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ESA open day

The Ministry of Science and Higher Education and the European Space Agency (ESA) invite you to participate in the information day, which will take place on February 6, 2020 at the headquarters of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education at ul. Hoża 20. The information day will be devoted to the ESA scientific program and the PRODEX research instruments development program. ----

The location of the new American EIC collider has been chosen

In early January, the US Department of Energy announced the location of a new powerful high energy physics research device. The Electron-Ion collider (EIC) is to be built in Brookhaven National Laboratory (NY) at a cost of approx. 2 billion. dollars. The research program of planned experiments is co-created by scientists from the NCBJ. ----

100% of our projects made it to the Map

On January 14th, Minister of Science and Higher Education published a list of strategic research infrastructures present on the Polish Map of Research Infrastructure. Among 70 approved projects, 7 proposals were prepared by scientists form NCBJ. These include four projects for the new national research structures and three projects of participation in international projects. ----

Professor Grzegorz Wrochna appointed Deputy Minister of Science and Higher Education

On December 16th, Professor Grzegorz Wrochna, a long-time Director General – first, of the Institute of Nuclear Problems, and then of National Centre for Nuclear Research – has been appointed Undersecretary of State in the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. Congratulations! ----

End of the year of Periodic Table – with our accent

Closing ceremony for the International Year of the Periodic Table of Elements, established by UNESCO on the 150th anniversary of the publication of the first version of the table of elements by Dmitry Mendeleev, has been held in Tokyo. On the conference preceding the celebration, Professor Michał Kowal (NCBJ) presented new theoretical analyses crucial to the possibility of production of superheavy nuclides in laboratory conditions. ----

Funds for or talen­ted young scien­ti­sts

Young scien­ti­sts from NCBJ have obta­ined pre­sti­gious funds to con­duct their work. Seba­stian Tro­ja­nowski, PhD, has rece­ived a scho­lar­ship from the Mini­ster of Science and Higher Edu­ca­tion for out­stan­ding young scien­ti­sts, Łukasz Bar­to­sik, PhD Eng, rece­ived a NCN Minia­tura grant, and Tomasz Kwiat­kow­ski, MSc Eng, reviened a NCN Preludium grant. ----

Scientific Big Data Analysis for the European XFEL

On October 23rd, Pro­fes­sor Robert Feiden­han­s’l, Exe­cu­tive Direc­tor of Euro­pean XFEL GmbH and Pro­fes­sor Krzysz­tof Kurek, NCBJ Direc­tor Gene­ral have signed an adden­dum to the NCBJ-XFEL agre­ement, as well as an agre­ement on imple­men­ting the Scien­ti­fic Big Data Ana­ly­sis pro­ject. The XFEL dele­ga­tion also met with the poten­tial Polish users of the laser and with the representatives of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. ----

Professor Mikko Alava was appointed director of the NOMATEN CoE

The process of creating the NOMATEN Center of Excellence is entering a decisive phase: Professor Mikko Alava has assumed the position of director and will soon start completing research teams. CoE NOMATEN is to explore new functional materials. It was created thanks to a grant in the Teaming for excellence competition and thanks to the support of the Foundation for Polish Science. ----