Polish-French Science Award Ceremony 2020

Dr Marcin Szwed and Prof. Laurent Cohen, as well as Prof. Jakub Zakrzewski and Dr Dominique Delande, have received the first Maria Skłodowska and Pierre Curie Polish?French Science Award. The award ceremony was held on 28 February 2020 in Warsaw.

The award was given for outstanding scientific achievements resulting from cooperation between scientists from Poland and France. Cognitive scientist Marcin Szwed from the Institute of Psychology at Jagiellonian University and neurologist Laurent Cohen from the Brain & Spine Institute (Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle épini?re?ICM) were recognized for innovative research on the processes occurring in the brain when reading. Physicists Jakub Zakrzewski from the Faculty of Physics, Astronomy and Applied Computer Science at Jagiellonian University and Dominique Delande from the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) received the award for achievements in the physics of quantum mechanical

Photo: Paweł Kula