At the 26th European Union Contest for Young Scientists in Warsaw there will be 85 projects presented by 119 contestants, representing 36 countries and the European Schools. Three of them – young biologist from Słupsk, young physicist from Poznań and young linguist form Warszawa were nominated to represent Poland.
Participating teams this year are from: Austria, Belarus, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, European Schools, Canada, China, New Zealand, South Korea, and United States of America.
The projects are classified into the following scientific disciplines:
- Biology – 10 projects
- Chemistry – 5 projects
- Computing – 9 projects
- Engineering – 13 projects
- Environment – 7 projects
- Materials – 1
- Maths – 12 projects
- Medicine – 5 projects
- Physics – 16 projects
- Social Sciences – 7 projects
Polish young scientists chosen in March’s Polish Edition of EUCYS are:
- Biologist Monika Leończyk from Słupsk with her project entitled “The huge importance of small insects – reaserch about bumblebees”
- Physicists Jerzy Szuniewicz (right) from Poznań with his project entitled “Optimizing the Process of Single Photons Coupling into Single-Mode Fibers by Using a Genetic Algorithm and Spatial Light Modulation”
- Linguist Andrzej Żak from Warszawa with his project entitled “The influence of Polish language on the endangered ethnolect wymysiöeryś (Wymysorys)”
Visit EUCYS 2014 venue at the University of Warsaw Library (BUW, ul. Dobra 20, Warszawa) between 20th and 22nd of September and meet all the Young Scientists!
For EUCYS Programme go to EUCYS2014.PL
The EUCYS – European Union Contest for Young Scientists is an initiative of the European Commission that was set up in 1989 with the goal of promoting cooperation and interchange between young scientists and guiding them towards a future career in science and technology.
The University of Warsaw is host organiser for the 26th European Union Contest of Young Scientists in the year 2014. The co-organisers are Copernicus Science Centre and Polish Children’s Fund.
Strategic partner of the project is the PZU Foundation.