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Celebrating Kazimierz Funk’s 140th Birthday. The man who discovered vitamins

23 February 2024
140 years ago Kazimierz Funk was born! Polish biochemist who introduced the concept of vitamins and discovered vitamin B1! He was a scientist who revolutionized medicine and created a base of […] [+]

First Polish beneficiaries of the IMPRESS_U initiative

21 February 2024
The Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange (NAWA), together with the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), is recruiting applications for a support program for Ukrainian scientists: IMPRESS-U. Thanks to an […] [+]

Polish Science Day

19 February 2024
On February 19, in recognition of the achievements of Polish scientists, we celebrate Polish Science Day! It is a day intended to inspire individuals to follow in the footsteps of […] [+]

Call for proposals the 6th Edition of the Ulam NAWA program is open!

16 February 2024
Scientists from foreign universities and research centres with at least a PhD degree are invited to submit applications to the next edition of the Ulam Polish National Agency for Academic […] [+]

“Polish Science & International Mobility” in Chicago on February 5!

23 January 2024
Scientists and representatives of universities, as well as the Polish scientific community and those interested in multi-level cooperation with Polish institutions, are invited to participate in the “Polish Science & […] [+]

Polish ERC 2023 grant winners.

19 December 2023
This year, 10 Polish researchers received ERC 2023 grants. 8 of them are from the University of Warsaw and the other two are from the Wroclaw University of Science and […] [+]

Polish Academy of Sciences presents film about Marie Skłodowska-Curie’s journey to Italy in search of radium

19 December 2023
120 years ago, Maria Skłodowska-Curie and Peter Curie were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics. Also 2023 is a year of 125th anniversary of the discovery of polonium and radium. […] [+]

Ludwik Zamenhof, the doctor who hoped to unite the word through language

15 December 2023
Ludwik Zamenhof, a Polish ophthalmologist, was the creator of the world’s most popular universal language – Esperanto. On 15 December, his birthday, we celebrate World Esperanto Day. This is an […] [+]

Jobs & Fundung EURAXESS. Find Your Dream Opportunity

15 December 2023
If you are searching for exciting job offers and research projects, we encourage you to visit the EURAXESS European database. By creating a profile on EURAXESS, you can receive job […] [+]

Interview with Julia Stankiewicz by the Polish Cultural Institute NY. From dreams of engineering to joining the NASA team

14 December 2023
In the latest episode of the Polish and Flourish series, Julia Stankiewicz  speaks about how her dream of becoming an engineer came true and how she became part of the […] [+]

Polish discovery in Sudan among the top 10 archaeological discoveries of 2023

12 December 2023
Prestigious journal Archaeology has published a top 10 list of the most significant discoveries of 2023. One of the discoveries is unique paintings from Old Dongola, present-day Sudan, which were […] [+]

Polish version of ChatGPT. PLLuM is to be better and completely free to use

12 December 2023
A group of researchers is working on a Polish version of ChatGPT, which will be better and completely free. The existing AI systems, such as ChatGPT or Google’s Bardhave have […] [+]

Four winners receive prestigious 2023 FNP prizes

8 December 2023
Four scientists have received the 2023 Foundation for Polish Science Prizes. The 2023 FNP Prize Ceremony was held at the Royal Castle in Warsaw.  The Prize of the Foundation for […] [+]

EOSC Festival 2023.The National Tripartite Event Poland

7 December 2023
The second EOSC Festival 2023. The National Tripartite Event Poland, was hosted at the National Science Centre Poland in Kraków on November 6th and 7th. The event gathered the stakeholders […] [+]

Scientics at the Jagiellonian University’s have made a breakthrough discovery about viruses that infect bacterial cells.

4 December 2023
Researchers at the Jagiellonian University’s Malopolska Biotechnology Centre have made a groundbreaking discovery. It concerns viruses that infect bacterial cells, known as bacteriophages. The study may help in the treatment […] [+]

5th edition of the Ulam NAWA programme – Results Announcement!

