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Perhaps everyone knows Jindra Hojer, one of the heroes of Foglar’s “Rapid Arrows”. However, some of us may not know that this courageous boy scout was a real figure whom Jaroslav Foglar knew very well. He came from Holešovice in Prague and his name was Jindřich Hojer. What is important for our institution is that in adulthood he became a chemistry teacher. A very special chemistry teacher. Between 1970 and 1977, Ing. Jindřich Hojer CSc. (1924–2020) was an external lecturer at the...
Enhancing the working conditions of the academic staff or promoting career growth of junior researchers. Creating a comfortable research environment. These are the objectives of the STROP project, which has started this January. Thanks to the project, the University hopes to win a European award that will increase its prestige not only abroad. Adéla Myšková, University’s HR Manager, will introduce the rationale of the project as well as the results of an employee satisfaction survey. What...
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His father was a steelworker but he was interested in explosives and rockets from childhood. The student, graduate, head of department and professor of organic chemistry Vladimír Macháček (76) is still visiting his colleagues to discuss chemistry. In addition to his love for chemistry, he found his life partner at the University of Pardubice. When did you last visit the university? Last week. Are you still teaching? No, I’m not. But I have friends chemists here who I...
Following the government measures, in the second week of October university students had to stop attending in-person courses. This brought many complications not only in terms of laboratory courses but also in the context of experimental parts of students’ final qualification theses. After the students had left, the typical busy life in all educational institutions in our country stopped. Therefore, with undisguised enthusiasm we welcomed our students back at the beginning of December. At...
Dear students, dear colleagues, Thank you for your work, study and personal efforts in this extraordinary year. I greatly appreciate your approach because this year has tested our readiness in the personal and social areas but also in terms of study and work. Let me wish you enjoyable and peaceful Christmas holiday. In the New Year, may you and your loved ones have a lot of optimism, hope, love, happiness and, above all, the much-needed health. I also hope you will find understanding,...
Bc. Alexandra Bolková completed her bachelor’s degree in Special Chemical and Biological Programmes, field of study Clinical Biology and Chemistry at the Department of Biological and Biochemical Sciences, Faculty of Chemical Technology. Currently she continues in her follow-up master’s degree in the field of study Bioanalyst. In the fight against the spreading of the coronavirus she joined as a volunteer at the Pardubice Hospital. We asked her a few questions. Can you tell us how your...
Every year, students from FChT Departments produce a number of high-quality dissertations in the area of science and research. This was also the case of the previous academic year. Of the large amount of interesting and high-quality dissertations, four outstanding papers were awarded. The Dean of the Faculty Prof. Petr Kalenda decided to acknowledge the authors of these exceptional dissertations by presenting the Students’ Prize including a financial reward. The graduate Ing. Michaela...
On the occasion of the forthcoming Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day and the International Students’ Day, the Rector of the University of Pardubice Jiří Málek awarded nine scientists and students for their extraordinary achievements. This year, the Rector’s Plaque for exceptional achievement was awarded for the first time. As a result of the unfavourable epidemiological situation, most of the laureates will receive the awards at a different date. “The University of Pardubice has...