News from UMK

Longer life of atomic systems in “Nature”

The Polish-German team of physicists and quantum chemists, coordinated by dr. Karolina Słowik from the Institute of Physics of the Nicolaus Copernicus University, pointed to a new possibility of extending the lifetime of atomic systems in the environment of nanoantennas. The results of the research were presented in an article published in Nature Communications.

Welcome to Solaris star and Pirx planet

The star BD+14 4559 and its planet discovered by a team of scientists from the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń have their official names: Solaris and Pirx.

International staff are trained at the Nicolaus Copernicus University

Communication in a Multicultural Environment is the title of an international meeting of university employees, which began on December 12th at the Faculty of Economic Sciences and Management of the Nicolaus Copernicus University.

First candidate for the Rector’ Office

Professor Andrzej Sokala from the Faculty of Law and Administration officially announced his candidacy in the election of the Rector of the Nicolaus Copernicus University for the term of office 2020-2024.

Outstanding scientists in the Polish Academy of Sciences

During the 140th session of the General Assembly of the Polish Academy of Sciences on 5 December 2019, Prof. Andrzej Skowroński and Prof. Józef Szudy were elected to the prestigious group of real members of the Polish Academy of Sciences. In more than 70 years of history of the Nicolaus Copernicus University, only 7 professors permanently associated with the Nicolaus Copernicus University were honored with the real membership of the Polish Academy of Sciences.

Physicist with PAS award

Dr Mateusz Borkowski from the Faculty of Physics, Astronomy and Informatics received the Stefan Pieńkowski Scientific Award of the Polish Academy of Sciences (PAS). The award is granted annually by the Polish Academy of Sciences for significant scientific achievements in Physics.