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The place where discoveries are born

The Faculty of Mathematics and Physics that belongs to Charles University is THE place where to go if you want to be part of big scientific discoveries. What are some of their most recent findings in the past few months? Czech satellite will explore the Moon’s surroundings The Czech scientists from MFF and CTU are …

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Upcoming conferences in autumn 2022

While it’s still uncertain whether the coronavirus epidemic is over or not, international scientific conferences are slowly coming back. Last year most conferences were either cancelled entirely or did their virtual test run but it seems everything should be back to normal this autumn. Conferences are usually public and open to anyone who registers so …

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Prague Pride Festival 2022

If you’re part of the LGBTQA+ community, you’re probably very interested to find out how friendly Czech people are towards other sexual orientations and genders. We’re proud to tell you that Czechs are one of the most open-minded nationalities in Central and Eastern Europe so there’s nothing to be afraid of. In the poll, it …

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The very first female rector of Charles University

For the very first time in the history of famous Charles University, the newly appointed rector is a woman. The Academic Senate voted Milena Králíčková to become the university leader and it’s a historic occasion indeed. Králíčková used to be a pro-rector of study affairs and also a scientist as well as a genecologist. “Women …

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Universities in Czechia support Ukraine

Universities in the Czech Republic condemn the Russian invasion of Ukraine and promise to support Ukrainian students currently living in Czechia and also their relatives from areas affected by war. The Ukrainian flag was put on almost every university building and schools are coming up with concrete plans how to help people in need. Charles …

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Breakthrough research at Masaryk University

Since 2018, the scientists at Masaryk University in Brno have been researching how viruses release their genomes. Recently, their third article was published in the prestigious magazine ACS Nano by American Chemical Society (ranking 243 out of 5554 peer-reviewed journals) and caught attention of the media. What’s their research about? We’ve asked one of the …

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Czech graphic novel received a prestigious award in Japan

The University of West Bohemia is very proud of its Faculty of Arts. Their students won the third place in a prestigious competition Japan International Manga Award for the best comics of 2021. It’s historically the first time a Czech graphic novel won in Japan. The jury consisted of renowned manga artists and translators. The …

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Prague City University – IBF Residential Real Estate Seminar

Dr. Stefano Cavagnetto, Dean of the school of business will be a keynote speaker for the International Business Forum’s 6th Annual Residential Real Estate Seminar: ‘Uncharted Territory’. He will be covering topics like how the COVID pandemic has affected the European economy and what the future holds now. He will also be discussing what changes …

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Cycling around the equator in a month – University of South Bohemia

The University of South Bohemia participated in the international Academic Bicycle Challenge in June 2021 and achieved some great results. The Academic Bicycle Challenge (ABC) is an international cycling competition for universities and higher education institutions. The main goal of this challenge is to find the most active cycling university. The pros of this competition …

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“UV fingerprint” Research at Mendel University brings unexpected possibilities

The principle used behind this experiment is called Spectral characteristics of the sample. They illuminate the sample with UV radiation, and this starts with some fascinating photochemical reactions, which are specific to the given sample. After a few minutes using the spectral characteristics, it is possible to tell what the sample originated from. Any liquid …

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