1 December 2023
The Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange (NAWA) is pleased to announce the call results of the Ulam NAWA Programme! As many as 61 people from 24 countries will receive […] [+]

“What’s new in Brussels? Recent developments in European policies and programmes 2024.” Registration open!

30 November 2023
Registration is open for ACA’s flagship seminar “What’s new in Brussels? Recent developments in European policies and programmes.” The annual seminar organised by the Academic Cooperation Association will take place […] [+]

10th birthday of Centre for Digital Humanities!

30 November 2023
10 years ago, the Centre for Digital Humanities (CHC) at the Institute of Literary Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences was established by the decision of the Director of […] [+]

First Polish observatory in Chile is opening by Astronomical Centre of the Polish Academy

28 November 2023
After three years of intensive work, the Astronomical Centre of the Polish Academy of Sciences opens an observatory in the Atacama Desert in Chile. The inauguration ceremony will take place […] [+]

A new hot-planet was discovered by the astronomers from Toruń

28 November 2023
Astronomers in Toruń have discovered a super-Earth almost twice the size and fifteen times the mass of Earth. It orbits its star in just 35 hours in a very tight […] [+]

7th Silesian Science Festival Katowice begins on 9 December

27 November 2023
Laser shows, artificial intelligence and extraterrestrial life are just some of the attractions on offer at the 7th Silesian Science Festival Katowice, which will be held at the International Congress […] [+]

Four new ERC grants for UW researchers

24 November 2023
The European Research Council (ERC), set up by the European Union in 2007, is the premier European funding organisation for excellent frontier research. It funds creative researchers of any nationality […] [+]

Public Engagement with Research Award 2024

23 November 2023
The call for the ERC Public Engagement with Research Award 2024 was opened on 14 November 2023 with the deadline of 21 February 2024. photo: Krajowy Punkt Kontaktowy Programów Badawczych […] [+]

Rzeszów University of Technology researchers’ article in the top 1% of most cited papers in the Web of Science database

23 November 2023
The article entitled ‘Limitations and future directions of application of the Fenton-like process in micropollutants degradation in water and wastewater treatment: A critical review’ by Małgorzata Kida, BEng, PhD, and […] [+]

Portal Ludzie Nauki (People of Science). MEiN launches the largest database on Polish science.

22 November 2023
The Ministry of Education and Science has launched the Ludzie Nauki (People of science) project, which is the one of the key services available on the edukacja.gov.pl portal.  Due to […] [+]

Scientists from the Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology UG and MUG receive a patent

21 November 2023
The invention that can be used, among other things, in producing probiotics has received a patent from the Patent Office of the Republic of Poland. A team of scientists led […] [+]

4EU+ Coffee Talk: Unconventional digital education

17 November 2023
Photo: 4EU+ European University Alliance Organised in the framework of the “4EU+ for Ukraine” project funded by NAWA – Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange, the first 4EU+ online Coffee […] [+]

Polish scientists from the University of Gdańsk and the Medical University of Gdańsk develop prototype vaccine for Zika virus

15 November 2023
A team of researchers from the University of Gdańsk (UG) and the Medical University of Gdańsk (GUM) has developed a prototype vaccine for Zika virus. The team was  led by […] [+]

The Medical University of Wroclaw achieved the best result in Poland in the Clinical and Health category.

