About 1,500 students in Poland are refugees from Ukraine. Polish universities provided them with significant assistance, Deputy Minister of Education and Science Dariusz Piontkowski said at the nationwide conference on international students 'Study in Poland' in Białystok.
Warfare creates conditions for smuggling works of art and destruction of cultural heritage. In Ukraine, Syria, Iraq and other countries affected by the consequences of armed conflicts, the risks of illegal exports of cultural goods is high. Polish researchers from the UNESCO Chair on Cultural Property Law in Opole promote and regulate a conscious art market.
Professor Magdalena Król, an experimental cancer research expert from the Warsaw University of Life Sciences, has been awarded a Proof of Concept grant by the European Research Council (ERC). The list of 90 ERC grant winners was published earlier this week. Magdalena Król is the only person in this group to carry out the grant project in Poland.