Prizes of the CAS

Prizes of the CAS

The Academy of Sciences of the CR grants the awards of the CAS for achieved results, which contribute to the prestige of Czech science in international comparison if five years have not passed from their first publication or implementation. It is presented for completed scientific results of excellent and high-quality research strategically orientated on social priorities.

 

The awards of the CAS are granted in the following categories:
a)    The Award of the CAS for outstanding results of great scientific significance achieved in the resolution of scientific tasks, grant, internal programme and international projects financed by the CAS.
b) The Award of the CAS for young scientific employees for outstanding results of scientific work, achieved with the financial support of the CAS before reaching the age of 35.
c) The Award of the President of the CAS for the promotion or popularization of research, experimental development and innovation granted to research employees for lifelong work in the area of the advancement of research, experimental development and innovation, including its promotion or popularization.
 

In one calendar year, it is possible to present at most three awards jointly in the categories a) and b) and three awards in category c) with the total financial means paid out in the calendar year not exceeding in categories a) and b) together a total of CZK 500,000 and in category c) also CZK 500,000. The expenses connected with the presentation of the awards of the CAS are covered by the CAS from its budget chapter, namely from the institutional expenditures for research, experimental development and innovation. The number of awards of the CAS presented and their amount of money is decided by the President of the CAS at the proposal of expert commissions and after discussion in the Academic Council of the CAS.

  • Proposals for the granting of the awards of the CAS in categories a) and b) can be submitted by the Directors of workplaces of the CAS after discussion in the councils of the workplaces and President of the Grant Agency of the CAS and the presidents of internal programmes by 31 March of that calendar year.
  • Proposals for the granting of the awards of the CAS for the promotion or popularization of research, experimental development and innovation (in category c) can be submitted by the Directors of workplaces of the CAS after discussion in the councils of the workplaces, the Scientific Council of the CAS and the Council for the Popularization of Science of the CAS by 31 May of that calendar year.

The Awards of the CAS in categories a) and b) are presented by the President of the CAS with recognition usually in the month of September. The awards of the President of the CAS in category c) are presented by the President of the CAS with recognition usually on the occasion of the World Development Information Day (24 October).

Presented Awards of the Czech Academy of Sciences

Awards of the Czech Academy of Sciences (CAS) presented in 2016
 
In 2016, the President of the Czech Academy of Sciences presented the following awards.
 
Awards of the CAS for outstanding achievements of scientific importance were received by authors team:
 
  • the team of authors nominated by the Institute of Microbiology of the CAS, v. v. i., consisting of prof. RNDr. Josef Komenda, Ph.D., DSc., Ing. Roman Sobotka, Ph.D., RNDr. Jana Knoppová, Mgr. Vendula Krynická, Ph.D., for the scientific outcome: Biogenesis and protection of Photosystem IIaccompanied by the premium of 205 000 CZK;
 
  • the team of authors nominated by the Institute of Molecular Genetics of the CAS, v. v. i., consisting of doc. RNDr. Petr Svoboda, Ph.D., Ing. Matyáš Flemr, Ph.D., MUDr. Radek Malík, Ph.D., Mgr. Jana Nejepínská, Ph.D., doc. Radislav Sedláček, Ph.D., for the scientific outcome: RNA interference in mammalsaccompanied by the premium of 200 000 CZK;

 

Awards of the CAS for young scientists for outstanding scientific achievements were presented to:
 
  • Mgr. Martinu Kopeckému, Ph.D., born in 1981, from the Institute of Botany of the CAS, v. v. i., for the outstanding scientific outcome: Long-term changes of biodiversity in temperate forest vegetationaccompanied by the premium of 70 000 CZK.

 

Awards of the Czech Academy of Sciences (CAS) presented in 2015
In 2015, the President of the Czech Academy of Sciences presented the following awards.
 
Awards of the CAS for outstanding achievements of scientific importance were received by team of authors:
 
  • the team of authors nominated by the Astronomical Institute of the CAS, v. v. i., consisting of prof. RNDr. Jan Palouš, DrSc., Mgr. Richard Wünsch, Ph.D., Mgr. Soňa Ehlerová, Ph.D., Mgr. Pavel Jáchym, Ph.D., Dr. Rhys Taylor, PhD., Mgr. Adam Růžička, Ph.D., Mgr. Vojtěch Sidorin, Mgr. František Dinnbier, for the scientific outcome: Star Formation in Galaxies, accompanied by the premium of 160 000 CZK;
 
  • the team of authors nominated by the Institute Macromolecular Chemistry of the CAS, v. v. i., consisting of RNDr. Petr Štěpánek, DrSc., Mgr. Sergey Filippov, Ph.D., Mgr. Martin Hrubý, Ph.D., Ing. Jan Kučka, Ph.D., Ing. Jiří Pánek, Ph.D., for the scientific outcome: Supramolecular structures and self-association processes of polymers, accompanied by the premium of 150 000 CZK;
 
  • the team of authors nominated by the Institute of History of the CAS, v. v. i., consisting of prof. PhDr. Eva Semotanová, DrSc., doc. Ing. Jiří Cajthaml, Ph.D., for the scientific outcome: Academic Atlas of Czech History, accompanied by the premium of 190 000 CZK.
Awards of the Czech Academy of Sciences (CAS) presented in 2014
In 2014, the President of the Czech Academy of Sciences presented the following awards.
 
