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Dolnośląski Festiwal Nauki Dolnośląski Festiwal Nauki

Festival financially supported by:

Ministerstwo Nauki i Szkolnictwa Wyższego

Gmina Wrocław

Urząd marszałkowski Województwa Dolnośląskiego

Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo SA

Fundacja Polska Miedź

Wrocław 16-21 September 2016 r.
Legnica 22-24 September 2016 r.
Lubin 29-30 September 2016 r.
Zgorzelec 29-30 September 2016 r.
Jelenia Góra 6-7 October 2016 r.
Bystrzyca Kłodzka 6-7 October 2016 r.
Dzierżoniów 6-7 October 2016 r.
Wałbrzych 13-28 October 2016 r.
Ząbkowice Śląskie 19-21 October 2016 r.
Głogów 19-21 October 2016 r.
Wrocław 16-21 September 2016 r.
Legnica 22-24 September 2016 r.
Lubin 29-30 September 2016 r.
Zgorzelec 29-30 September 2016 r.
Jelenia Góra 6-7 October 2016 r.
Bystrzyca Kłodzka 6-7 October 2016 r.
Dzierżoniów 6-7 October 2016 r.
Wałbrzych 13-28 October 2016 r.
Ząbkowice Śląskie 19-21 October 2016 r.
Głogów 19-21 October 2016 r.
Wrocław 16-21 September 2016 r.
Legnica 22-24 September 2016 r.
Lubin 29-30 September 2016 r.
Zgorzelec 29-30 September 2016 r.
Jelenia Góra 6-7 October 2016 r.
Bystrzyca Kłodzka 6-7 October 2016 r.
Dzierżoniów 6-7 October 2016 r.
Wałbrzych 13-28 October 2016 r.
Ząbkowice Śląskie 19-21 October 2016 r.
Głogów 19-21 October 2016 r.
Wrocław 16-21 September 2016 r.
Legnica 22-24 September 2016 r.
Lubin 29-30 September 2016 r.
Zgorzelec 29-30 September 2016 r.
Jelenia Góra 6-7 October 2016 r.
Bystrzyca Kłodzka 6-7 October 2016 r.
Dzierżoniów 6-7 October 2016 r.
Wałbrzych 13-28 October 2016 r.
Ząbkowice Śląskie 19-21 October 2016 r.
Głogów 19-21 October 2016 r.

music: Wojciech Żdżarski, rendition: TRIO TRĄBEK Academy of Music in Wrocław, under the direction of prof. Igor Cecocho

About Festival

Festival in the Region
The Festival has been cooperating for years with regional branches of Wroclaw University of Technology and Wroclaw University of Economics, Karkonosze College in Jelenia Góra and with the Witelon University of Applied Sciences in Legnica. The beginnings of such an event dated back to 1998 where the Festival has taken place in Legnica, Jelenia Góra and Wałbrzych for the first time. Subsequently, the Festival has been organised in the following cities: Ząbkowice Sląskie since 2002, in Zgorzelec since 2010, in Głogów and Dzierżoniów since 2011 and in Lublin since 2013.
Public Consultations - PLACES
Public consultations, provided for the PLACES project, with Wrocław inhabitants and inhabitants of the region took place on 25th September, during the 15th Lower Silesian Science Festival. The subject of the consultations was proposals for the Local Action Plan. Such proposals concerned education, commercialisation of knowledge and popularisation of science.  
The Stationary Edition of the Festival completed
  Ladies and gentlemen! The Stationary Edition of the Lower Silesian Science Festival (LSSF) has finished. During 6 days of September, approximately 850 meetings in the field of culture, science and art were organised. One more time the turnout was wholly satisfactory. It amounted to about 80,000 visits, which can be regarded as a huge success. Upon the Ceremonious Closing o [...]
New opportunities for you
  New opportunities for you   51 participants from 23 countries and 10 speakers took part in the Eusea Annual Conference in Dublin, July 9 -11, 2012. The sessions of the EAC12 offered mainly two different possibilities to create new opportunities for participating organisations/institutions: (1) Experts from the European administrations, from research an [...]
Programme of the festival available
  On 18th June we put at your disposal the programme of the 15th Jubilee Edition of the Lower Silesian Science Festival. All the interested are welcome to click on the following link Programme, in which everyone can find information when and where Inauguration takes place and what attractions accompany such a ceremony. Apart from it, everyone finds out who this year joins the Pa [...]

