Researchers from the Faculty of Animal Sciences of WULS-SGGW demonstrated that graphene can destroy cancer cells. The team of Professor Ewa Sawosz-Chwalibóg from the Department of nanobiotechnology discovered that graphene is adjacent to the tumor cell and forms a thin layer around it, cutting off the supply of oxygen and nutrients, leading to its death. Graphene not only kills cancer cells but can also be an excellent carrier of other substances.
On July 18th, 2014, the Warsaw University of Life Sciences (WULS-SGGW) hosted a delegation from the Republic of Guinea, led by the Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr Mohamed Diare.
The Warsaw University of Life Sciences was awarded with the Certificate of UBERRIMA FIDE (Latin for "with great care"). The Augustin-Jean Fresnel Foundation and Plagiat.pl granted awards to universities and faculties that have implemented anti-plagiarism procedures and in an exemplary way prevent illegal copying of dissertations. Thirteen universities were awarded with the Certificate.
On June 2 the stages of Warsaw Kamienica Theatre held 2014 ENACTUS finals. The event was attended by over 250 students and 80 judges - presidents and directors - experienced managers ready to hear about students’ achievements, share their knowledge and evaluate students’ work. Nine teams of students from Warsaw, Gdansk , Poznan, Wroclaw, Lodz and Kielce presented their project
A celebration of granting honoris causa doctorates will take place on May 23 at 11 a.m. in the Crystal Hall at the Warsaw University of Life Sciences. Two outstanding scientists will be distinguished with the honorary degrees: Professor Michele Jamiolkowski and Professor Wojciech Wolski. Professor Michele Jamiołkowski is an outstanding scholar in the field of soil mechanics and geotechnics and Professor Wojciech Wolski is a distinguished scholar in the field of geotechnicsl and hydrotechnics.
Przed pomnikiem ks. Stanisława Staszica, w kampusie uczelni, odbyła się zorganizowana przez Stowarzyszenie Wychowanków Szkoły Głównej Gospodarstwa Wiejskiego uroczystość upamiętniająca postać wielkiego Polaka, patrioty, naukowca i filantropa. Uroczystości poświęcone Stanisławowi Staszicowi (1755-1826) odbywają się w SGGW od kilku lat i uczestniczą w nich uczniowie szkół, których ksiądz Staszic jest patronem. W tym roku w uroczystości wzięli udział nauczyciele i uczniowie Zespołu Szkół Rolniczych im. St. Staszica w Miętnem oraz z Gimnazjum nr 91 im. Stanisława Staszica w Warszawie. Pod pomnikiem St. Staszica złożono wieńce.
A new major programme of the European Commission to fund specifically mobility of European researchers to China has been launched on 4th of April. The objective of this programme called ‘EU-CHINA RESEARCH AND INNOVATION PARTNERSHIP (ECRIP)' is to create, strengthen and intensify the EU-China Research & Innovation (RI) partnerships by supporting the mobility of EU researchers to China and strengthening people-to-people contacts, from both the public and private sectors, in strategic RI sectors.
Department of Vegetable and Medicinal Plants is pleased to invite you to attend the seminar on the hundredth anniversary of Professor Antonina Rumińska's birthday, founder of the Department of Medicinal Plants. Seminar will be held on Wednesday, January 29th 2014 at 12:00 a.m., room 26, building 35.
Call for abstracts: 5th CASEE Conference "Healthy Food Production and Environmental Preservation – The Role of Agriculture, Forestry and Applied Biology", May 25 - 27, 2014, University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Agriculture, Serbia
On 17-19 December 2013, Professor dr hab. Alojzy Szymański, the Rector of WULS-SGGW together with vice-rectors: Professor dr hab. Wiesław Bielawski, Deputy Rector and Vice-Rector for Development, Professor dr hab. Jan Niemiec, Vice-Rector for Science, Professor dr hab. Bogdan Klepacki, Vice-Rector for Didactics as well as Professor dr hab. Kazimierz Banasik, the Rector's Attorney for International Research Projects, dr inż. Władysław Skarżyńki, the WULS-SGGW Chancellor and mgr Anna Żuchowska, Secretary of the Rector visited Brussels, at the invitation of Wojciech Olejniczak, Member of the European Parliament and WULS-SGGW graduate.