12. 11. 2020

The coronavirus pandemic did not stop Czech seniors. The vast majority of them have IT technology for remote learning, and more than half are still interested in this learning format, according to a statistical sample of members from the University of the Third Age of Mendel University in Brno, which is transitioning to online learning. Seniors who are not interested in remote learning prefer social contact with lecturers and classmates.


26. 10. 2020

Czech society is in the most serious situation since November 1989. We are going through a difficult test, and we are witnessing a loss of confidence in the state and government action. Given what's been happening in recent days and weeks, it's logical. On the other hand, unfortunately, dangerous. Although we can have any opinion on the actions of individual government officials, I would like to appeal not only to our students and employees but to our entire society, despite the above, to adhere...


8. 10. 2020

The management of the Faculty of Horticulture at Mendel University in Brno will deepen its cooperation with Future Farming. Together, they will focus on research in the field of aquaponics, which is a new trend in vegetable growing and fish farming. The acquired knowledge will be used for further development of technologies in this area. University students will also benefit from the cooperation. They will get acquainted not only with the principles of aquaponics, but they can also complete compulsory...


23. 9. 2020

Mendel University in Brno started online teaching on Wednesday, September 23, by the decision of the Regional Hygiene Station of the South Moravian Region. It follows from the general decision of the hygienic station, published on the afternoon of September 22 on its official notice board, which concerns all Brno universities.


8. 9. 2020

The winter semester at Mendel University in Brno will begin on the original date of September 21. In-person teaching will prevail. Lectures and teaching in general for over 100 people will take place online. The campus has stricter hygiene measures, the necessary spacing, disinfection in classrooms, the obligation to wear face masks indoors, and other measures. The aim is to prevent the possible spread of a new type of coronavirus as much as possible. Students and teachers will follow the traffic...


12. 8. 2020

The average inhabitant of Brno throws 37.4 kilograms of food into the trash a year. People in housing estates waste the most food, namely 53.6 kilos per person per year. In rural areas (29.1 kg/person/year) and residential areas (32.7 kg/person/year), waste is less, which is related, among other things, to the fact that in these localities there is a better possibility of composting or feeding animals. This follows from year-round data collected in cooperation with SAKO Brno and Green Solution by...


3. 8. 2020

Hobby rather than faith was the cure for a pandemic for the Czechs. Czechs were mainly afraid of hospitalization, on the other hand, they have confidence in the domestic health system. This was shown by an extensive research project that examined the behavior of the population during the quarantine. Researchers at Mendel University in Brno will now compare the results from the Czech Republic with colleagues from more than 50 countries around the world, where people answered the same questions.


10. 7. 2020

In recent years, domestic farmers have increasingly grown plants that produce less nectar. Bee grazing is also declining due to severe drought, especially due to rising temperatures. In the future, it may weaken bee colonies, even more, says Antonín Přidal from the Department of Zoology, Fisheries, Hydrobiology and Apiculture, Faculty of Agriculture, Mendel University in Brno.


15. 6. 2020

For the first time, Mendel University in Brno was ranked in the elite thousands of the world's best universities according to the currently published QS World University Rankings 2021. The ranking is dominated by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, ahead of Stanford and Harvard Universities. Mendel University was ranked at 701-750, similar to the Brno University of Technology, with a total of ten Czech universities in the elite thousand. Among agricultural Czech universities, MENDELU is rated...


25. 5. 2020

Tropical forests face an uncertain future under climate change, but new research published in Science suggests they can continue to store large amounts of carbon in a warmer world, if countries limit greenhouse gas emissions. Three scientists from the Czech Republic also took part in the mentioned research.