The 18th edition of the Popularizer of Science has been launched. The competition awards people, teams and institutions that explain scientific problems and help others better understand the world. Candidates can be proposed until September 18. The winners will be announced in December.
Dr. Artur Obłuski from the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology of the University of Warsaw was the Public's Choice in the European Research Council's Public Engagement with Research Award competition. The competition winners were announced last week.
The archaeological research project in Old Dongolia in Sudan is the only Polish project in the finals of the European Research Council's Public Engagement with Research Award. The project is implemented by the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology of the University of Warsaw.
Polish companies in scientific consortia, working, for example, on the use of AI in complex economic, industrial and even agricultural problems, can apply for grants from the European agency EISMEA, says Jerzy Respondek, a Polish expert who evaluates applications.
Innovative treatment method of pancreatic cancer using the NanoKnife device and administration of calcium ions or a chemotherapeutic has been launched at the University Clinical Hospital in Wrocław. Thanks to the grant, only in this institution about 70 patients will benefit from free therapy.