On the 3rd of October, 2016 the employees of the Institute holding a title of professor or a degree of habilitated doctor were selecting their representative for the Scientific Council. By decision of the majority, Professor Maciej Wojtkowski – the ERA Chair Holder was elected.
Reputable representatives from a sector of science (Professor Wilhelm Huck - Institute for Molecules and Materials, Radboud University, Nijmegen), business (Rafał Bator – Partner at Enterprise Investors, Justyna Garstecka – CEO and founder of Motherhood) and authorities (Mateusz Gaczyński – Deputy Director at the Ministry of Science and Higher Education) will be sitting on the CREATE Project Advisory Board. Professor Robert Hołyst from the Institute will be chairing the Advisory Board.
We encourage applicants for a position of a PhD student in the Physical Optics and Biophotonics Group – the successful candidate will carry out PhD studies under International Doctoral Studies at the Institute of Physical Chemistry PAS, Warsaw, Poland.
World-class experts in the field of research on the borders of biology, chemistry and physics are being given the opportunity to create their own Chair in one of the best Polish research institutions.
The Research Executive Agency announced that “Thirteen universities, technical institutes and private organisations from Member States with a high potential for research excellence, are to receive up to €2.5 million each in EU funding to boost their research capacity through the appointment of "ERA Chairs".
The Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw, Poland, has recently received a European ERA Chair grant of 2.5 million euros.
On the 21st November 2017, in Vilnius, Patrycja Nitoń and Monika Wydorska took part in the conference “Widening Lithuanian Research Potential” organized by Research Council of Lithuania and Lithuanian RDI Liaison Office LINO. The aim of the conference was to discuss Horizon 2020 measures under the programme “Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation”, Lithuanian and other Widening Member States experiences related to applying and participating in the Teaming, Twinning and ERA Chairs projects.
Professor Maciej Wojtkowski participated in the 44th Congress of Polish Physical Society in Wroclaw, with a plenary lecture entitled "Journey from organs to cells: In vivo imaging by spatio-temporal optical coherence techniques".
The Congress of Polish Physical Society is the oldest Polish physics conference, with its history reaching back to the Inaugural Meeting held in Warsaw in 1923 and since then it has been organized in various cities in Poland by local branches of the Polish Physical Society.
Professor Maciej Wojtkowski participated in the Polish Optical Conference 2017 in Gniezno, with a plenary lecture entitled "Time-frequency modulation of light phases in imaging".
The Polish Optical Conference was organized by the Optics Division of the Polish Physical Society. The aim of this conference is to integrate the Polish opticians. Participation in Polish Optical Conference gave an opportunity to meet and exchange views with wide range of people, for whom the development of Polish scientific thought, engineering and teaching in the field of optics is important.