Curie Week in Warsaw
As part of the Marie Curie Week 2004, a variety of events
took place in Warsaw between 3 and 10 November.
pupils and students visited an exhibition hosted by the Technical
University of Warsaw’s Institute of Physics. The Marie Curie
Museum was busy throughout the ten days, with around 30 conferences
related to the person and work of Marie Curie. A training session
about the great Polish scientist in the Faculty of Science created
a lot of interest, attracting 200 school teachers. The programme
of visits to schools was also fully booked.
During the weekend, several ‘science buses’ took visitors
through Warsaw to visit a series of locations linked to Marie Curie,
including the house where she was born, the university, and the
The Marie Curie Awards ceremony took place on her birthday, 7 November.
The following day saw the launch of the Polish network of mobility
centres by Michal Kleiber, Polish Minister for Research and Achilleas
Mitsos, Director-General for Research in the European Commission.
During 2005, the exhibition will be on display in other Polish cities,
including Krakow, Gdansk, Poznan and others.
3-10 November 2004, Warsaw, Poland.