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Scientific Research

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Research activities carried out in the CTP PAS in 2023.

No. Title Project Leader Implementers
1 Theory of Gravity: mathematical structure, astrophysical and cosmological applications Prof. Mikołaj Korzyński Prof. Jerzy Juliusz Kijowski
2 Complex quantum systems and their applications Prof. Marek Kuś Prof. Karol Życzkowski
3 Quantum gas physics Prof. Kazimierz Maria Rzążewski Prof. Lech Mankiewicz, Prof. Krzysztof Pawłowski
4 Astrophysics Prof. Agnieszka Janiuk Prof. Bożena Jadwiga Czerny
5 Science and Society Prof. Łukasz Andrzej Turski
6 Cartan connexion and special contact geometries Prof. Paweł Krzysztof Nurowski
7 Quantum calculations, topology and geometry in quantum mechanics Prof. Adam Sawicki Prof. Iwo Białynicki-Birula, Prof. Michał Oszmaniec
8 Non-classical correlations in complex physical systems Prof. Remigiusz Augusiak
9 Testing GR and alternatives using galaxy density and velocity fields Prof. Wojciech Andrzej Hellwing Dr Maciej Andrzej Bilicki
10 Evolution of quantum open systems vs. quantum-classical transition Prof. Jarosław Korbicz
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Statutory task no. 5: Science and Society

The CTP is the only research unit of the Polish Academy of Sciences that has been involved for 17 years in a range of practical efforts to foster greater science awareness among the broadest possible groups of society, in particular among school and university students. The outcomes of such efforts have included the creation of an interdisciplinary "School of Science" (subsequently incorporated into the Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University in Warsaw) and the organization by CTP staff members of Poland's largest science-education initiatives: the Science Picnic, the Copernicus Science Centre, and most recently developing a Polish version of the Khan Academy.

The massive changes that have occurred in the IT field in recent years demand a thorough rethinking and recalibration of educational methods, if education is meant to be the main driving force behind the development of a knowledge-based society in Poland. This explains the need for a "Science and Society" line of research (which unfortunately gains insufficient attention in Poland) at the CTP. The first study, slated for 2014, involved analyzing existing practices and working out guidelines as to the necessary changes in how the natural sciences are taught, starting from regular primary schools up, based on a critical analysis of the current curriculum and an indication of the consequences of these changes in further stages of education.

The outcome of this work will involve preparing an evaluation of the situation in Polish schools in light of the changes taking place in the world in this respect. In recent years, the CTP has done much work in the "Science and Society" field, though it was fragmented and not systematized as a single research task. All educational results achieved in the "Science and Society" field have a direct practical impact. The CTP is the only research unit in Poland that has the ability to directly confront its research in this field against the actual practices of education, through its existing strong cooperative ties with schools.

Grants conducted in CTP PAS


Grant Title Project Leader Funding Institution Start End
LUSTRE - Gravity and dark energy tests in the local Universe Prof. Wojciech Andrzej Hellwing NCN 2020-08-31 2023-08-30
Origin of Gamma Ray Bursts and their multispectral characteristic. Prof. Agnieszka Janiuk NCN 2020-06-26 2024-06-25
VErTIGO: VElocities TestIng Gravity and cOsmology. Prof. Wojciech Andrzej Hellwing NCN 2019-09-03 2024-09-03
Near-term quantum computers: challenges, optimal implementations and applications Project leader Prof. Marek Kuś, CTP PAS team leader Prof. Michał Oszmaniec FNP 2019-07-01 2023-06-30
Limitations on the dark energy properties based on observations of active galaxies Prof. Bożena Jadwiga Czerny NCN 2018-04-08 2023-04-08
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Correlations in multi-body quantum carpets Mgr Piotr Tadeusz Grochowski NCN 2019-07-04 2021-07-04
Dynamic Stoner's instability Prof. Kazimierz Maria Rzążewski NCN 2019-01-13 2021-01-13
Systems of partial differential equations corresponding to the para-CR manifolds with the one-time degenerated Levi form in the dimension five Prof. Paweł Krzysztof Nurowski NCN 2019-01-09 2021-01-09
Robust self-testing of quantum systems and device-independent uncertainty relations Dr Jędrzej Kaniewski NCN 2018-06-30 2019-06-30
Quantum-classic transitions. New problems and research methods Prof. Marek Kuś NCN 2018-06-07 2021-06-07
Self-testing protocols for multipartite quantum states Prof. Remigiusz Augusiak FNP 2018-04-30 2021-04-30
Special geometries related to the exceptional group G_2 Dr Katja Sagerschnig NCN/Maria Skłodowska-Curie Cofund Action 2017-12-31 2019-12-31
Topology of configuration spaces for particles on graphs Dr Tomasz Maciążek NCN 2017-10-01 2018-10-01
Homology groups of configuration spaces for particles on graphs Dr Tomasz Maciążek NCN 2017-07-16 2019-11-16
Matter hyperaccretion on the black hole Prof. Agnieszka Janiuk NCN 2017-07-09 2020-07-09
Andrzej Trautman and Gold Age of General Relativity Prof. Paweł Krzysztof Nurowski MNiSW 2017-06-22 2018-05-22
Local relativistic perturbation theory in hydrodynamics and general relativity and its applications in cosmology Prof. Mikołaj Korzyński NCN 2017-04-09 2021-04-09
Systems of several atoms in a dipole harmonic trap Dr Rafał Ołdziejewski NCN 2017-01-16 2019-08-16
Stability of initial value problem for the equations of Einstein: classical and quantum aspects Prof. Jerzy Juliusz Kijowski NCN 2017-01-15 2020-01-15
Dance of galaxies: testing General Relativity and alternatives using galaxy velocity fields Prof. Wojciech Andrzej Hellwing EC / European Commission / Marie Skłodowska-Curie IF 2016-12-31 2019-12-31
Stellar populations of giant radio sources Dr Agnieszka Olga Kuźmicz tutor Prof. Bożena Jadwiga Czerny NCN 2016-09-30 2019-09-30
Dynamics of quantum gases Prof. Kazimierz Maria Rzążewski NCN 2016-07-13 2020-07-13
Uncertainty relations and quantum entanglement Prof. Karol Życzkowski NCN 2016-06-08 2021-06-08
Optimality, universality and controllability in the theory of quantum computing Prof. Adam Sawicki NCN 2016-04-11 2021-04-11
Non-locality in Multipartite Quantum Systems Prof. Remigiusz Augusiak EC 2016-03-31 2018-03-31
Quasar main sequence Prof. Bożena Jadwiga Czerny NCN 2016-02-02 2019-07-02
Entanglement and decoherences of ultra cold gases Prof. Krzysztof Pawłowski NCN 2015-03-05 2018-09-05
Decoherence properties of non-gaussian states Dr hab. Łukasz Marek Rudnicki NCN 2015-02-19 2018-10-17
Maximally entangled quantum states and SLOCC classification of multiqubit states Dr Tomasz Maciążek MNiSW 2014-08-24 2018-08-24
Neuroengineering control and regulation of behavior Prof. Lech Mankiewicz NCN 2013-12-19 2018-12-19
Astrophysics processes around compact objects Prof. Agnieszka Janiuk NCN 2013-02-24 2018-10-24
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