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What university students imagine when they hear Erasmus is a semester spent at a university abroad, travelling around the country and meeting new people. This is what the students of the University of Pardubice hoped to do when they went on their Erasmus stays in January, having no idea at that time how coronavirus would interfere with their plans. “No way did I imagine a semester like that. When I went to Greece, coronavirus was already on the agenda, but I did not imagine an outcome...
Dear colleagues and students, We have gone through a period which changed our working and personal lives. This period turned our daily routine upside down and changed comfort into an unexpected challenge. In my opinion, you are as happy as I am to be able to slowly return to the normal operation. To personal contacts with fellow students, colleagues, and to the background we are accustomed to. This is the right time to say thank you. I would like to thank all of you for your...
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Coronavirus has shaken not only health care services, but even more economics. It will keep dropping for several months to come. And the government is facing many decisions that will be important for the functioning of the state. "Our economy has one huge advantage over many other market economies in the world. We can afford to increase the indebtedness because it is relatively low," says economist Jan Černohorský of the Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Pardubice....
The facemask has become our everyday companion until further notice. We are all currently learning how to live with it. It prevents droplets from entering the air when we are infected, but we do not know about it. What do we need to know? How to put it on properly and take care of it to make it effective. Head of the Department of Nursing, Faculty of Health Studies, PhDr. Katerina Horackova, DiS. gives the basic advice. "Disposable face masks from pharmacies or medical supplies do not...
  Plague, cholera, typhus, smallpox. These diseases at the time were killing the inhabitants of all continents. Like the current COVID-19, which struck a hundred years after the eradication of the Spanish flu. The gauze mask became a symbol of that time. Vladan Hanulík, an expert in the history of medicine at the Institute of Historical Sciences, Faculty of Arts, University of Pardubice, says that it was not the healthiest or wisest who survived in epidemics. It was a coincidence or...
Over a million students are learning from home these days. Educator Marek Vít from the Department of English and American Studies at the Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, University of Pardubice, has decided to help them and their teachers. He now offers his unconventional English Me learning application for free. University teacher Marek Vít had already created his own English textbook and a free Help for English website, which helps to improve language skills not only for university...
The University of Pardubice helps with the analysis of samples for the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Researchers and doctoral students of the Faculty of Chemical Technology examine dozens of samples a day in unique specially secured laboratories. The faculty has applied for funding to purchase additional devices that can significantly increase this capacity. "I am glad that we use our specially secured laboratory, in addition to basic research, also for the analyses so necessary today. This...
The University of Pardubice decided to give students more time to finalize laboratory work, to sit regular and state examinations in the summer semester. The Rector, prof. Jiří Málek, upon an agreement with the deans of all the 7 faculties decided to extend this year´s examination period until mid-September. Contact lessons are cancelled from 11 March until further notice. „Our priority is now to provide students and employees with the best possible conditions for their study and work. We...