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Charles University on the war in Ukraine: Aid, attitude, support

A signpost for Ukrainian students, academics and staff at Charles University, applicants and transfer students from Ukraine and for UK faculty. Here you will find information for dealing with various situations, statements and links relating to the war in Ukraine.

2 March 2022

D. Moulis: Photographing the ancient world

He first glimpsed the ancient world through the viewfinder as a teenager on a family holiday in Tunisia and for David Rafael Moulis it was a turning point. His camera eventually led him to Israel, as a member of a team from the Protestant Theological Faculty at Charles University. Moulis fell in love with archaeology and this year published his first monograph:

19 January 2023

Jiří Bártek: A lifelong passion for science

“I have always been fascinated by basic mechanisms and to understand how things work inside the cell. And sometimes even completely banal experiments are enough to do that,” says cell biologist Jiři Bártek, the most cited Czech scientist awarded an honorary doctorate from Charles University in 2022.

18 January 2023

Student event highlights new course on humanitarian aid

The Centre for Knowledge and Technology Transfer brings together experts and students from different faculties and fields. Inter-disciplinary approaches can inspire new solutions in practice. Last week, the centre hosted an event capping a successful new course.

18 January 2023

Christmas and New Year's greetings of the Rector

"On behalf of the entire management of the University I hope you enjoy this deserved break with your loved ones and that you start the new year full of health, optimism and positive energy. I and the management look forward to pleasant meetings and working with all of you in the new year," says the Rector Milena Králíčková.

22 December 2022

Studying with Asperger's Syndrome

Radim Tauber was diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome and ADHD in the fourth grade, which explained why he so often had failing grades as a kid and was moved from school to school. His professors at CU, familiar with his needs, helped him to succeed. Most of all, he worked hard himself.

16 December 2022

Inspiring the next generation

Professor Martin Kotora is the head of the Group of Catalysis in Organic Synthesis at the Faculty of Science of Charles University. Earlier this year, Kotora received the prestigious Donatio award – recognising excellence in research, a high number of citations, and publication in top scientific journals.

13 December 2022

A champion in water rescue

Sports associations that organise championship competitions in water rescue sports, pitting top swimmers in lifesaving disciplines such as manikin, relay, beach sprint and surf race. CU student and champion swimmer Dominika Geržová knows a thing or two about that.

9 December 2022

Ivana Schnur: On VR and innovations in medicine

Ivana Schnur graduated from the First Faculty of Medicine at Charles University and thought she would focus on pain management in oncology. But despite a few detours and “twists of fate”, she instead co-founded and runs Sensely a few years ago – a company that develops artificial intelligence to make nurses' and doctors' jobs easier.

8 December 2022

Forum Radio: Mysliveček's excellence

The 18th century Czech composer Josef Mysliveček is at last getting the attention he deserves, says acclaimed American musicologist Daniel E. Freeman. It is in no small part thanks to Freeman’s own extensive research into the composer’s music and life.

1 December 2022

FameLab silver medal winner Eliška Jandová

She won the national final of the FameLab competition at the end of September and just won silver at the international grand final in Cheltenham! Future molecular biologist Eliška Jandová, a student at the Faculty of Science at CU. She confirmed her knack for public speaking and, most importantly, outlined hope for cancer patients.

27 November 2022

Erin Carson receives ERC grant to improve algorithms

A European Research Council junior grants (ERC Starting) has gone to Erin Carson from the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics at Charles University. She will analyse numerical computations and search for new algorithms for computational systems.

22 November 2022
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