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Contest for paid internships organised by Polish Space Industry Association

A contest for paid internships, organised by Polish Space Industry Association, enables cooperation between companies from our national space sector. The application deadline for candidates is 19.05.2024, more information about the competition and requirements can be found on the website of the Space Sector Employers Association at this link: https://space.biz.pl/staze/

Scholarships for Girls

We invite you to apply for scholarships under the tenth edition of the ‘New Technologies for Girls’ programme, run by the Perspektywy Educational Foundation and Intel. We have twenty-five scholarships to distribute for the academic year 2024/2025, each in the amount of PLN 12,000 gross. This is the first and only scholarship programme in Poland for young women tying their future to the technology industry. The initiative aims to encourage girls' interest in new technologies and the education that goes with creating them. You can apply until 30 June this year. For more information, visit: www.stypendiadladziewczyn.pl

Day of Turkey

You are cordially invited to the International Cooperation Centre's Turkey Day at PW. The event is co-organised by the Embassy of Turkey in Warsaw and by PW students from Turkey. The meeting will be held on dn. 21 May 2024 (Tuesday) at 14:00-15:30 in the Rektorska 4 building, room 4.01+4.02 (4th floor). The programme includes: a presentation on Turkey by PW students; a question and answer session; a quiz with gifts from the Turkish Embassy; a tasting of Turkish snacks. Please confirm your participation by completing the form by 14 May 2024.: REGISTRATION FORM - DAY OF TURKEY

Jan Socha the winner of the 4th Polish Senior Cup in swordplay

Good news just after the long May weekend. Janek Socha, a protégé of  Michał Nowicki, PhD, in the Electronic Measurement Systems specialisation, currently finishing the sixth semester of his studies, became the winner of the 4th Polish Senior Fencing Cup. In the two-day tournament, the Hutnik Steel Wedge and the golden platter of the PRUIM company were fought for on Saturday, while the Antoni Franz Memorial was held on Sunday. Jan Socha and Mateusz Antkiewicz competed in the final. After a fierce finish, Jan Socha proved to be better by one hit. The fencer of the Polish Fencing Club of Warsaw won with 13:12. Congratulations!

Application of tools for generative artificial intelligence

The Artificial Intelligence Opportunities Exploration and Exploitation team, responding to the growing interest in generative artificial intelligence models in every aspect of life, cordially invites those studying at the Warsaw University of Technology to share their experiences of using generative artificial intelligence tools in an anonymous survey:https://ankieta.pw.edu.pl/index.php/644669?newtest=Y&lang=pl

The survey will be active until 30 April, 2024. We are keen to get cross-sectional information from all representatives of the CI. This is part of a project entitled. „Creative Revolution: Analysis of Opportunities at PW". Its goal is among others to diagnose the possibilities of utilising AI models for improving the functioning of our University.

Cancellation

The contracting authority announces that it is cancelling the procedure for the execution of the civil contract entitled. ‘Experimental studies related to the possibility of improving the resolution of tomographic imaging in lens-free holographic microscopy’. In the announcement of 12 April, 2024 launching the procedure, the Ordering Party mistakenly put the date of bid submission as 24 March, 2024 and included an attachment with a model civil law contract (attachment 2a contract of mandate) instead of a contract for specific work (attachment 6a to the Rector's order no. 87/2021). At the same time, the Contracting Authority informs that it is posting a new notice IMiF-98a/2024 seeking bidders for the execution of a civil law contract (contract for work) entitled. , ‘Experimental studies related to the possibility of improving the resolution and realisation of tomographic imaging in lensless holographic microscopy’.

Scopus AI

Test access to Scopus AI: Revolutionising research search with artificial intelligence. We invite you to test the new Scopus AI tool (Scopus AI tab on the Scopus homepage) under Elsevier's national licence. Scopus AI is an intuitive and intelligent search tool based on generative artificial intelligence (GenAI). The tool helps at every stage of academic work: when conducting research, searching and reviewing results, reviewing articles, verifying data and when creating bibliographies. Scopus AI draws on the metadata and abstracts of papers registered in Scopus and published after 2013. Access to the tool will be active until 31.05.2024.

ANTI-BIAS LUNCH BREAK AT ENHANCE

We are pleased that the issue of countering prejudice is involving more and more people from the ENHANCE community. So far, 11 meetings have been held with a total of nearly 300 participants. The training lasts only 60 minutes and can be attended over lunch, for example.  The dates to choose from are ️23 May and ️4 June 2024.

Plotting Sustainability Hybrid Summer School - ENHANCE summer school on power struggles in the city

The Berlin University of Technology invites the students of all courses from the ENHANCE university to the Plotting Sustainability - ENHANCE summer school on power struggles in the city. The course will consist of two preparatory online meetings (27 May and 1 June 2024 from 14.00-16.00) and a residential part, which will take place at the Technical University of Berlin from 15.07-19.07.2024.