9 November 2023
In the ranking of THE WUR 2024 by Subject, the Medical University of Wroclaw achieved the best result in Poland in the Clinical and Health category. In the overall ranking, […] [+]

Polonium Foundation’s Meetup “To Poland For Science” in Warsaw

2 November 2023
On this Saturday, November the 4th, at Pałac Staszica in Warsaw there will be a Meetup for the expats “To Poland For Science”, the 1st Polonium Foundation’s event held in Poland! […] [+]

Researchers from Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics and from the Faculty of Chemistry develop medical engineering solutions

2 October 2023
Research is based on the latest technologies using, among other things, the digitalisation of medical images and the production of medical models using 3D printing and hybrid manufacturing processes. In […] [+]

Impress-U Polish-American-Ukrainian research projects

3 August 2023
IMPRESS-U (International Multilateral Partnerships for Resilient Education and Science System in Ukraine) is a call organised by institutions from six countries: Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and the US. The U.S. […] [+]

Laboratory of Molecular Neurobiology, Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology of the Polish Academy of Science

7 July 2023
Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology of the Polish Academy of Science has over 100 years of experience. Currently, it has the A + category, which is assigned to institutes with […] [+]

Innovative technology for measuring fat content in food

23 June 2023
Researchers specialising in various fields of knowledge have successfully applied luminance measurement to research involving the assessment of intramuscular fat content in meat products. A research team consisting of Krzysztof […] [+]

Scholarships for students and researchers from Germany, within Zawacka NAWA Programme

19 April 2023
We are pleased to inform that, Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange (NAWA), has announced a call for scholarships for students and researchers from Germany, within Zawacka NAWA Programme. NAWA […] [+]

Discover how to BOOST YOUR RESEARCH CAREER WITH POLISH GRANTS!

12 April 2023
Have you ever considered doing reasearch in Poland? Would you like to collaborate with Polish scientific institutions? Are you interested to find funding for your project? Polish Academy of Sciences […] [+]

Mateusz Rajchel, BEng, PhD, has received a grant from the National Centre for Research and Development in the LIDER XIII program

24 March 2023
Mateusz Rajchel, BEng, PhD, of the Department of Roads and Bridges The Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Architecture at Rzeszów University of Technology has been awarded a grant […] [+]

POLONIST NAWA – applications invited!

8 March 2023
Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange announce the call for applications for the fifth edition of the NAWA Polonist Programme. Its aim is to promote the Polish language and popularise […] [+]

Lost Highways, Forgotten Travels

3 March 2023
What is the relationship between experimental film, genre studies and the body? How do makers experiment with and challenge some key conventions of the road movie, often identified as one […] [+]

Dr Michał Seweryn from the University of Lodz Helps to Develop a New Method for Lung Cancer Treatment

2 March 2023
A scientist from the Faculty of Biology and Environmental Protection, and Centre for Data Analysis, Modelling and Computational Sciences (CAMINO), working at the Biobank Laboratory of the largest university in […] [+]

Call for applications for the 5th edition of NAWA’s Ulam Programme opened!

22 February 2023
NAWA invites scholars from foreign universities and research centres with a PhD to apply for the Ulam Programme  This is the 5th edition of the Stanisław Ulam programme! Our aim […] [+]

Poland to co-organize the observance of the UN’s International Day of Women and Girls in Science

6 February 2023
The event, which aims to highlight the role of women and girls in science, will be held for the eighth time this year. Poland has been included in a small group […] [+]

Unconventional research by Prof. Pawel Chmielarz’s group highlighted by Advanced Science News

1 February 2023
Researchers from the Department of Physical Chemistry at the Faculty of Chemistry have developed a method to synthesize water immiscible polymers using a dry wine-based miniemulsion. Monika Flejszar, MSc., and […] [+]

Polish Science & International Mobility, Meetup NYC

25 January 2023
The Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange (NAWA) with Consulate General of Poland in New York invite to “Polish Science and International Mobility – Meetup New York”. The event will […] [+]

“Solidarity with Ukraine” – Polish universities associated in alliances of European Universities to help Ukrainian HEIs

10 January 2023
Polish HEIs associated in European Universities alliances will receive almost PLN 16 m in total to foster cooperation with Ukrainian universities on a supranational level. All of this under NAWA’s […] [+]

Great Tits in the City – How to Support them in Winter

3 January 2023
Small forest birds are increasingly looking for food and often nesting sites in the city. In winter, great tits, green finches, siskins, common redpolls and many other species of small […] [+]

Interactive solar active thermal insulation wall with heating function (ISAS)

15 December 2022
ISAS is a type of external wall that can be used in a variety of residential, public or industrial applications. The project entitled “Interactive solar active thermal insulating wall with […] [+]

NAWA Chair for outstanding scientists awarded!

