Dyrekcja instytutu

Piotr Stankiewicz
dr hab. Piotr Stankiewicz Director

Piotr Stankiewicz is a professor of sociology at Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń. His work concerns the relationship between new technology development and social life. Stankiewicz focuses on technology assessment, innovation management, social perception of risk, and public participation in technological innovation. He works at the intersection of science, the public sector, and business. Piotr Stankiewicz studied and conducted research in Cologne, Konstanz, and Hamburg. He graduated in Interdisciplinary Individual Studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences (Ph.D. in sociology and philosophy) from Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń. In 2020, he completed the program of Leadership Academy for Poland, which was carried out in collaboration with Harvard University.

For the past 15 years, Stankiewicz has collaborated with such institutions as the Bureau of Research (Biuro Analiz Sejmowych), the Marshal’s Office of the Pomorskie Voivodship (Urząd Marszałkowski Województwa Pomorskiego), Pomeranian Special Economic Zone Ltd. (Pomorska Specjalna Strefa Ekonomiczna), the Pomeranian Regional Chamber of Commerce (Regionalna Izba Gospodarcza Pomorza), as well as with the Polish ministries of economy and environment. The issues under scrutiny in these collaborations included the controversies surrounding genetically modified organisms, the implementation of the Polish Nuclear Power Programme, the search for shale gas in Poland, and the social conflicts surrounding wind farms and cell towers.

From 2017 to 2020, Stankiewicz was Director of the Educational Research Institute (Instytut Badań Edukacyjnych) located in Warsaw. He has also worked on a number of national and international research projects, funded by the National Science Centre (Poland), EU’s Seventh Framework Programme, Horizon 2020, and Erasmus+. He is a member of the team of experts of the National Science Centre (Poland).

His book entitled „Gra w Atom. Społeczne zarządzanie technologią w rozwoju energetyki jądrowej w Polsce” (The Atom Game: Social management of technology in the development of nuclear power in Poland) is an analysis of the implementation of the Polish Nuclear Power Programme. Stankiewicz was the co-editor (together with Mirosław Gwiazdowicz from the Bureau of Research) of a special issue of the journal “Zeszyty Prawnicze Biura Analiz Sejmowych” devoted to the problem of technology assessment.

dr Grzegorz Malinowski Deputy Director of Research
Grzegorz Malinowski is an assistant professor at Kozminski University. He specializes in macroeconomics research. He has extensive experience working in industry: He has held a number of positions in banking, offered consulting services, worked in sales in a number of areas, and handled financial risk management in companies. He is a member of the TIGER center, which investigates the problems of economic development in the context of globalization.
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Edyta Masłowska-Parafian Deputy Director of Finance and Management
Masłowska-Parafian held the position of the Finance and Management Deputy Director of the Educational Research Institute (Instytut Badań Edukacyjnych). Among others, she also worked in the Ministry of Regional Development (Ministerstwo Rozwoju Regionalnego), where she spent 6 years organizing a system for management and funding of initiatives developed with EU funds. Her duties included managing and supervision of the biggest projects from the areas of education and environmental protection funded with EU resources.
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dr hab. Michał Wróblewski Chief Research Specialist
Piotr Przymusiała R+D Consultant
Ewa Kawiak-Jawor
dr Ewa Kawiak-Jawor Senior Research Specialist
Joanna Suchomska Research Associate
Krzysztof Nedzynski 2
Krzysztof Nędzyński Senior Research Specialist
Jan Kowalczyk R&D Consultant
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Krzysztof Sokołowski Research Coordination Specialist
Jolanta Rzęsista Area Lider - Administration and Organisation Department Manager
Katarzyna Król Area Lider - Chief Accountant
Zdjęcie-Bożena Goliszewska-Chojdak
Bożena Goliszewska-Chojdak HR and Payroll Specialist
Paweł Prusik2
Paweł Prusik Senior Purchasing Specialist
Aleksandra Białorudzka Senior Administration Specialist
Magdalena Kocikowska Administration Specialist
Grażyna Mikołajczyk Accounting Specialist
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Marta Piątek-Gajos Secretary Specialist
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Dorota Mancewicz Senior Administration Specialist
Ela Suprun2
Elżbieta Suprun Reorganisation Associate