Is it possible that yeast, i.e. microorganisms well-known in the baking, brewing and alcohol-distilling industries, could be a poison? Indeed, they can; and this poison may be very useful in farming. This has been proven, for the first time in Poland and Europe, by Professor Urszula Wachowska, PhD. at the University of Warmia and Mazury (UWM).
Three young UWM researchers will receive scholarships funded by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education for young outstanding scientists. These are: Dr inż. Justyna Możejko-Ciesielska, Dr Tomasz Stenzel and Dr Mikołaj Tarkowski.
The Teaching Hospital at the University of Warmia and Mazury is the first site in Europe where an experimental surgery of implantation of brain stimulants to comatose patients was carried out. Two months on, the doctors talk of a success.
How to mix white yoghurt with fruit chunks, so it is not only tasty, but also visually attractive? Prof. Jan Limanowski from the UWM patented mixers used in food processing plants both in Poland and abroad.
Artur Mielcarek, M.Sc. Eng., a PhD student in the Department of Environmental Engineering of the UWM is one of this year’s laureates of the START competition of the Foundation for Polish Science. START is the largest scholarship programme in Poland directed to the best young researchers.
The number of autistic children is growing. Scientists at the UWM want to help to fight the condition by developing a nutritional and medicinal formula from cow’s milk, but without casein.
Queen of Kortovo – is the latest Polish variety of lily registered in the Royal Horticultural Society in London. It has been cultivated by Dr. Beata Płoszaj-Witkowska from the Department of Horticulture at the Faculty of Environmental Management and Agriculture.
Dr inż. [PhD, Eng.] Michał Krzyżaniak from the Department of Plant Breeding and Seed Production of UWM participates in an international research project called COSMOS. The aim of the project is to make a better use of oilseeds in industry. Researchers from Europe are looking for alternative oils from plants which grow in our climatic conditions.
The pharmacokinetic laboratory at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of University of Warmia and Mazury – the best faculty of veterinary medicine in Poland –(is pleased to announce that it) has received the certificate of Good Laboratory Practice. It will be able to conduct the research required for the approval of medicines for marketing.
PhD students MSc. Dariusz Tanajewski and MSc. Grzegorz Grunwald from the Department of Satellite Geodesy and Navigation at the Faculty of Geodesy, Geospatial and Civil Engineering of the University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn received a special prize in the competition of the German space agency DLR.