Knowledge of the findings should reach the widest possible audience, not just adults, but also children - Deputy Minister of Science and Higher Education Jarosław Gowin said last week on Monday in Miękinia near Kraków.
National Centre for Nuclear Research signed a cooperation agreement with the Joint Research Centre (JRC). Thanks to the agreement, Polish scientists will have a greater impact on EU policy, including the development of nuclear technologies.
General Aviation is an international, English-language course that will be launched in the new academic year at the University of Information Technology and Management in Rzeszow. This will be the first such course in Central and Eastern Europe.
Ministry of Science and Higher Education, in cooperation with the Federation of Polish Student Societies in the UK (PolSoc), wants to promote Polish science in the United Kingdom by financing visits of prominent Polish scientists at British universities.
Students of Bialystok Technical University are building a racing car that will take part in an international automotive industry competition for students - Formula Student. The first race will take place during the summer.
Ministry of Science promises to simplify the regulations, as a result of which scientific units will be able to afford long-term plans instead of - as it happens now - focus on too detailed annual settlements. Deputy Minister of Science Teresa Czerwińska told PAP about the ministry's plans.
"Making games is more fun than playing" - argue the initiators of the social campaign "programuj.gov.pl", which has launched in Warsaw. Its aim is to encourage young people and their parents to engage in programming.
Maintaining habilitation in its present form means stagnation. But its the simple removal, combined with the lower level of doctorates, will lead to a collapse in education – said Minister Jaroslaw Gowin. But there can be agreement to maintaining the status quo - he noted.
Achieving scientific independence earlier, rejuvenation of the research staff, improved quality of doctorates are the expected effects of the so-called large research doctorate, which the Ministry of Science plans to introduce. Scientists with the "large doctorate" would have equal rights to habilitated doctors.
Greater supervision of the ministers over research institutes, including the appointment of directors of institutes without a competition, is enabled by the amendment to the Law on Research Institutes and the Geological and Mining Law, signed on 25 January by President Andrzej Duda.