News & Announcements

  • Researcher of the Department of Environmental Geography, Dr. Bohumil Frantál has become a member of the international project “Energy Social sciences & Humanities Innovation Forum Targeting the SET-Plan” (Energy-SHIFTS) (H2020, no. 826025, 2019-2021). He participates in the Working Group 2 on Smart Consumption, which attempts to identify and provide a detailed list of 100 Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) research questions relating to Transport and Mobility, which should be prioritised in future EU-funded research and innovation, specifically under Horizon Europe. For more information see https://energy-shifts.eu/horizon-scanning-working-group-2-smart-consumption/
  • Researchers of the Department of Environmental Geography ( Dr. Barbora Duží, MSc. Eva Nováková) co-authored several chapters in the new book called „The Science of Citizen Science“ which has been published by Springer. The Book is the main output of the COST Action "Citizen Science to promote creativity, scientific literacy, and innovation throughout Europe". Open Access. Download book.
  • Dr. Barbora Duží from the Department of Environmental Geography participates in international research focused on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on people´s eating habits and ways of obtaining food. Data are obtained by a questionnaire surveys intended for households not only in the Czech Republic but also abroad. Dozens of European universities, research institutes and NGOs are involved in the project. Research in the Czech Republic is covered by the program "Food for the Future" Strategy AV21 of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic.