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Awards and grants

Updated: 2020-10-06

Introduction

Below we present the awards and grants from recent years.

Awards

2017
Cavalier Cross of the order of Restitution of Poland at the request of the President of the Polish Academy Science, for outstanding achievements in research and development and support for international cooperation scientific - prof. dr hab. Barbara Wosiek, prof. dr hab. Henryk Wilczyński.

2015
Silver Medal of Honour „Merit for the Lesser Poland Voivodeship ”; For scientific activities and activities in the CERN Council; The Marshal's Office of Małopolska Province – prof. dr hab. Agnieszka Zalewska.



Distinctions

Teams
2018
Article honored by Physical Review Letters, Editors’ Suggestion, Featured in Physics; T2K Collaboration, „Search for CP violation in neutrino and antineutrino oscillations by the T2K experiment with 2.2 x 1021 protons on target”, Published in: Phys. Rev. Lett., 121 (2018) 171802; Editors of Physical Review Letters magazine; T2K collaboration members (from IFJ: dr M. Batkiewicz, dr A. Dąbrowska, dr T. Wąchała, prof. dr hab. A. Zalewska).
2017
Article honored by Physics World jako jeden z Top 10 Breakthroughs of 2017; Pierre Auger Collaboration, „Observation of large-scale anisotropy in the arrival directions of cosmic rays above 8x1018 eV”, Science 357, 1266-1270 (2017); Editors of Physics World IoP magazine; Members of collaboration Pierre Auger (from IFJ: dr N. Borodai, dr hab. P. Homola, dr hab. J. Pękala, mgr Cz. Porowski, dr J. Stasielak, prof. dr hab. H.Wilczyński).

Article honored by Physics World jako 2017 Breakthrough of the year; „Multi-messenger Observations of a Binary Neutron Star Merger”, Astrophys. J. Lett. 848:L12 (2017); Editors of Physics World IoP magazine; Wielki międzynarodowy zespół astronomów i astrofizyków z udziałem m.in. Współpracy Pierre Auger

Article honored by Physical Review Letters w sekcji Highlights, Editors' Suggestion; T2K Collaboration „Combined analysis of neutrino and antineutrino oscillations at T2K”, Published in Phys. Rev .Lett. 118(2017) 151801; Editors of Physical Review Letters magazine; T2K collaboration members (from IFJ: dr Marcela Batkiewicz, dr Anna Dąbrowska, dr Tomasz Wąchała, prof. dr hab. Agnieszka Zalewska).
2016
2016 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics - for the results of the neutrino oscillations studies of five international experiments. For T2K collaboration, for the fact that the experiment was the first to observe and measure the oscillations of muon-neutrinos into electron neutrinos; Breakthrough Prize Foundation; Experiment T2K - z IFJ: mgr Marcela Batkiewicz, dr Anna Dąbrowska, dr Tomasz Wąchała, prof. dr hab. Agnieszka Zalewska.
Individual
Dr Marcela Batkiewicz-Kwaśniak, in 2017 one of 3 distinctions in the competition for the best doctoral dissertation made using Cyfronet's resources : Open Day 2017 - announcement of results

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Current Grants

NCN
Project number: 2016/23/B/ST9/01635
Program name: OPUS 12
Title: Measurement of the composition of ultra-high energy cosmic rays
Manager: prof. Henryk Wilczyński
Deadline for implementation: 01.08.2017 - 31.07.2021
Financial resources: 631 900 PLN

Project number: 2019/33/N/ST2/02874
Program name: PRELUDIUM 17
Title: Simulation and testing of scintillation light detection and triggering systems for the ICARUS T600
Manager: mgr inż. Marta Babicz
Deadline for implementation: 31.01.2020 - 30.01.2022
Financial resources: 115 767 PLN
MNiSW
Decision number: DIR/WK/2017/05
Title: Experiment T2K (Tokai-to-Kamioka)
Lider - NCBJ, IFJ PAN - współuczestnik
Manager: prof. dr hab. Agnieszka Zalewska
Deadline for implementation: 01.10.2017 - 30.09.2022
Financial resources: 6 176 255 zł

Decision number: DIR/WK/2018/11
Title: Pierre Auger Observatory
Manager: prof. dr hab. Henryk Wilczyński
Deadline for implementation: 21.12.2018 - 31.12.2022
Financial resources: 1 009 880 zł
Inne
Jennifer 2 (international project, the IFJ are using Belle and T2K experiments) Program MSCA-RISE Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research And Innovation Staff Exchange
Project: " Japan and Europe Network for Neutrino and Intensity Frontier Experimental Research 2" (JENNIFER 2)
Manager(w IFJ PAN): dr hab. Andrzej Bożek
Contract no.: 822070 (2019-2023)
Coordinator: Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Italy

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