12. 11. 2019
Mendel University in Brno, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, will award gold medals to Alois of Lichtenstein and Constantin Kinský on the occasion. The ceremony will take place on 14 November in the assembly hall of Mendel University in Brno. According to the university Rector Danuše Nerudová, the gold medals will be awarded "in recognition of the laureates' contribution to the advancement of science and education, sustainable agriculture, forestry and rural culture". She added...
8. 11. 2019 - Utah State University
While the conservation of charismatic creatures like pandas, elephants and snow leopards are important in their own right, there may be no better ecological bang-for-our-buck than a sound, science-based effort to save widespread keystone systems. And the majestic aspens could be a perfect start for such an endeavor.
Mongolian forests are on the periphery of public interest. MENDELU researchers are trying to change this
24. 9. 2019
Brazil is not the only country where forests are rapidly disappearing due to logging and raging fires. In Mongolia, researchers from Mendel University are trying the change the local attitude towards forests and teach people of their importance. Since 2000, the country has lost around 35,000 km2 of forests to intensive pasture and fires, which is about half the area of the Czech Republic. Forestry is neglected in Mongolia and the public is either unaware of the importance of forests or considers...
17. 9. 2019
Eight academics and students of Mendel University received MENDELU Rector’s Awards for outstanding achievements. Laureates of the prestigious awards given on the occasion of the university’s centenary include bioclimatologist Zdeněk Žalud for his long-term efforts in pointing out the impact of climate change, and Dominika Sirná, a student of furniture design, whose work has won awards in several competitions.
11. 9. 2019
For the first time in history, Mendel University appears in the rankings of the top global universities compiled by Times Higher Education (THE). As sixth from among the Czech universities, it ranks in the 1,001+ category from almost 1,400 universities from across the world. The highest-ranked Czech university is Charles University, which is listed in the 401–500 category. Overall, 17 Czech universities were included in the rankings.
20. 8. 2019 - Martina Dušková
The female bear named Ema has spent the first three months since April when she has been fitted with a GPS collar in the mountains on the Czech-Slovak border. At the moment, Ema´s location signal comes from the Slovak part of the Javorníky Mountains where she stays most of the time. However, the total area over which she has travelled since the beginning of telemetric monitoring covers over 1,300 square kilometres.
24. 7. 2019
Researchers from Mendel University in Brno are currently participating in a research project to help understand the ocean currents in the northern hemisphere. Dendrochronologists from the Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology recently visited Iceland to extract samples from driftwood on the north-eastern coast. They will now identify the species of the individual samples, along with their age and the places they originated from.
21. 6. 2019
From all continents, except for Antarctica, graduates of the university gathered for the Reunion of the Century at the Mendel University in Brno campus on the 15th June.
30. 5. 2019
The closing Starobrno Ignis Brunensis fireworks epilogue on Saturday 15 June will mark significant anniversaries of the Masaryk University (100 years), Brno University of Technology (120 years) and Mendel University in Brno (100 years).
17. 5. 2019
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