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05/2021    The research project "Understanding very small (<200 m in diameter) and small (<1.5 km in diameter) impact craters on Earth in order to determine the degree of environmental damage induced by such events by studying their proximal ejecta blankets" led by Dr. Anna Łosiak received funding from the National Science Centre Poland (read more >>).

03/2021    Volcanic processes and the latest eruptions of Etna and Fagradalsfjall volcanos: Prof. Ewa Słaby gave two interviews to the Radio Wnet (listen here>>) and the Polish Press Agency (read here>>).

02/2021     Dr. Anna Łosiak was a guest to the commentated broadcast of the landing of the Perseverance rover on Mars. Watch "Astrofaza" broadcast here >>.

02/2021     Dr. Jakub Ciążela gave an interview to the local radio station of the University of Warsaw explaining his research towards understanding ore formation on Mars (listen to the podcast here >>).

01/2021     International Association of Geoanalysts announced the winners of the IAG Young Scientist Award 2021 - one of them is Dr. Alicja Wudarska.Read more >>

12/2020     MSc. Maciej Jaranowski, the youngest member of the PetroGen group, won the 2020 edition of the contest for the best master thesis organized annually by the Mineralogical Society of Poland. He also received an honorable mention in XXII edition of Diamonds of AGH competition for the best thesis in the category of the best theoretical thesis.

12/2020     The research project "Towards understanding ore formation on Mars: new data from ExoMars/TGO and geochemical fingerprinting of meteorites" led by Dr. Jakub Ciążela received funding from the National Science Centre Poland (read more >>).

11/2020     Dr. Anna Łosiak gave two lectures at the III Space Mining Conference (watch >>) and at the Near Space Conference (listen>>).

11/2020     MSc. Fabian Tramm received Rudolf Mock Award 2020 for his contribution at the XXIst International Conference of Young Geologists.

10/2020     Dr. Anna Łosiak participated in the "Astrofaza" online broadcast, where she explained how scientists search for life on Mars (watch >>).

09/2020     Prof. Ewa Słaby was appointed the new President of the European Mineralogical Union (read more >>).