9 December 2022
The Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange has selected the winners of the second edition of the NAWA Chair programme. Three outstanding scientists will visit Polish universities under the programme. […] [+]

Rehabilitation device with microprocessor control with pneumatic drive for passive exercises of lower limbs

22 November 2022
The device is intended for patients with locomotor system dysfunctions, mainly for rehabilitation of knee and hip joints, and is used to restore the efficiency of lower limbs musculoskeletal system. […] [+]

Job Opening: Assistant Professor of Polish Studies (University of Washington)

2 November 2022
The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Washington (Seattle) is pleased to invite applications for the Maria Kott endowed Professorship of Polish Studies. This is a full-time, […] [+]

The 4th edition of Polish-British Science Forum titled as “Science for Cybersecurity” is about to take place in Warsaw!

27 October 2022
Happening on 21st of November in a hybrid format, it will provide a platform for different stakeholders – government officials, researchers, innovators and universities – to exchange ideas, views, experiences […] [+]

Get ready for 12th Science: Polish Perspectives conference!

24 October 2022
We are excited to share an upcoming event organised by @PoloniumFoundation! Get ready for 12th Science: Polish Perspectives conference aka #SPP2022! This October (29-30.10.2022) Polish researchers from all over the […] [+]

SWPS University joins European Reform University Alliance

12 October 2022
We are extremely pleased to announce that SWPS University has joined the European Reform University Alliance (ERUA). The ERUA Board unanimously approved SWPS University’s membership in the consortium. SWPS University […] [+]

“Science is People” – the Medical University of Gdańsk inspires!

3 October 2022
“Science is exciting. There is no room for routine and boredom, but quite enough of it for inquisitiveness, never-ending questions, and search for answers. Besides the fact that science allows […] [+]

IDEAS NCBR – a place where AI-related business and science come together

19 September 2022
The last couple of years were groundbreaking for Polish AI both academically and business-wise. One of the pillars of the emerging ecosystem is IDEAS NCBR, a research and development center […] [+]

To see the invisible, i.e. the phenomenon of antimonene. Discovery and publication of a physicist from the University of Lodz!

2 September 2022
Dr hab. Paweł Kowalczyk (prof. UŁ) from the Faculty of Physics and Applied Informatics, University of Lodz, together with the scientists from the USA, China and Taiwan have discovered that […] [+]

Polish researchers’ success! They beat Google translator!

2 September 2022
The success of scientists from the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science of the Adam Mickiewicz University in the world’s most important competition in the field of automatic translation. PhD […] [+]

Lodz University of Technology a coordinator of international project for environmental protection!

30 August 2022
Lodz University of Technology is the leader of an EU project from the LIFE Programme to support activities for nature and climate protection and energy transition. The project, coordinated by […] [+]

Prestigious European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant for the University of Lodz scientist

28 July 2022
Prof. Andrzej Indrzejczak, Head of the Department of Logic and Methodology of Sciences at the Faculty of Philosophy and History of the University of Lodz, has been awarded a prestigious European […] [+]

Textronic RFID transponder

25 July 2022
A team of employees from the Department of Electronics and Telecommunication Systems at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Rzeszow University of Technology, under the supervision of Piotr […] [+]

JU researcher receives a prestigious ERC Consolidator Grant

21 July 2022
The European Research Council has announced the results of Consolidator Grant 2021 competition. The awarded researchers include Dr hab. Dawid Pinkowicz, Prof. UJ from the Jagiellonian University Faculty of Chemistry, who […] [+]

The Lost World – how uncontrolled human incursions can damage the last pristine refugia. Research of prof. Philippe Kok from the University of Lodz

15 July 2022
According to a recent study (published in the prestigious journal Conservation Letters), led by prof. Philippe Kok from the Department of Ecology and Vertebrate Zoology, University of Lodz, uncontrolled tourism – […] [+]

University of Warsaw inspires European researchers!

