Science

Study Physics in Prague: There Is No Science Without Students

In 2021 Matfyz is opening a new English Master programme, and international students thus have a chance to study physics at one the most prestigious universities in central Europe. What do students and teachers think about our new programme? How difficult is the study? How expensive it might be? And what can you get from studying at …

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Beware of predatory journals

Are you a PhD student or a junior scientist? And have you ever heard of predatory journals? If not, read on so that you know how to avoid dangers waiting for young inexperienced authors. Simply said, the term ‘predatory journals’ refers to fraudulent publications and it’s a growing issue recently. These deceitful publishers want to …

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Upcoming conferences in 2021

Even though normal student life is pretty much brought to a halt due to the coronavirus pandemic, various university conferences are still up and running. Of course, they mainly switched to the virtual environment. If you’re interested in attending but you’re not sure how it all works, consider reading our previous article while bearing in …

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Chemist Martin Pumera is among the most cited scientists in the world

Stanford University published a list of 2 % of the world’s most-cited scientists. A total of 359 of them work at Czech research institutions. The most cited Czech scientist in 2019 was the chemist Martin Pumera, who ranked 203rd in the overall ranking. Pumera works at CEITEC at BUT and the University of Chemistry and …

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Applications are now open for STARS PhD program at Faculty of Science CUNI

The PhD program supporting talented research students from across the world is now open to all applicants who hold a master‘s degree in science, medicine, pharmacology or a related field of study. During the STARS 2021 call, prospective students can apply until March 13th, 2021. The Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, is a top-quality …

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Czech philanthropists Hana and Dalimil Dvořák donate record sum to science

Czech leading chemists Hana and Dalimil Dvořák announced that their private foundation will donate an unprecedented sum of money in the history of Czech philanthropy to science. The Dvořáks have pledged to contribute 200 million Czech crowns to dozens of chemistry and science students over the next two decades. The private foundation, Experientia, founded by …

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