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Dr hab. Tomasz Piekot from the Simple Polish Language Workshop (Pracownia Prostej Polszczyzny) at the Institute of Polish Philology, along with other members of the jury, will evaluate the performances of young scientists in the 9th edition of the FameLab competition, which will be held on April 25 online.

Final rivalship starts at 15.00. Available at, the contest fanpage and YouTube of the Copernicus Science Center in Warsaw.

Finalists – five women and five men – have exactly 3 minutes to tell the audience in an understandable and interesting way about their project, including the space charger, the most deadly creature on Earth, learning the greatest secrets of nature and paper construction.

The finals will be attended by: Alexandra Dobosz from the Institute of Metallurgy and Materials Science of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Krakow, Renata Ferduła from the Poznań University of Technology, Adam Gryc from the Silesian University of Technology, Natalia Leciejewska from the University of Life Sciences in Poznań, dr engr. Jerzy Łątka from the Wrocław University of Technology, dr engr. Mariusz Madej from the Jagiellonian University, Zuzanna Podgórska from the Warsaw University of Technology, Paweł Sobczuk from the Medical University of Warsaw, dr Maciej Trzebiński from the Institute of Nuclear Physics of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Krakow and dr Anna Żywicka from the West Pomeranian University of Technology in Szczecin.

The presentations will be assessed by the jury consisting of: Irena Cieślińska – head programme of the Copernicus Science Center; prof. Magdalen Fikus – molecular biologist, popularizer of science; prof. Zbigniew Nawrat – scientist, inventor, pioneer of medical robotics and surgical planning methods, and dr Tomasz Piekot – linguist and communicologist.

The FameLab winner will take part in the international semi-finals of the FameLab competition and will receive the main prize of 12,000 PLN, funded by the Copernicus Science Center.

The competition is held under the patronage of the Minister of Education and Science Przemysław Czarnek and the National Center for Research and Development.

The competition partners are: the Kościuszko Foundation, the Foundation for Polish Science and the Science Advocates Association.

FameLab Poland is the edition of the international competition for scientists licensed by the Cheltenham Science Festival. It is organized jointly by the Copernicus Science Center and the British Council.

Published by: Agata Kreska

21 Apr 2021

last modification: 21 Apr 2021