Third year students of architecture at the Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice were awarded in an international competition for the project of green building in Katowice. According to project assumptions, the building has the air purifier function.
Dr. Grażyna Barbara Dąbrowska from the Department of Genetics, Faculty of Biology and Environmental Protection of the Nicolaus Copernicus University won the 10th edition of the "Innovation is a Woman" competition. The winner is a co-author of a preparation from fungi and other microorganisms, which accelerates the decomposition of plastics.
Professor Ryszard Tadeusiewicz, Dr. Aleksandra Ziembińska-Buczyńska, Dariusz Aksamit, Koło Miłośników Języka Papillon (Language Enthusiasts Club Papillon), Centrum Nowoczesności Młyn Wiedzy (Modernity Centre "Mill of Knowledge") and Paulina Łopatniuk are the winners of the Popularizer of Science 2018 competition organized by PAP - Science in Poland and the Ministry of Science.
Dr. Michał Grąt from the Medical University of Warsaw received the Young Scientist Medal at the Warsaw University of Technology. The distinction has been awarded in recognition of the development of new qualification criteria for liver transplantation and introducing them to clinical practice as the Warsaw Criteria.
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.