Authorities 2016 - 2020
Professor Ryszard Górecki
Ryszard J. Górecki, Professor
Rector of the University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn
Phone: +48 89 5233330
SCIENTIFIC DEGREE AND TITLE
The degree of doctor of agricultural sciences awarded by the Faculty Agronomy of the University of Agriculture and Technology in Olsztyn, Poland, in 1979, on the basis of the thesis entitled: "Physiological and biochemical properties of maternally different seeds of pea, faba bean and yellow lupine". The degree of doctor habilitated of agronomy (specialization of plant physiology) awarded in 1986 on the basis of research and publication “Studies on the vigour of legume seeds”, Olsztyn, Poland. The title of professor of agricultural sciences (specialization in plant physiology). Issued by the Central Commission for Academic Degrees and Titles in Poland, 1993. Corresponding Member of the Polish Academy of Sciences since 2004.
POLITICAL AND SOCIAL ACTIVITIES
MAJOR RESEARCH INTEREST
Research interests in the first issue mainly comprise physiology and biochemistry of seeds in particular in the field of seed vigour. In recent years research has focused on explaining the molecular basis of value in use of legume seeds with special emphasis on the role of raffinose family oligosacharides and galactosyl cyclitols. Carried out research also apply to plant biotechnology in particular molecular seed biology.
HONORS AND AWARDS
The Second Degree Award of the Ministry of Education for the habilitation thesis
The First Degree Individual Award of the Ministry of Education for organizational achievements from 2000 to 2007
Gold Cross of Merit
Knight's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta
Medal of the National Education Commission
Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star
Vice-Rector for Development of Education and Student Affairs
Professor Jerzy Andrzej Przyborowski
Professor Jerzy Andrzej Przyborowski, doctor habilitated - Agricultural Sciences
Experience: Shortly before graduating, he was employed by the Agricultural Advisory Center of the Institute for Education in Agriculture at the University of Agriculture and Technology in Olsztyn. In February 1989, he assumed the post of assistant trainee at the Genetics and Seed Production Unit of the Department of Plant Breeding and Seed Production. In April 1989, he became enrolled in a doctoral program in biotechnology at the Department of Plant Genetics, Breeding and Biotechnology at the Warsaw University of Life Sciences. In 1992, he joined the Department of Plant Breeding and Seed Production at the Faculty of Environmental Management and Agriculture of the University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, initially as an assistant lecturer and, subsequently, as a lecturer.
Research: crop plant biotechnology (molecular genetics and in vitro plant cultures) and plant breeding.
Publications: Professor Przyborowski is the author of 41 original research papers and 23 short communications. He has co-authored one book, two lecture scripts and eight utility models - Salix spp. varieties. 44 citations in the SCOPUS database, h-index (Hirsch index) - 4. Professor Przyborowski has supervised more than ten Master's and Engineer's degree students. He is currently supervising three PhD students.
Member of several scientific associations.
Awards and distinctions: Bronze Cross of Merit, Team Award of Zielony Feniks Foundation for scientific and research achievements in sustainable energy engineering, eight awards granted by the Rector of UWM.
Interests: Classical music, film, theater, hiking.
Telephone: +48 89 523 33 12, +48 89 523 33 60
Vice-Rector for Development and Financial Policy
Professor Mirosław Gornowicz
Professor Mirosław Gornowicz, doctor habilitated - Economic Sciences
Experience: After graduation, he took the post of assistant and, later, senior assistant at the Institute of Agricultural Economics and Organization of the Agricultural University in Cracow. He received his PhD from the University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn where he assumed the post of lecturer in 1983. He was a lecturer at the Department of Food Industry Economics and the Department of Microeconomics until 2006. In the 1990s, Professor Gornowicz participated in several medium- and short-term internships in Germany, Denmark and Switzerland. In 2005, he became the head of the Department of Microeconomics, and he was awarded the title of Associate Professor a year later. In 2002-2008, he was the Associate Dean for Part-Time Studies, and in 2008-2012, he was the Dean of the Faculty of Economics. Professor Gornowicz was a member of the university's senate committees for education, development and budget policy. He has been a member of the UWM Senate since 2005.
Research: Operating costs, profitability and performance of food processing enterprises, competitiveness of Polish agricultural and food producers on European and global markets.
Publications: Professor Gornowicz is the author of around 150 publications, including 70 original research papers, three monographs, 65 conference abstracts and 12 popular science publications. He has supervised two PhD students and reviewed six doctoral dissertations.
Membership: Long-term Treasurer and Board Member of the Olsztyn Branch of the Scientific Society for Organization and Management, member of the Polish Economic Society, the Committee of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development of the Polish Academy of Sciences, the Advisory and Program Committee of the National Cooperative Council, policy and research councils of scientific journals. He has chaired the Budget and Financial Committee of the Olsztyn City Council since 2006.
Awards and distinctions: More than ten awards granted by the rectors of the University of Agriculture and Technology in Olsztyn and the University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn.
Telephone: +48 89 524 51 44, +48 89 523 44 07
Fax: +48 89 523 44 56
Vice-Rector for Research
Professor Jerzy Jaroszewski
Professor Jerzy Jaroszewski - Veterinary Science
Vice-Rector for Human Resources
Professor Sławomir Przybyliński
Professor Sławomir Przybyliński - Social Science
Phone: +48 89 5233567
Fax: +48 89 523 44 56
Born on 14 February 1977 in Olsztyn. Head of the Department of Special Education at the Faculty of Social Sciences. Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences in 2016–2018, earlier Vice-Rector for Full-Time Studies for two terms.
He defended his doctoral dissertation in 2004 and received the title of doctor habilitated in 2013. He is affiliated with the Polish Accreditation Committee (PKA) as a member of the team for the quality standards of education in the fields of study related to Pedagogy or offering a teaching specialisation. In addition, he is the Committee’s expert on the team that awards accreditation to the fields of study such as Pedagogy or Special Education.
His scientific interests are centred on penitentiary science, imprisonment sentences, crime, and resocialisation issues. He has been an editor or co-editor of 8 multi-author monographs and approximately 50 publications in multi-author books and scientific journals on the topic. To date, he has published three single-author monographs focused on the broad issue of penitentiary facilities, including: Podkultura więzienna – wielowymiarowość rzeczywistości penitencjarnej [Prison subculture – the multifaceted nature of penitentiary realities]. Kraków, 1st ed. 2005, 2nd ed. 2006, 3rd ed. 2007, 4th ed. 2010; „Dziara”, „cynkówka”, „kolka” – zjawisko tatuażu więziennego [Tats, dots, and guns – the phenomenon of prison tattooing]. Kraków 2007; Więźniowie niebezpieczni – ukryty świat penitencjarny [Dangerous prisoners – the hidden world of penitentiary facilities]. Kraków 1st ed. 2012, 2nd ed. 2013.
He has participated in more than 60 conferences, symposia and scientific congresses both in Poland and abroad. He also took part in offsite trainings and internships abroad, which gave him an understanding of the system of special and inclusive education for children and adolescents with intellectual, sensory, and physical disabilities, as well as the system for assisting people with disabilities in Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, and France.
His didactic work is closely related to his academic and scientific interests. Lectures, workshops, and seminars which he has conducted for students enrolled in full-time programmes of both degrees as well as extramural, postgraduate and doctoral programmes revolve around the matters of Pedagogy, Resocialisation and Penitentiary Science.
Vice-Rector for the Medical Studies and Research
Professor Sergiusz Nawrocki
Prof. dr hab. n. med. Sergiusz Nawrocki – an oncologist and a specialist in oncological radiotherapy
Born in Opole in 1967. In 1993, he received his diploma in Medicine at the Poznan University of Medical Sciences (former name: K. Marcinkowski Academy of Medical Sciences).
He was awarded a doctoral title [dr n.med.] in 2001 and defended his habilitation [dr hab.] in 2008, at the Poznan University of Medical Sciences. In 2017, he received the title of Professor in Medicine.
Contact: phone: +48 89 524 55 90
Experience: After a three-month scholarship at the University of Delaware (US) he was employed at the Greater Poland Cancer Centre (WCO) (1995 –2001) and the Department of Cancer Immunology at the Academy of Medical Sciences in Poznań. In 2003–2013, he headed the Department of Radiotherapy and radiotherapy wards at the Independent Public Complex of Healthcare Facilities of the Ministry of the Interior and Administration with the Warmia and Mazury Oncology Centre (SP ZOZ MSWiA z W-MCO) in Olsztyn. In 2008–2013, he worked as the Head of the Department of Oncology at the University of Warmia and Mazury, and then the Head of the Department of Oncology and Radiotherapy of the Medical University of Silesia. In 2019, he assumed his former post as the Head of the Department of Oncology at the University of Warmia and Mazury, while simultaneously managing the clinical radiotherapy ward of the Warmia and Mazury Oncology Centre (W-MCO) in Olsztyn.
Research: cancer immunology, precision medicine (radiotherapy and targeted drugs), standard tests for primary brain tumours. The leader of projects financed by the National Science Centre (NCN) and the National Centre for Research and Development (NCBiR). Since 2016, he has been running the “Gliomed” project funded from the NCBiR Strategmed III programme focused on the application of liquid biopsy in glioblastoma.
Publications: author or co-author of more than 70 full-text papers, book chapters, and scientific monographs; co-author of the national guidelines for the treatment of cancer patients (h-index: 8, more than 450 citations in the Scopus database).
Member of national and international medical societies, including ASTRO, ESTRO, the Polish Society of Radiation Oncology (PTRO), and The Polish Society of Oncology (PTO), where he is a Member of the Management Board. Current member of the Management Board of the Polish Cancer League (PLWR), which is a member of the European Cancer Leagues (ECL).
Interests: endurance sports (triathlon) and piloting – airplane pilot, holder of a PPL licence (A). Married, with four children.