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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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The first theatre play written by AI

Karel Čapek is a Czech writer known for his invention of the word ‘robot’. His famous play R.U.R. premiered in 1921 and now, a century later, comes a play written by the artificial intelligence. The project called AI: When a Robot Writes a Play was created as a unique experiment at the Faculty of Mathematics …

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EuroTech Summer School and Innovation Day

EuroTech Summer School is an event which takes place 5-9 July 2021 and is open to Master and PhD students from EuroTech schools like Czech Technical University in Prague. It is organized by Energy4Climate Center of Institut Polytechnique de Paris and you can participate online. The topic of this EuroTech summer school is “From Smart …

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Vision for AI 2021

On 22 April, European scientists are holding the online event called European Vision for AI 2021. The organizers are part of the European project VISION that cooperates with exceptional AI centres and the Czech Institute of Informatics, Robotics and Cybernetics is one of the main organizers. Anyone is welcomed to attend without prior registration—general public, …

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