronze Medal for “Merit […]

Małgorzata Jurkiewicz

Call for Papers

Figuring Vulnerabilities and Creative Resistance: Femininities and Masculinities in North American and Polish Life Writing, Film and Comics Oct. 12, 2018, (Fri.) Center for Gender Studies- University of Wroclaw, at the Institute of English Studies, Uniwersytet Wrocławski, ul. Kuźnicza 22, Wroclaw, Submissions- September 15, 2018. The conference Figuring Vulnerabilities and Creative Resistance, to be held […]

Małgorzata Jurkiewicz

Academic polish championship in sailing: compete for University of Wrocław

We are actively looking for people who competed in sailing before and could represent University of Wrocław at Academic Polish Championship in Sailing which is to take place on 4-7 June 2018. If you have any inquiries or would like to join the fray, please contact Rafał Tomczak: phone: 501 671 039 e-m, email: rtomczak1@wp.pl

Małgorzata Jurkiewicz

A drone to help Wrocław with air pollution

Department of Climatology and Atmosphere Protection uses a state-of-the-art drone to conduct environmental research. Funding from Municipality of Wrocław made the purchase possible. Purchasing the drone was first considered by University of Wrocław in 2015 as the Department of Climatology and Atmosphere Protection received Polish Innovativeness Prize for its LIFE-APIS/PL project. The prize allowed the […]

Małgorzata Jurkiewicz

A drone to help Wrocław with air pollution

A drone to help Wrocław with air pollutionDepartment of Climatology and Atmosphere Protection uses a state-of-the-art drone to conduct environmental research. Funding from Municipality of Wrocław made the purchase possible. Purchasing the drone was first considered by University of Wrocław in 2015 as the Department of Climatology and Atmosphere Protection received Polish Innovativeness Prize for […]

Małgorzata Jurkiewicz

Discovering the secrets of University of Wrocław

Last Saturday, Rector Adam Jezierski guided over one hundred visitors through the opulent interior of University’s Main Building. The tour started by the fencer’s statue. The Rector accompanied the visitors to Aula Leopoldina, Mathematical Tower and University Museum and discussed the importance of the University, its history and the architectural features of the Main Building. […]

Agata Kreska

Public History Summer School

The Historical Institute of the University of Wroclaw (Poland), the International Federation for Public History and Zajezdnia History Centre invites students and PhD candidates to participate in Public History Summer School to be held in Wrocław, 2-5 July 2018. The Historical Institute (HI UWr) constitutes a major centre for public history studies and offers a unique MA program […]

Małgorzata Jurkiewicz

Wrocław through the eyes of international students

When their classes and lectures are over, the international students of University of Wrocław kick up their heels and celebrate, showing how amazing it is to just be around the city. University of Wrocław’s newest campaign, through the motto ‘Don’t think twice. Join us!,’ aims to reach young people who are looking to study abroad. […]

Małgorzata Jurkiewicz

Bogusław Pawłowski: If Chimpanzees Could Speak

We talk with Prof. dr hab. Bogusław Pawłowski, the head of the Chair of Human Biology of the Faculty of Biological Sciences of the University of Wrocław, winner of the 12th edition of the Science Communicator contest, about, among others, a TV show Wedding At First Sight, animal rights, and intelligent design. Photo by Marcin […]