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A prestigious ERC grant for a researcher associated with the Polish Academy of Sciences

How did student travel in Renaissance Europe influence the development of knowledge and culture? This subject has been taken up by Assoc. Prof. Valentina Lepri from the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences. The European Research Council (ERC) has just awarded a Consolidator Grant of over 1.7 million euros to her. The Polish Academy of Sciences (PAS) has actively supported the scholar in applying for funding.

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From Postdoc to PI: the future leaders of ERA

The Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences invites applications for the position of postdoctoral fellow to join the programme “From Postdoc to PI: the future leaders of ERA” (PD2PI). Application deadline: January 15th, 2020.

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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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