Awards of the CAS for outstanding achievements of scientific importance were received by team of authors:
 
  • RNDr. Františku Slaninovi, CSc., from the Institute of Physics of the CAS, v. v. i., for the scientific outcome: Author monograph: “Essentials of Econophysics Modelling” (Oxford University Press), accompanied by the premium of100 000 CZK;
  • the team of authors nominated by the Institute of Molecular Genetics of the CAS, v. v. i., consisting of RNDr. Jiří Hejnar, CSc., Mgr. Magda Matoušková, Ph.D., Mgr. Filip Šenigl, Ph.D., Mgr. Kateřina Trejbalová, Ph.D., Ing. Jiří Plachý, CSc., Mgr. Dalibor Miklík for the scientific outcome: Transcriptional regulation of retroviral vectors, and retrotransposons, accompanied by the premium of 150 000 CZK;
  • doc. Karlu Novotnému, Ph.D., M. A., from the Institute of Philosophy of the CAS, v. v. i., for the scientific outcome:Novotný, K., La genèse d’une hérésie. Monde, corps et histoire dans la pensée de Jan Patočka (The Genesis of a Heresy. World, Body and History in the Thought of Jan Patočka) Bibliothèque de l‘histoire de la philosophie. Nouvelle série. Librairie Philosophique J. Vrin, Paris 2012, 184 s. ISBN 978-2-7116-2464-5,
  • Novotný, K., Neue Konzepte der Phänomenalität. Essais zur Subjektivität und Leiblichkeit des Erscheinens (New Concepts of Phenomenality. Essais on Subjective and Bodily Character of appearing Phenomena) Orbis Phaenomenologicus, Bd. 26, Verlag Königshausen und Neumann, Würzburg 2012,199 s.ISBN 978-3-8260-4555-4,
  • K. Novotný, P. Rodrigo, J. Slatman, S. Stoller(Eds.), Corporeity and Affectivity. Dedicated to Maurice Merleau-Ponty. Studies in Contemporary Phenomenology, vol. 10, Brill Academic Publishers, Boston – Leiden 2013, 350 s. ISBN 978-90-04-26133-4, accompanied by the premium of 100 000 CZK;
 
 
Awards of the CAS for young scientists for outstanding scientific achievements were presented to:

  • Mgr. Michalu Švandovi, Ph.D., born in 1980, from the Astronomical Institute of the CAS, v. v. i., for the outstanding scientific outcome: Contributions to the progress in helioseismic methods, accompanied by the premium of 50 000 CZK;
     
  • Mgr. Janu Vondrákovi, Ph.D., born in1979, from the Institute of Botany of the CAS, v. v. i., for the outstanding scientific outcome: Phylogenetic approach to taxonomy of critical groups in lichenized fungi, accompanied by the premium of 50 000 CZK;
     
  • Mgr. Evě Chodějovské, Ph.D., born in 1981, from the Institute of History of the CAS, v. v. i., for the outstanding scientific outcome: Historic Towns Atlas of the Czech Republic, vol. 24: Praha-Smíchov. Praha. Historický ústav, 2013. 98 pp. ISBN 978-80-7286-200-9, accompanied by the premium of 50 000 CZK.
Awards of the Czech Academy of Sciences (CAS) presented in 2013
In 2013, the President of the Czech Academy of Sciences presented the following awards.
 
Awards of the CAS for outstanding achievements of scientific importance were received by team of authors:
 
  • the team nominated by the Grant Agencyof CAS consisting of doc. RNDr. Marian Karlický, DrSc. and Mgr. Miroslav Bárta, Ph.D. (Astronomical Institute) for the scientific outcome: New model of magnetic reconnection in solar flares“, accompanied by the premium of 100 000 CZK;
     
  • the team nominated by the Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry of the CAS, v. v. i., consisting of Ing. Daniel Horák, CSc., Ing. Michal Babič, Ph.D., Ing. Hana Macková, Ph.D., Ing. Petr Šálek, Ph.D., Ing. Zdeněk Plichta for the scientific outcome: „Functional magnetic polymer nano- and microspheres for minimally invasive“, accompanied by the premium of 180 000 CZK;
     
  • the team nominated by the Institute of Philosophy of the CAS, v. v. i., consisting of prof. PhDr. František Šmahel, DrSc., dr. h. c., Mgr. Robert Novotný, Ph.D., Mgr. Pavlína Mašková a prof. PhDr. Lenka Bobková, CSc. for the scientific outcome:Luxembourgs – the Crown of Bohemia in the Centre of Europe“, accompanied by the premium of 130 000 CZK;
 
Awards of the CAS for young scientists for outstanding scientific achievements were presented to:

  • RNDr. Vítu Latzelovi, Ph.D., born in 1978, from the Institute of Botany of the CAS, v. v. i., for the outstanding scientific outcome: „Unsuspected evolutionary power of parents“, accompanied by the premium of 30 000 CZK;
     
  • RNDr. Danielu Sojkovi, Ph.D., born in1978, from the Biology Centre of the CAS, v. v. i., for the outstanding scientific outcome: „Blood digestion in ticks - insight into the multi-enzyme hemoglobinolytic machinery, accompanied by the premium of 30 000 CZK;
     
  • PhDr. Vojtěchu Kynclovi, Ph.D., born in 1983, from the Institute of History of the CAS, v. v. i., for the outstanding scientific outcome:Without remorses. Genocide of the Czechs after the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich“, accompanied by the premium of 30 000 CZK.
Awards of the Czech Academy of Sciences (CAS) presented in 2012

In 2012, the President of the Czech Academy of Sciences presented the following awards.

