Science

  • scientists in a boat
    12/10/2020

    “Vacuuming the lake” – an innovative method from the UWM

    There is no report in the scientific literature on a more polluted lake than Lake Karczemne in Kartuzy. However, reports are likely to appear soon describing it as clean, owing to UWM scientists, who were the first in Poland to carry out the “vacuuming” of the entire lake bottom.
  • Dr Paweł Jastrzębski
    11/09/2020

    A warming-up sleeping bag: every degree matters

    In medical rescue, it is not only time that matters, but also temperature. Nothing can be done about time, but UWM employees have found a way to keep the body temperature of accident victims at the right temperature – a heated sleeping bag.
  • Prof.  Katarzyna Glińska-Lewczuk
    29/06/2020

    We have to brace ourselves for drought

    Drought is a natural phenomenon. What is abnormal is that it is increasingly often caused by human activities. We are talking about the spring drought to Prof. Katarzyna Glińska-Lewczuk, Head of Department of Water Management, Climatology and Environmental Management at the Faculty of Environmental Management and Agriculture
  • Prof  Marcin Mycko
    29/06/2020

    A grant for controlling the mortality rate associated with COVID-19

    Controlling the mortality rate associated with COVID-19 by seeking mechanisms and therapies for cytokine storm is the objective of a study for which the team led by Prof. Marcin Mycko, M.D., Ph.D., has just received a grant from the National Science Centre.
  • dr Waśniewski
    18/03/2020

    The first French ambulatory Caesarean in Poland carried out by the UWM medical doctors

    Doctors from the UWM School of Medicine carried out a Caesarean section using the so-called FAUCS method, also referred to as abdominal delivery, for the first time in Poland. This method is not only less painful, but it additionally allows mothers to recover faster. And what is most important, it reduces the risk of further complications in the newborn.
  • dr Wesołowski
    27/12/2019

    Large pale lager with no shadow... of doubt

    As Deloitte estimates, the average Pole, which also includes members of the UWM staff, drank 97 litres of beer in 2018. Dr Andrzej Wesołowski is far below the average, although he has been dealing with beer very intensively lately. However, he has not done it for its taste values.
  • 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).

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