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Making measurements in space yet more accurate

An international team of astronomers led by the Polish Araucaria group from the PAS Copernicus Astronomical Center announced another important discovery in the field of measuring distances across the Universe. Based on very precise measurements of the distances to the near galaxies of the Large Magellanic Cloud and the Small Magellanic Cloud, the researchers were able to determine how the luminosity of Cepheids depends on metallicity.

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ERC Workshop: How to succeed in an ERC grant application?

Imperial College London in collaboration with Polish Academy of Sciences will hold an information event for researchers intending to apply to the forthcoming ERC calls, with the emphasis on Starting and Consolidator schemes. The event will take place on 28 June 2017 at Staszic’s Palace in Warsaw.

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The PIASt call for applications is now open

The Polish Institute of Advanced Studies (PIASt) Fellowship Programme offers 5- or 10-month residencies mainly in the Humanities and Social sciences in Warsaw. We are waiting for your applications until June 19th 2017. The beginning of residences in October 2017.

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“Added Value of Excellence in European Research”

Europe is built on a reliable basis of common values and traditions and Europe’s success in the future will extensively depend on its knowledge base. Essential to realizing this future are Europe’s major strengths in research: its cutting-edge and diverse science and innovation landscape, its world-class science and research institutions, both public and private.

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HFSP grant for prof. Grzegorz Wilczyński Team form Nencki Institute

The Laboratory of Molecular and Systemic Neuromorphology headed by Professor Grzegorz Wilczyński has been awarded a prestigious intercontinental HFSP grant (Human Frontiers Science Program). Within the project, the team of  Professor Wilczyński, and their colleagues from USA and Spain, will investigate the higher-order chromatin structure of neurons.

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IPC PAS starts cooperation with a leading university in China

Polish physical chemistry is joining forces with Chinese medical and molecular biology and biochemistry. In Tianjin an agreement has been signed on long-term cooperation between the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences and Nankai University, one of the highest ranked research units in China.

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Meeting with the Polish Academy of Sciences at the UCL

Polish Academy of Sciences (PAS) invites researchers to attend an event presenting funding opportunities available for individual scientists willing to carry out their research at the PAS. The event will take place at UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies on 27 March 2017 at 6 pm.

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Advanced Virgo Dedication Day - 20th of February 2017

Gravitational-waves are the new observational-astronomy tool with which it will be possible to study violent phenomena across the Universe, such as the death of neutron-star binary-systems and black holes, supernovae explosions and processes such as those of the early universe, shortly after the Big Bang.

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Polish Institute of Advanced Studies (PIASt)

On the 2nd January 2017, the Polish Institute of Advanced Studies (PIASt) started its activities within the structure of the Polish Academy of Sciences. It aims at supporting advances in knowledge and research innovation and contributing to the promotion of scientific development in Poland with the ambition to complement the national institutional and scientific landscape.

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UE Horizon 2020 grant for prof. Mariusz Więckowski

Prof. Mariusz Więckowski, member of the consortium working on non-invasive profiling of mitochondrial function in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), among the winners of the UE HORIZON 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research and Innovation Staff Exchange programme.

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A chance to alleviate the effects of celiac disease in children?

PhD student from the Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research PAS in Olsztyn investigates the influence of prebiotics-enriched gluten-free diet on alleviating harmful effects of celiac disease in children. The study will be aided by the funds obtained in the National Science Centre PRELUDIUM call.

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Theophrastus Award for Łukasz Bożycki from PAS Nencki Institute

Łukasz Bożycki, a PhD student in the Laboratory of Biochemistry of Lipids received the Theophrastus Award for the best popular science psychological book of the year. The award was established and awarded by the editors of the magazine "Characters" under the patronage of the President of the Polish Academy of Sciences prof. Jerzy Duszyński.

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Earth surface divided in 600 thousand pieces

A new global map of roadless areas shows that the Earth’s surface is shattered by roads into more than 600,000 fragments. More than half of them are smaller than 1 km2. Roads have made it possible for humans to access almost every region but this comes at a very high cost ecologically to the planet’s natural world.
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EURO-Case about innovation and energy in Jabłonna

1. główne820A meeting of the Innovation Platform members of the international organization the European Council of Academies of Applied Sciences, Technologies and Engineering (EURO-Case) took place in Polish Academy of Sciences Research Center Energy Conversion and Renewable Resources in Jabłonna on 19/20 September 2016. 

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ERC Starting Grants 2016 for Poland: Ewelina Knapska

ERC Starting Grants 2016 dla Polaków Ewelina KnapskaOn the positive role of contagious fear, human and animal empathy and preparing for the unexpected in an interview with Asst. Prof. Ewelina Knapska, Head of the Laboratory of Emotions Neurobiology at Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, PAS. She is the leader of ERC Starting Grant project on the control of the amygdala over socially transferred positive and negative emotions.

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