On 6 April 2018 at the headquarters of the Sapienza University of Rome the President of the Polish Academy of Sciences Prof. Jerzy Duszyński awarded the Medal of the Polish Academy of Sciences to outstanding Italian psychopharmacologist Prof. Alberto Oliverio, in recognition of his exceptional merits to the development of science, both in Poland and worldwide, in particular for his understanding for the social role of science.
The Commemorative Medal for the 100th anniversary of the Nencki Institutefor special merits in aid of the development of the Institute has been awarded.
Prof. dr hab. Jerzy Duszynski, a head of the Laboratory of Bioenergetics and Biomembrane of the Nencki Institute, received Honorary Medal of Jan Evangelista Purkyne awarded by Czech Academy of Sciences for outstanding contribution to Biomedical Sciences.
On 22nd May this year on the anniversary of the Warsaw University of Life Sciences the Senate passed a resolution to honor the Nencki Institute PAS Medal "200 Years - From the Institute of Agronomy in Marymont to Warsaw University of Life Sciences". The medal was presented to the Director of the Nencki Institute prof. Adam Szewczyk during the ceremony crowning jubilee celebrations at the Royal Theatre in the Łazienki Park.
On 28 April, Prof. Jan Strelau was awarded honoris causa honorary doctorate by the SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities, at which he has worked for 15 years. It is another addition to a long list of distictions received by Prof. Strelau – a scientist devoted to research on temperament, member of the Polish Academy of Sciences, honorary Editor-in-Chief of Academia, the magazine of the Polish Academy of Sciences.
- Honoris causa award conferred to professor M. Witko
- Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research PAS in Olsztyn and Institute of Genetics and Animal Breeding PAS in Jastrzębiec in the consortium awarded the status of National Leading Research Centre (KNOW)
- Professor J. Strelau receives the TEOFRAST SUPERSTAR award