Fulbright U.S. scholar program

The Polish-U.S. Fulbright Commission invites applications for Humanities and Social Sciences Research Fellowships at the Polish Institute of Advanced Studies (PIASt). Application deadline: Tuesday, September 15, 2020.

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Water resources an essential part of the solution to climate change

Climate change will affect the availability, quality and quantity of water needed for basic human needs, thus undermining enjoyment of the basic rights to safe drinking water and sanitation for billions of people, warns the latest UN World Water Development Report. The authors call on States to make more concrete commitments to address the challenge.

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A turning point for the future treatment of tumours

The Pan-Cancer project provides a turning point for further treatment of tumours. More that one thousand scientists from the entire world built to date the most detailed picture of tumours. Their studies were published last week in two articles in the “Nature” journal and in 4 other articles in “Nature Communications” and “Biology Communications” and report an almost complete picture of all tumours. These studies will enable individualised treatment for every patient and an earlier discovery of the tumours.

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Forum for the Rule of Law

In the context on the ongoing debate on the Polish Judiciary System, the Polish Academy of Sciences has been asked to organize and host a “Forum for the Rule of Law”. The event will gather together the highest representatives of the state, government, legislative branch, judiciary, as well as scholars and NGOs.

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