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Brokerage for Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing area of Horizon 2020 programme

The 2 days brokerage event for the Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing area of Horizon 2020 programme “BROKERAGE FOR HEALTH” was held 3 - 4 September 2018 in Oslo, Norway. Co-organizers of the meeting were: Health NCP Net project: Improving and professionalizing the Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing NCP service across Europe Norwegian government’s agency [...]

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Polish NCP takes part in PL-UK Science Forum

The British Embassy in Warsaw and the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Republic of Poland organize the “UK-Polish Science Forum“, which will take place 13-14 September at the Marriot Hotel in Warsaw. During the two-day event there will be numerous speeches, discussion panels, presentations, and workshops dedicated to Polish and British cooperation [...]

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Circular Economy – because innovation is not enough!

On 3-4 October, 2018 the city of Płock - Mazovian chemical capital - will turn into the capital of circular economy during the Mazovia Circular Congress. The international event will be addressed to local governments, entrepreneurs, academic institutions, communal service companies and providers of new technologies. It will be focused on three areas: Circular City, [...]

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FNP: The International Research Agendas competition No. 8/2017 resolved

Studies on the complex mechanisms of brain plasticity and on electromagnetic radiation will be conducted in two new research centres that will be established using the funds granted under the International Research Agendas Programme (IRAP) competition, run by the Foundation for Polish Science (FNP). Both centres will be opened in Warsaw – one at the [...]

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The Institute of Psychology of the Jagiellonian University launches the innovative doctoral program CogNeS

The Institute of Psychology of the Jagiellonian University launches the innovative CogNeS Doctoral School that combines social and cognitive sciences as well as neurosciences. This is the only doctoral program of its kind in this part of Europe. CogNeS is an innovative education program based on two pillars: interdisciplinary approach and internationalisation. Its goal is [...]

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Reconstructing a Bible to preserve a culture – Polish scientist’s project funded under ERC Starting Grant

Eastern European Karaims, the sole representatives of Karaite Judaism in Europe, are at risk of losing both their language and religious practice. Their native tongue is a severely endangered Turkic vernacular and merely a fraction of its surviving written heritage is currently being studied for preservation purposes. The Karaim religion is based solely on the [...]

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ERC invests in early career researchers – Polish scientists have been awarded Starting Grants

Why is the world so green? What can we eat to prevent dementia? Are our eyes really the windows to our personalities? 403 talented early career researchers have been awarded European Research Council grants to answer such questions. Four  awarded scientists are from Polish scientific entities: dr Magdalena Winiarska, Medical University of Warsaw dr Piotr [...]

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FNP: A new International Research Agendas competition launched

The Foundation for Polish Science has announced a new competition within the International Research Agendas (IRAP) programme. Competition number 12/2018 welcomes applications from outstanding scientists from all over the world who are interested in implementing an IRAP project at a research unit located in Poland, outside the Mazowieckie province. The total funding available within the [...]

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The Sejm passed the Law on Higher Education and Science, the so-called Law 2.0

The Sejm passed the Law on Higher Education and Science (Law 2.0) with amendments and the introductory provisions. This comprehensive reform of higher education will result in big changes in the functioning of universities, their financing, and scientific careers. More than 80 governmental amendments were passed for the two bills: the Law on Higher Education [...]

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Open call for NAWA programmes experts

The Polish National Agency for Acedemic Exchange (NAWA) invites experts who represent various research areas and have experience in the implementation and evaluation of research, education and promotion projects in the field of science and higher education. Carrying out its tasks, NAWA operates in a transparent manner and is based on competition rules. In order to [...]