Rada Samorządu Doktorantów Polskiej Akademii Nauk

Questions for panelists form

First panel:

Funding Your PhD Journey: Unlocking the World of Internships Abroad

Friday – 16:30-17:30


Bartosz Bondzior

Adjunct professor at the Institute of Low Temperatures and Structure Research PAS, beneficiary of the Bekker Programme of The Polish National Agency For Academic Exchange (NAWA), 2021 edition. He completed his post-doctoral internship in Tampere University, where he implemented his project “Composition-structure-properties interdependence study by direct doping of the optical probe in bioactive glasses”

Patrycja Donaburska

Senior Program Office at Fulbright Poland. Coordinates the Graduate Student Award, Junior Research Award and BioLAB Program. She is responsible for promotion, recruitment and administrative processes and is involved in the development and organization of mentoring programs run by the Commission.

Agnieszka Kawka

Experienced in the field of grant management and R&D planning. Manager in charge of scientific mobility programmes. Responsible for coordinating ERC Mentoring Initiative in NAWA and the Bekker NAWA scholarship programme supporting international mobility of researchers and PhD students.

Justyna Nasalska

Third year PhD student in Doctoral College of Chemistry in Doctoral School of the University of Wrocław, who was a participant of mobility programmes such as PROM NAWA, STER NAWA and Erasmus+ Traineeship.

Second panel:

Ethical research and transparent publishing: Challenges and good practices

Saturday – 14:00-15:00


Konrad Kulikowski

Konrad Kulikowski is an adjunct assistant professor at the Institute of Management at Lodz Technical University in Poland. His research interests include topics related to human resource management, such as employee engagement, pay transparency, and particularly the management of higher education institutions, the evaluation of individual scientists and the well-being of doctoral students. Additionally, he publishes on the role of cognitive abilities in the world of work, with a particular focus on the impact of intelligence on employees’ well-being and performance. Konrad also collaborates with Sedlak & Sedlak, the oldest Polish HR consulting firm, writing books, articles, and reports for human resource management practitioners. He promotes the idea of evidence-based human resource management and fights against nonsense in management. His research has been funded by the Polish National Science Center. Website: konradkulikowski.pl

Paulina Niedźwiedzka-Rystwej

Dr. hab. Paulina Niedźwiedzka-Rystwej, prof. US, leader of the research team of experimental immunology and immunobiology of infectious and cancer diseases at the Institute of Biology of the University of Szczecin, Poland, deputy director of the US Doctoral School. Associated with the University of Szczecin since the beginning of her scientific career, i.e. since 2005. Author and co-author of over 170 scientific papers with a total IF of over 200, on topics related to veterinary immunology, virology and immunobiology of infectious and cancer diseases. Co-author of translations of textbooks on Immunology. Member of the Board of the Polish Society of Experimental and Clinical Immunology. Leader and co-executor of KBN, NCN, NCBiR grants in the field of veterinary immunology and infectious diseases in humans. Winner of many awards of the Rector of the US. Non-scientific interests – poetry and theatre, Spanish language, psychology of interpersonal relations.

Małgorzata Samsel-Czekała

Małgorzata Samsel-Czekała is an associate professor and the head of PhD Program and a member of the Doctoral School (WDS IPAS) Council at the Institute of Low Temperature and Structure Research PAS, Wrocław. Prof. Samsel-Czekała received M.Sc. in physics from the University of Wrocław (1998), then PhD (2002) and Habilitation (2011) in physics from the above institute. She spent also a 1-year postdoctoral fellowship at the Leibniz-Institut für Festkörper und Werkstoffforschung (IFW-Dresden, DE) and 2-months stay as a visiting researcher at the Uppsala University (SE) and many shorter visits, e.g. at the University of Bristol (UK) and University of Helsinki (FI). Her research interests comprise condensed matter physics, quantum mechanics and its applications, electron, phonon and magnetic structure, Dirac and topological materials, superconductors and magnetic materials, DFT, computer tomography and spectroscopic methods.

Website: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/M_Samsel-Czekala