 

Awards of the CAS for outstanding achievements of scientific importance were received by
 
author:
  • Ing. Pavel Jelínek, Ph.D., from the Institute of Physics of the CAS, v. v. i., for the scientific outcome: Theoretical description and development of new generation of scanning microscopes,accompanied by the premium of 200 000 CZK;
 
team of authors:
    • the team of authors nominated by the Institute of Animal Physiology and Genetics of the CAS, v. v. i. consisting of Mgr. Karel Janko, Ph.D., prof. Ing. Petr Ráb, DrSc., Ing. Marie Rábová, CSc., RNDr. Vlastimil Šlechta, CSc., Ing. Věra Šlechtová, CSc., RNDr. Petr Kotlík, Ph.D., Dr. Jörg Bohlen, PhD., Mgr. Vendula Bohlen Šlechtová, Ph.D., Bc. Jana Kopecká, Bc. Šárka Pelikánová, RNDr. Lukáš Choleva, Ph.D., RNDr. Zdeněk Lajbner, Ph.D. (Institute of Animal Physiology and Genetics), doc. Ing. Martin Flajšhans, Dr. rer. agr. (University of South Bohemia), doc. Ing. Lukáš Kalous, Ph.D. (University of West Bohemia), Ing. Jan Kohout, Mgr. Alena Kohoutová Šedivá, Ph.D. (Slovak Academy of Sciences) for the scientific outcome: „Clonal vertebrates: discovery, mechanisms, biodiversity and reconstruction in model cobitoid loaches, accompanied by the premium of 500 000 CZK;
 
  • the team of authors nominated by the Institute of Contemporary History of the CAS, v. v. i., consisting of doc. RNDr. Soňa Štrbáňová, CSc., PhDr. Antonín Kostlán, CSc., Mgr. Tomáš Hermann, Ph.D., Mgr. Michal Šimůnek, PhD., RNDr. Jiří Jindra, CSc. (Institute of Contemporary History), PhDr. Milena Josefovičová, Ph.D., PhDr. Jan Hálek, Ph.D., Nataša Kmochová, prom. hist. (Masaryk Institute and Archives), RNDr. Karel Závěta, CSc. (Institute of Physics), prof. RNDr. Jaroslav Spížek, DrSc. (Institute of Microbiology) for the scientific outcome:„Czech Scholars in Exile, 1948-1989, accompanied by the premium of 500 000 CZK.
 
Awards of the CAS for young scientists for outstanding scientific achievements were presented to:
 
    • Ing. Tomáš Kroupa, Ph.D., born in 1978, from the Institute of Information Theory and Automation of the CAS, v. v. i., for the outstanding scientific outcome: „Every State on Semisimple MV-algebra is Integral. Fuzzy Sets and Systems“, accompanied by the premium of 100 000 CZK;
 
    • Ing. Václav Mahelka, Ph.D., born in 1977, from the Institute of Botany of the CAS, v. v. i., for the outstanding scientific outcome: „Genomes of the polyploid grasses: on the trail of cryptic progenitors“, accompanied by the premium of 100 000 CZK;
 
  • PhDr. Martin Holý, Ph.D., born in1978, from the Institute of History of the CAS, v. v. i., for the outstanding scientific outcome:“In the Service of Nobility. Tutors of Noblemen from the Bohemian Lands (1500-1620)”, accompanied by the premium of 100 000 CZK.

 

Awards of the Czech Academy of Sciences (CAS) presented in 2011

In 2011, the President of the Czech Academy of Sciences presented the following awards.


Awards of the CAS for outstanding achievements of scientific importance were received by:

 

  • the team of authors consisting of RNDr. Antonín Šimůnek, PhD, RNDr. Jiří Vackář, PhD, from the Institute of Physics of the CAS, v. v. i. for the scientific outcome: Hardness of Covalent and Ionic Crystals, accompanied by the premium of 300 000 CZK
     
  • the team of authors consisting of Prof. Ing. Michal Haindl, DrSc., Ing. Jiří Filip, PhD, Ing. Jiří Grim,PhD, RNDr. Vojtěch Havlíček, PhD, Ing. Martin Hatka from the Institute of Information Theory and Automation of the CAS, v. v. i. for the scientific outcome Mathematical Modelling of Visual Surface Properties, accompanied by the premium of 500 000 CZK
     
  • the team of authors nominated by the Grant Agency of the Academy of Sciences of the CR consisting of Zdeněk Hodný, MD, PhD, MSc Lenka Rossmeislová, PhD, MSc Hana Hanzlíková, PhD, MSc Kateřina Krejčíková, MSc Markéta Vančurová from the Institute of Molecular Genetics of the CAS, v. v. i. for the scientific outcome The Role of PML in Cellular Senescence, accompanied by the premium of 500 000 CZK
     
  • the team of authors nominated by the Council of the programme "Nanotechnologies for Society" consisting of Prof. RNDr. Blanka Říhová, DSc, RNDr. Miroslav Flieger, PhD from the Institute of Microbiology of the CAS, v. v. i., Prof. RNDr. Viktor Brabec, DSc from the Institute of Biophysics of the CAS, v. v. i., Assoc. Prof. Ing. Emil Pollert, DSc from the Institute of Physics of the CAS, v. v. i., Prof. Ing. Karel Ulbrich, DSc from the Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry of the CAS, v. v. i., RNDr. Jarmila Králová, PhD from the Institute of Molecular Genetics of the CAS, v. v. i., RNDr. Ladislav Kohout, DSc from the Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry of the CAS, v. v. i., Prof. Pavel Martásek, MD, DSc from the First Faculty of Medicine, Charles Univertsity, Prof. RNDr. Martin Kotora, PhD from the Faculty of Science, Charles Univertsity, Prof. RNDr. Pavel Anzenbacher, DSc from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Palacký University Olomouc and Prof. RNDr. Vladimír Král, DSc from the Institute of Chemical Technology Prague for the scientific outcome Nanoparticulate and Supramolecular Systems for Targeted Drug Delivery, accompanied by the premium of 500 000 CZK
     
