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Awards of the year 1996

Scientist Award

  • Doc. RNDr. Václav Hořejší, DrSc.
    Institute of Molecular Genetics
    The Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
    for discoveries in the structure and function of surface molecules of white corpuscles
    Prize donated by CZ Strakonice, a.s., Strakonice
  • Ing. Karel Ulbrich, CSc.
    Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry
    The Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
    for significant results in the research of polymer carriers of cancerostatics
    Prize donated by Kaučuk, a.s., Kralupy nad Vltavou

Junior Scientist Award

  • RNDr. Pavel Jungwirth, CSc.
    J. Heyrovský Institute of Physical Chemistry
    The Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
    for a significant contribution to the development of femtosecond quantum molecular dynamics of multipart systems
    Prize donated by CZ Strakonice, a.s., Strakonice
  • RNDr. David Vokrouhlický, CSc.
    Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University
    for significant contributions to classical and relativistic celestial mechanics and relativistic astrophysics
    Prize donated by Elektro-Praga, a.s., Hlinsko
  • RNDr. Jan Sedláček
    Department of Physical and Macromolecular Chemistry
    Faculty of Science, Charles University
    for work in organic polymers of a type of substituted poly(acetylenes)
    Prize donated by Kaučuk, a.s., Kralupy nad Vltavou

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.