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Awards of the Year 2013

Junior Scientist Awards

  • Mgr. Marek Eliáš, Ph.D.
    Faculty of Science, Ostrava university
    for an elegant analysis of protist genomes
  • RNDr. Martin Lamač, Ph.D.
    J Heydrovský Institute of Physical Chemistry of the CAS
    for developing new metallocene-based organometallic catalysts

Grammar School Student Awards

  • Adam Ligocki and Zbigniew Opiol
    of the Electrical Engineering Secondary School in Havířov
  • Marek Novák
    of České Budějovice Grammar School, Jírovcova
  • Roman Beránek
    of the Secondary School of Chemistry in Brno
  • Jan Kujan and Ondřej Vodehnal
    of the Secondary School of Chemistry in Pardubice
  • Kryštof Škach
    of Masaryk Secondary School of Chemistry in Prague 1
  • Lenka Bartošová
    of the First Private Language Grammar School in Hradec Králové
  • Adéla Miklíková
    of Ladislav Jaroš Grammar School in Holešov
  • Jana Zemánková
    of Brno - Řečkovice Grammar School
  • David Kořínek
    of Božena Němcová Grammar School in Hradec Králové
  • Daniel Lyčka
    of the Grammar and Vocational School in Mikulov
  • Tereza Bušková
    Stanislava Jírovcová
    Jan Jiřík
    Anna Kojanová
    Kristýna Novotná
    Tomáš Váňa

    of J V Jirsík Grammar School in České Budějovice

Teacher Awards

  • RNDr. Peter Krupka, Ph.D.
    Brno - Řečkovice Grammar School
  • RNDr. Josef Kubát



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.