Dr Eric Daniel Głowacki from Linköping University (Sweden) is this year`s winner of the Dream Chemistry Award. The jury awarded him for the project concerning catalysts for the production of clean energy from hydrogen peroxide. The winner received the prize of 10,000 euros.
A team of students from the Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics, and Mechanics of the University of Warsaw won the 2018 ACM ICPC Central European Regional Contest (CERC). Students Jakub Boguta, Konrad Paluszek and Mateusz Radecki were the only ones to solve all 12 problems prepared by the organizers.
Six Polish women researchers received L’Oréal-UNESCO fellowships for Women in Science this week. "The participation of women in the world of science is essential" - said Deputy Minister of Science Piotr Müller. According to Müller, Poland can develop also thanks to women researchers ready to accept challenges.
Bionic hand prosthesis, double piston actuator and new optical measurement technique - these are some of the Polish inventions awarded at the iENA trade fair in Nuremberg. One of the largest European inventions exhibitions took place on 1-4 November. Polish inventors won 4 gold, 10 silver and 14 bronze medals.
The team "Impuls" from Kielce University of Technology won the 4th edition of the international competition European Rover Challenge that ended last week in Starachowice (Świętokrzyskie). The award was presented by the Minister of Science and Higher Education, Deputy Prime Minister Jarosław Gowin.