Republic of Poland

Year 2018

Prime Minister’s awards for UPWr scientists

Dr Dominika Kulig PhD and Dr hab. (Associate Professor) Anna Gliszczyńska from the Department of Biotechnology and Food Science received the Prime Minister’s award for their outstanding PhD theses and highly evaluated achievements for which Ms Gliszczyńska was awarded the title of doctor habilitated.

Honorary doctorate for prof. Wolfgang Keller

Prof. Wolfgang Keller form Stuttgart University awarded the title of doctor honoris causa at Wrocław University of Environmental and Life Sciences.

Vissiting professors: Malcolm Hohn Hawkesford

Professor Malcolm John Hawkesford, Director of the Department of Plant Sciences at the Rothamsted Research Institute, with lectures at the UPWr.

Prof. Asari: It’s time for a circular society

Professor Misuzu Asari from the University of Kyoto, member of the Japanese Society of Material Cycles and Waste Management, discussed at WUELS the pro-ecological efforts undertaken in Japan with the aim of reducing the amount of waste.

One world, one health. UPWr discusses pharmacology and toxicology

Human health cannot be separated from animal and plant health, as well as the condition of the environment we live in. The idea of “One Health” is being discussed in Wrocław by veterinary pharmacologists and toxicologists.

Serval – the wild cat examined at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine.

Serval is a wild cat native to Africa. A 12-year old male weighing 18 kilograms, currently living in the Borysew zoo, arrived to be examined at the UPWr Faculty of Veterinary Medicine.

A UPWr doctoral student with a gold medal in Geneva

Joanna Kozłowska from the Department of Chemistry has won a gold medal in the medical category and a special prize of the Malaysian Society for Scientific Research during the 46th International Exhibition of Inventions Geneva.

A UPWr doctoral student has won a mentoring training

Paweł Stępień, who won a Diamond Grant in 2015, has qualified for a mentoring training TopMinds, organized by the TOP500 Innovators and the Fulbright Fund.

The title of “Student-inventor” goes to a UPWr doctoral student

Joanna Kozłowska, a doctoral student at the Chemistry Institute of UPWr has become a prizewinner of the “Student-inventor” competition for her series of 46 inventions. In the future her research may help in the struggle with cancer.

Maria Soroko – from UPWr to the USA on a Fulbright Scholarship

Maria Soroko from the Institute of Horse
Breeding and Equestrian Sciences at UPWr is going on a Fulbright Scholarship
in August. She talks to us about her research, studies abroad and horse