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Awards of the year 2007

Scientist Awards

  • prof. RNDr. Miroslav Engliš, DrSc.
    Mathematical Institute, Silesian University in Opava
    for his internationally recognized contribution to the development of the operator theory, the theory of functions of several complex variables and the theory of quanting
    in non-symmetrical areas and varieties

Junior Scientist Award

  • Mgr. Naděžda Špačková, Ph.D.
    Institute of Biophysics of the ASCR, v. v. i.
    for her study of the structural dynamics of biologically significant molecules of DNA and RNA by means of computational simulations
  • Mgr. Jakub Čížek, Ph.D.
    Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University
    for his work dealing with positron-annihilation spectroscopy and its use in solid state physics and materials science

Grammar School Student Awards

  • Milan Blaha
    The Havlíčkův Brod Grammar School
  • Michal Dudák
    Secondary Technical School of Communication Techniques in Prague 1
  • Lukáš Fuka
    Masaryk Secondary School for Chemistry in Prague 1
  • Tomáš Fuka
    Masaryk Secondary School for Chemistry in Prague 1
  • Šárka Hlaváčková
    Grammar School and the Secondary Economic School in Sedlčany
  • Oldřich Hudeček
    Masaryk Secondary School for Chemistry in Prague 1
  • Denisa Kalužová
    Mendel Grammar School in Opava
  • Kateřina Klánová
    Grammar School in Brno-Řečkovice
  • Jiří Malíček
    Grammar School and the Secondary Economic School in Sedlčany
  • Vladimír Velešík
    Grammar School in Svitavy and the State Language School
    (authorized to administer state language examinations)



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.