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.
A breakthrough in research on obtaining energy from nuclear fusion, the release of images from the James Webb Space Telescope, the launch of the space mission Artemis, in which Poles also participated, the discovery of Endurance - the ship of Antarctic explorer Ernest Shackleton, new findings concerning COVID-19, selection of a Polish researcher to join ESA Astronaut Reserve - these are some of the important scientific events of 2022.