1 July 2022
Innovative approach to archaeological research of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology UW appreciated by the European Research Council. Artur Obłuski, head of the ERC Starting Grant UMMA project implemented at the […] [+]

Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin in the prestigious network of European Universities ATHENA!

27 June 2022
We are pleased to announce that Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin has joined the prestigious ATHENA consortium of European Universities (Advanced Technology Higher Education Network Alliance). Together with other universities from […] [+]

Safe religious sites. The EU project implemented at the University of Lodz Biohazard Prevention Centre

15 June 2022
The EU ProSPERES project is implemented at the Faculty of Biology and Environmental Protection of the University of Lodz. The international consortium of 18 partners led by the University of […] [+]

From gene expression to behavior – a novel role of SRF protein controlling gene expression in the regulation of social behavior

10 June 2022
In the latest work published in the Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences scientists from the Center of Excellence for Neural Plasticity and Brain Disorders BRAINCITY from the Nencki Institute of the Polish […] [+]

Researchers develop a novel computer program for determining the quality of magnetic resonance images

1 June 2022
Scientists from the Department of Computer and Control Engineering at the Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering of Rzeszow University of Technology developed an automatic method for determining the quality […] [+]

We already know which universities will host NAWA’s Summer courses of Polish language and culture in 2022

26 May 2022
NAWA Summer Courses of Polish language, history and culture provide a unique opportunity not only to learn the language, but also to visit the greatest tourist attractions, meet Poles and […] [+]

Depression and anxiety disorders: how does diabetes affect the lives of children and their families?

18 May 2022
Depression and anxiety disorders are the most commonly diagnosed psychological ailments in children with type 1 diabetes (CT1). – Research shows that up to 30.4% of them suffer from depression […] [+]

NAWA Chair – a prestigious grant for research in Poland! Call for proposals extended until May 31!

12 May 2022
Until 31 May, NAWA conducts a call for proposals for the NAWA Chair Programme. Its objective is to support the highest quality scientific and research as well as teaching activities conducted […] [+]

The Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange has announced the results of the Solidarity with Ukraine Programme!

4 May 2022
Interest in the “Solidarity with Ukraine” programme was enormous. The academic and scientific community decided to support students and doctoral candidates who had to seek refuge in Poland because of […] [+]

Publication of scientists from the Faculty of Chemistry, Rzeszów University of Technology – Joanna Nizioł, PhD, and Prof. Tomasz Ruman – was awarded in a prestigious specialist scientific journal

26 April 2022
The publication authored by Joanna Nizioł, PhD, and Tomasz Ruman, PhD, scientists from the Department of Chemistry, Rzeszów University of Technology, was recognized in a prestigious specialized scientific journal. The […] [+]

Polish Universities Successful in an International Ranking!

14 April 2022
As many as 23 Polish higher education institutions have been ranked among the world’s best universities in the QS World Ranking by Subject 2022. This is six universities more than last […] [+]

POLONISTA NAWA – scholarship and fellowship programme

8 April 2022
The Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange  has launched a call for proposals under the Programme POLONISTA NAWA. Students, doctoral students as well as scientists from foreign universities and scientific […] [+]

Symposium “Industry 4.0”

7 April 2022
Dean of the Faculty of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Warsaw University of Technology, prof. Tomasz Chmielewski invites to the Symposium “Industry 4.0”, which will take place on 9-10 May 2022 in the Auditorium of the Main […] [+]

The National Science Centre is launching a special scheme for researchers from Ukraine

