Star Caught Exploding out of Hibernation

Thursday, 18 August 2016

Astronomers from the Warsaw University Astronomical Observatory based long-term large-scale sky survey OGLE (Optical Gravitational Lensing Experiment) announced the discovery of an extraordinary exploding star. Long-term observations of the classical nova V1213 Centauri from the years 2003–2016 provide a new insight into the evolution and mechanisms of these spectacular cosmic explosions. The paper that describes the discovery has been published in the prestigious science journal Nature.


Limited access to the NCN Office

Monday, 25 July 2016

We would like to inform that from 26th to 29th of July due to local transportation difficulties connected with the World Youth Days which take place in Krakow, there will be limited access to NCN staff as the office shall be closed. Contact with NCN coordinators and administrative officers will not be possible.


NCN to spend over EUR 5 million on interdisciplinary research

Monday, 25 July 2016

The NCN has concluded the fourth edition of the SYMFONIA call for proposals targeted at applicants wanting to conduct interdisciplinary research. Within this call, experts selected 5 projects worth over EUR 5 million.


Over EUR 10 million for supporting mobility of Polish researchers

Thursday, 30 June 2016

The National Science Centre will allocate almost EUR 10 million for doctoral scholarships and post-doctoral internships for young researchers within recently concluded call for proposals ETIUDA 4 and FUGA 5. Out of 570 submitted proposals, 199 were granted funding.


New ERA-CAPS call for international research projects

Monday, 27 June 2016

We would like to invite researchers to submit proposals under ERA-CAPS call for proposals in all areas of molecular plant science.


PIRE: funding opportunity for Polish-American research projects

Wednesday, 22 June 2016

The National Science Centre together with the National Science Foundation (NSF), an American agency aiming to fund basic research, invites researchers to apply under the PIRE (Partnership for International Research and Education) funding opportunity.


BEETHOVEN 2 – Polish-German Call for Proposals coming up in September

Monday, 6 June 2016

The National Science Center (NCN) and the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) will launch their second joint call for proposals within the funding initiative “Beethoven” on 15 September 2016. The submission deadline will be 15 December 2016.


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