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Even pedagogy is a science. Teacher Daniel Pražák, who recently completed his doctoral studies at the Faculty of Education of Charles University, knows this. What does he enjoy most about teaching? Find out in one minute.

Explain your research clearly in one minute. This is exactly the task given to scientists from Charles University in the new video series Science at CU. The first to take on the task was mathematician Erin Carson, who is inventing new algorithms for supercomputers.

“Be a sponge – keep absorbing information from a broad perspective,” says Professor Albert Heck from Utrecht University. Heck is internationally recognised as one of the top pioneers in the use of mass spectrometry for large-scale protein research.

“Any discussion about a good film inevitably ends up being a discussion about life,” says Karel Och, the artistic director of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. A graduate of film studies at Charles University, Och has been a part of KVIFF for years. 

On Tuesday, Charles University welcomed renowned political scientist Ivan Krastev to deliver a famous lecture: A Hall of Broken Mirrors at the Patriots’ Hall at the historic Carolinum building. The talk reflected on the future of the international order in the face of Russian aggression in Ukraine.

Dictionary.com chose “woman” as its word of the year for 2022, an apt choice which could apply to Charles University. In February, for the first time in its history, the position of rector was taken up by a woman: professor and  scientist Milena Králíčková. The events of 2022 demonstrated the importance and necessity of science more than ever.

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz gave a key lecture at Charles University on Monday on the future of Europe and the European Union. A response, in no small part, to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, which shook up decades of security strategy. 

If you want to experience beautiful nature, head to Prague. You read that right. The Czech metropolis is a unique place in Europe when it comes to the number of species diversity of plants and animals. Don't believe it? The new film and book Planeta Praha will convince you.

Without question one of the most anticipated films this year is the epic motion picture Medieval by director and producer Petr Jákl. Forum talked to the CU graduate about working with world class actors such as Michael Caine and his own film past.

When she was born, Dominika Hysková says she was a whirlwind that swept into her otherwise largely quiet family. She is eloquent and full of energy and her enthusiasm as the sole female student studying Military Physical Education in Czechia is contagious. One question? Which military unit she’ll serve with upon completing her Master’s degree.

A banana peel has become the central motif of the Czech round of the international student competition Map the System. The winning team, consisting of four students from different disciplines at Charles University, dealt with the problem of bio-waste. They will represent the Czech Republic at the final in June.

The 2021 Czech film Occupation underperformed at the box office but eventually began picking up awards such the Czech Film Critics’ Prize and the Czech Lion. The script was co-written by Marek Šindelka - a Ph.D. student at Charles University.

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