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.
A laser that emits short pulses, developed at the Wrocław University of Science and Technology, now helps in examinations of the retina and will be useful for analysing nanomaterials and activating chemical reactions. Scientists plan to commercialise the device that can potentially replace older tools of this type in science and research.
Orbital Space, a company operating in the United Arab Emirates, will enable students of the AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków to develop and test the Lunaris device. It is designed to study the interaction of selected materials and coatings with lunar dust - regolith. The invention is scheduled to fly into space in 2025.
Professor Piotr Ponikowski remains the most frequently cited Polish scientist according to the latest Highly Cited Researchers Top 1 percent ranking. This year's list of world's most frequently cited researchers includes six Polish scientists, only two of them in the field of medical sciences.