Project by prof. Magdalena Król from the Warsaw University of Life Sciences (WULS-SGGW) is among the 10 grant projects showcased by the European Research Council (ERC) to celebrate ten years 10 years of its existence.
Dr Agata Starosta from the Maria Curie-Skłodowska University and Dr. Wojciech Pokrzywa from the International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology are among the winners of the EMBO Installation Grant. Each of them will receive at least EUR 150,000 to create their own laboratories.
The winners of the Foundation for Polish Science Prizes represent the part of the world of science that is ready to take risks and try to meet the world level - Minister of Science Jarosław Gowin said on Wednesday during the award ceremony of the so-called " Polish Nobel Prizes".
Professors Daniel Gryko - chemist, Krzysztof Pomian - humanist, Andrzej Trautman - physicist and Piotr Trzonkowski - immunologist are the winners of the 26th edition of the Foundation for Polish Science Prize. Awards will be presented on 6th December at the Royal Castle in Warsaw.
Six Polish women researchers received L’Oréal-UNESCO fellowships for Women in Science on Wednesday. The laureates represent a wide range of disciplines, from chemistry, through math and biotechnology to psychology" - said the jury chairwoman, Prof. Ewa Łojkowska.
Two student teams from Gdańsk University of Technology qualified for the world finals of the programming competition NASA Space Apps Challenge. One of the projects is also nominated for an audience award. Internet users can vote for it until May 21st.