The Ministry of Science will provide nearly PLN 88 million for the reconstruction of the Arctowski Polish Antarctic Station infrastructure. "This is the largest grant for polar research in 40 years" - said Minister of Science Jarosław Gowin.
Department of Applied Ecology of the University of Lodz obtained the UNESCO Chair status. Łódź eco-hydrologists have been active on the international arena for many years, training specialists from Africa, Asia, South America and Europe. Their activity has already led to the establishment of the African Regional Centre for Ecohydrology.
Lodz Solar Team from Lodz University of Technology won the urban vehicles category in the 24-hour international race of electric vehicles powered by solar energy - iLumen European Solar Challenge. The competition took place on September 22-23 at the Circuit Zolder in Belgium.