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Prizes by PAU

 

THE NICOLAUS COPERNICUS PRIZE

 

The Nicolaus Copernicus Prize, funded by the City of Cracow by a resolution of the City Council passed on 9 July 1993, in conjunction with the foundation act of the Municipal Commune of 18 February 1973. By tradition, the PAU awards this Prize every five years in the fields of astronomy, earth sciences, economy, natural philosophy, medicine, military defense sciences, and law. In 1995, for the first time since the revival of the PAU, Prizes were awarded.

2010
2005
2000
1995

 

LAUREATES OF 1995

Prof. Richard Wielebinski – The Nicolaus Copernicus Prize by the City of Cracow in the field of astronomy for the works published in 1990-1994 - three series in the fields of: 1) magnetic fields of galaxies, 2) emission in molecular lines, 3) radioemission of pulsars.

Dr hab. Adam Łyszkowicz – The Nicolaus Copernicus Prize by the City of Cracow in the field of geodesy for the work published in 1993 - The Geoid for the Area of Poland.

Prof. dr hab. Stanisław Gibowicz and prof. dr hab. Andrzej Kijko – The Nicolaus Copernicus Prize by the City of Cracow in the field of geophysics for the monography published in 1993 - An Introduction to Mining Seismology.

Prof. dr hab. Stanisław Leszczycki – The Nicolaus Copernicus Prize by the City of Cracow in the field of physical geography for the idea, edition and publication in 1994 the work entitled: Atlas zasobów, walorów i zagrożeń środowiska geograficznego Polski.

Prof. dr hab. Stanisław Meducki – The Nicolaus Copernicus Prize by the City of Cracow in the field of economy for the work published in 1991 - Wieś kielecka w czasie okupacji niemieckiej (1939-1945). Studium historyczno-gospodarcze.

Dr hab. Teresa Grabińska – The Nicolaus Copernicus Prize by the City of Cracow in the field of philosophy for the work published in 1993 - Teoria, model, rzeczywistość.

Prof. dr hab. Jerzy Vetulani and doc. dr hab. Lucyna Antkiewicz-Michaluk – The Nicolaus Copernicus Prize by the City of Cracow in the field of medicine for the series of twelve works published in 1990-1994 concerning modifications of neuroactive medications effects by antagonists of calcium canal.

Prof. dr hab. inż. arch. Janusz Bogdanowski – The Nicolaus Copernicus Prize by the City of Cracow in the field of military defense science for the work published in 1993 - Sztuka Obronna.

 


 

LAUREATES OF 2000

 

Prof. Bohdan Paczyński – The Individual Nicolaus Copernicus Prize by the City of Cracow in the field of astronomy for initiating, creating and conducting significant international entrprise - Optical Gravitational Lensing Experiment.

Prof. dr hab. Andrzej Sas-Uhrynowski, Dr Elżbieta Welker, Dr Irina Diomina and Dr Leonid Kasyanenko – The Collective Nicolaus Copernicus Prize by the City of Cracow in the field of geodesy for the work: Atlas map Magnetycznych Bałtyku (1998).

Prof. dr Jerzy Jankowski, Prof. dr Christian Sucksdorff – The Collective Nicolaus Copernicus Prize by the City of Cracow in the field of geophysics for the monography: The Guide for magnetic measurements and obserwatory practice (IAGA 1996).

Prof. dr hab. Ewa Łętowska – The Individual Nicolaus Copernicus Prize by the City of Cracow in the field of economy for the monography: Prawo umów konsumenckich (1999).

Ks. Prof. dr hab. Michał Heller - The Individual Nicolaus Copernicus Prize by the City of Cracow in the field of natural philosophy for four books:

  • Wieczność, Czas Kosmos; Znak, Kraków 1995;
  • Nauka i Wyobraźnia; Znak, Kraków 1995;
  • The New Physics and New Theology; Univ. Of Notre Dame Press, USA 1996;
  • Mechanika Kwantowa dla Filozofów; Biblos, Tarnów 1997.

Doc. dr hab. Władysław Lasoń – The Individual Nicolaus Copernicus Prize by the City of Cracow in the field of medicine for the work: Neurosteroidy i ich rola w patologii ośrodkowego układu nerwowego (stany drgawkowe, procesy neurotoksyczne i uzależnienia lekowe).

