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Ig Nobel prize for our graduate

Prof. Tomasz Paterek from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore with collaborators was awarded Ig Nobla prize from biology for discovering that dead magnetized cockroaches behave differently than living magnetized cockroaches.

Ig Nobel prize is awarded for serious research that has some humorous or extraordinary meaning. It is very well recognized in the academic world. One of Ig Nobel Prize winners was Andre Gleim who get Nobel Prize later.

Ig Nobel prize web page: Improbable Research

Honoured paper: Scientific Reports

Prof. Paterek graduated from Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in theoretical physics. His master thesis was prepared under supervision of Prof. Andrzej Góźdź.