Prof. Bogusław Pawłowski, Dr. Piotr Sułkowski, Prof. Wojciech Dindorf, Chemical Scientific Society "Flogiston", Faculty of Physics of the University of Warsaw and Zdzisław Cozac are the winners of the competition Science Populariser 2016 organized by PAP - Science and Scholarship in Poland and the Ministry of Science.
Deputy Prime Minister Jarosław Gowin invited scientists to cooperate on the new law on universities. He spoke about it on Thursday while presenting the Prime Minister's awards for outstanding scientific, scientific-technical, and artistic achievements and habilitation and doctoral dissertations in 2015.
Professors: Jan Kozłowski and Marek Samoć, Józef Spałek and Bogdan Wojciszke are the winners of the twenty-fifth edition of the Foundation for Polish Science Prize, so-called Polish Nobel Prize. Awards will be presented on December 8 at the Royal Castle in Warsaw.
Professors Richard Kierzek from Poland and Douglas H. Turner from the U.S. - conducting RNA research - received the Poland - U.S. Science Award. The award was granted for the second time jointly by the Foundation for Polish Science and the world's largest scientific association AAAS.
Vehicle energy recovery and intelligent traffic management system proposed by a student of Silesian University of Technology won the ThinkGoodMobility Challenge organized by Goodyear. Artur Ząbczyk's idea turned out to be the best among the 73 submitted proposals.
Wroclaw University of Technology students from the PWR Racing Team took fifth place in the overall standings of the Formula Student in England. 130 teams from more than 30 countries competed at the famous Silverstone Circuit.
The team from the Warsaw School of Economics (SGH) took first place in this year's edition of the international competition for business students - BrandStorm, organized by L'Oréal. The idea of SGH students turned out to be the best among the teams from more than 300 universities around the world.
Patrycja Wizińska-Socha won the title of the Innovator of the Year, and Rafał Flis the title of the Social Innovator of the Year in the second edition of the prestigious competition "Innovators Under 35 Poland". The awards were presented last Tuesday in Warsaw.
Two biochemists: Prof. Agnieszka Chacińska and Prof. Peter Rehling were awarded for the discovery of key mechanisms of mitochondrial biogenesis; the official presentation of Polish-German Scientific Award COPERNICUS was held on June 7 in Warsaw.