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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...
The first Universitas Café in the new semester has touched upon the current pandemic in a historical context with a lecture entitled Plague Epidemic in the Early Modern Period in Czechlands. Recently, Veronika Janečková and Aneta Kohoutová, students of the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, have taken charge of the Café. How would you briefly describe the Universitas Café? Veronika: It is a series of talks held at Klub 29, which offers an informal setting. Our role as...
A hip hop detective story called Little NY has been shortlisted for this year’s edition of the Jiří Orten Award. Even though Přemysl Krejčík, its author and a PhD candidate of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Pardubice, did not win the award in the end, being shortlisted for the award means getting attention.  What does it mean for you to be shortlisted for the Jiří Orten Award? Let me begin with a cliché, which is so true that it cannot be avoided. The...
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...
A team led by Professor Michal Holčapek of the Department of Analytical Chemistry of the Faculty of Chemical Technology is trying to detect the pancreatic cancer at its early stage, and introduce a method which will make the lives of hundred thousands of patients easier. Michaela Chocholoušková, a PhD candidate, who is currently gaining professional experience in Singapore, is also a member of his team. She is trying to develop a procedure for verifying the quality of the biological samples...
She swims regularly, learns German, and spends two hours a week as a volunteer working with children whose life situation is no bed of roses. A student from Beroun, Kristýna Škopová, gets motivated for all these activities by the DofE programme created in Great Britain. If she holds, she will receive an award after six months, which may open the way to other goals. In fact, she will receive the Duke of Edinburgh International Award. “I’ve found myself in a strange city where I don't know...
This academic year, several hundred foreign students from Europe, Asia, Africa and South America came to the University and its seven faculties. "In the winter semester, there are almost 600 international students from 72 countries worldwide studying at our university," says Mgr. Věra Albrechtová of the International Mobility Centre, University of Pardubice. So there are several foreign languages that can be heard on the campus. At the beginning of the winter semester, 566 foreigners were...