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Awards of the Year 2017

Scientist Award

  • doc. Mgr. Tomáš Doležal, Ph.D.
    Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia
    for verifying the new selfish immune system concept

Young Scientist Awards

  • PhDr. Kateřina Králová, Ph.D.
    Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University
    for excellent research findings in contemporary European history and the Holocaust receiving an exceptional response
  • MUDr. Miloslav Kverka, Ph.D.
    Institute of Microbiology of the CAS
    for studies of the microbiome during chronic diseases

Grammar School Student Awards

  • Simona Buryšková
    Latyáš Lerch Grammar School in Brno
    for the study: ‘The impact of film dosimetry calibration curve precision on the results of measuring clinical plans in radiotherapy’
  • Alexandr Jankov
    Matiční Grammar School, Ostrava
    for the study: ‘The Basel Problem’
  • Martin Orság
    Vyškov Grammar School
    for the study: ‘Sorption and desorption of radionuclides on selected surfaces’
  • Daniel Pluskal
    Brno-Řečkovice Grammar School
    for the study: ‘An analysis of catalytic amino acids haloalkane dehalogenase, luciferase and their reconstructed ancestor’
  • Lukáš Fiedler
    České Budějovice Grammar School, Jírovcova
    for the study: ‘Fifty shades of the Harlequin Ladybird and sexually transmitted disease’
  • Matěj Chytrý
    Secondary School for Chemistry in Brno
    for the study: ‘A comparison of malacofauna diversity in the U Nového hradu nature reserve in the Blanensko district and adjacent ruins’
  • Martin Mátl
    Brno Grammar School, tř.kpt. Jaroše 
    for the study: ‘Identification of dsRNA mycoviruses in the phytopathogenic fungi Fusarium oxysporum’
  • Karina Movsesjan
    First Czech Grammar School in Karlovy Vary
    for the study: ‘Mutation in the RAD51 DNA repair protein and its role in genome instability and tumour formation’
  • Jana Kopecká
    Alois Jirásek Grammar School, Litomyšl
    for the study: ‘the Sebranice Eagle’
  • Anna Sedláčková
    Lepář Grammar School, Jičín
    for the study: ‘The history of Jewish settlement in Jičín between 1900 and 1948’

Learned Society and Neuron Fund Teaching Award

  • Mgr. Petr Šíma
    Botičská Grammar School, Prague 2
  • RNDr. Květa Tůmová
    The Anglo-Czech High School, České Budějovice



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.