How to publish in open access?

How to publish in open access?

The website of the University of Silesia’s Research Excellence Initiative has gathered the most important information on, the principles of publishing in open access, possible sources of financing for such publications, as well as the database of open journals – including those that do not charge authors fees. We encourage You to read the materials that present, step by step, how to ensure the safe sharing of Your

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Junior Research Award Program 2022-2023

Junior Research Award Program 2022-2023

We strongly encourage You to take part in the information meeting regarding the offer of the Polish-U.S. Fulbright Commission, namely the „Junior Research Award” program for 2022-2023, and to learn about the possibility of future applying for the Fulbright Scholarship. The webinar is scheduled for February 23 at 13.00 on the Zoom platform. To take part in it, You must register by February 22 by 12.00 using the

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Apply to the IEDS!

Apply to the IEDS!

Proposed PhD project: Characteristics of marine CO2 system in the coastal zone affected by organic matter release from thawing permafrost have been published on the website: https://www.mssd.us.edu.pl/en/application2020_2021/ We kindly ask you to read our offer and invite you to apply to the International Environmental Doctoral School. Registration of candidates in the OAS system is available to Jan, 21.

Julian Podgórski – PhD student of IEDS has gained founding under NCN PRELUDIUM 19 call

Julian Podgórski – PhD student of IEDS has gained founding under NCN PRELUDIUM 19 call

We’d like to congratulate MSc Julian Podgórski that his project has gained founding under PRELUDIUM 19 call. Satisfaction from research and great scientific discoveries! The project title: “Changes of surface hydrology of a mountain glacier studied with very high resolution aerial and satellite images and machine learning”. A summary of the project: https://www.ncn.gov.pl/sites/default/files/listy-rankingowe/2020-03-16pfoa/streszczenia/483663-en.pdf  (2020/37/N/ST10/02481)

Grammarly available to PhD students!

Grammarly available to PhD students!

Within the framework of Research Excellence Initiative, out of concern for the comfort of your work, we begin to share Grammarly app with doctoral students of the University of Silesia in Katowice. Grammarly is a practical tool for professional proofreading in English, which has the functionality to highlight spelling, style, grammar and punctuation errors, as well as to suggest the correct version of the analysed text. Use of

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The Arctic Field Grant (AFG) supports fieldwork in Svalbard

The Arctic Field Grant (AFG) supports fieldwork in Svalbard

The call for the Arctic Field Grant (AFG) for students and researchers collecting data in Svalbard and Jan Mayen is open! The AFG application deadline is 18th of November 2020. More info: https://www.forskningsradet.no/en/svalbard-science-forum/ssf-tools-and-funding-schemes/arctic-field-grant-afg/?fbclid=IwAR0Id3p7oxsm8RSR7wc-R6_NGBaqX6X_2nkOPSBEAVXKIfpAwA4rNAmRObs

53rd inauguration of the academic year at the University of Silesia

53rd inauguration of the academic year at the University of Silesia

53rd inauguration of the academic year at the University of Silesia will take place on 1st October 2020 in the lecture hall of the Faculty of Natural Sciences at the University of Silesia. Faculty of Natural Sciences inaugurates the academic year on Friday, 2nd October 2020 at 10:00. You can watch the online transmission from the ceremony on Facebook as well as YouTube channels: „Uniwersytet Śląski” and „UŚTV”. source: https://us.edu.pl/en/event/53-inauguracja-roku-akademickiego/

IEDS Webinar Announcement – Aug, 13, 2020, 2 PM UTC+2!

IEDS Webinar Announcement – Aug, 13, 2020, 2 PM UTC+2!

Join IEDS Webinar for a chat about PhD projects, IEDS education programme and application process! Registration is required, available at the website: https://www.mssd.us.edu.pl/en/ieds_webinar/ (Aug, 13, 2020, 2 PM UTC+2)