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.


14. 5. 2020

The crunchiness of foods such as chips, wafers, biscuits or chocolate will now be measurable. Researchers at Mendel University in Brno have developed a device designed to monitor the degree of acoustic response to mechanical disturbance of certain types of food. They want to patent their invention. The device will make it possible to compare individual foods with each other and will serve mainly manufacturers as a supplement to standard methods of food quality assessment.


3. 4. 2020

The academic of the Institute of Lifelong Learning, Martin Pírko, is a member of the Czech part of the international research team led by Dr. Lieberoth from Aarhus University in Denmark. Research examines how coronavirus affects people's lives.


2. 4. 2020

Dozens of students at Mendel University in Brno are involved in part-time work in agriculture and forestry during the coronavirus crisis. The web agroprace.cz helps to regulate supply and demand. Mendel University in Brno also cooperates with individual companies, some of whom are managed by its graduates.


13. 3. 2020

Preamble

This Rector's Regulation „the Regulation“) to prevent the introduction and spread of coronavirus causing Corona Virus Disease 2019 - COVID-19 („coronavirus“) sets rules following informal measures announced by the Rector on Monday 2. March 2020, and implemented at Mendel University in Brno (hereinafter referred to as the „University”) pursuant to Act No. 258/2000 Coll. Collective agreements of the University with its trade union organizations and according to recommendations...