Inclusive Communication

We would like to invite you to a training course developed in the framework of the ENHANCE consortium: "Inclusive Communication". - Online Training. The training is designed for scientific, technical and administrative staff. When: 4 June (Tuesday) at 10:00, Format: remote meeting, Zoom platform, Duration: 90 minutes, Number of seats: 50, Moderator: Melih Özkardes (leader of the Diversity, Impact and Dissemination work package at ENHANCE and diversity advocate at ENHANCE). The meetings will take place on the Zoom platform. The link will be made available before the event. Participants will receive a certificate of participation upon request. Details and registration: HERE.

ERC Starting Grant – call for application for Postdoctoral Researcher position

Warsaw University of Technology Institute of Micromechanics and Photonics announces a call for a Postdoctoral Researcher position within the project entitled “Lensless label-free nanoscopy”, funded by the European Commission as part of the call for ERC Starting Grants (Horizon Europe Programme). The project offers unique conditions for scientific research in an innovative area of lensless holographic nanoscopy (LHN). 

Over 30 000 spots for free-of-charge training courses

We would like to encourage you to learn more about the Santander Trainings, available for all people over 18 years of age. You do not have to be a Santander client to apply. The training courses include: SantanderNotSoForeignLanguages, GPW &SGH 2024 Market School, Learn Excel, Canva, PowerBI or Photoshop, Business for All 2024 - Harvard Business Publishing and Learn ChatGPt 2024.

IEEE Seminar

An IEEE seminar will be held on April 23, 20024 from 12 to 2 pm (Main Library, 1st floor, Room 162B) on the following topics:

  • Open Aceess and publishing in IEEE journals (How to Get Published with IEEE/ Open Access at IEEE).
  • Techniques for Effective Searching in IEEE Xplore/Techniques for Effective Searching in IEEE Xplore
  • IEEE Standards (IEEE Standards: Powering Innovation,Academia, and the World Around Us)

The seminar will be conducted by IEEE trainer, Mr. Eszter Lukacs.

The Main Library invites all interested persons to attend.

Movies Workshops at Mechatronics

We would like to invite you to a movies workshop on Wednesday, 10 April, 2024 between 16:00-17:00 in room 242. It will be an opportunity to meet the representatives of the movie industry, learn novelties about the equipment and to see the movies made by students in previous years. We will also prepare contests with awards :-)

Taiwan-Europe Connectivity Scholarship Programme

Apply for the scholarship program with a total scholarship amount of $2,700 for up to 4 months. The scholarship will be awarded to the recipient every month from September 2024 to December 2024 (NTD 22,500/month, about USD 675). Application deadline: by May 25, 2024, and application results: June 15, 2024. Taiwan Tech retains the right to select and award the scholarship to qualified applicants. The scholarship recipient does not have to be accepted as an exchange student. Qualified students can only receive the scholarship once.

Pulsar subscription

On the occasion of the launch of the 24th POLITYKA Science Awards, academics and students can take advantage of a one-month subscription to the popular science website pulsar: https://www.projektpulsar.pl/

  • If you are interested, please: contact us via e-mail (please provide your name, surname and university) to the e-mail: w.reluga@polityka.pl
  • The topic line should include: Nagrody Naukowe POLITYKI
  • Deadline: by 15 April, 2024.

POLITYKA Science Awards

The POLITYKA Magazine Foundation for the 24th time invites young scholars to apply for the POLITYKA Science Awards.  

  • The target: We are looking for people who during the last two years have achieved a milestone in their professional lives  - be it a PhD thesis, a book, a significant scientific article, completion of a research project, establishing a team or gaining a position of significance at a research institution.
  • Applications: via the form: polityka.pl/stypendia
  • Deadline: by 12 June, 2024 - Wednesday.

Awards: 5 scholarship grants of 15 000 PLN each and 10 awards of 5 000 PLN each.

Summit - “Tech Life Balance”

The Perspektywy Educational Foundation is organising the sixth edition of the largest conference for women in STEM, Tech & IT in Europe and Asia, the Perspektywy Women in Tech Summit 2024, to be held June 12-13, 2024 in Warsaw at the EXPO XXI exhibition centre. The Summit will bring together more than 10,000 female students, professionals and leaders from the world of new technologies, 500 top industry experts and 100 major technology companies, as well as top technical universities from Poland and around the world.

Networking meeting of SGH and PW

The Entrepreneurs' Club of the Warsaw School of Economics - an initiative for SGH alumni and supporters developing, or wishing to develop, their own business - invites members of the Warsaw University of Technology to a meeting aimed at integrating the two communities to talk about business and commercialization of research results. The meeting will take place on Wednesday, March 27, at 7:00 pm in the Column Hall of SGH. This is another meeting in a series of networking meetings dedicated to entrepreneurs associated with SGH, but this time specifically focused on the presence of representatives of the Warsaw University of Technology.

Easter 2024

On the occasion of Easter, I would like to wish you and your loved ones, above all, health, peace and perseverance in pursuing your intentions, related to both family and your professional lives.