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Paweł Świt, PhD, Eng., winner of MINIATURA 5 call for proposals

17.08.2021 - 12:23 update 25.08.2021 - 15:00
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MINIATURA 5 Call for proposals

On 16 August 2021, the National Science Centre published the first ranking list of the MINIATURA 5 call for proposals. The goal of the MINIATURA call for proposals is to finance research activities conducted for the purposes of a future research project that will be submitted under an NSC call or other domestic and international calls for proposals. The fifth edition offers grants from 5,000 PLN to 50,000 to fund preliminary or pilot studies, query, fellowships, research visits or consultations to be carried out over a period of up to 12 months. The proposals are accepted on a rolling basis until 30 September 2021.

Ranking list

One of the winners of the MINIATURA 5 call for proposals is Paweł Świt, PhD, Eng. from the Institute of Chemistry.
Project title: “Development of innovative analytical calibration strategy for examination of interference effects and improving the quality of analytical results”
The amount of the grant is PLN 49,940.
PDF ranking list

The winner

Paweł Świt, PhD, Eng. studied at the Faculty of Chemistry of the Jagiellonian University in 2007-2012, he finished his MA thesis in the Flow Analysis Techniques Team of the Department of Analytical Chemistry. He also completed his Master’s degree studies in chemical technology at the Faculty of Materials Science and Ceramics at the AGH University of Science and Technology in 2014. In 2013, he started doctoral studies at the Faculty of Chemistry of the Jagiellonian University under the supervision of Prof. Paweł Kościelniak. He defended his PhD thesis entitled “Examination and elimination of the interference effects with application of innovative calibration methods” in December 2017. During his doctoral studies, he participated in several internships abroad, including internships at the Faculty of Pharmacy of the Charles University in Prague and at the Department of Analytical Chemistry at the University of Valencia. In 2018, he was honored by the Committee on Analytical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences with the award for the best PhD thesis. In 2018, he started working at the Institute of Pharmacology of the Polish Academy of Sciences, where he was engaged in the determination of neurotransmitters using high-performance liquid chromatography. In 2019, he joined the Jagiellonian Centre for Experimental Therapeutics, and his research interests were related to surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS). Currently he works at the Institute of Chemistry of the University of Silesia in the Complex Instrumental Signal Modeling Team.

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Paweł Świt, PhD, Eng. | photo from the private archive

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