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2010-12-31 00:00:00

Scientists of Wrocław awarded the ‘Iuventus Plus’ title

Five young scientists of the University of Wrocław and three scientists of the Wrocław University of Technology have been awarded the Ministry of Science and Higher Education grants within the ‘Iuventus Plus’ programme. The winners receive from 85,000 up to 200,000 złoty for research purposes.

Eligibile are: people aged up to 35 years who published articles in the renown scientific magazines listed in Journal Citation Reports (so-called Philadelphia List) or European Reference Index for Humanities (the European register of fifteen humanities disciplines).

The winners from the University of Wrocław are: dr Magdalena Migocka of the Institute of Plant Biology (100,000 złoty), dr Marek Szydło of the Institute of Administrative Sciences (150,000 złoty) and three geologists: dr Magdalena Matusiak-Małek (85,800 złoty), dr Anna Pietranik (86,000 złoty) and dr Maciej Górka (200,000 złoty). All began their scientific career as students at the University of Wrocław and received their Ph.D title there.

Three of the ‘Iuventus Plus’ beneficiaries work at the Wrocław University of Technology. Dr Robert Kudrawiec, M.Sc., of the Faculty of Fundamental Problems of Technology will receive 185,000 złoty, dr Jarosław Myśliwiec, M.Sc., of the Faculty of Chemistry will receive 191,000 złoty while dr Artur Podhorodecki, M.Sc., of the Faculty of Fundamental Problems of Technology will be given 200,000 złoty.

The results of the competition have been pronounced on 8th December. 40 million złoty will be spent on 304 best projects. The money will be transferred to the scientific units by the end of 2010.