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Awards of the Year 2010

Scientist Awards

  • prof. MUDr. Jan Evangelista Jirásek, DrSc.
    Institute for the Care of Mother and Child, Prague
    for discoveries in prenatal human development
  • prof. PhDr. Oldřich Král, CSc.
    Faculty of Arts, Charles University
    for developing Czech Sinology and multilateral intercultural mediation of Chinese science and Czech specialist and wider culture, in particular in the fields of literature, aesthetics and philosophy

Junior Scientist Awards

  • Mgr. Jan Dušek, Dr.
    Centre for Biblical Studies of the CAS and Charles University in Prague
    for exceptional research and translation work in West Semitic philology, palaeography and Palestine ancient history
  • MUDr. et MDDr. Jiří Šedý, Ph.D.
    Institute of Experimental Medicine of the CAS
    for significant contributions in elucidating pathophysiological mechanisms and therapeutic options in spinal cord injuries

Grammar School Student Awards

  • Ondřej Brzoň
    J Palach Grammar School, Prague
    Stanislav Fořt
    P de Coubertin Grammar School, Tábor
  • Adam Heinrich
    Mendel Grammar School, Opava
    Barbora Kachlíková
    Episcopal Grammar School, Prague
  • David Kozler
    Z Winter Grammar School, Rakovník
    Jan Máchal
    T Nováková Grammar School, Brno
  • Martin Mátl
    Secondary Technical School, Šumperk
    Tomáš Pohl
    T Nováková Grammar School, Brno
    for the study ‘Entomology, artificial intelligence methods for species determination’
  • Vít Pokorný
    Děčín Grammar School
    Petra Skoupá
    Secondary School for Chemistry, Brno
  • Vít Svoboda
    Masaryk Secondary School for Chemistry, Prague

Teacher Awards

  • Mgr. Jarmila Ichová
    Jírovcova Grammar School, České Budějovice
  • RNDr. Helena Kommová
    J Kepler Grammar School, Prague

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.