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    Geoplanet Doctoral School Inauguration 2020/21

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  • Ewa Słaby, professor, Director of the IGS PAS, elected the President of the European Mineralogical Union (EMU)

    On Monday, September 21st,  2020 the Council of the European Mineralogical Union held its last meeting. During the meeting with all representatives of the European mineralogical societies the Council and its President Michael Carpenter (PhD, Cambridge University) officially ended their terms of office.

    The new Council for 2020-2024 was elected. Ewa Słaby, professor and the Director of the Institute of Geological Sciences, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw was appointed the new President of the European Mineralogical Union (EMU). Professor Słaby previously held the position of the Vice-president of the EMU. This is the first time a Polish scientist has been elected to become president of the EMU.

     

     

     

    Here is the information published by the EMU news directly after the Council’s meeting:

    “33rd Council meeting
    The 33rd Council meeting was held by zoom on Monday 21st September. At that meeting a new slate of Officers was elected for 2020-2024:
    President: Ewa Slaby (Institute of Geological Sciences, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw)

    Vice-Presidents: Isabelle Daniel (University of Lyon, France), Alessandro Pavese (University of Turin, Italy)

    Treasurer: Helen King (Utrecht University, Netherlands)

    Secretary: to be announced

    Commissioning Editor: Michael Plötze (ETH Zürich, Switzerland)”

     

    Celebrating this unique event the employees of the Institute’s Research Centre in Warsaw congratulated Professor Słaby on behalf of all co-workers and colleagues and presented a bouquet of flowers to the newly elected Madam President.

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  • Petroleum Experts Ltd. has kindly donated 10 1-year licenses of the MOVE software to Institute of Geological Sciences, Polish Academy of Sciences.

    We are pleased to announce that Petroleum Experts Ltd has donated 10 academic licenses of the MOVE software. The donation equivalent is 1,525,561.89 GBP.
    The software will be used in PhD research projects and statutory tasks at the Institute of Geological Sciences, Polish Academy of Sciences.

    Petroleum Experts (Petex) was based in 1990 in Edinburgh (UK). The company possesses broad expertise  in engineering software development, as well as in the field of petroleum engineering. The MOVE suite provides a platform for integrating and interpreting data, cross-section construction, 3D model building, kinematic restoration and validation, geomechanical modelling, fracture modelling, fault response modelling, fault and stress analysis, and sediment modelling. For more information see Petex website: https://www.petex.com/products/move-suite/

     

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  • New members of the Polish Academy of Sciences from IGS PAS

    We are proud to inform that on 5th of December 2019 the Polish Academy of Science General Assembly on Its 140th session chose new full and associate members of the Academy. Scientists from the Institute of the Geological Sciences, PAS have been awarded with this honour.

    Prof. Stanisław Mazur - IGS PAS Deputy Director for Research and Head of the IGS PAS Cracow Research Centre - has become an associate member of the Academy. Prof. Andrzej Żelaźniewicz - head of the IGS PAS Wroclaw Research Centre for many years - has become a full member of the Academy.

     

    More information:

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    The new LA ICP-MS spectrometer at the Institute of Geological Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw

    The new LA ICP-MS spectrometer was installed at the Institute of Geological Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw on 13th December 2019. The Attom ES spectrometer is particularly suitable for precise analysis of the isotope ratio and trace elements (ppb) in solid and liquid materials. Installation works are underway.

    More information soon!

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