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Awards of the year 1997

Scientist Award

  • RNDr. Vladimír Hanuš, CSc.
    J. Heyrovský Institute of Physical Chemistry
    The Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
    for pioneering work in the field of mass spectrometry
    Prize donated by Léčiva, a.s., Praha
  • PhDr. Jan Klápště, CSc.
    Institute of Archaeology
    The Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
    for significant contributions to medieval archaeology
    Prize donated by Komercní banka, a.s., Praha
  • Ing. Vladimír Špirko, DrSc.
    J. Heyrovský Institute of Physical Chemistry
    The Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
    for pioneering studies in the interpretation of the spectra of weak molecular complexes
    Prize donated by CZ Strakonice, a.s., Strakonice
  • RNDr. Zdeněk Tuzar, CSc.
    Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry
    The Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
    for significant contributions to polymer science
    Prize donated by Kaučuk, a.s., Kralupy nad Vltavou

Junior Scientist Award

  • RNDr. Jiří Borovička, CSc.
    Institute of Astronomy
    The Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
    for discoveries in the field of meteoroid radiation
    Prize donated by CZ Strakonice, a.s., Strakonice
  • RNDr. Miroslav Engliš, CSc.
    Mathematical Institute
    The Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
    for a new method of quantifying Kähler´s varieties
    Prize donated by CZ Strakonice, a.s., Strakonice, and Elektro-Praga, a.s., Hlinsko
    Sponzor: ČZ, a.s., Strakonice a Elektro-Praga, a.s., Hlinsko
  • RNDr. Jan Konvalinka, CSc.
    Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry
    The Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
    for significant discoveries in the field of virology
    Prize endowed by the Learned Society of the Czech Republic
  • PhDr. Vít Vlnas
    Archives of the National Gallery
    for outstanding exhibitions in the National Gallery, Praha
    Prize donated by EuroAWK, s.r.o., Praha

News

26.06.20

Reaction to the case of Tomáš Hudlický: Members of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic support the freedom of expression

„We believe that free exchange of ideas is a key condition for the pursuit of truth and that the honest opinions should be scrutinized, challenged or rebutted but not censored or suppressed,“ say 45 members of the Learned Society in a statement regarding the retracted opinion paper by Prof. Tomáš Hudlický.

24.06.20

The letter by Jan Konvalinka to the President and Vice-Chancellor of the Brock University regarding the retracted article of Prof. Tomáš Hudlický

Opinions could and should be challenged, questioned or refuted but never silenced. In order to be able to think, we have to have the right to inquire, question and even offend or be mistaken,” writes Assoc. Prof. Jan Konvalinka, a biochemist at the IOCB Prague and the Vice-Rector of the Charles University, to Gervan Fearon.

27.11.19

Prof Miroslav Bárta receives the Česká hlava National Government Award

Learned Society member, Prof. Mgr. Miroslav Bárta, Dr. (Charles University Faculty of Arts) received the Česká hlava (Czech Head) National Government Award on 25 November 2019. A renowned Czech Egyptologist and archaeologist, Professor Bárta researches the history of ancient civilisations, the human relationship to the natural environment, and also for many years the evolution of complex societies. He leads the Czech Institute of Egyptology for archaeological and environmental research in Egypt and Sudan. His principal research interest is the period of the pyramid builders of the Old Kingdom.