Stanisław Leszczycki Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization Polish Academy of Sciences (IGSO PAS) was founded in 1953 (initially as the Institute of Geography PAS). The Institute is an important research centre in Poland in the fields of socio-economic geography, physical geography as well as spatial organization. Within the framework of the Institute, the Central Library of Geography and Environmental Protection is operating, this being one of the largest library centres of the kind in the world. (more...)

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The opening of a competition for a 36-month scholarship

Stanisław Leszczycki Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization, Polish Academy of Sciences (IGSO PAS) announces the opening of a competition for the position of a scholarship holder within NCN OPUS project titled: Permafrost evolution in the last glacial period: the case of unique ring forms in Northern Poland
(no 2022/45/B/ST10/03167, PI: Prof. Mirosław Błaszkiewicz)

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Competition for a 36-month post-doctoral fellowship

We are pleased to announce the opening of a competition for a 36-month post-doctoral fellowship (post-doc) at the Stanisław Leszczycki Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization, Polish Academy of Sciences (IGSO PAS).
Offer as part of the Weave-UNISONO NCN project: 2021/03/Y/HS4/00217

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Results for the position of the post-doc in Sonata BIS project

Please be advised that the laureate of the position of the postdoctoral fellow position at the Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization Polish Academy of Sciences in NCN project (grant No. 2019/34/E/ST10/00275): „Novel multi-proxy approaches for synchronization of European palaeoclimate records from the Holstein interglacial” is Mr. PhD Stefan Lauterbach.

In remembrance of Konrad Czapiewski (1979-2022)

Please take a moment to reflect as you read the text dedicated to our Friend and Colleague Konrad, who died tragically on August 25, 2022 at the age of 43.

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European Landscape Ecology Congress IALE 2022

We are pleased to announce that IALE 2022 European Landscape Ecology Congress took place on July 11-15, 2022. Congress, which was attended by 400 participants from almost 50 countries, was organized by our Institute (IGiPZ PAN) and Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies, University of Warsaw. We invite you to read the details.

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The winner of the position of PhD student/scholarship holder in NCN project

Please be advised that the winner of the position of PhD student/scholarship holder in NCN project (grant No. 2021/41/B/ST10/00060): "Tipping-points in boreal and permafrost peatland ecosystems of Western Siberia under the global climate crisis and increasing fire risk (PEATFLAMES)" is Mr. Harry Roberts.

Declaration by the International Geographical Union on the Ukraine crisis

The International Geographical Union notes with dismay the alarming situation in Ukraine and finds the invasion of a sovereign democratic nation by Russian forces senseless and unacceptable.  These actions are undermining global security and stability and have led to deplorable human suffering and loss of life.

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