Dr. Piotr Nowak received the prestigious Starting Grant of the European Council (ERC). This is the first mathematical ERC grant in Poland; it will be carried out at the Institute of Mathematics PAS in Warsaw - the Institute director said on Tuesday.
65 young scientists will soon leave to conduct research in reputable foreign scientific centres. Ministry of Science announced the results of the fourth edition of the Mobility Plus programme. Its winners will receive up to 10 thousand zlotys scholarships.
255 outstanding young researchers received scholarships from the Minister of Science and Higher Education. In the 10th edition of the competition, Ministry of Science allocated more than 48 million zlotys to scholarships. The winners will receive more than 5 thousand zlotys per month for 3 years.
Institute of Mathematics PAS is one of the awardees of this year\'s Targeted Grants awarded by a private foundation of American billionaire, mathematics and financier - James Simons. "It is the first and so far the only such grant awarded to an institute in Central and Eastern Europe" - announced the Institute of Mathematics PAS.
Italy has been famous for its fine wine for hundreds of years. Despite this, already more than 2.5 thousand years ago, its inhabitants imported beverage all the way from Greece. Dr. Paulina Komar, doctoral graduate from the Institute of History at the University of Wroclaw investigates why the Romans, despite having a number of their own vineyards, imported wine from the eastern edges of the Mediterranean.
Students-researchers will receive more than 14 million zlotys to carry out their research projects. Last Wednesday, the Ministry of Science and Higher Education settled the competition "Diamond Grant" and awarded 78 scholarships. They open the way to faster doctorates.
Polish researchers have developed a supertest, which may reduce the number of rejected transplants in patients with blood cancer. It analyses tissue compatibility, which determines the genetic similarity between donor and recipient. The more reliable the test, the greater the chance that the transplant will be accepted. The Polish test is one hundred percent reliable, while the currently used tests have approx. 60 percent reliability.
Financing translation and publication of Polish scientific papers are the main objectives of the new competitions of the National Programme for the Development of Humanities. Its third module: "Internationalisation" will cover projects that introduce Polish humanities to the international academic circulation. Applications may be submitted from June 25.