Dr Krzysztof Wojtyszek – The Individual Nicolaus Copernicus Prize by the City of Cracow in the field of law for the monography Granice ingerencji ustawodawczej w sferę praw człowieka w Konstytucji RP (Kraków 1999).

 


 

LAUREATES OF 2005


Prof. dr hab. Andrzej J. Kus, dr Leszek P. Błaszkiewicz, mgr Grzegorz Hrynek, mgr Andrzej Kępa, mgr Eugeniusz Pazderski, dr hab. Marian Szymczak - The Team Nicolaus Copernicus Prize by the City of Cracow in the field of astronomy for five works dedicated to maser emission sources.

Prof. dr hab. Aleksander Brzeziński - The Individual Nicolaus Copernicus Prize by the City of Cracow in the field of geodesy for theNon-rigid Earth nutation model.

Prof. dr hab. Leszek Starkel - The Individual Nicolaus Copernicus Prize by the City of Cracow in the field of physical geography for the monography: Historia dolnej Wisły i jej dopływów w czasie ostatnich 20 tysięcy lat, IGiPZ PAN, Warszawa 2001.

Prof. Andrzej Wojtyna - The Individual Nicolaus Copernicus Prize by the City of Cracow in the field of economics for the book: Szkice o polityce pieniężnej, Polskie Wydawnictwo Ekonomiczne, Warszawa 2004.

Prof. dr hab. Mieczysław Markowski - The Individual Nicolaus Copernicus Prize by the City of Cracow in the field of natural philosophy for 31 works from the period of 2000-2004 concerning a history of natural philosophy and astronomy at the Jagiellonian University, especially of the Copernicanism.

Doc. dr hab. Krzysztof Wędzony - The Individual Nicolaus Copernicus Prize by the City of Cracow in the field of medicine for the cycle of 6 works entitled: Poszukiwanie nowych punktów uchwytu działania substancji łagodzących objawy schizofrenii.

Dr Wojciech Jakimowicz - The Individual Nicolaus Copernicus Prize by the City of Cracow in the field of law for preparing the monography Publiczne prawa podmiotowe, Polskie Wydawnictwa Profesjonalne - Zakamycze, Kraków 2002.

 



LAUREATES OF 2010


The Team of the Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Centre of the Polish Academy of Sciences composed of: Prof. dr hab. Tomasz Bulik, Dr Jarosław Dyks, Prof. dr hab. Włodzimierz Kluźniak, Dr hab. Rafał Moderski, Prof. dr hab. Bronisław Rudak, Prof. dr hab. Marek Sikora, Prof. dr hab. Andrzej A. Zdziarski – The Nicolaus Copernicus Prize by the City of Cracow in the field of astronomy for their works published in prestigious journals worldwide, which is the team’s important contribution to raising awareness about the most energetic astrophysical processes and to deepening the global scientific cooperation in the field of astrophysics.

Dr hab. Michał Kokowski, Prof. in the Institute of History of the Polish Academy of Sciences – The Nicolaus Copernicus Prize by the City of Cracow in the field of astronomy for the work Different faces of Nicolaus Copernicus – a meeting with the history of interpretation, which is a creative summary of the research into the Great Astronomer’s theory with a rich philosophical context.

Prof. dr hab. Andrzej Kajetan Wróblewski – The Nicolaus Copernicus Prize by the City of Cracow in the field of natural sciences for his pioneering in Polish science, monumental and fully original work The history of physics from the earliest times to the present.

Prof. dr hab. Zbigniew Fajklewicz – The Nicolaus Copernicus Prize by the City of Cracow in the field of geophysics for the outstanding and original work Applied gravimetry, which is a result of his research and engineering achievements of great values for cognition and learning.

Prof. dr hab. Barbara Przewłocka – The Nicolaus Copernicus Prize by the City of Cracow in the field of medicine for discoveries in explaining the mechanism of neuropathic pain, expressed in a number of publications in reputable journals worldwide as an important advance in medical research.

Prof. dr hab. Karol Weitz – The Nicolaus Copernicus Prize by the City of Cracow in the field of law for outstanding achievements in the research on civil, international and especially European law, documented by a number of publications that are important to the interpretation and application of legal norms.

 



 
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