  • the team of authors consisting of Prof. PhDr. Pavel Materna, PhD, Bjørn Thoring Flagstad Jespersen, PhD from the Institute of Philosophy of the CAS, v. v. i. and Assoc. Prof. RNDr. Marie Duží, PhD from the Technical University of Ostrava for the scientific outcome Procedural Semantics for Hyperintensional Logic, accompanied by the premium of 200 000 CZK
     
  •  to PhDr. Ivan Pavlů, DSc nominated by the Grant Agency of the Academy of Sciences of the CR from the Institute of Archaeology of the CAS, Prague, v. v. i. for the scientific outcome Artefacts in the Neolithic Society. Their Status and Role., accompanied by the premium of 200 000 CZK
     

 

 

Awards of the CAS for young scientists for outstanding scientific achievements were presented to:

 

  • Dr. Adéla Kawka, PhD, born in 1977 from the Astronomical Institute of the CAS, v. v. i. for the outstanding scientific outcome White Dwarfs in our Galaxy, accompanied by the premium of 100 000 CZK.
     
  • RNDr. Linda Nedbalová, PhD, born in1976, from the Institute of Botany of the CAS, v. v. i. for the outstanding scientific outcome Snow Algae: Unique Microorganisms from Extreme Places on Earth and Promise for Biotechnology, accompanied by the premium of 100 000 CZK
Awards of the Czech Academy of Sciences (CAS) presented in 2010
In 2010, the President of the Czech Academy of Sciences (CAS) presented the following awards:
 
Awards of the CAS for outstanding results of major scientific importance were received by:
 
  • a team of authors consisting of: RNDr. Jaroslava Plomerová, DrSc., RNDr. Vladislav Babuška, DrSc., RNDr. Luděk Vecsey, Ph.D. (Institute of Geophysics) for the scientific outcome: Continental lithospheric mantle – mozaic of micro-plates with fossil 3D anisotropic structure, accompanied by a sum of 350 000 CZK
  • a team of authors consisting of: prof. RNDr. Pavel Pudlák, DrSc., Mgr. Emil Jeřábek, Ph.D., prof. RNDr. Jan Krajíček, DrSc., doc. RNDr. Jiří Sgall, DrSc. (Institute of Mathematics) for the scientific outcome: Theories, proofs and computational complexity, , accompanied by a sum of 400 000 CZK
  • a team of authors consisting of: RNDr. Libor Matějka, CSc., DSc., Ing. Adam Strachota, Ph.D., Ing. Josef Pleštil, CSc., Ing. Jiří Brus, Dr., RNDr. Miroslav Šlouf, Ph.D., Ing. Milena Špírková, CSc. (Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry) for the scientific outcome: Nanostructured organic-inorganic polymer systems, accompanied by a sum of CZK 400 000
  • prof. RNDr. Jiří Šponer, DrSc. (Institute of Biophysics) for the scientific outcome: The role of molecular interactions in structure, dynamics, function and evolution of nucleic acids, accompanied by a sum of 150 000 CZK
  • a team of authors consisting of: prof. PhDr. Petr Sommer, CSc., DSc., prof. PhDr. Josef Žemlička, DrSc., Mgr. Pavlína Mašková, Mgr. Robert Novotný, Ph.D. (Institute of Philosophy) for the scientific outcome: The Přemyslids – building the Bohemian State, accompanied by a sum of 500 000 CZK
  • a team of authors consisting of: PhDr. Jaroslava Pečírková, CSc., PhDr. Milada Homolková, Ph.D., Mgr. Markéta Pytlíková, Mgr. Hana Sobalíková-Kreisingerová (Institute for the Czech Language) for the scientific outcome: Old Czech Bible of Dresden and Olomouc, accompanied by a sum of 335 000 CZK
 
 
Awards of the CAS for young scientific employees for outstanding results of science work were presented to:
 
  • Mgr. Richard Wünsch, Ph.D., born in 1977 (Astronomical Institute) for the scientific outcome: Modelling of star formation, accompanied by a sum of 100 000 CZK
  • Mgr. Eva Machová, Ph.D., born in 1977 (Institute of Physiology) for the scientific outcome: Evidence of the early impairment of central cholinergic neurotransmission in mouse model of Alzheimer´s disease and its contribution to the progression of the disease, accompanied by a sum of 100 000 CZK
  • doc. PhDr. Zdeněk R. Nešpor, Ph.D., born in 1976 (Institute of Sociology) for the scientific outcome: Czech Sociology of Religion in international and interdisciplinary contexts, accompanied by a sum of 100 000 CZK
 
Awards of the Czech Academy of Sciences (CAS) presented in 2009

In 2009, the President of the Czech Academy of Sciences (CAS) presented the following awards:

The CAS Award for Outstanding Scientific Results of Major Significance

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  • a research team of the Institute of Mathematics of the CAS, v.v. i., composed of doc. RNDr. Eduard Feireisl, DrSc., and prof. RNDr. Antonín Novotný, CSc. (Université du Sud Toulon Var, Francie) for the scientific result: Singular limits in thermodynamics of viscous fluids, accompanied by a sum of 100 000 CZK
  • a research team of the Institute of Molecular Genetics of the CAS, v. v. i., composed of prof. MUDr. Jiří Forejt, DrSc., Ing. Zdeněk Trachtulec, Dr., RNDr. Soňa Gregorová, Ing. Petr Jansa, CSc., Mgr. David Homolka and Mgr. Ondřej Mihola for the scientific result: Collection of papers on functional genetics and genomics of the house mouse (Mus musculus) as a mammalian model system, accompanied by a sum of 100 000 CZK
The CAS Award to Young Researchers for Outstanding Achievements

