Past Events

Researchers’ Night at the FZU


FZU – Researchers’ Night experienced through all our senses. We thank you all who tasted our offer, smelled the sweet odour of science, touched the Philosopher‘s stone, listened for the call of cosmic distances and became stunned and speechless for a moment at the wonders of the natural world.

Researchers’ Night in Ládví was visited by over 650 curious visitors.



This year’s photography competition named The Charm of Physics is now open – apart from the current and former FZU employees – to high school students. Each contestant can submit up to 5 photos. The submission deadline is 31 October 2022.

IDPASC summer school in particle and astroparticle physics and cosmology for the first time in the Czech Republic


Top lecturers from 6 European countries and the United States of America come together at the Joint Laboratory of Optics of the Palacký University in Olomouc and the Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences to organize the 11th installment in the series of summer schools by the International Doctorate Network in Particle Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology (IDPASC). 

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.