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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

25.07.19

Luboš Perek is celebrating his 100th year

Founding fellow of the Learned Society and its doyen, astronomer doc. RNDr. Luboš Perek, DrSc, is celebrating his 100th birthday on 26 July 2019. He is an indelible part of history as the person who helped define cosmic space, he was the first to point out the issue of cosmic waste and was also a teacher to the most important Czechoslovak astronomers. Let us express our respect and admiration of the extraordinary scientific career of a person who worked tirelessly and continues to work. The Learned Society wishes Mr Perek health, optimism and joy in the oncoming years.

23.07.19

The Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic has appealed to the Hungarian President to support academic freedom

On Friday 19 July the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic and the Learned Society of the Czech Republic sent a letter to Hungarian President János Ánder, in which they state their concerns regarding the situation in respect to management and funding of scientific activities in Hungary. An act, according to which not the Academy of Sciences, but a thirteen-member political committee, will decide on research, funding of scientific activities and establishment or closure of scientific workplaces, will come into force on 1 September.

07.07.19

The loss of Learned Society Fellow prof. Josef Koutecký

We regret to inform that prof. Josef Koutecký, a fellow of the Learned Society, a renowned physician and the founder of paediatric oncology in this country, passed away on 5 July 2019 at the age of 88. He founded paediatric oncology here in 1964 and a separate paediatric oncology department was then established at the Faculty Hospital in Motol, Prague in 1978.