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  • RNDr. Janu Kyselému, Ph.D., born 1974 (Nuclear Physics Institute of the CAS, v. v. i.), for the scientific result: Collection of studies on Climate Extremes and their Modelling, accompanied by a sum of 40 000 CZK
  • doc. Mgr. Michalovi Hájkovi, Ph.D., born 1974 (Institute of Botany of CAS, v.v. i.), for the scientific result: Set of studies on fen ekology, accompanied by a sum of 40 000 CZK
The CAS Award for an Exceptionally Successful Solution of Programme and Grant Project:

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  • a research team of the Institute of Physics of Materials of the CAS, v. v. i., composed of RNDr. Jiří Čermák, DSc., Ing. Lubomír Král, Ph.D., Ing. Bohumil David, Ph.D. and Mgr. Ivo Stloukal, Dr., for the scientific result: Hydrogen storage in chosen Mg-Ni-based alloys, accompanied by a sum of 80 000 CZK
  • a research team of the Institute of Mikrobiology of the CAS, v. v. i., composed of doc. RNDr. Ondřej Prášil, Ph.D., Mgr. Michal Koblížek, Ph.D., Mgr. Radek Kaňa and Mgr. Michal Mašín, Ph.D., for the scientific result: New optical methods for study of phytoplankton, accompanied by a sum of 80 000 CZK
  • Mgr. Ivo Purš (Institute of Art History of the CAS, v. v. i.) for the scientific result: Investigation of the library of Ferdinand of Tyrol - cultural and art historical aspects, accompanied by a sum of 40 000 CZK
Awards of the Czech Academy of Sciences (CAS) presented in 2008

In 2008, the President of the Czech Academy of Sciences (CAS) presented the following awards:

The CAS Award for Outstanding Scientific Results of Major Significance

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  • RNDr. Marian Karlický, DrSc., Astronomical Institute of the CAS, v. v. i., for the scientific result: Discovery of new radio and X-ray emission of solar flares and their theoretical explanation, accompanied by a sum of 100 000 CZK.
  • a research team of the J. Heyrovský Institute of Physical Chemistry of the CAS, v. v. i., composed of: Prof. RNDr. Ladislav Kavan, DrSc. and RNDR. Ing. Martin Kalbáč, Ph.D., for the scientific result: Electrochemically active nanomaterials based on titanium dioxide and carbon, accompanied by a sum of 100 000 CZK.
  • a research team of the Institute of Ethnology of the CAS, v. v. i., composed of PhDr. Stanislav Brouček, CSc., doc. PhDr. Lubomír Tyllner, CSc., doc. PhDr. Lydia Petráňová, CSc., PhDr. Jiří Traxler a PhDr. Josef Vařeka, DrSc., for the scientific result: Folk Culture. Ethnographic Encyklopedia of Bohemia, Moravia and Silesia, accompanied by a sum of 100 000 CZK.
The CAS Award to Young Researchers for Outstanding Achievements

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  • Mgr. Martin Ondreját, Ph.D., born 1976 (Institute of Information Theory and Automation of the CAS, v. v. i.), for the scientific result: A cycle of papers on stochastic nonlinear wave equations, accompanied by a sum of 75 000 CZK.
  • a research team of the Institute of Botany of the CAS, v. v. i., composed of doc. RNDr. Jan Suda, Ph.D., born 1974 and Mgr. Ing. Pavel Trávníček, born 1978, for the scientific result: Applications of flow cytometry to plant population biology, biosystematics and ecology, accompanied by a sum of 75 000 CZK.
  • Dr. phil. Pavel Blažek, B.A., D.E.A., born 1974 (Institute of Philosophy of the CAS, v. v. i.), for the scientific result: The medieval reception of Aristotel´s Philosophy of marriage. From Robert Grosseteste to Bartholomew of Bruges (1246/7-1309), accompanied by a sum of 75 000 CZK.
The CAS Award to Young Researchers for Outstanding Achievements

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  • a research team of the Institute of Hydrodynamics of the CAS, v. v. i., composed of: Ing. Václav Kolář, CSc. and RNDr. Zdeněk Skalák, CSc., for the scientific result: Vortical nature of selected shear flows, accompanied by a sum of 80,000 CZK.
  • a research team of the J. Heyrovský Institute of Physical Chemistry of the CAS, v. v. i., composed of: doc. Martin Hof, Dr.rer.nat., DSc., Mgr. Aleš Benda, Ph.D., Mgr. Jan Sýkora, Ph.D. and Mgr. Jana Humpoličková, Ph.D., for the scientific result: Understanding, control, and preparation of self-assembling biomembrane systems at interfaces, accompanied by a sum 80 000 CZK.
  • a research team of the Institute of Art History of the CAS, v. v. i., composed of: PhDr. Lenka Bydžovská, CSc., PhDr. Polana Bregantová and PhDr. Karel Srp, Ph.D. (City Gallery of Prague) for the scientific result: Jindřich Štyrský (1899-1942), accompanied by a sum of 80 000 CZK.
Awards of the Czech Academy of Sciences (CAS) presented in 2007
In 2007, the President of the Czech Academy of Sciences (CAS) presented the following awards:
 
The CAS Award for Outstanding Scientific Results of Major Significance

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    • a research team of the Institute of Information Theory and Automation of the CAS, v. v. i. composed of: prof. Ing. Jan Flusser, DrSc., Ing. Filip Šroubek, Ph.D., RNDr. Barbara Zitová, Ph.D., Ing. Tomáš Suk, CSc., for the scientific result: Object recognition by means of image fusion, accompanied by a sum of 100 000 CZK



    • a research team of the Biology Centre CAS, v. v. i. composed of: Prof. RNDr. Julius Lukeš, CSc., RNDr. Milan Jirků, Silvie Foldynová-Trantírková, Ph.D., Mgr. Eva Vondrušková-Horáková, Ph.D., Mgr. Eva Zemanová-Chocholová, Ph.D., RNDr. Alena Zíková, Ph.D., for the scientific result: Functional genomics, genotypization and molecular diagnostics of flagellates of the order Kinetoplastida, pathogenic parasites of man, accompanied by a sum of 100 000 CZK

 

The CAS Award to Young Researchers for Outstanding Achievements

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    • Ing. Petr Cintula, Ph.D., born 1978 (Institute of Computer Science of the CAS, v. v. i.), for the scientific result: Collections of Papers on Formal Fuzzy Logic and Mathematics, accompanied by a sum of 75 000 CZK
       
    • doc. Mgr. Luděk Bláha, Ph.D., born 1972 (Institute of Botany of the CAS, v. v. i.), for the scientific result: Cyanobacterial water blooms in the Czech Republic - trends and new mechanisms of toxicity, accompanied by a sum of 50,000 CZK



  • PhDr. Jan Zouplna, Ph.D., born 1977 (Oriental Institute of the CAS, v. v. i.), for the scientific result: From yishuv to Izrael: The formative years of the Izraeli political elites, 1919-49, accompanied by a sum of 50 000 CZK

 

Awards of the Czech Academy of Sciences (CAS) presented in 2006

In 2006, the Academy Council of the Czech Academy of Sciences (CAS), upon the recommendation of the Commission on Awards of the CAS, presented the following awards:

The CAS Award for Outstanding Scientific Results of Major Significance

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    • a research team composed of: Prof. Ing. Zdeněk Strakoš, DrSc. (Institute of Computer Science CAS), the head of the team, Prof. Ing. Miroslav Tůma, CSc. (Institute of Computer Science CAS), Doc. Dr. Ing. Miroslav Rozložník (Institute of Computer Science CAS), for the scientific result: Analysis, Implementation and Application of Krylov Methods, accompanied by a sum of 100,000 CZK



    • a research team composed of: Prof. Ing. Vladimír Mareček, DrSc. (The J. Heyrovský Institute of Physical Chemistry CAS), Prof. RNDr. Zdeněk Samec, DrSc. (The J. Heyrovský Institute of Physical Chemistry CAS) for the scientific result: Organised Layers at Polarised Liquid Interfaces, accompanied by a sum of 100,000 CZK



    • a research team composed of: PhDr. Polana Bregantová (Institute of Art History CAS), PhDr. Lenka Bydžovská, CSc. (Institute of Art History CAS), Prof. PhDr. Ivo Hlobil, CSc. (Institute of Art History CAS), PhDr. Anděla Horová (Institute of Art History CAS), Doc. PhDr. Vojtěch Lahoda, CSc. (Institute of Art History CAS), Mgr. Ivana Panochová, Ph.D. (Institute of Art History CAS), PhDr. Marie Platovská (Institute of Art History CAS), Prof. PhDr. Rostislav Švácha, CSc. (Institute of Art History CAS), PhDr. Antonín Dufek, Ph.D. (The Moravian Gallery in Brno), Doc. Ing. arch. Pavel Halík, CSc. (Faculty of Architecture, TU in Liberec), PhDr. Jiří Hilmera, CSc. (retired), Jana Pauly (National Technical Museum in Prague), Mgr. Tereza Petišková (Faculty of Art and Design, University of J. E. Purkyně in Ústí nad Labem), PhDr. Eva Petrová (former researcher of the Institute of Art History CAS), Prof. PhDr. Sylva Petrová (University of Sunderland, Great Britain), Prof. PhDr. Miroslav Petříček, Dr. (Faculty of Philosophy and Arts, Charles University in Prague), PhDr. Ludvík Ševeček (The Regional Gallery of Fine Arts in Zlín), for the scientific result : History of Czech Fine Arts, Part V (1939-1958), accompanied by a sum of 100,000 CZK

 

The CAS Award to Young Researchers for Outstanding Achievements

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    • Mgr. Dr. Filip Kadlec, born 1971 (Institute of Physics CAS), for the scientific result: Implementation of Novel Experimental Methods inTime-Resolved Terahertz Spectroscopy of Condensed Matter,accompanied by a sum of 25,000 CZK
       
    • Mgr. Zdeněk Kaplan, Ph.D., born 1972 (Institute of Botany CAS), for the scientific result: Taxonomy and Nomenclature of the family Potamogetonaceae, accompanied by a sum of 25,000 CZK



    • Ing. Mgr. Martin Lux, born 1971 (Institute of Sociology CAS), for the scientific result: Socio-economic Housing Research, accompanied by a sum of 25,000 CZK

 

The CAS Award for an Exceptionally Successful Solution of Programme and Grant Projects

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    • a research team composed of: Ing. Oldřich Schneeweiss, DrSc. (Institute of the Physics of Materials CAS), Ing. Yvonna Jirásková, CSc. (Institute of the Physics of Materials CAS), RNDr. Jiří Čermák, DSc. (Institute of the Physics of Materials CAS), RNDr. Milan Svoboda, CSc. (Institute of the Physics of Materials CAS), for the scientific result: Surfaces and Interfaces in Construction Materials - Application of Modern Technologies and Computational Modelling, accompanied by a sum of 70,000 CZK



    • a research team composed of: Ing. Bohumil Štíbr, DrSc. (Institute of Inorganic Chemistry CAS), RNDr. Bohumír Grüner, CSc.(Institute of Inorganic Chemistry CAS), RNDr. Josef Holub, (Institute of Inorganic Chemistry CAS), Ing. Mario Bakardjiev, CSc. (Institute of Inorganic Chemistry CAS), RNDr. Drahomír Hnyk, CSc. (Institute of Inorganic Chemistry CAS), Ing. Zbyněk Plzák, CSc. (Institute of Inorganic Chemistry CAS), Ing. Jiří Fusek, CSc. (Institute of Inorganic Chemistry CAS), for the scientific result: Cluster Boran Analogues of Cyclopentadienyl Anion and Ferrocene, accompanied by a sum 70,000 CZK



  • Ing. Petr Škrdla, Ph.D. (Institute of Archaelogy CAS in Brno) for the scientific result: The Upper Paleolithic on the Middle Course of the Morava River, The Dolní Věstonice Studies, accompanied by a sum of 35,000 CZK

 

Awards of the Czech Academy of Sciences (CAS) presented in 2005

In 2005, the Academy Council of the Czech Academy of Sciences, upon the recommendation of the Commission on Awards of the CAS, presented the following awards:

The CAS Award for Outstanding Scientific Results of Major Significance

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    • Dr. Tomáš Jungwirth (Institute of Physics, CAS) for the scientific result : Ferromagnetism and New Spintronic Phenomena in Semiconductors - accompanied by a supplement of 50,000 CZK



    • A research team of the Institute of Molecular Genetics, CAS, composed of: Prof. RNDr. Václav Hořejší, CSc. (head of the team), RNDr. Ladislav Anděra, CSc., RNDr. Pavla Angelisová, CSc., Mgr. Tomáš Brdička, Mgr. Naděžda Brdičková, Mgr. Jan Černý, PhD, Mgr. Karel Drbal, PhD, PhMr. RNDr. Ivan Hilgert, DrSc., MUDr. Ondrej Horváth, RNDr. Vladimír Kořínek, CSc., Mgr. Ing. Jiří Špička for the scientific result: The Significance of Membrane Microdomains and their Novel Protein Components in Immunoreceptor Signalling (a collection of ten papers) - accompanied by a supplement of 100, 000 CZK



  • A research team composed of : PhDr. Klára Benešovská, CSc. (Institute of Art History, CAS), PhDr. Jan Frolík, CSc. (Institute of Archeology, CAS, Prague), Mgr. Jana Maříková-Kubková (Institute of Archeology, CAS, Prague), PhDr. Ivan Muchka (Institute of Art History, CAS) for: The Permanent Exposition "The Story of Prague Castle" - accompanied by a supplement of 100, 000 CZK
The CAS Award to Young Researchers for Outstanding Achievements

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    • Mgr. Michal Dovčiak, Ph.D., born 1973 (Astronomical Institute, CAS) for the scientififc result: Radiation of Accretion Discs in Strong Gravity - accompanied by a supplement of 25, 000 CZK



    • Ing. Petr Halada, Ph.D., born 1972 (Institute of Microbiology, CAS) for the scientific result: The Development of Proteomic Methods for the Identification and Structural Characterisation of Biologically and Biotechnologically Relevant Proteins (a collection of papers) - accompanied by a supplement of 25, 000 CZK



  • Mgr. Bronislav Ostřanský, Ph.D., born 1972 (Oriental Institute, CAS) for his research on The Perfect Man and his World in the Mirror of Islamic Mysticism. The Divine Dispensations for the Remedy of the Human Kingdom - accompanied by a supplement of 25, 000 CZK
The CAS Award for an Exceptionally Successful Solution of Programme and Grant Projects

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    • A research team of the Institute of Scientific Instruments, CAS, composed of : Ing. Josef Halámek, CSc., Ing. Pavel Jurák, CSc. for the scientific result: New Methods of Noninvasive Diagnostics of Nervous and Cardiovascular Diseases - accompanied by a supplement of 70, 000 CZK



    • A research team of the Institute of Microbiology, CAS, composed of: Ing. Peter Šebo, CSc. (head of the team), Ing. Radim Osička, Dr., Mgr. Jiří Mašín, Ing. Marek Basler, Mgr. Jana Vodolánová for the scientific result: Investigation of the Mechanism of Membrane Translocation of the Adenylate Cyclase Toxin - accompanied by a supplement of 70, 000 CZK



  • A research team of the Institute of Biophysics, CAS, composed of: RNDr. Michal Štros, CSc. (head of the team), Ing. Alena Bačíková, Mgr. Eva Muselíková-Polanská, Božena Krönerová for the scientific result: Understanding DNA Binding of the RNA Polymerase I Transcription Factor UBF - accompanied by a supplement of 50, 000 CZK

 

Awards of the Czech Academy of Sciences (CAS) presented in 2004

In 2004, the Academy Council of the CAS, upon the recommendation of the Commission on Awards of the CAS, presented the following awards:

The CAS Award for Outstanding Scientific Results of Major Significance

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    • RNDr. Eduard Feireisl, DrSc. (Mathematical Institute, CAS) for his Collection of Works on Mathematical Theory of the Dynamics of Compressible Fluids complete with a monograph Dynamics of Viscous Compressible Fluids - with a supplement of 50,000 CZK



    • Doc. RNDr. Zdeněk Hubálek, DrSc. (Institute of Vertebrate Biology, CAS) for his study: Biology of the West Nile Virus causing West Nile Fever (a collection of papers) - with a supplement of 50,000 CZK



  • PhDr. Jan Němeček, DrSc. (Institute of History, CAS) for his monograph: From an Alliance to Separation: Relations between Czechoslovak and Polish Representations in Exile, 1939-1945 - with a supplement of 50,000 CZK

 

The CAS Award to Young Researchers for Outstanding Achievements

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    • A research team of the Institute of Physics, CAS: RNDr. Kateřina Luterová, Ph.D., born 1972 , RNDr. Petr Fojtík, Ph.D., born 1975 for their work: Optical Properties of Silicon-based Semiconductor Nanostructures - with a supplement of 40,000 CZK



    • Ing. Michal Hocek, CSc., born 1969 (Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, CAS) for his collection of works on the Development of Original Methods of Synthesising New Kinds of Purine Derivatives, and for Discovering Several New Cytostatics - with a supplement of 25,000 CZK



  • PhDr. Jiří Woitsch, born 1976 (Institute of Ethnology, CAS) for the monograph: Forgotten Potash. Potash Producers and Potash Production in the 18th and 19th Centuries - with a supplement of 25,000 CZK

 

The CAS Award for an Exceptionally Successful Solution of Programme and Grant Projects

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  • A research team composed of: Ing. Blanka Wichterlová, DrSc., Ing. Zdeněk Sobalík, CSc., Mgr. Jiří Dědeček, CSc. (all of the J. Heyrovský Institute of Physical Chemistry, CAS) for their research result : Oxidation-Reduction Zeolite Catalysers for Nitrogen Oxide Transformations of Environmental Significance. The Relationship between the Structure and Activity - with a supplement of 70,000 CZK.

 

Awards of the Czech Academy of Sciences (CAS) presented in 2003

In 2003, the Academy Council of the Czech Academy of Sciences, upon the recommendation of the Commission on Awards of the CAS, presented the following awards:

The CAS Award for Outstanding Scientific Results of Major Significance

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    • A research team of the Institute of Physics, CAS, composed of: Ing.Martin Nikl, CSc., (coordinator), prom. fyz. (graduate physicist) Pavel Boháček, Ing. Karel Nitch, CSc., RNDr. Eva Mihóková, CSC., Ing. Jan Rosa, CSc., RNDr. Josef Novák, CSc., for the scientific result: Monocrystals PbW04 - Scintillation Material for High Energy Physics. Physical Description and Optimisation of Material - accompanied by a supplement of 100,000 CZK



    • Prof. Ing. Pavel Hobza, DrSc. (The J. Heyrovský Institute of Physical Chemistry, CAS) for the scientific result: Noncovalent Interactions and their Role in Biodisciplines, primarily in the Determination of the Structure and Dynamics of the DNA-base Pairs and DNA Oligomers -accompanied by a supplement of 50,000 CZK



  • A research team composed of: Doc. PhDr. Petr Sommer, CSc., (Institute of Philosophy, CAS- Centre for Medieval Studies of the CAS and Charles University), PhDr. Dušan Třeštík, CSc., (Institute of Philosophy, CAS - Centre of Medieval Studies of the CAS and Charles University), Prof. PhDr. Josef Žemlička, DrSc., (Institute of Philosophy, CAS - Centre of Medieval Studies of the CAS and Charles University), Mgr. Pavel Soukup (Institute for Contemporary History - Research Centre for the History of Science), Mgr. Robert Novotný (Institute of Philosophy, CAS - Centre of Medieval Studies of the CAS and Charles University), Mgr. František Grunt (Animare Porteus Civic Group), PhDr. Milena Bravermanová (Prague Castle Administration), Mgr. Jiří Militký (National Museum, Prague) for : The Centre of Europe around the Year 1000 A. D. - International Exhibition and Science Catalogue - accompanied by a supplement of 100.000 CZK


The CAS Award to Young Researchers for Outstanding Achievements

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    • RNDr. Vojtěch Šimon, PhD., born 1968 (Astronomical Institute, CAS) for: The Parametres of Selected Astrophysical Sources of High Energy Particles - accompanied by a supplement of 25,000 CZK



    • Ing. Radim Osička, PhD., born 1973 (Institute of Microbiology, CAS) for: The Relationships of the RTX Structure and Function of Proteins of Pathogenic Gram-Negative Bacteria - accompanied by a supplement of 25,000 CZK



    • Mgr. Jaroslav Cuhra, born 1972 (Institute for Contemporary History, CAS) for: The Czechoslovak-Vatican Dealings of 1968-1979 - accompanied by a supplement of 25,000 CZK

 

The CAS Award for an Exceptionally Successful Solution of Programme and Grant Projects

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    • RNDr. Petr Heinzel, DrSc., (Astronomical Institute, CAS) for: Analysis of the Spectral Data of Hydrogen in the Solar Atmosphere Obtained by the SOHO Satellite - accompanied by a supplement of 35,000 CZK



    • Doc. Ing. Vladimír Křen, DrSc., (Institute of Microbiology, CAS) for: Enzymic Synthesis and the Biotransformation of Glycosides and Natural Substances - accompanied by a supplement of 35,000 CZK



  • PhDr. Jindřich Dejmek, PhD., (Institute of History, CAS) for: Czechoslovakia, its Neighbours and the Great Powers of the 20th Century - accompanied by a supplement of 35,000 CZK