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Magdalena Marczewska – NCN grant

Magdalena Marczewska – NCN grant

Magdalena Marczewska, a doctoral candidate at TiMO, was awarded a research grant in the “ETIUDA” programme, funded by the National Science Center (NCN), the fundamental research agency of the Polish government. Magdalena’s doctoral project concerns the sources and development mechanisms of product innovations at environmental technology suppliers. The criteria for awarding the grant included: scientific … Continued

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New research and doctoral positions at TiMO

New research and doctoral positions at TiMO

TiMO is looking for a new researcher (assistant professor with Ph.D.) and for full-time doctoral students. Deadlines for applications are in mid-September, and detailed descriptions of the positions follow. We are planning to recruit a researcher for the assistant professor position (“adiunkt”) at the Department of Organizational Theory and Methods, Faculty of Management, University of Warsaw. The … Continued

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Aleksandra Spik – Ph.D. on organisational commitment and organisational citizenship behaviour

Aleksandra Spik – Ph.D. on organisational commitment and organisational citizenship behaviour

Aleksandra Spik successfully defended her doctoral dissertation, concerning the organisational commitment and employee’s organisational citizenship behaviours. The employee attitudes are rarely analysed by researchers in Poland, and Dr. Spik attempted to outline their consequences beneficial to organisations, as well as their links to the individual life satisfaction. The research project involved cultural adaptation of internationally-accepted … Continued

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Magdalena Miedzianowska – Ph.D. on creative class and EU structural funds

Magdalena Miedzianowska – Ph.D. on creative class and EU structural funds

Magdalena Miedzianowska successfully defended her doctoral dissertation, concerning the relations between projects co-funded from the European Union regional funds and the development of creative class in Poland. The thesis was prepared under the supervision of Prof. Krzysztof Klincewicz at TiMO. Dr. Miedzianowska based her research on Richard Florida’s concept of creative class and “3Ts” model, … Continued

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Dr. Marcin Żemigała – habilitation on corporate social responsibility

Dr. Marcin Żemigała – habilitation on corporate social responsibility

Dr. Marcin Żemigała was awarded postdoctoral title (habilitation, dr hab.) in recognition for his scientific achievements. In particular, the title award took into account the research presented in Dr. Żemigała’s monograph “Społeczna odpowiedzialność biznesu w świetle analiz bibliometrycznych i opinii pracowników na temat równowagi miedzy życiem zawodowym a prywatnym” (“Social responsibility of business in the … Continued

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Bibliometrics for applied R&D

Bibliometrics for applied R&D

Prof. Krzysztof Klincewicz delivered an invited lecture on the use of bibliometric techniques to stimulate applied research. The lecture was organised by the Interdisciplinary Centre for Mathematical and Computational Modelling (ICM) of the University of Warsaw in the ICM’s scientific colloqium series. It covered possible, practical uses of descriptive bibliometrics to inspire academic or corporate R&D … Continued

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Faculty of Management – top business school in Poland

Faculty of Management – top business school in Poland

Faculty of Management, University of Warsaw was once again selected as the top business school in Poland and one of top three business schools in the Central and Eastern Europe according to the 2013 Eduniversal ranking. In parallel, the International Business Program (IBP) – English-language master program offered by the Faculty – was recognized as … Continued

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University of Warsaw – top Polish university in the international ranking

University of Warsaw – top Polish university in the international ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities (AWRU, so-called Shanghai Ranking), an annual survey conducted by the Shanghai Jiaotong University to identify the leading research universities, once again lists the University of Warsaw as the best university in Poland. The only other Polish university, included on the list of 500 top higher education institutions worldwide, is the … Continued

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International internship in research commercialization

International internship in research commercialization

Adrianna Jednoralska, doctoral candidate of TiMO, was awarded an international scholarship after completing a cycle of trainings within the project “Practitioner of human and social sciences” and submitting the final project’s assignment – a proposal for commercialization of research project results. She was granted an internship in the leading European scientific center of environmental management … Continued

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Learning organizations and Santa Claus

Learning organizations and Santa Claus

Adrianna Jednoralska, doctoral student of TiMO, was holding a course on “Learning organizations in global and Polish contexts” at the University of Lapland in Rovaniemi, Finland. The course was targeted at master students in social sciences. During her stay in Rovaniemi, Ms. Jednoralska had an opportunity to pay a visit to Santa Claus, where she … Continued

TEDx – academic copyrights

Krzysztof Klincewicz was invited to present at TEDx Warsaw conference, discussing the sometimes difficult relations between scientists and academic publishers. Business models of scientific publishing companies are struggling to come to terms with the emerging open access movement, and the academic community found it difficult to come to terms with the dramatic events following the … Continued

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Spin-off of the University of Warsaw

Spin-off of the University of Warsaw

University of Warsaw established its business arm UWRC Sp. z o.o., and appointed in November 2012 Krzysztof Klincewicz as the member of its management board. The reform of science and higher education from 2011 introduced the notion of special purpose companies, which are formed by universities to actively participate in the market for products, services … Continued

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Krzysztof Klincewicz – Technology Executive Committee

Krzysztof Klincewicz – Technology Executive Committee

In 2011, Krzysztof Klincewicz was nominated for a 3-years term of office as a delegate of European Union countries to the Technology Executive Committee, a United Nations body working under the UNFCCC (United Nations Convention for Climate Change). The TEC is an executive expert body, shaping the international policies in the area of development and … Continued

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Krzysztof Klincewicz – Intellectual Property Management at the University of Warsaw

Krzysztof Klincewicz – Intellectual Property Management at the University of Warsaw

The University of Warsaw introduced new by-laws governing the patenting of employee invention and technology transfer practices, and in March 2011, Krzysztof Klincewicz was appointed as the Rector’s Deputy in charge of Intellectual Property Management. His tasks include an oversight of technology patenting and commercialization practices of the University. This role is an opportunity to … Continued

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GreenEvo – Green Technology Accelerator

GreenEvo – Green Technology Accelerator

TiMO representatives contributed to the birth of an innovative project of the Ministry of Environment. GreenEvo – Green Technology Accelerator – was established to support international transfer of Polish environmental technologies and strengthen the development of endogenous innovations. In 2009, a year after Poland assumed the Presidency of the Conference of Parties (COP) and hosted … Continued