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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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Join Prague University of Economics and Business. Applications are open until April 30

The applications for all bachelor and master English-taught degree programmes offered at the Prague University of Economics and Business (VŠE) are now open and go until April 30, 2021, with the exception of the BBA programme – June 10, 2021. For more information about the programmes curricula and admission requirements, please, visit the programmes’ website or contact the programme’s coordinator. …

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Google launched Career Certification Courses in Data Analytics, Project Management, and UX Design

During the pandemic, many people decided to spend their time during lockdown by upgrading their skills through online courses. In March 2021, Google opened enrollment for its three new career certification courses in the fields of Data Analytics, Project Management, and UX Design, which are available to anyone without the need of having any background …

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Czech Republic ranks 18th in the World Happiness Report 2021

The World Happiness Report 2021 ranked the Czech Republic as the 18th happiest country in the world, one place higher than in 2020. The Czech position in the annual ranking has been steadily improving in recent years. Finland has been reported the happiest country across globe, followed by Denmark, Switzerland and Iceland. The annual World …

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University of South Bohemia supports an ecological charity

The academic library belonging to the University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice invites everyone to donate their old mobile phone to charity. Even during the current lockdown, you can bring old phones you no longer use and toss them into a special box in front of the library. The charity project called Remobil aims …

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Two workshops worth attending

In January 2021, Anglo-American University in Prague became a member of European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR), the academic association that focuses on advancing political science and associates political scientists in Europe. This means that AAU students can now participate in ECPR events such as the upcoming virtual workshop on Women and Leadership. The whole …

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Covid-19 epidemic in the Czech Republic: Measures in March 2021

The Covid-19 epidemic in the Czech Republic is still worrying, as its growth accelerated in February, partly due to the spread of novel coronavirus variants. From February 27, a new state of emergency applies in the country until March 28 along with stricter measures: As of March 1, 2021, all persons are prohibited from leaving …

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The historical pub in Oxford that was supporting students closes

The traditional pub The Lamb & Flag in Oxford that was being visited by students, locals and travellers after more than four centuries closes due to coronavirus. Besides its historical atmosphere, a wide variety of ale and quality cider for purchase, the pub also provided financial help to students. From its profits, the pub supported …

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