Displaying items by tag: Women of CU
Celebrating Int'l Women's DayThursday, 09 March 2023 09:13
The celebrations of International Women's Day and the International Day of Women and Girls in Science were truly "international" at CU this year. More than 20 international women scientists who work at the university met at Kampus Hybernská to share their stories, experiences and motivations.
Female scientists from abroad about CUThursday, 09 February 2023 21:09
The whole world celebrates the International Day of Women and Girls in Science on 11 February. This year, Charles University decided to celebrate "internationally". We reached out to international female scientists working at Charles University and bring you two dozen experiences and stories.
Erin Carson receives ERC grant to improve algorithmsTuesday, 22 November 2022 06:39
A European Research Council junior grant (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.
A whirlwind student in military Phys Ed.Thursday, 09 June 2022 17:37
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.
Forum Radio: Reading is specialThursday, 02 June 2022 16:58
Anežka Kuzmičová is a researcher at Charles University who, for the last two years, has conducted creative research into children’s reading. Scientists often study or emphasise literacy and language acquisition but there has been relatively little study of what children actually experience as they read.
Historian: Belarus is in the grip of a new 'Normalisation'Friday, 18 March 2022 07:19
“It has to be talked about, even though personally it hurts a lot...” Belarusian-born historian Alena Marková from the Faculty of Humanities warns that the ‘normalisation’ now in Belarus is similar to Czechoslovakia after 1968.
Celebrating women in science on 11 FebruaryFriday, 11 February 2022 15:59
Friday, 11 February, marks the seventh International Day of Women and Girls in Science, celebrating the role of women in the scientific world and promoting gender equality. What do women scientists at Charles University enjoy the most about their work and what kind of challenges did they face?
The historic pharmacy where time stoppedThursday, 27 January 2022 14:47
Kuks Hospital, located just outside the town of Jaroměř, dates back to the 17th century, and is also home to a stunning Baroque pharmacy overseen by the Czech Pharmaceutical Museum. CU's Jana Karlíčková highly recommends the museum for anyone interested in medicinal history.
Testimonies about life in North KoreaSaturday, 25 December 2021 14:13
A specialist in North Korean studies, activist and feminist. That is how the Czech media describe Nina Špitálníková, a student of Oral and Contemporary History at the Faculty of Humanities of Charles University. Her book Witnessing Life in the DPRK (2020) became a bestseller and won the Magnesia Litera Award in the category of journalism.
Women in Science highlights changeSunday, 28 November 2021 18:04
Last Thursday, Charles University hosted the long-awaited Women in Science seminar, examining conditions of female experts in the Czech scientific and research environments. Invited speakers discussed both opportunities and barriers and as well as what needs to change.
The Caucasus: A crossroads of civilisationsFriday, 14 May 2021 07:09
Stunning landscapes, diverse in languages, home to different cultural traditions: all that and more are the Caucasus bridging Western Asia and Eastern Europe. The region has long been the focus of Faculty of Arts’ Associate Professor Petra Košťálová.
Why I dance, meditate and have a dogMonday, 15 March 2021 00:49
Lucie Bankovská Motlová teaches at the Dept. of Psychiatry and Medical Psychology at the Third Faculty of Medicine at Charles University. She is outspoken about her field, how it can help patients live regular lives and gives valuable advice on how to maintain good mental health during the pandemic.