Dr. Eng. Robert Popek from the Institute of Natural Basis of Horticulture is one of the three laureates who won the Baltic University Program PhD Thesis Award for the best doctoral thesis. The award is granted for the best doctoral thesis which was defended in the previous calendar year.
The Director of the Department of intelligent systems at the Faculty of Applied Informatics and Mathematics won the award for technical sciences.
Mini kiwi fruit, a variety bred by scientists from WULS-SGGW has already appeared in our stores. A new variety of Actinidia was introduced into crop commodity thanks to the cooperation of employees of the Faculty of Horticulture, Biotechnology and Landscape Architecture of WULS-SGGW and a fruit grower from the Grójecki region.
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 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