ERC workshop for Humanities and Social Sciences in Vienna

How to write a winning ERC grant application? The Polish Academy of Sciences and the Vienna Institute of Human Sciences invite you for a free training. This offer is addressed to researchers representing the humanities and social sciences. Organizers will cover travel and accommodation costs in Austria. Registration open till October 27.

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Representatives of the Chinese Academy of Sciences visit PAS

Prof. Paweł Rowiński, Vice-President of the Polish Academy of Sciences, had the pleasure to host a delegation of prominent scientists from the Chinese Academy of Sciences on September 19, 2019. The Polish side was also represented by Vice-Presidents of the PAS: Prof. Romuald Zabielski, Prof. Stanisław J. Czuczwar and Prof. Stanisław Filipowicz, as well as Prof. Arkadiusz Derkowski, Deputy Director for Research from the PAS Institute of Geological Sciences and Prof. Mariusz Majdański, Deputy Director for Research from the PAS Institute of Geophysics.

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Will Poland soon witness the loss of 75% of its trees?

Scientists now recognize that the rapid climate change now observed in the world is being caused by greenhouse gases – primarily carbon dioxide and methane, generated by industry, thermal power plants, transportation, agriculture and households. Ominous forecasts regarding the impact of this phenomenon are becoming clearer day by day.

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Will 75% of trees disappear from Polish forests? PAS expert explains

Recently there has been a lot of media coverage about forest forecasts. The media are reporting, citing the PAS scientists, that 75% of trees may disappear in the next few decades. "We are not threatened by deforestation, but rather the displacement of one species by another, and in consequence a revolutionary change in ecosystems" – emphasized Assoc. Prof. Andrzej M. Jagodziński, director of the PAS Institute of Dendrology.

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