High school students tried out what it's like to be a scientist
In this year's VYDRA course, the organizers prepared open-solution tasks for students, focusing on general approaches used to solve research tasks. The final meeting took place in the premises of the Institute of Physics on November 1, when the students tried a presentation of the results, including a model scientific discussion.
Secondary school team wins a silver medal at the International Young Physicists’ Tournament in Timisoara
A team of secondary school students, representing the Czech Republic under the auspices of the Jaroslav Heyerovsky Institute of Physical Chemistry in Prague, has won the silver medal at the 35th year of the International Young Physicists’ Tournament held in Timisoara, Romania, earlier this year. In a tough international competition, they came second, losing only to the German team, following five demanding rounds.
Not even COVID-19 managed to interrupt the Young Physicists’ Tournament
In the finals of the Young Physicists’ Tournament, a competition of secondary school students, our country will be represented by the Talnet team. They have won their participation in an even national round which due to the COVID-19 epidemics was held on-line. Also this year, the local rounds were organised with help of the Institute of Physics.
The Neuron Award for Promising Young Scientists given to Hynek Němec
Hynek Němec was one of five young scientists who were awarded for their outstanding scientific results alongside the financial reward.