Two researchers at Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń wins European Research Council grants

Andrzej Romański Uniwersytet Mikołaja Kopernika w Toruniu

Two researchers at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń (UMK) have won European Research Council (ERC) grants. The ERC Starting Grant is one of the world’s most prestigious programmes funding projects of a cognitive nature, pioneering and pushing the current boundaries of knowledge. There are only four Poles among the awarded scientists, including two scholars from the Faculty of Physics, Astronomy and Applied Computer Science at UMK – Prof. Katharina Boguslawski, and Dr Piotr Wcisło, Prof. of UMK.

Prof. Katharina Boguslawski was awarded EUR 1,218,088 for the project Devising Reliable Electronic Structure Schemes through Eclectic Design. 

Prof. Piotr Wcisło won EUR 1 million 923,239 for the project New experimental methods for trapping cold molecular hydrogen. 

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