29 March 2022
The National Science Centre is launching a special scheme to allow researchers from Ukraine to continue their research at the Polish research centres. A special scheme has been launched by […] [+]

Poland with great opportunities for researchers

29 March 2022
The Polish Academy of Sciences, Scientific Center in Rome, together with the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange and the National Science Center invite foreign scientists and representatives of Polish […] [+]

The Polish Academy of Sciences and the U.S. National Academy of Sciences will help scientists from Ukraine

28 March 2022
On March 17, 2022, the Polish Academy of Sciences and the U.S. National Academy of Sciences (NAS) signed an agreement to support scientists from Ukraine. NAS has launched a special […] [+]

Team of scientists from the Faculty of Chemistry, Rzeszów University of Technology is the only scientific group in Poland that deals with snake venom analysis on a large scale

25 March 2022
Aleksandra Bocian’s team, which includes Konrad Hus, MSc, Eng. and Justyna Buczkowicz, MSc, Eng., is the only scientific group in Poland that deals with snake venom analysis on a large […] [+]

Prof. Bozena Czerny with a European prize for space research!

22 March 2022
Prof. Bozena Czerny from Center for Theoretical Physics of the Polish Academy of Sciences is the first ever Polish woman to be awarded by the European Astronomical Society. The Lodewijk […] [+]

To support the academic community of Ukraine, the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange opens the call for applications for the “Solidarity with Ukraine” programme

16 March 2022
Due to the war in Ukraine and out of solidarity with the academic and scientific community there, the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange NAWA opens the call for applications […] [+]

Metals against coronavirus! Chemists from the University of Lodz in an international research team

28 February 2022
Can organometallic compounds prove to be an effective weapon in the fight against the SARS-CoV-2 virus? It turns out that yes, they can! This has been confirmed by the results […] [+]

Solidarity with Ukraine

24 February 2022
Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange expresses its readiness to help students and scientists from Ukraine. The experience of helping Belarusians after the repressions related to undemocratic elections that took […] [+]

We Are Celebrating the Polish Science Day

19 February 2022
The Polish Science Day is to be an inspiration to follow in the footsteps of Polish researchers and to strengthen interest in science. ‘Stopped the Sun, moved the Earth. Of […] [+]

The Polish Science Week at EXPO Dubai 2020 – visit the Poland Pavilion!

18 February 2022
From 17 to 23 February at the EXPO Dubai, scientists, students, but also all visitors including children, will have the opportunity to get to know Polish science. There will also […] [+]

Use of heat-storing phase-change materials in building structures

17 February 2022
Climate change and the increasing demand for energy, including heat, have become global challenges. One of the options for reducing the thermal energy demand of buildings is to make more […] [+]

Scientists from the University of Lodz are members of an international team that is building LST-1 telescope

14 February 2022
LST, the Large Size Telescope with a 23-meter diameter parabolic reflective surface, is the largest of the telescopes that will become part of the global observatory of Cherenkov Telescope Array […] [+]

The Ulam NAWA Programme – fellowships for incoming researchers in Poland!

13 February 2022
The Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange (NAWA) is pleased to announce the fourth edition of the programme for post-doctoral incoming researchers: The Ulam NAWA Programme. We would like to […] [+]

Towards the future – engineers from Wroclaw have designed a robot based on human anatomy

9 February 2022
What would you feel when looking at a robot almost entirely based on human anatomy? Excitement, anxiety, fear? If you want to find out, watch a short video by Lucas Kozlik […] [+]

From borderline to “psychogenetics”. Research by scientists from the University of Lodz.

28 January 2022
Over the past decades, psychiatrists and psychologists have been increasingly diagnosing patients with a personality disorder called borderline. They even call it “a personality disorder of our time.” Scientists from […] [+]

Genes and their relation to the course of COVID-19. An important discovery made by scientists at the Medical University of Bialystok.

