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Students of the University of Pardubice have returned from field research in Lapland with unique experience and material for evaluation. During the isolation, they covered in a closed group almost 300 kilometres through the wilderness of Swedish national parks without any mobile network and Internet coverage. The ability to go offline was the biggest challenge. Being online, whether via computer or mobile, is an everyday part of life today. However, the students had to do for 19 days...
Check out our facebook, spotify, or youtube to catch the first UPCE On Air podcast in English coming out on Monday 16 August at 5pm CEST. This episode will bring you a story of our student Ahmed. What was it like growing up in Yemen. How does volunteering help him in overcoming homesickness? What is Jambiya and what does it represent? You can look forward to all of this and more.
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...