Research and teaching

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2014                 Research Consultant, University SWPS, Poland
                         consulted methodology of a project on social prejudice

2011-2012       Research Consultant, University of Warsaw
                         designed a research framework for a project on social change
                         (grant of the Ministry of Science, Poland)

2009-2011      Research Director, Grant of the Polish Scientific Committee
                        managed a project on communication in conflict

2010                Consultant at the World Bank
                         completed a project on gender and economic choice

2008                Research Assistant, University SWPS, Poland:
designed tools for a project on narrative aspects of decision making


2011- 2012     Psychology of the Internet Communication,
                         Collegium Civitas, Poland

2011                Video Communication for Journalism, Polonia Nova (Hungary)

2010                Philosophy for Psychologists,
                         London School of Economics, London, UK

2005 – 2009     Psychology of Personality and Individual Differences and Theory of Culture, University SWPS, Poland

1999 – 2005    English, Tandem Learning, University of Warsaw, Poland


2011                PhD in Psychology, University SWPS
                        (2005 – 2009 – the President of the PhD Students’ Union)

2009                Entrepreneurship Masterclass Series,
                        London School of Economics

2005               MA summa cum laude, Interdepartmental Individual Studies in the Humanities, University of Warsaw, Poland (top 5% of the University’s alumni)


2013                       University of Glasgow PhD grant

2009 – 2010           PhD Research Visit, London School of Economics

2009                       Mazowieckie PhD Scholarship

2008 – 2009           SWPS Science Scholarship Category I

2005 – 2009           PhD Fellowship of the University SWPS

2006                       Research Visit, Nordic Research School, University of Helsinki

2003, 2004, 2005  Scholarship of the Ministry of Science

2000 – 2002           University of Warsaw Scholarship for Special Achievements in Science

1999                       II place in The National Philosophy Olympics


2014             The Data Scientist’s Toolbox, Coursera

2009             Research Methods in Cognitive Studies, 

                      Interdisciplinary Centre for Applied Cognitive Studies, Warsaw

2008            fMRI of a human brain,
                    Institute of Experimental Biology, Warsaw

2003            Leszek Kolakowski Philosophy Seminar,
                    Collegium Artes Liberales, Warsaw


1. World Bank. (2012). Gender equality and development – report

2. Sadurska M.Z. (2012). Encyclopaedia of Social and Cultural Anthropology (Polish edition), Routledge, London 2002, edited by Allan Barnard

3. Sadurska M.Z. (2011) Morality and communication in conflict situations. On positive and negative perception of a person involved in a conflict, in: The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, Common Ground Publishing, Volume 5, 11

4. Sadurska M.Z. (2008). Transcultural ABC. What Pole meeting Arab should know?, Contemporary Culture, Warsaw

5. Sadurska M.Z. (2008). Topoi in films: Consciousness, Theatre, Literature and the Arts, Edited by Daniel Meyer-Dinkgräfe, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Cambridge

6. Sadurska M.Z. (2006). Problems of reception of historical films, Zeszyty Naukowe, KUL, Lublin

7. Sadurska M.Z. (2002). On Silence, “op.cit.,” no 4-5, Warsaw


1. Michalska – Sadurska, M.Z. (2018) The high price of thinking outside the box, TEDx, Warsaw University of Technology

2. Sadurska M. Z.(2016) On listening, Offtopicarium, Slomczyn, Poland

3. Sadurska M.Z. (2013) Can grammar change moral evaluation of a person? A study on grammar person and its influence on moral judgments, International Conference on 
 Alternative Methods of Argumentation in Law, Masaryk University, Czech Republic

4. Sadurska M.Z. (2013) The conflict mode of mind, Conflict and communication. 
 Multimodal social signals of conflict and negotiation in humans, animals and 
 machines, Universita’ Roma Tre, Italy

5. Sadurska M.Z. (2012) Dialogue in democracy 2.0, Freedom of the Internet Congress, The Ministry of Administration and Digitalisation, Warsaw, Poland

6. Sadurska M.Z. (2010) Form of a message about conflict, moral description of its main character, receiver’s presumptions and their influence on the way it is perceived, 
5th International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, University of Cambridge, UK

7. Sadurska M.Z. (2008) My love in the West, my heart in the East. Independent and interdependent self as two in one – a woman from the mixed family in the Western World, 10th International Interdisciplinary Congress on Women, Universidad Complutense of Madrid, Spain

8. Sadurska M.Z. (2007) Orpheus’ calling – topos of music in films, 2nd International Conference Consciousness, Theatre and the Arts, University of Aberysthwyth, UK

9. Sadurska M.Z. (2006) Does European think in the rational way?, Ethnology, 
 University of Warsaw, Poland

10. Sadurska M.Z. (2006) Transcultural ABC. What Pole meeting Arab should know?, Polish – Kuwaiti Relationships, Maria Sklodowska – Curie University, Lublin, Poland

11. Sadurska M.Z. (2006) About latent mechanism of reward for self-destruction. On social construct of female identity, Contemporary society, philosophy and culture, University of Warsaw, Poland

12. Sadurska M.Z. (2005) Subject and a problem of maturity in Herbert Marcuse’s works, Frankfurt and precincts, University of Warsaw, Poland