What is SPP?

Science: Polish Perspectives is a popular science conference directed at young researchers, PhD students and undergraduates of Polish origin, conducting their research at universities and institutes outside of Poland. This year, it will be two days in Oxford, packed with an amazing posters, talks and workshops on every scientific discipline, ranging from the limits of quantum interference to the question of ownership of mammoth’s DNA.


Because we believe in two things: that doing Science is also about its popularisation and that Polish scientists abroad need a sense of community. The myth of a dirty lab coat researcher is appealing, but the Conference is here to show the real, entertaining, and inspiring face of Science. As (most of us) are of Polish origin, we are also sharing the experience of doing research abroad. In an attempt to gather all those puzzle pieces from all over the World in a single place we invite you to Oxford – your piece will surely fit in!

Saying that SPP will change your life may sound like an exaggeration, but we have the data to back up our view: some of us chose a different career path, others started a succesfull scientific colaboration and some even met their spouses!

Join us at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford this Autumn!

If you are thinking of sharing your research with others, we would be delighted for you to talk about it, or present it on a poster. However, if you are more about hearing others, seeing what the original Science is all about, or just networking while having a few bagels – join us as a Participant!

Stay tuned to find out about our amazing SPP2016 keynote speakers!

We will also soon publish more info about this year’s workshops!

In meantime, follow us on instagram, stay up to date with our Facebook fanpage, and sign up for the newsletter below! More info coming up soon!


Agata Misiaszek
Project Leader
University of Edinburgh
Molecular Biology

Mikołaj Grelewicz
Finance Officer
University College London
Electronic & Electrical Engineering

Axel Grubba
Marketing Officer
University of Sheffield/TU München

Jędrzej Górski
Public Engagement Officer
Wrocław University of Technology
Computer Science and Aviation Engineering

Małgorzata Kasprzak
Communications Officer
University of Oxford

Jakub Kowalczyk
University of Edinburgh
Electronics & Electrical Engineering

Łukasz Pietrasik
University of Edinburgh
Mechanical Engineering

Anna Zych
Scientific Programme Officer
University of Glasgow
Neuroscience and Psychology

Aleksandra Węglarz
Scientific Programme Officer
University of Sheffield
Medical Biotechnology

Mateusz Kotowski
Local Arrangements Officer
University of Oxford

Nina Handzewniak
Local Arrangements Officer
University of Oxford

Do you want to join us? We will soon be recruiting volunteers for SPP2016! Stay tuned with our FB fanpage for more info!


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