Ministry of Science and Higher Education for the fourth time starts searching for "Diamonds" - outstanding students or graduates who are already conducting research. In the Diamond Grant programme, they can apply for up to PLN 200 thousand grants.
With more than 70 billion euros budget of the EU's research program Horizon 2020, Polish science should obtain 1.5 billion. The goal is ambitious, but attainable - Undersecretary of State in the Ministry of Science Jacek Guliński said at a parliamentary committee meeting.
145 young scientists received nearly 38 million zlotys in the 4th edition of the "Iuventus Plus", competition of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. The funding is awarded to researchers with outstanding scientific achievements and international publications.
Rector of Warsaw University of Technology has launched a scholarship program for students from Central and Eastern Europe as well as employees, doctors and PhD students of Warsaw University of Technology. The support will allow reduce tuition fees for post-graduate Executive Master of Business Administration course, organized by the Warsaw University of Technology Business School.
Studies on the changes of states of attention in the creative process and on art rock in Tanzania - these are some of the student research projects that will receive funding in the Diamond Grant programme. Ministry of Science has allocated PLN 15 million to this edition.
The National Centre for Research and Development (NCBR) has earmarked PLN 310 million for 16 projects in the area of oncology, cardiology, neurology and regenerative medicine in the first edition of its Strategmed programme.
The Fulbright Program should change so to keep up with the changes that occur in the world, spoke the participants of the celebration of the 55th anniversary of the Polish-U.S. Fulbright Program and the 25th anniversary of the political transformation in Poland.
Six German scholars were awarded honorary Alexander von Humboldt Polish Honorary Research Scholarship. The scholarships awarded by the Foundation for Polish Science will allow them them to conduct scientific research at a selected institution in Poland.
Minister of Science Lena Kolarska-Bobińska agreed with the opinion of students that the amended Law on Higher Education should revert to the old provisions on the rules for granting the rector scholarships, announced at the ministry website.
Improving the effectiveness of researchers in obtaining EU funds and strengthening the role of business in raising funds from new EU budget are some of the goals of the working group appointed by the Minister of Science and Higher Education Lena Kolarska-Bobińska.