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SCIENCE PICNIC IN OLSZTYN OLD TOWN

On June 23, 2018, the IV Science Picnic under the slogan “Science is also art” took place in the Olsztyn Old Town, where the Nencki Institute Research Stationon in Mikołajki and the other instituts of the Polish Academy of Sciences presented and explained in a interesting and accessible way a serious scientific issues. In the tent of the Research Station – Mikołajki, you could see in 3D technology, live, beautiful planktonic organisms of our lakes, learn about summer algae blooms, food chains, cladocerans, rotifers and cyclops (TJ). Czytaj dalej

PROFESSORS NOMINATION 2018

On June 21st, 2018, prof. Jolanta Ejsmont-Karabin from the Nencki Institute Research Station in Mikołajki received from the President of the Republic of Poland Andrzej Duda the scientific title of professor. Congratulations!… Czytaj dalej

WHITE STORK RALLY 2018

On June 15, 2018, The “IV White Stork Rally” took place in the Nencki Institute Research Station in Mikołajki. It was an educational and sports event for schoolchildren from our region co-organized with the Masurian Landscape Park. This year the theme was the “nature of our lakes”. 7 teams from primary and secondary schools on a 1.5-km long forest route had to find 12 control points and solve the tasks waiting for them there. The event ended with a handing ceremony and a campfire at the lake (TJ). Czytaj dalej

ECOPHYSIOLOGY OF WATER MICROORGANISMS

On June 12-16, 2018,  the field classes “Ecophysiology of aquatic microorganisms” for students of the Faculty of Biology of the University of Warsaw took place in the Nencki Institute Research Station in Mikołajki.  It was conducted for years by the Department of Ecology of Microorganisms and Environmental Biotechnology, University of Warsaw (TJ). Czytaj dalej

ECOLOGY OF MICRORGANISMS

In the period of 5 and 8 June 2018 in the Nencki Institute Research Station in Mikołajki there were the field classes on the subject of “Ecology of microorganisms” for students of the Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology of the University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn. Czytaj dalej

WHITE STORK DAY 2018 in KRUTYNIA

On June 1st, 2018 in Krutynia – as every year, the Nencki Institute Research Station in Mikołajki took a part in the White Stork Day, organized by the Masurian Landscape Park, where prof. Jolanta Ejsmont-Karabin talked about the zooplankton of Lake Mikołajskie, showing it in vivo in 3D technology (TJ)… Czytaj dalej

ECOLOGY OF THE SPRING 2018

On Friday, 11 May 2018, a traditional science picnic entitled “Ecology of the Spring” was held in the Nencki Institute Research Station in Mikołajki, which we have been organizing for three years with the Masurian Landscape Park together . This year, about 150 young people from Ukta, Ryn, Woźnice and Mikołajki visited us. There were lectures, classes on the water, 3D microscope workshops etc. Young participants collected biological samples, measured water parameters, learned to recognize species of water invertebrates etc. At noon, in the Conference Room the awards ceremony was given to the winners of the art contest “Underwater residents of Masurian Lakes” (TJ)… Czytaj dalej

RESULTS OF THE CHILDRENS ART COMPETITION

On April 9th, 2018, the jury meeting of the art contest titled “Underwater inhabitants of the Masurian Lakes” was held at the Hydrobiological Station of the Nencki Institute in Mikołajki. 513 works of competitors were submitted in the regular time. The commission composed of: Jolanta Ejsmont-Karabin – Chair Tomasz Janecki Krzysztof Wittbrodt Dominika Rupp-Janecka Martyna Kwiatkowska awarded prizes in the following categories: IN THE CATEGORY KINDERGARTEN AND CLASS “0” Two equal Main Prizes: Błażej Kaczmarczyk (Krutynia) Jan Szkulski (Mikołajki) Honors: Zofia Cieplińska (Ukta) Oliwia Iwanowicz (Mragowo) Brayan Choromański (Mragowo) Special Award: Gabriela Bielak (Rydzewo) IN THE CLASS 1-3 CATEGORY Main Prize: Piotr Kamiński (Kosewo) Honors: Gabriela Mazur (Piecki) Hubert Wyrostek (Snopki) Special Award: Rozalia Myszkowska (Ryn) IN THE CLASS 4-5 CATEGORY Main prize: Alicja Lis (Dłużec) Honors: Kornelia Kordek (Woźnice) Paweł Makowski (Okartowo) Aleksander Kowalczyk (Boże) Special Award: Szymon Kadyk (Dłużec)… Czytaj dalej

WORKSHOP OF THE INTERDISCIPLINARY POLAR STUDIES

On April 15-17, 2018, a workshop for PhD students of the Interdisciplinary Polar Studies (KNOW ISP PhD Meeting) took place at the Hydrobiological Station of the Nencki Institute PAS in Mikołajki. Meeting included lectures, field activities on water and final presentations. From the new motorboat of the Institute of Geophysics “Gavia Immer” (common loon) various devices for active acoustic research were tested, which in the future will be used for geophysical research in Spitsbergen (TJ)… Czytaj dalej

MYSTERIOUS OF THE GALCIERS INTERIORS

On 15th April 2018, the audience filled our Conference Hall to listen to a very interesting lecture gave by prof. Piotr Głowacki from the Institute of Geophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences and the Polish Polar Station in Hornsund on Spitsbergen on the mysterious interiors of glaciers (TJ). Czytaj dalej