21 January 2022
Age, obesity, and sex play a role in the course of COVID-19. Scientists from the Medical University of Bialystok have identified a genetic variant that doubles the risk of severe […] [+]

Eurostat reveals new statistics – since 2010, the number of research projects in Poland has almost doubled

18 January 2022
At the end of December 2021, Eurostat released a new report covering preliminary data on research and science between 2010-2020.[1] The data reveals interesting insights on the research landscape in […] [+]

How much quinine in tonic water? – a new method of chemists from the University of Lodz

5 January 2022
Tonic water contains quinine, a substance responsible, among other things, for the bitter taste of this drink, once used to treat malaria. As the recent research by chemists from the […] [+]

2022 – the Year of Ignacy Lukasiewicz

3 January 2022
The year marks the 200th anniversary of the birth, as well as the 140th anniversary of the death of this eminent Pole, called by many “the Polish king of paraffin”. […] [+]

A struggle for engaging and reliable research communication: Popularizer of Science 2021

29 December 2021
Popularisation of scientific research is currently one of the major challenges related to the social impact of universities’ activities. “Translating” complicated jargon into a language understandable to broader audiences can […] [+]

The Birth of Stars

22 December 2021
How does ultraviolet radiation influence the process of forming new stars and the entire planetary systems? The topic remained largely unexplored until Dr. Agata Karska from Nicolaus Copernicus University in […] [+]

Computer like the human brain – research by scientists of the University of Lodz

21 December 2021
A group of physicists from the University of Lodz is investigating whether it is possible to construct a computer from two-dimensional materials, i.e., materials with a thickness of one or […] [+]

Hasan Maridi – from Yemen to Poland. A story of a displaced scientist

14 December 2021
  In 2015 Hasan Maridi survived a humanitarian disaster in Yemen. “This conflict, war, and siege left one of the largest humanitarian disasters in the world with more than one […] [+]

A recipe for a conspiracy theory – memes and neuroscience

3 December 2021
Conspiracy theories have become a widely spread problem due to the digital revolution and the fake news epidemic that follows. They feed extremisms, and we can observe their dangerous effects […] [+]

Polish research institutions and innovation companies are increasingly interested in the Horizon Europe Programme

30 November 2021
  Polish research institutions and innovation companies are increasingly interested in the Horizon Europe Programme. The National Centre for Research and Development, in cooperation with Business & Science Poland (BSP), […] [+]

Deadly delays: from fighting against old medical dogmas to Time 100 – Prof. Lidia Morawska

23 November 2021
“I started looking into the topic of airborne transmission, and I realised to my absolute amazement that there was barely any science at all”, says Prof. Lidia Morawska, a champion […] [+]

Join NAWA Alumni Community!

19 November 2021
  The Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange has launched a new platform for building an international community among alumni of the agency’s programs. This is a new tool, that will allow […] [+]

An Arctic Mars – a Polish research station reactivated

17 November 2021
On November 10, 2021, a team of scientists left from the German port of Bremerhaven. They will reach the South Pole in two months to reopen the Antoni Boleslaw Dobrowolski […] [+]

Field Biology Awards: Marta Kolanowska, PhD, DSc on the trail of unknown species of orchids

15 November 2021
Orchids are one of the most diverse groups of plants globally, with over 27,000 species described so far. But for Dr Marta Kolanowska, each newly discovered orchid species is an […] [+]

The Polish Archaeological Institute at Athens has opened!

29 October 2021
The opening ceremony of the new seat of the Polish Archaeological Institute in Athens (PAIA) was held on 26 October. The event finalized a long process of creating an institution […] [+]

Science for the future – Łukasiewicz report 2019 – 2020

19 October 2021
The Łukasiewicz Research Network established on 1 April 2019 is the third largest research network in Europe and the largest network in Poland. Its major purpose is to enhance the transfer […] [+]

Opening of the Laboratory of RNA-Protein Interactions – Dioscuri Centre

30 September 2021
The International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw (IIMCB) invites to the Opening of the Laboratory of RNA-Protein Interactions – Dioscuri Centre. During the meeting, the topic of RNA-protein […] [+]

New Opportunities for Students and Scientists from Poland and Germany

22 September 2021
The Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange (NAWA) and the German Academic Exchange Services (DAAD) officially signed a Cooperation Agreement on 21 September. This is the first such agreement with […] [+]

Wroclaw Tech to Award Stanisław Lem European Research Prize

16 September 2021
Wrocław University of Science and Technology is going to award Lem Prize. The winner will receive PLN 100,000. We will find out the name of the first winner of Stanisław […] [+]

Newest research on pika’s adaptation to the challenging conditions at the Tibetan Plateau with a Polish scientist’s input!

13 September 2021
The Tibetan Plateau in the Chinese Qinghai province is characterised by low precipitation, low oxygen partial pressure, and temperatures routinely dropping below −30 °C in winter. Despite posing so challenging […] [+]

Research and development collaboration between Nencki Institute and Pikralida Sp. z o. o., to treat epileptogenesis!

25 August 2021
Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology in Warsaw nd Pikralida Sp. z o. o. collaborate on „Use of matrix metalloproteinase inhibitor to develop an innovative therapy of preventing the development of post-traumatic and post-stroke epilepsy” […] [+]

Digital Repository of Scientific Institutes – digitisation of the past and the present!

18 August 2021
The Digital Repository of Scientific Institutes (RCIN) was established in 2010 at the initiative of the Scientific Institutes mostly of the Polish Academy of Sciences (PAS). Its mission is to […] [+]

Gaseous heavy metals discovered in the second known interstellar comet

28 July 2021
Nickel vapours found within the atmosphere of the icy interstellar comet 2I/Borisov. The finding was made by Piotr Guzik and Michal Drahus, scientists based at the Astronomical Observatory of the […] [+]

Muscle-derived exophers promote reproductive fitness – new horizons in research on the exophers

22 July 2021
Every part of our body is made up of cells – small units that work together. Although there are many different types of cells, they all have a few things […] [+]

Extinct for 273 million years? A “Living Fossil” found in the depths of the Pacific Ocean

13 July 2021
The team of Polish and Japanese scientists led by a palaeontologist Mikolaj Zapalski of the University of Warsaw in Poland found corals on crinoid stalks that are thought to disappear […] [+]

At the forefront of materials research: perovskite cells, Dr. Olga Malinkiewicz and Saule Technologies

13 July 2021
The world’s first factory producing perovskite photovoltaic cells was opened on 1 June 2021 in Wroclaw. The plant belongs to Saule Technologies, a company whose co-founder and director of technology […] [+]

The Zhangpu biota. What can mid-Miocene organisms preserved in amber teach us about the future?

13 July 2021
After nearly a decade of research, an international team led by prof. Bo Wang and prof. Gongle Shi from the Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology of the Chinese Academy […] [+]

Older than the Stonehenge. The largest megalithic structures discovered in Poland

13 July 2021
In March 2021, a discovery of the largest megalithic cemetery in Poland was revealed in Dębiany in south-central Poland, Świętokrzyskie Province. The cemetery is dated to be at least 5500 […] [+]

Polish scientists among the most influential researchers in the world

13 July 2021
As many as 726 scientists from Poland were included in the list of the most-cited researchers from around the globe prepared by Stanford University. Who are the authors and co-authors […] [+]

NASA, diversity and Mars rovers – meet Dr Artur B. Chmielewski

13 July 2021
It is not – nomen omen – rocket science if we state that one of the greatest motivations to study and work abroad is following one’s passion. The profile of […] [+]

A unique discovery: the only known embalmed pregnant Egyptian mummy

13 July 2021
Polish scientists have discovered that the mummy in the collection at the National Museum in Warsaw contains a pregnant woman’s body. Until 2016, the mummy was thought to hide the […] [+]
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