Inauguration of the Academic Year 2018/2019

On October 19th 2018, in in the main lecture hall of the Nalecz Institute of Biocybernetics of Biomedical Engineering, the ceremony for the inauguration of the Academic Year 2018/2019 of the Ochota Biocentre took place. During the ceremony, the directors of individual Institutes presented ‘doctorate cum laude’ awards for the authors of the best doctoral dissertations in the last academic year.

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Team lead by prof. Agnieszka Dobrzyń within Laureates of the ‘Golden Scalpel 2018’ competition

On October 10th 2018, the winners of the ‘Golden Scalpel 2018’ competition have been announced. 2nd place has been awarded to the BIONIC PANCREAS project carried out by the consortium: Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology (Prof. Agnieszka Dobrzyń), Foundation of Research and Innovation (dr hab. Michał Wszoła), Warsaw Technical University (prof. Wojcech Święszkowski), Warsaw Medical University (prof. Artur Kamiński), Research Hospital of Baby Jesus, and Medispace Sp.z o.o.

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CREDO's “first light”: The global particle detector begins its collection of scientific data

Now everyone can become co-creator and co-user of the largest detector of cosmic ray particles in history – as well as a potential co-discoverer. All you need is a smartphone and the CREDO Detector application turned on overnight. Under development for over two years, the CREDO project is entering the era of its maturity. Today, at the Institute of Nuclear Physics of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Cracow, the “first light” of the detector was presented, that is, the first data of scientific value, collected by the smartphones of project participants from around 20 countries.

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Water festival conference

Water practitioners and researchers met in Warsaw to discuss innovative solutions and the future of the water sector in Poland. Water Festival conference took place as part of the International Trade Fair of the Municipal Industry.

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Visegrad Group Academies Forum

On 11-13 September 2018 the delegation of the Polish Academy of Sciences, headed by its president Jerzy Duszyński, took part in the annual Visegrad Group Academies Forum, which was organised by the Czech Academy of Sciences in Liblice near Prague.

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ERA Chairs Group Leader position at the International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw, Poland

The International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw (IIMCB) invites applications for the position of a Group Leader with a planned starting date in November 2019.

IIMCB provides stimulating and interdisciplinary research environment and opportunities of the large biomedical campus with the possibilities of selecting PhD students and postdoctoral scientists from leading Polish academic institutions. The Institute is equipped with state-of-the-art technology, has excellent core facilities and supportive administration, including a grant office. IIMCB benefits from numerous generous funding schemes for basic research through grants from international and national sources (www.iimcb.gov.pl/en/research/grants). 

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