14. 1. 2021
The year 2021 will be a year of many challenges for Mendel University in Brno. One year in advance, the university will start celebrating the 200th anniversary of Johann Gregor Mendel's birthday. In February, a jury of experts will select for the first time the best student business ideas within the StartUp MENDELU competition. Another challenge during the global pandemic is to deepen online teaching, and last but not least, the rector's elections await the university at the end of 2021.
4. 12. 2020
Researchers from the Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology of MENDELU (FFWT) will coordinate the European project ASFORCLIC - ADAPTATION STRATEGIES IN FORESTRY UNDER GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACT. The main topic of the project is multidisciplinary research of less common forest trees and their possible use in practice. The ASFORCLIC project will also play an important role in improving the research and innovation profile of the faculty and will help create new research alliances. FFWT researchers...
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...
At the time of the pandemic, the Czechs were engaged in hobbies, faith was on the fringes of interest
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.