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The eighth annual ceremony ‘Pardubice Region Awards 2021’ was finally again a face-to-face event after two years of pandemic measures. This year, the award ceremony took place in the newly renovated Suk Hall of the House of Music. The event pays tribute to the personalities whose long-term activity has enriched the lives of people in their surroundings. The following awards are given: Medal of the Governor of the Pardubice Region, Michal Rabas Award for Rescue, and Award of Merit in Recognition...
The Faculty of Health Studies celebrated 15 years since its foundation this year. The idea to build a faculty originated in Dr Arnošt Pellant's head during his work in Pardubice Hospital. What was the journey from the first idea to welcoming the first students? Come and read the interview with the first Dean of the FHS.   Do you remember what was happening in your life in May 2007? Of course, I remember the events of May 2007. Particularly when reading work records and...
Lanškroun (Ústí nad Orlicí district) – the prominent Czech medal maker and sculptor Zdeněk Kolářský died on the 28th March at the age of 90 years. The Czech News Agency was informed by Dita Hálová from the Municipal Museum Lanškroun. In his extensive medal making and sculptural work Kolářský combined multiple visual and applied arts, especially typography and logo designing in pieces made from various metals. “Although most of his works were large public or private projects, he always...
Aswin, who originally comes from India, has recently graduated from a master´s programme at the Faculty of Engineering Economics and Management of the Technical University in Riga. We have asked him a few questions to find out how he finds his stay at FEA UPCE as a marketing intern under the Erasmus+ programme.   What was the main reason for deciding to choose the Czech Republic for the Erasmus+ training? First of all, Erasmus+ in the Czech Republic brings great value to...
Our graduate, excellent scientist and lover of hiking. This is the future Rector of the University of Pardubice. Professor Libor Čapek will head the University from February 2022. What comes to your mind when you hear “University of Pardubice”? A heart matter. I am grateful for it being my alma mater and I am proud that I can work here. I see students who will be successful in their professional and personal life. I see the University of Pardubice as a multidisciplinary institution...
On 6 October 2021 the traditional event called “The Evening with Czech Chemistry” was held. The event is regularly organized by the Association of Chemical Industry of the Czech Republic. The guests met in the hall of the Prague Congress Centre in Vyšehrad after two years. Last year the event did not take place due to the pandemic situation. The opening speech was given by the President of the Association of Chemical Industry Ing. Petr Cingr. Short welcoming speeches were also given by...
For his teaching activity, the Dean of the Faculty of Chemical Technology, University of Pardubice was awarded the prestigious ministerial medal by the Minister of Education. The class 2 medal of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports was awarded today to Prof. Petr Kalenda at the ceremony held in the Senate of the Czech Republic. The Dean supports and actively participates in events the purpose of which is to raise students’ interest in technical fields and in the study of chemistry...
Seven and half a million volumes. The oldest and the most valuable books in our country. Precious incunabula and parchment manuscripts. This is our cultural heritage stored in the collection of the National Library of the Czech Republic. As of this may, the complete operation of this important institution will fall under the management of its new general director, Tomáš Foltýn, who is a graduate of the Faculty of Arts and Philosophy. He will thus become the tenth post-revolution director. His...