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Foundation for Polish Science launches fourth call of FOR UKRAINE Programme

Scientists from Ukraine are invited to establish cooperation with Polish researchers to undertake joint research in humanities and social sciences. The deadline for applications is June 3, 2024. The funds have been made available by the Foundation for Polish Science (FNP) as part of the fourth call in the FOR UKRAINE Programme.

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    The call for applications for the POLONISTA NAWA program is open

    NAWA is announcing recruitment for the 6th edition of the POLONISTA NAWA program. Its aim is to promote the Polish language and popularize Polish studies and research around the world by enabling foreigners interested in the Polish language and culture to undertake studies or carry out research projects in Poland.

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    Scientists look at making tourists safer in the mountains during a storm

    Chains on mountain hiking trails can be made of modified plastic instead of steel, which conducts electricity during storms. Scientists are working on a composite for use not only in the Tatra Mountains and the Karkonosze Mountains, but also in civil engineering, maritime transport and mining.

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    Heart-shaped breast cancer through Polish photographer's lens

    Małgorzata Lisowska captured her own cancer cells that form the shape of a heart in a microscopic photo. The photograph won 3rd place in the Nikon Small World competition. The artist, suffering from breast cancer, will sell the award-winning work and use the proceeds for further oncological treatment.

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    Kraków students win European Rover Challenge

    The AGH Space System team from Kraków won the 9th edition of the Mars rover competition European Rover Challenge, which ended last week in Kielce. The next two places on the podium went to Swiss teams.

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    Polish scientist wins prestigious photo competition

    Polish scientist Dr. Maciej Majdecki won first prize in the photo competition of ChemistryViews, a magazine published by the association Chemistry Europe.

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    Wrocław students wins international competition for futuristic housing estate design

    Students from the Wrocław University of Science and Technology won the main prize in an international competition for housing estates of the future.

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    Warsaw students runners up in international architectural competition

    Karolina Rorat and Ewa Maniak, students of the Faculty of Architecture of the Warsaw University of Technology, took second place in the international competition 'Portugal Olive Guest House' and won the Buildner Student Award. The jury appreciated their project of an olive guesthouse in Portugal.

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    Lodz University of Technology students build award-winning wind turbine

    An innovative wind turbine developed by students from Lodz University of Technology in the GUST project has won first place in the International Small Wind Turbine Contest with the best result in the highest annual energy production (AEP) category.

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    Poznań University of Technology team wins Spaceport America Cup

    The RocketLab team from the Poznań University of Technology took first place in one of the categories in the international rocket engineering competition Spaceport America Cup in the United States.

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Polish researchers investigate causes of long COVID

The lack of antibodies against the nucleocapsid protein of the SARS-CoV-2 virus doubled the risk of the so-called long COVID, an inter-university team of Polish scientists found. This discovery, which requires further confirmation, could potentially open new avenues for the prevention and treatment of this disorder.