Prof. Jerzy Vetulani died died in Kraków at the age of 81, due to injuries sustained in a road traffic accident. He was an eminent psychopharmacologist, neuroscientist, biochemist, committed promoter of science, but also one of the founders of the Kraków's Piwnica that he later used to frequent.
Emigrant Science is a series of films about Polish scientists working abroad, which may soon be available on the Internet. The author of the idea is waiting for the support of Internet users, because without their financial support the series cannot be completed.
In 2017, up to 100 thousand children will be visited by Science bus - modern mobile laboratory whose activities were inaugurated on Monday in Kozłów (Małopolska) by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education and the Copernicus Science Centre.
We now know the 15 finalists of Science Populariser 2016, selected in the first stage of the competition by the members of the jury. From this group, the jury will select the winners, whose names will be announced in mid-December, during the competition gala at the Ministry of Science in Warsaw.
Doctor Karolina Nowak won in the finals of the fifth Polish edition of FameLab, held last Saturday in Warsaw's Copernicus Science Centre. In June, she will represent Poland in the world finals of the competition.
Pine can live for 5 thousand years, under the world's largest redwood a whale would look like a dwarf, and the most expensive flowers can cost a fortune. Dr. Danuta Solecka from the Faculty of Biology, University of Warsaw spoke about how fascinating plants can be.
Prof. Małgorzata Kozłowska-Wojciechowska, Karol Wójcicki, Copernicus Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, EXPERYMENT Science Centre, "Forum Akademickie", Prof. Przemysław Wojtaszek - these are the winners of Science Populariser 2015 organized by PAP - Science and Scholarship in Poland and the Ministry of Science.
Scientists, journalists, academic institutions and companies that reveal the mysteries of science and report research results to ordinary people are invited to participate in the 11th edition of the "Science Populariser" competition. This year, submissions can be sent until October 20.
A total of more than 3 million zlotys is waiting for the popularisers of science who will win the next edition of "Paths of Copernicus 2.0". 16 projects will be selected in the competition organized by the Ministry of Science. The call for proposals is expected to open in early 2016.
SL-1 Akar - the first glider built at Warsaw University of Technology in the early twentieth century, has been reconstructed. The reconstruction has been carried out by the members of the Students Aviation Association, who presented their work on 13 - 16 May in the main building of the university.