Current Affairs

Fascinating microbiology
Microbiologists deal mainly with detecting, identifying and cultivating microorganisms, that is bacteria and viruses. They examine their structure, development, bodily functions and their role in nature. Microbiology is an important and necessary scientific field because microbilological knowledge – gained through laboratory experiments and fieldwork – is used in medicine, agriculture, veterinary medicine, industry, environment and nutrition. During the 19th Lower Siles [...]
Secrets of food
You are what you eat – this is a popular saying and it's true. Quality and quantity of food we consume affect not only the look of our body but also the condition of our health and mood. How to eat to feel well and enjoy a good condition? How to consciously choose products in shops and make meals while we are being bombarded with highly processed food and fast food or foodstuffs labelled bio, fit and light? During the 19th Lower Silesian Science Festival we will try to answer [...]
Physical activity and health
Sport equals health! With physical activity we strengthen our heart efficiency, which lessens the risk of potential heart diseases. Besides, we lower sugar levels, improve our mental ability, reduce accumulated stress and oxygenate our organism. The list of the advantages of doing sport is much longer. We hope the merits presented above will encourage you to take part in events, organised as part of a category – Physical activity and health. “Nordic walking – what [...]
Health miscellanies
We live in times where the majority of people draw their knowledge of health and ailments of any kind mainly from the Internet. Unfortunately, data there is not always checked and reliable. At the Lower Silesian Science Festival, you will find a lot of events devoted to good physical condition and frame of mind. These events will be run by medically educated people. Their knowledge, imparted in an easy way, is bound to be more valuable than information found on the Internet. We are pre [...]
Immunology
Cloning is a process of getting identical – in terms of DNA – organisms, cells and particles of the deoxyribonucleic acid, as a result of transferring cell nuclei. An organism that has been copied is called a clone. This year we are marking the 20th anniversary of the technique of cloning that enables to clone two sheep: Megan and Morgan. From that time on, animals have been cloned on a broader scale: cows, pigs, dogs and even horses and red deer. A question arises as to wh [...]
Picture of health
One of the most important and topical health issues will be raised during the 19th Lower Silesian Science Festival. Events linked with this subject matter can be found in the category – Precious Health. “What to do with the flu?” In the course of this lecture, epidemiology, patophysiology and prevention of the flu will be discussed in detail. The lecture will try to answer the following questions: what is the origin of bird and swine flu? Are they life-threate [...]
Compulsory anatomy lesson
We're going to the anatomy lesson! The lesson is obviously run as part of the 19th Lower Silesian Science Festival and we promise it will have nothing to do with school classes. However, it's worth being prepared for each lesson. Below is an introduction which will surely help you catch up. The category – Anatomy Lesson includes a wide range of events that revolve around matters concerning the structure of human organs. As such, there will be a chance for participan [...]

Chat with

Music and psychology that is how beauty shapes a good man
“My favourite musical instrument is the choir,” smiles prof. dr hab. Marta Kierska-Witczak, who was involved in the Lower Silesian Science Festival as a co-ordinator on behalf of the Music Academy in Wrocław some time ago. However, the choir is not a ready-made instrument from the beginning. It needs to be taught how to play. So much so that the conductor's vision is tantamount to the feelings of a single chorister. A case in point is a pianist who translates her in [...]
Chemical witch that disenchanted science
“It began innocently, from a lecture during the first edition of the Lower Silesian Science Festival in 1998,” mentions prof. Jadwiga Sołoduch from the Faculty of Chemistry of Wrocław University of Technology. “I gave there a lecture called From witches, magic, a crystal ball to real science”. Professor explained how sorcerers and shamans opened the door for real science. They had their place in history – their magic and infusions prepared in the [...]
Clear a mine, and later suppress riots in a town. How does the virtual reality help soldiers?
When he said to his Math teacher he was planning to go the army, she wrung her hands and uttered: But you are such a good student! Father, non-commissioned officer, military brother recalls this situation with a smile.”It was meaningful,” said Major Marcin Bielewicz, a lecturer from the Military Academy of Land Forces in Wrocław. “I became a scout and I'm a scout now because I don't stop being a scout, after all. Later I knew that army is my cup of tea.” [...]
Chat with Justyna Andrzejowska - sport has many names
Mateusz Chorążyczewski, Lower Silesian Science Festival: You are a representative of a unit at University with an intriguing name – Department of Athlete's Motor Skills and Department of Physical Anthropology. Can you tell a few words about the workings of these institutions? Dr Justyna Andrzejewska, Academy of Physical Education in Wrocław: Discussing all the research areas of the Faculty of Sport Sciences would take me a long time. That's why I'll focus mainly o [...]
Chat with Katarzyna Zwolińska - Wrocław scientist's DNA
Mateusz Chorążyczewski, Lower Silesian Science Festival: You work in the Laboratory of Virology PAS. Besides, you are involved in running classes as part of the Lower Silesian Science Festival and Children's University. Why are you engaged in promoting science? Is any of these jobs closer to you heart? Dr Katarzyna Zwolińska, biotechnologist, microbiologist, Institute of Immunology and Experimental Therapy PAS: It might be said that one role results from another because without [...]
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