Prof. Marek Samoć from the Faculty of Chemistry of the Wrocław University of Science and Technology received the French-Polish Scientific Award 2019. The award was granted by the French Chemical Society (Société Chimique de France, SCF).
Exchange of traditional correspondence between elderly residents of nursing homes and volunteers can improve the mental state of the elderly. For this idea called "Letters to a Friend", first year nursing student Paulina Pergoł was awarded the prestigious Queen Silvia Nursing Award (QSNA).
Students of the Rzeszow University of Technology won a gold medal at SAE Aero Design East 2019 in the USA. This is the first ever gold medal for the science club EUROAVIA Rzeszów, awarded for technical presentation in the Micro class, reports the university spokeswoman Katarzyna Kadaj-Kuca.
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.