CHIST-ERA: Conference and 2016 Call Definition

Thursday, 28 April 2016

CHIST-ERA invites researchers interested in the field of Information and Communication Sciences & Technologies to the CHIST-ERA Conference 2016, which will take place on the 8th -10th of June, 2016, in Vienna. »

POLONEZ 2 submission system is now open

Friday, 8 April 2016

We would like to inform all researchers interested in applying for POLONEZ 2 fellowship that the OSF electronic submission system is now open. The deadline for submitting applications is 15th June 2016. »

Pre-announcement: new ERA-CAPS call for international research projects in Molecular Plant Sciences

Thursday, 7 April 2016

We are pleased to invite all researchers to submit proposals under ERA-CAPS call in Molecular Plant Sciences, which will be opened on June 23rd, 2016. The deadline for submitting pre-proposals is scheduled for September 28th, 2016. »

NCN grantee prof. Grzegorz Pietrzyński receives ERC Advanced Grant

Wednesday, 6 April 2016

We are pleased to announce that Grzegorz Pietrzyński, a professor of astronomy from the University of Warsaw, has received an Advanced Grant for the project “A sub-percent distance scale from binaries and Cepheids”. His research aims to measure the Hubble Constant within 1% accuracy. »

NCN to allocate over € 70 million for basic research

Wednesday, 6 April 2016

The National Science Centre has launched its calls for proposals in basic research: OPUS 11, PRELUDIUM 11, SONATA 11, and POLONEZ 2. The aggregate sum of funding to be distributed will exceed EUR 70 million.

Three of the funding opportunities, i.e. OPUS, PRELUDIUM, and SONATA, are the most popular funding schemes in the Centre’s portfolio.

OPUS has the largest scope of addressees, with no specific preliminary conditions with regard to experience, degree held, or the composition of the research team. The call’s budget has been set at nearly EUR 50 million. »

187 proposals submitted under ERA-NET Cofund Smart Urban Futures

Thursday, 24 March 2016

On March 15 the ERA-NET Cofund Smart Urban Futures (ENSUF) call closed for submissions of pre-proposals. 187 pre-proposals have been sent in covering the three ENSUF call topics: »

NCN celebrates its 5th anniversary

Wednesday, 23 March 2016

On 4th March, the National Science Centre (NCN) celebrated its 5th anniversary. A central event of the celebration was the conference entitled Best practices in supporting outstanding scientists and helping them successfully apply for ERC grants. The conference was organised jointly by the NCN and the ERC and took place at Jagiellonian University’s Collegium Novum. The event was addressed to researchers conducting their research in Poland, representatives of Polish universities and research institutes, as well as European research funding organisations. »