Gowin: We have a historic chance to attract scientists to Poland

Today Poland has a historic opportunity to attract the best scientists - said Deputy Prime Minister Jarosław Gowin, referring to the draft law on the National Agency for Academic Exchange. Last Friday on Polish Radio One Gowin was asked about the draft law on the National Agency for Academic Exchange (Narodowa Agencja Wymiany Akademickiej NAWA), prepared by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. According to the Minister of Science, the project will make it possible to...

"La Repubblica": Warsaw is the best place for Erasmus students

Warsaw is among the top European cities that are the best places to live and study in the Erasmus program - the results of a poll among students were presented on Thursday by the Italian daily La Repubblica. The newspaper noted that many Italians highly rate studies in Poland. The ranking of the best Erasmus academic centres has been prepared by the international student portal Uniplaces, which helps students find a lodging during their studies. Factors taken into account include the cost of...

Parliamentary committee in favour of introducing implementation doctorates

Last Friday, the Sejm Committee on Education, Science and Youth voted in favour of the possibility of obtaining a doctorate on the basis of achievements in the implementation work, but against obtaining qualifications equivalent to the qualifications of habilitated doctor on the basis of such achievements. The committee reviewed the draft amendment to the Law on Academic Degrees and Title and Degrees and Title in the Arts. The amendment has been prepared by the Ministry of Science and Higher...

Students of Gdansk University of Technology are building a hydrogen powered car

Eco-friendly electric vehicle powered by a hydrogen fuel cell is being built by a group of students from Gdansk University of Technology. According to estimates, the car should drive about 300 km on one litre of hydrogen. In May, students want to present it in London at a competition for eco-friendly vehicles. The three-wheeled vehicle with a carbon fibre body is three meters long and weighs about 40 kg. "Obviously, with so little mass, we need less energy to accelerate the car" - told PAP...

Polish institutions awarded more than 218 million euros from the Horizon 2020 programme

Polish scientific institutions and companies received € 218.44 million in the 323 EU Horizon 2020 competitions to date. The largest grant - more than 12 million euros - has been awarded to the Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry PAS in Poznań Horizon 2020 is the largest research and innovation funding programme in the history of the European Union. Its budget for 2014-2020 is almost 80 billion euros. New statistics on the previous 323 programme competitions have been published by the National...

Gowin: Draft law establishing the academic exchange agency soon on the government's agenda

The draft law establishing the National Agency for Academic Exchange (Narodowa Agencja Wymiany Akademickiej, NAWA) should be on the agenda of the government and be should adopted within 2-3 weeks - Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Science and Higher Education Jarosław Gowin said on Monday in Kraków. The Minister participated in the conference "Foreign students in Poland 2017" at the Jagiellonian University. The National Agency for Academic Exchange - specialized government agency - is...

15 million zlotys to support Cambridge Polish Studies

The Ministry of Science and Higher Education allocated more than 15 million zlotys to support Polish Studies at the University of Cambridge. The initiative aims to support the development of Cambridge Polish Studies. Cambridge Polish Studies was launched in 2014 thanks to four sponsors: the Foundation for Polish Science, the Grabowski Foundation, the University of Cambridge, and the Zdanowicz Foundation. These institutions provided funding in the amount of £340 thousand, which ensures the...

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