CHIST-ERA: A New Opportunity in Information and Communication Sciences and Technologies (ICST)

Friday, 17 October 2014

The National Science Centre and the CHIST-ERA consortium invite researchers to a new edition of the call for international research projects. Topics of the 2014 opportunity are: Resilient Trustworthy Cyber-Physical Systems (RTCPS) and Human Language Understanding: Grounding Language Learning (HLU). »

National Science Centre 2014 Award Ceremony

Monday, 13 October 2014

Professors Janusz Bujnicki, Michał Horodecki and Marcin Miłkowski received the National Science Centre (NCN) 2014 Award. Each will receive PLN 50,000 in recognition of their excellent research achievements. »

Project results of NCN grantees published in Nature journal

Monday, 13 October 2014

In a recent issue of Nature, the BOREXINO experiment team, including  prof. Marcin Wójcik, dr Marcin Misiaszek & dr Grzegorz Zuzel from Jagiellonian University’s Faculty of Physics, published an article reporting direct observations of neutrinos from the first step of the proton-proton fusion process in the Sun. Direct detection of pp neutrinos is confirmation of physicists’ main theoretical models describing the Sun and its energy origins. »

CHIST-ERA Call 2014 Pre-announcement

Tuesday, 23 September 2014

The Call 2014 of CHIST-ERA, to be published in October 2014, targets research in the following topics:

  1. Resilient Trustworthy Cyber-Physical Systems (RTCPS);
  2. Human Language Understanding: Grounding Language Learning (HLU).

New edition of OPUS, PRELUDIUM & SONATA calls – open to applicants

Monday, 15 September 2014

The National Science Centre has launched the 8th edition of three of its most popular funding schemes. From 15 September until 15 December 2014, researchers may apply for grants under the following funding programmes: »

BEETHOVEN – Polish-German funding initiative now open

Friday, 12 September 2014

The National Science Centre, in cooperation with the German Research Foundation (DFG), has launched BEETHOVEN – a call for proposals from German-Polish research teams. Under this new arrangement, Polish and German researchers active in the field of the humanities and social sciences may jointly apply for funding of projects that meet the criteria of basic research.


Research projects funded by the NCN added to the International Alzheimer’s Disease Research Portfolio database

Monday, 1 September 2014

Research projects on Alzheimer’s Disease financed by the NCN have been added to the International Alzheimer’s Disease Research Portfolio database, launched in 2010 as a joint collaboration between the National Institute of Aging and the Alzheimer’s Association. The IADRP brings together funded research supported by public and private organizations in the United States and other countries. It enables both researchers and organisations supporting research on Alzheimer disease to asses opportunities in which to collaborate and coordinate in a collective effort to advance AD research. »