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Awards of the year 2000

Scientist Award

  • RNDr. Zdeněk Havlas, CSc.
    Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry
    The Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
    for contributions in the field of theoretical chemistry
    Prize donated by Léčiva, a.s., Praha
  • Prof. RNDr. Josef Jančář, CSc.
    Institute of Chemistry of Materials
    Faculty of Chemistry, Brno University of technology
    for original works in the field of structure and behaviour of heterogeneous polymer systems
    Prize donated by Unipetrol, a.s., Praha
  • Doc. RNDr. Jiří Matoušek, DrSc.
    Department of Applied Mathematics,
    Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University
    for original works in the field of computer geometry
    Prize donated by PRO.MED.CS Praha, a.s., Praha
    and BARUM CONTINENTAL, s.r.o., Otrokovice
  • Doc. RNDr. Zdena Palková, CSc.
    Department of Genetics and Microbiology
    Faculty of Science, Charles University
    for original inventive work on the yeast colonies communication
    Prize donated by PRO.MED.CS Praha, a.s., Praha
  • Prof. PhDr. Pavel Preiss, DrSc.
    National Gallery, Praha
    for his monograph “František Karel Palko. Life and Work of a Painter at the End of the Medieval Baroque Period“
    Prize donated by CZ, a.s., Strakonice

Junior Scientist Award

  • RNDr. Jiří Sgall, PhD.
    Institute of Mathematics
    The Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
    for his work “Bounds on Pairs of Families with Restricted Intersections“
    Prize donated by TESLA SEZAM, a.s., Rožnov pod Radhoštěm

Grammar School Student Awards

  • Pavel Augustinský
    Gymnasium Havířov – Podlesí
  • Petr Hlavinka
    Gymnasium Kojetín
  • Cyril Höschl
    Jan Neruda Gymnasium, Praha
  • František Kovařík
    Gymnasium, Říčany
  • Jan Kysilka
    Gymnasium, Nový Bydžov
  • František Němec
    Christian Doppler Gymnasium, Praha
  • Ladislav Prošek
    Václav Hlavatý Gymnasium, Louny
  • Pavel Říha
    Gymnasium, České Budějovice
  • Ondřej Vaněk
    Gymnasium, Benešov


  • Mrs. and Mr. Bares
  • Unipetrol, a.s., Praha
  • Spolek pro chemickou a hutní výrobu, a.s., Ústí nad Labem
  • euroAWK, s.r.o., Praha



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.


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.


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.