Prof. Carsten Carlberg, a world-class biochemist in the area of research on vitamin D, has been nominated for the position of ERA Chair holder in the Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research PAS. As a part of WELCOME2 H2020 grant he will lead the creation of an interdisciplinary Centre of Excellence exploiting the tools of nutrigenomics to assess the impact of nutrition on the (epi)genetic predisposition to diet-related diseases.
The Ministry of Education and Science has prepared information for students and scientists arriving from Ukraine. It addresses the most important issues related to continuing studies and scientific careers in Poland. The information is available in Polish and Ukrainian languages.
The Polish Young Academy PAS appeals to the Polish scientific community to welcome Ukrainian scientists in research groups or provide them with a place, materials and tools for work, and finance a scholarship or remuneration. The organization coordinates activities in this area.
Container ships can consume less fuel, gain better manoeuvring capabilities and increased navigational safety after introducing improvements co-developed by Polish engineers in a scientific and industrial consortium. The changes will concern ship propellers, among other things.
Nearly 80 candidates entered this year's 17th edition of the Popularizer of Science competition. In the first stage, the Competition Jury selected 23 finalists. In the second stage, the jury selected competition winners in five categories as well as the Grand Prize winner, and awarded two special mentions. The editors of PAP - Science in Poland also granted the special Tomasz Trzciński Award.