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    Physics Team from University of Warsaw Secures Fifth Place in International Physicists’ Tournament

    University of Warsaw’s physics team shines in the International Physicists’ Tournament, securing fifth place in a fiercely competitive event.

    21 teams from around the globe recently competed in the 16th International Physicists’ Tournament (IPT), held at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zürich) in Zurich, Switzerland. Among them, the team from the Faculty of Physics at the University of Warsaw (FUW) claimed the fifth position. The tournament witnessed intense deliberations on various physics problems among students.

    Strong Competition and Remarkable Progress

    The IPT is a team-based competition involving physics students worldwide. This year, the University of Warsaw’s team, comprising Jakub Kośmicki (captain), Jakub Hevler, Sara Gałan, Paweł Kałwak, Piotr Łukawski, and Magdalena Orłowska, represented the institution. Supported on-site by Wiktor Kalinowski, Bartłomiej Leks, Michał Puzai Jakub Trzaska, and remotely by Debora Choińska, the team exhibited exceptional dedication and skill.

    Mentoring and Preparation

    The preparation of the team, overseen by Paweł Szczypkowski and Michał Zdziennicki, was crucial to their success. Dr. Krzysztof Turzyński, who has long supported the IPT participants, expressed admiration for the progress made by second-year undergraduate students, emphasizing the fierce competition this year.

    Global Engagement and Learning

    Throughout the tournament, FUW students engaged in rigorous discussions with peers from diverse backgrounds, showcasing the international collaboration and academic excellence characterizing the IPT. Their achievement highlights the University of Warsaw’s commitment to nurturing talent and fostering a spirit of scientific inquiry.

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