The PhD student Jan Świerkowski was awarded with the Science Populariser 2017 competition organized by PAP – Science in Poland and the Ministry of Science, in the Animator Category. Congratulations!

The award in the Animator category went to Jan Świerkowski, the leader of the B61 Institute who promotes science by combining the work of artists and researchers. His performances have been watched by over 20,000. spectators, and the exhibition “Cosmic Underground” (realized on a freight train) travelled across Europe: from Tallinn, through Poland, to Lisbon.

“It is important for our team of scientists and artists to work out a language of understanding with the public” – emphasised Świerkowski.

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