Polish researchers contribute to the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics

Friday, 6 October 2017

On October 3rd, the Nobel Committee awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics to three scientists involved in the work of the LIGO detector and gravitational waves. The laureates were: Reiner Weiss, Barry C. Barish and Kip S. Thorne. »

Joint Polish-German research projects to receive € 6,6 M under the BEETHOVEN 2 call for proposals

Thursday, 5 October 2017

The second bilateral call of the National Science Centre (NCN), organised jointly with the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft; DFG) has reached its conclusion. From among 155 research proposals submitted (72 in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and 83 in selected disciplines of Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics), the Polish-German panels of experts selected the top 38 projects (15 in  Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and 23 in selected disciplines of Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics). The funding awarded under BEETHOVEN 2 equalled €  6,6 M. »

BiodivERsA: new call for international research projects on biodiversity

Tuesday, 3 October 2017

NCN together with BiodivERsA and Belmont Forum networks is pleased to announce a new call on biodiversity and ecosystem "Scenarios of biodiversity and ecosystem services" targeting the following topics: »

CHIST-ERA Call 2017 Pre-Announcement

Friday, 22 September 2017

The CHIST-ERA Network pre-announces its new call for proposals, to be published in October 2017, which will target research in the following topics: »

OPUS 14, PRELUDIUM 14, DAINA 1: more than € 83 million available for basic research

Wednesday, 20 September 2017

The National Science Centre has announced the 14th edition of the OPUS and PRELUDIUM funding opportunities and the 1st edition of the Polish-Lithuanian DAINA programme. Scholars carrying out basic research will compete for a total of € 83.4 million in funding. »

Towards a cooperation between funding agencies in Central Europe

Thursday, 14 September 2017

On the 6th and 7th September 2017 in Lubljana, a meeting took place involving representatives of funding agencies from five Central European countries: prof.  József Györkös, director of the Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS), prof. Klement Tockner, president of the Austrian Science Fund (FWF), dr Alice Valkárová, president of the Czech Science Foundation (GA ČR), dr József Pálinkás, president of the Hungarian National Research, Development and Innovation Office (NKFIH) and prof. Zbigniew Błocki, director of the National Science Centre. »

EqUIP call for research cooperation with India in humanities and social sciences

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

NCN together with EU-India Platform for Social Sciences and Humanities (EqUIP)  is pleased to announce a call for international research projects “Sustainability, equity, wellbeing and cultural connections”. Funders strongly encourage interdisciplinary approaches across the social sciences and humanities (SSH) to address the themes of this call. »