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Awards of the Year 2016

Under 40 Scientist Awards

  • Ing. Michal Malinský, Ph.D.
    Institute of Particle and Nuclear Physics, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University
    for contributions towards elementary particle physics and fundamental interactions theory
  • RNDr. Martin Ferus, Ph.D.
    J. Heyrovský Institute of Physical Chemistry at the CAS
    for proving the formation of nucleic acid bases through asteroid impacts in the Earth’s early atmosphere

Grammar School Student Awards

  • Karolina Bodláková
    Česká Grammar School in České Budějovice
    for the study: ‘A biochemical characterisation of amylases in the guts of the Periplaneta americana cockroach and the hormonal management of their activities’
  • Eliška Bršlicová
    Česká Grammar School in České Budějovice
    for the study: ‘A survey of subvolcanic veins around Benešov nad Černou’
  • Barbora Čechová
    Matyáš Lerch Grammar School in Brno
    for the study: ‘The Rothmund-Thomson Syndrome helicase and its DNA binding preferences’
  • Marek Feith
    Secondary School for Chemistry in Brno
    for the study: ‘An analysis of selected markers for squamous carcinoma primary cell lines in the head and neck area’
  • David Machač
    Elementary School and Grammar School in Vítkov
    for the study: ‘Life in the Carboniferous sea in the Vítkov district during the period of  local falcatus and gracilis goniatite zones’ and for the study: ‘How plants perceive sound’
  • Hoang Anh Nguyen
    Grammar School in Cheb
    for the study: ‘Dirichlet’s Principle’
  • Tereza Pitrová
    Gramme School in Brno – Řečkovice
    for the study: ‘Late responses of the short-term action of cytokinins: glutathione and sulphur metabolism’
  • Petr Vaněk
    Jírovcova Grammar School in Ćeské Budějovice
    for the study: ‘Fluorite and its occurrence in Mutěnice u Strakonic’
  • Natálie Živná
    First Private Language Grammar School in Hradec Králové
    for the study: ‘Determining cytotoxicity of medicines for organophosphate poisoning’ and for the study: ‘Mycobacterium bovis with B cells’

Learned Society and Neuron Fund Teaching Award

  • Mgr. Petr Bašus
    Josef Jungmann Grammar School in Litoměřice
  • RNDr. Vladimír Vícha
    Dašická Grammar School in Pardubice



XXV. General Assembly of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic

The ceremonial part of the XXV. General Assembly of the Learned Society, at which the Medals of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic Societas Scientarium Bohemica Ad Laudem et Honorem and the awards of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic in the “Young Scientist” and “Grammar School Student” categories were presented, took place on Monday 20 May 2019 in the Great Hall of the Carolinum.


Bolzano lecture by prof. Kip S. Thorne

American physicist Kip S. Thorne, recipient of the Nobel Prize for 2017 for detection of gravitational waves, visited Prague at the invitation of he Learned Society. He held a series of “Bolzano lectures” and a lecture titled “Creating Gravitational-Wave Astronomy” for the Learned Society on 15 May 2019 in the Blue Auditorium of the Carolinum. The lecture was held with the support of the Karel Janeček Foundation and was received very enthusiastically.


XXV. General Assembly

The Czech Learned Society is holding its XXV. General Assembly on 20 and 21 May 2019. The Learned Society’s awards in the “Young Scientist” and “Grammar School Student” categories, Teaching Awards for pedagogic workers who promote interest in science and research at grammar schools and the Learned Society’s medals for meritorious contributions to the advance of science will be presented during a ceremony on 20 May at the Karolinum. Lectures by renowned scientists will also be presented. The second day will be reserved for the working part of the meeting, in the building of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic.