Recruitment schedule

Beginning of April 2020 – announcement of topics of doctoral projects
June 30 – August 27, 2020 – registration of candidates in the IRK system
September 3, 2020 – competence test
16-18 September 2020 – interviews
End of September 2020 – announcement of recruitment results

PROPOSED PhD TOPICS 2020/2021
(the list of PhD topics can be extended)

Earlier contacts with project supervisors via email are welcome. E-mail addresses are included in the project descriptions.

No.Title of PhD projectInstitutionSupervisor ISupervisor II
IEDS/2020/US/01Permafrost and underground glaciation in and around the Chopok massif, Low Tatras, SlovakiaThe University of Silesia in Katowice dr. hab. Wojciech Dobiński, prof. UŚ, University of Silesia in Katowice
IEDS/2020/US/02Dendroclimatic response of tundra vegetation to contemporary environmental changes in the ArcticThe University of Silesia in Katowice dr hab. Magdalena Opała-Owczarek, prof. UŚ, University of Silesia in Katowice
IEDS/2020/US/03Evolution of drainage system in glacierized Arctic basin driven by climate changes at Werenskioldbreen catchment, SvalbardThe University of Silesia in Katowice prof. dr hab. Jacek A. Jania, University of Silesia in Katowice
IEDS/2020/US/04Pedogenesis and long-term evolution of pit-mound topography under the past and contemporaneous regime of forest dynamics in Tatra Mountains (Poland, Slovakia) and Alaska (U.S.A.)The University of Silesia in Katowice dr hab. Łukasz Pawlik, prof. UŚ, University of Silesia in Katowicedr Brian Buma, University of Colorado in Denver
IEDS/2020/IO PAN/01Characteristics of organic matter released from permafrost Institute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciences dr hab. Karol Kuliński, prof. IO PAN, Institute of Oceanology PAN
IEDS/2020/IO PAN/02Impact of organic matter released from permafrost on the marine CO2 systemInstitute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciences dr hab. Karol Kuliński, prof. IO PAN, Institute of Oceanology PAN
IEDS/2020/IO PAN/03Seasonal and inter annul variability of meroplankton in an Arctic fjord (Isfjorden) Institute of Oceanology Polish Academy of SciencesProf. dr hab. Piotr Kukliński, Institute of Oceanology PAN oraz dr hab. Agata Weydmann-Zwolicka, Institute of Oceanography University of Gdańsk
IEDS/2020/IO PAN/04Variability of inherent optical properties of seawater in relation to the concentration, composition and size distribution of suspended particulate matter in selected fjords of western SpitsbergenInstitute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciencesdr. hab. Sławomir B. Woźniak, Institute of Oceanology PAN
IEDS/2020/IO PAN/05Reconstruction of postglacial changes in oceanographic conditions in the Nordic Seas based on benthic and planktonic foraminiferal assemblagesInstitute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciencesprof. dr hab. Marek Zajączkowski, Institute of Oceanology PAN
IEDS/2020/IGF/01Influence of glaciers recession from tidewater to land-based on the fiord sedimentology
Institute of Geophysics Polish Academy of Sciences dr Mateusz Moskalik, Institute of Geophysics PAN
IEDS/2020/IGF/02Tracing Archean crust in the North Atlantic Craton (NAC) of southwest Greenland and northern Labrador
Institute of Geophysics Polish Academy of Sciences dr hab. Monika A. Kusiak, Institute of Geophysics PANProf. Martin Whitehouse, Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm