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Accelerator-based method of 99Mo production The first foreign internship of a RadFarm PhD student

A group of researchers at the molybdenum 99 accelerator production experiment (foto: Canadian Light Source)
Tobiasz Zawistowski MSc, a student of the RadFarm interdisciplinary doctorate studies, was an intern at CANADIAN ISOTOPE INNOVATIONS Corp. and carried out experiments at Canadian Light Source related to the accelerated production of molybdenum 99 for medical purposes. Research is ongoing on the possibility of using a similar method in Świerk. ----

ESA open day

The Ministry of Science and Higher Education and the European Space Agency (ESA) invite you to participate in the information day, which will take place on February 6, 2020 at the headquarters of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education at ul. Hoża 20. The information day will be devoted to the ESA scientific program and the PRODEX research instruments development program. ----

The location of the new American EIC collider has been chosen

In early January, the US Department of Energy announced the location of a new powerful high energy physics research device. The Electron-Ion collider (EIC) is to be built in Brookhaven National Laboratory (NY) at a cost of approx. 2 billion. dollars. The research program of planned experiments is co-created by scientists from the NCBJ. ----

100% of our projects made it to the Map

On January 14th, Minister of Science and Higher Education published a list of strategic research infrastructures present on the Polish Map of Research Infrastructure. Among 70 approved projects, 7 proposals were prepared by scientists form NCBJ. These include four projects for the new national research structures and three projects of participation in international projects. ----

Professor Grzegorz Wrochna appointed Deputy Minister of Science and Higher Education

On December 16th, Professor Grzegorz Wrochna, a long-time Director General – first, of the Institute of Nuclear Problems, and then of National Centre for Nuclear Research – has been appointed Undersecretary of State in the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. Congratulations! ----

End of the year of Periodic Table – with our accent

Closing ceremony for the International Year of the Periodic Table of Elements, established by UNESCO on the 150th anniversary of the publication of the first version of the table of elements by Dmitry Mendeleev, has been held in Tokyo. On the conference preceding the celebration, Professor Michał Kowal (NCBJ) presented new theoretical analyses crucial to the possibility of production of superheavy nuclides in laboratory conditions. ----