Poland has no future without science. There is no social and economic development without it - Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Science and Higher Education Jarosław Gowin said in Toruń. He added that the Constitution for Science would come into force on October 1.
Leonardo Lab - a laboratory that focuses on man and his needs, is being built at the Faculty of Biomedical Engineering, Silesian University of Technology. It will allow to conduct research on the automation of space inhabited by the elderly or people who require care.
Meteorological measurements on Śnieżka (1602 m above sea level), the highest peak of the Karkonosze Mountains, have been conducted without interruption for nearly 140 years. Today, eight people work at the High Mountain Meteorological Observatory of the Institute of Meteorology and Water Management, and the measurements carried out on Śnieżka are part of the global meteorological observation system.
We support the main directions of the regulations in the new universities bill - the representatives of the Conference of Rectors of Academic Schools in Poland (CRASP) write in a resolution. They state that they approve of the Ministry of Science's activities aimed at improving the bill.
The Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology in Warsaw, one of the largest non-university biological research centres in the country, celebrates its 100th anniversary. Its scientists study the processes that occur in cells and the molecular background of tumours and diabetes.
Changes in the university system, university financing, and in obtaining a doctorate are included in the university bill revised after consultations, the so-called Constitution for Science. The bill gives universities greater freedom in using funds; there are new programs for smaller universities.