The 24th Science Festival
In 2020, the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the PAS participated in the Science Festival once again. Due to the pandemic restrictions, the whole event had to be moved online, but this seemed only enhanced the event as it increased the possibility of more participants. The mission of the Festival is to popularize science.
Inspiration Day 2019
On the 8th February 2019 IPC took part in the "Inspiration Day" organized by the Warsaw Rotary Club at the orphanage in Gostynin. The purpose of the event was not only to popularize science but also to show young listeners various possible ways of personal development. Dr Roman Luboradzki prepared photography workshops. He talked about scientific work, pinhole photography and principles of optical darkroom operation.
The 23rd Science Festival
The idea of the Festival is that events take place directly where the scientist work: in laboratories, experimental and seminar rooms. Speakers are scientists working in institutions which take part in the Festival. This formula allows demonstrations and experiments to be carried out, as well as visits in the laboratories.
The 23rd Science Picnic - “We and the machines”
9th May 2019 the Institute took part in the 23th Science Picnic of the Polish Radio and Copernicus Science Centre. The Picnic is Europe’s largest outdoor event aimed to promote science. Every year, it attracts crowds of visitors to Warsaw [50 000 visitors according to Organizers].
Children Science Festival
The Festival (29-30th Sept.) was a part of the Science Festival dedicated especially for young participants. The Institute proposed appropriately adapted experiments in optics and physiology of color perception, combined with workshops and hands-on activities. It was also a perfect opportunity to activate young researchers and PhD students who took part in the festival as volunteers.
The 22. Science Festival
The IPC took part in the 22 Science Festival organized in Warsaw (20-30th Sep.). The idea of the Festival is that events take place directly where the scientist work: in laboratories, experimental and seminar rooms. This formula allows demonstrations and experiments to be carried out, as well as visits in the laboratories.
The 22. Science Picnic - Movement
The IPC took part in the 22nd Science Picnic of the Polish Radio and Copernicus Science Centre.The Picnic is Europe’s largest outdoor event aimed to promote science. Every year, it attracts crowds of visitors to Warsaw. Scientific institutions, universities, research institutes, museums, cultural institutions, and foundations related to science and science clubs present their achievements and reveal the behind-the-scenes aspects of their everyday work.
On the 8-15th July 2018, in Toulouse, Aleksandra Kapuścińska-Bernatek and Roman Luboradzki took part in the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) organized by EuroScience. This conference brings together over 4 000 researchers, educators, business actors, policy makers and journalists from all over the world to discuss breakthroughs in science.
Inspiration Day 2018
On the 2nd February 2018 IPC took part in the “Inspiration Day” organized by the Warsaw Rotary Club at the orphange in Gostynin. The purpose of the event was not only to popularize science but also to show young listeners various possible ways of personal development. Thus, each of the organizers [including lawyers, artists, businessmen and scientists] at the meeting preceding the classes talked about their work and career.
How physicist and chemist look at life - what for a biologist needs physicochemistry?
As part of the CREATE grant and popularizing activities, a new popular science lesson was created. The lesson entitled “How physicist and chemist look at life - what for a biologist needs physicochemistry?” was shown for the first time as part of the 21st Science Festival and now is also presented as part of IPC PAS educational activities.
The Science Picnic in Nidzica
On the 5th April, 2018 IPC took part in the 4th edition of the Science Picnic organized in Nidzica. The picnic was organized mainly by students and the management of the Nicolaus Copernicus School in Nidzica, in cooperation with the local authorities [Municipal Office].It took place in a modern sports hall, and among the exhibitors there were many different institutions from Nidzica, but also from the University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn.
Two delegates representing IPC PAS, Dr. Roman Luboradzki and Mrs. Aleksandra Kapuścińska-Bernatek, took part in the “Cognitive adventures” conference, October 26-27 2017 Warsaw, Poland.
The programme of the conference, organized by the Copernicus Science Centre and the SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Warsaw, features appearances and workshops led by the event’s special guests.
The 4. EDITION OF THE COMPETITION - THE GLASS AND EYE
The Institute took the patronage of the 4th EDITION OF THE DISTRICT’S COMPETITION "THE GLASS AND EYE" organized by the Saint Thomas Aquinas Primary School, Junior High and High School in Józefów. The aim of the competition was to popularize natural sciences among students, to identify talents and to stimulate cognitive curiosity and creative activity of students.