The literary award Magnesia Litera 2021, category Litera for non-fiction, was won by Professor Jaroslav Petr, DrSc. for the book The Ten Senses. How Humans and Animals Perceive the World Around Them (published by Argo/Dokořán, Prague). In the book the author has depicted a number of anomalies, curiosities and incredible capabilities in animals, taking readers […]
The Institute of Animal Science is seeking the candidate for a Quantitative Genetics/Genomics postdoc position connected with dairy cattle research projects who would be willing to apply for Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowships (MSCA-PF). The MSCA-PF grant supports an individual research stay (1-2 years) connected with international mobility (the project must take place in a country different from […]
Radim Kotrba on Czech Radio Radiožurnál: If you create the right conditions, life will return even to the desolate landscape23.4.2021
Radim Kotrba, Ph.D. from the Institute of Animal Science was on the show Guest of Lucie Výborná broadcasted on Czech Radio Radiožurnál in April. He is engaged in research into the basic biology of behavior of deer bred extensively or in zoos. He also works at the Faculty of Tropical AgriSciences of the Czech University […]
The Easter is a time of folk customs to welcome the spring. Nowhere else do Easter eggs have such a strong tradition as in the Czech Republic. Lenka Volková works at the Animal Science Institute in Uhříněves, Prague, and for more than 14 years she has been devoting her free time to decorating Easter eggs […]
In the Czech TV show Good Morning broadcast on Monday, February 22, 2021, reproductive biologist Josef Fulka explained how the cloning works and how far the scientists have come since the first successful experiment. Josef Fulka, D.Sc. is a researcher at the Biology of Reproduction department of the Institute of Animal Science Prague-Uhříněves and is […]
2020 was the year of the COVID-19 pandemic and government imposed restrictions made it impossible to hold public events. Some planned events had to be cancelled, others took the form of webinars and videoconferences, some were postponed.
Important awards for extraordinary results of research and development for Dr. Radko Loučka and Dr. Gudrun Illmann14.10.2020
On Thursday, 1st October, 2020, the ceremonial announcement of extraordinary results of research and development and the award ceremony within the traditional competition for ministerial prizes were held on the roof of the National Museum of Agriculture.
AUTUMN WORKS ON THE FIELDS OF THE NETLUKY FARM, A SPECIAL-PURPOSE FARM OF THE INSTITUTE OF ANIMAL SCIENCE, ARE IN FULL SWING23.9.2020
The plant production of the Netluky farm located on the outskirts of Prague is mainly focused on the production of grains and forages in the required quality, assortment and quantity for the needs of livestock production.
MEETING OF THE PRESIDIUM AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE AGRARIAN CHAMBER OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC IN UHŘÍNĚVES, IN THE PRESENCE OF THE MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE MIROSLAV TOMAN23.9.2020
On 2nd September, 2020, a meeting of the Presidium and the Board of Directors of the Agrarian Chamber of the Czech Republic was held at the Institute of Animal Science in Prague – Uhříněves, in the presence of the Minister of Agriculture Miroslav Toman. The main topic was the discussion on the priorities of the […]