Coronavirus

Mendel University helps with research on the psychological effects of COVID

 The research team from Mendel University in Brno conducted a questionnaire survey “Psychological Stressors and Behavioral Consequences of COVID-19″ in 42 countries and aims to map the factors that can influence people’s well-being and decision-making during the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. The results of this international cooperation can help state authorities to understand the …

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Czech researchers develop high quality face masks and respirators

The demand for face masks and respirators is very high during the global pandemic and while governments find it hard to satisfy the demand, scientists are racing to find alternative sources. In the Czech Republic, scientist at different universities highly contribute to the national production. Scientists from the Technical University in Liberec started producing facemasks …

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The Czech Technical University turned into a scientific manufactory

Laboratories of the Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering of the Czech Technical University in Prague were transformed into a scientific manufactory in March. Due to the general lack of disinfectants on the market, the Department of Nuclear Chemistry began producing its own disinfectants for the needs of the university and other institutions. The …

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Protect your mental health during quarantine

In a situation that would have been unthinkable just months ago, quarantine and social distancing have now become commonplace worldwide as governments make similar efforts to fight the global pandemic. The psychological impact of quarantine can be serious. Therefore, we bring you some important tips on how to look after your wellbeing while staying at …

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Masaryk University offers laboratories for coronavirus research free of charge

CEITEC Masaryk University is offering priority access, free of charge, to their equipment in shared laboratories including research expertise for research that may lead to the development of a vaccine or drug against COVID-19. Since last week, Czech and international researchers, who are involved in research related to the COVID-19 disease, can take advantage of …

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Czech video inspires the world to wear face masks during the global pandemic

Czech-made video #Masks4All by Petr Ludwig and Aneta Kernová in English language has now been watched by millions of people worldwide and featured on CNN. The video encourages people across the world to wear face masks during the global pandemic to slow down the spread of coronavirus. The 3.5-minute video encouraging other countries to wear …

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Virtual Open Days at University of New York in Prague

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has forced higher education institutions and schools around to world to undergo a transition to a virtual model of instruction and operation. Moving online has also affected university admissions departments and prospective candidates. That is why the University of New York in Prague decided to host UNYP Virtual Open Days starting …

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How to study at home effectively

With universities being shut down until further notice due to the coronavirus epidemic in the Czech Republic, thousands of college students will have to come up with a routine how to stay productive despite the cancellation of lectures. Here are a few tips on how to study at home effectively and not procrastinate too much. …

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Czech government declares state of emergency in response to coronavirus

The government of the Czech Republic has declared a state of emergency in response to the coronavirus epidemic. Extensive measures are being put in place to stop the spread of the virus, including travel restrictions and the closure of sports facilities, galleries, and libraries. Schools including Czech universities will be shut down until further notice. …

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