Science

  • 03/12/2019

    They will use hydrogen and will provide phosphorus

    In 50 years' time, the Earth will have run out of phosphorus, the main component of artificial fertilisers. Scientists from the University of Warmia and Mazury have developed a method for recovering phosphorus from wastewater and they are testing it on tomatoes.
  • 18/04/2019

    Mathematics versus cancer

    “In the fight against cancer, all tricks are allowed”, states Dr. Engineer Mariusz Bodzioch from the Department of Multimedia and Computer Graphics at the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science of the University of Warmia and Mazury. This young mathematician and computer scientist is trying to fight cancer using differential equations.
  • 18/04/2019

    They dealt with the anguish of women in labor

    St. Ignacy Loyola is the patron of pregnant women and women in labor. St. Gerard is the patron of difficult pregnancies. Dr. n. med. Tomasz Waśniewski, MD, from the Chair of Obstetrics, Perinatology and Gynecology and Dr. n. med. Grzegorz Wasilewski, MD, from the Department of Radiology at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Warmia and Mazury may be their scientific patrons.
  • prof. Bakula
    26/02/2019

    Insects - a way to feed the world

    The consumption of insects can be helpful in fighting hunger in the world. The role of insects and their use in the production of feed is discussed by prof. Tadeusz Bakuła from the Department of Veterinary Prevention and Feed Hygiene at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Warmia and Mazury (UWM).
  • prof. Wojcik
    26/02/2019

    Competitor to the brick trowel from Kortowo

    A pneumatic vibrating feeder for mortar injection by prof. Robert Wójcik – head of the UWM Institute of Civil Engineering – won one of the awards at the world-wide inventiveness fair Budi Uzor in Zagreb, which took place from 13 to 17 November.
  • 26/02/2019

    Kortowo oxygen farms versus the greenhouse effect

    Researchers from the University of Warmia and Mazury (UWM) have patented a way to neutralize carbon dioxide. Will they be able to stop the greenhouse effect with their idea?
  • dr Górniak
    02/01/2019

    Microbiologists from the UWM set off to the Antarctic

    Dr. Dorota Górniak and Prof. Dr. Habilit. Aleksander Świątecki of the Department of Microbiology and Mycology are setting off to the Antarctic in January. They are planning to conduct research at the Henryk Arctowski Polish Antarctic Station on King George Island for 4 months in harsh, polar conditions.
  • 30/11/2018

    Poland – a wine-making country?

    Yes, it is, and it has been since 2014, when the EU legislation on the organization of the European wine market took effect. For many years, the scientists from the Biochemistry Department at the UWM have been doing research on the adjustment of grapevine to our climate.
  • 30/11/2018

    As healthy as …. a fruit stone?

    To eat or not to eat? Some say – do it, eating fruit stones has health benefits; others claim they can do harm. Can eating fruit stones influence blood pressure? This is what UWM scientists endeavour to find out.
  • prof. Marcin Jóźwik
    13/06/2018

    The innovative method of Professor Jóźwik

    Instead of four days in hospital – just one. A half-hour surgery rather than an operation which lasts over an hour. Three small key holes in the abdomen where a long cut used to be needed; these are the advantages for the patient thanks to an innovative urogynecological method developed by prof. Marcin Jóźwik.

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