Bartosz holds a Master’s degree in Biotechnology and a Ph.D. in Biological Sciences from the University of Silesia in Katowice. His doctoral dissertation (defended in 2023) concerned mechanisms of geometric cognition in insects. Bartosz is a co-author of papers published in PLOS One, Insects, Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, Journal of Pest Science, Open Life Sciences, Molecules, Zoomorphology, Scientific Reports, European Journal of Entomology, Acta Neurobiologiae Experimentalis and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS). He has led the project (DI2015 0254 45) funded by the Diamond Grant V programme. He was awarded the Ministry of Science and Higher Education Scholarship for academic excellence in 2017. He is a corresponding member of the Polish Ethological Society, a longtime co-organizer of Brain Awareness Week celebrations in Katowice, and a collaborator of Lars Chittka's team (Queen Mary University of London).
Bartosz won the competition for the position of Assistant Professor (in the Polish educational system called Adiunkt) in the MCLL, which is funded by the Strategic Programme Excellence Initiative at Jagiellonian University. In February 2023, he will start investigating spatial-numerical associations in humans with grip sensors methodology and continue his research on insects' cognition in the MCLL.