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|02/23/2018 20:05||AI criticises Czech officials for xenophobia, refusing refugees ( Prague Daily Monitor )|
Along with the Czech Republic's refusal to accept the refugee quotas, AI criticises the unequal access of the Roma children to education, the lengthy ... The report also recalls that during an arms fair in Brno last May, Zeman stated that the Czech arms industry needed to "export globally," denying that the ...
|02/16/2018 02:00||Student 3D Prints Eyes ( Hackaday )|
[OndĹej VocĂlka] is a student at the Brno University of Technology in the Czech Republic. In addition, the 23-year-old lost his vision in his left eye. While attending a lecture on 3D printing, he wondered if he could 3D print an ophthalmic prosthesis â an artificial eye. Turns out, he could. If you don't speak ...
|01/25/2018 18:50||Higher ed is in need of fresh ideas ( The Edwardsville Intelligencer )|
Yet, when he started to do his experiments with peas at the Brno monastery in what is today the Czech Republic, his mathematical training allowed him to visualize ratios in the characters that were being inherited by the plants he was cultivating. That led him to present and publish in 1865 the hereditary ...
|01/19/2018 01:05||Czech PM Loses Confidence Vote ( Alive For Football )|
BabiĹĄ, 63, a billionaire tycoon who is the Czech Republic's second-richest man, faces yet another potential setback when MPs vote on whether to ... coalition partners, the Social Democrats and the Christian Democrats, according to Stanislav Balik, a political scientist at Masaryk University in Brno, the ...
|01/19/2018 01:05||Central, eastern Europe's research institutions form alliance ( Prague Daily Monitor )|
The institutions from Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia want to offer internationally comparable conditions to researchers and enhance mutual exchange of information, Jana Silarova, from the Brno-seated Masaryk University's Central ...
|01/10/2018 16:25||Orangutans, like people, use medicinal plants to treat joint and muscle inflammation ( Phys.Org )|
"For the first time ever, self-medication activities of orangutans has been confirmed through this research," said Dr. Ivona FoitovĂĄ, of Masaryk University in Brno Czech Republic and Gadjah Mada University of Yogyakarta Indonesia, and co-author of a recent Scientific Reports paper reporting this ...
|12/22/2017 04:45||Czech Roma reclaim Holocaust site from pig farmers ( Deutsche Welle )|
Such hate is not unusual on Czech social media, notes Miroslav Mares, who studies extremism at Masaryk University in Brno. It has a symbiotic relationship to politics. ... There are a few thousand Muslims in the Czech Republic, but over 250,000 Roma," he points out. Miker still insists the deal is vital for ...
|12/22/2017 04:45||African swine fever outbreak alarms wildlife biologists and veterinarians ( Science Magazine )|
ASF has engulfed three Baltic countries and far-eastern Poland, and this summer, it suddenly appeared in wild boar in the Czech Republic. In November, it ... But it's only a matter of time before infected animals escape, says Radim Plhal, a wildlife biologist at Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic.
|12/19/2017 16:45||When research meets farming to lift welfare ( Poultry World )|
Eva Voslarova, project partner at the University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno, Czech Republic, said all 4 networks are set to continue beyond the Hennovation project, indicating that the networks have become embedded and they are also â along with Spain â trying to obtain data to ...
|12/15/2017 18:05||Far right to gather in Prague amid fears of rising Czech populism ( The Guardian )|
Both men have seized on growing anti-Islam sentiment at odds with the Czech Republic's small and low-profile Muslim population, estimated at between ... could give Okamura added clout in Czech domestic politics, according to Prof Lubomir KopeÄek, a political analyst at Masaryk University in Brno.
|12/09/2017 05:45||Olomouc â a city where the past meets the future ( Radio Prague )|
Historically, Olomouc used to be the historical capital of Moravia, the eastern part of what is now the Czech Republic. It all changed at the end of the Thirty Years' War when the city was ransacked by invading Swedish armies. All the important institutions were moved south to Brno and Olomouc never ...
|11/29/2017 03:05||In Eastern Europe, Populism Lives, Widening a Split in the EU ( New York Times )|
In the Czech Republic, Andrej Babis, an oligarch who rode a wave of anger toward ... Jiri Pehe, a Czech scholar who worked closely with the former Czech .... who studies the far right at Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic.
|11/26/2017 00:50||MOE to offer Taiwan-related classes at Czech university ( Focus Taiwan News Channel )|
24 (CNA) Masaryk University in the Czech Republic signed a memorandum of cooperation with Taiwan's Ministry of Education (MOE) on Thursday to have classes related to Taiwan offered at the ... The university was founded in 1919 in Brno and is one of the biggest universities in the Czech Republic.
|11/13/2017 20:00||Class photo in Teplice daily sparks hate speech on social networks ( Radio Prague )|
Miroslav MareĹĄ, photo: archive of Charles University So are Czech top officials, ... elected SPD party, opening the door wider to racism in the Czech Republic? Miroslav MareĹĄ is an expert of extremism at Brno's Masaryk University.
|11/13/2017 20:00||Czech Republic's tiny Muslim community subject to hate ( Aljazeera.com )|
Czech Republic's tiny Muslim community subject to hate ... Though no exact figures exist, the Muslim community in the Czech Republic is small, ... Lubomir Kopecek, a political analyst at Masaryk University in Brno, said that an ...
|11/08/2017 17:20||Honeywell-Sponsored Program Featuring Nobel Laureate Challenges Czech Technical University ... ( PR Newswire (press release) )|
It is the eleventh time the program has been delivered to a university in the Czech Republic. Other participating Czech schools have included Brno ...
|11/03/2017 03:20||Spanish Chef Brings Traditional Gastronomy to Czech School Canteens ( Latin American Herald Tribune )|
... if the children will accept it well as a soup,â said Renata Steckova, head of the kitchen at a school in Brno, the Czech Republic's second largest city.
|11/03/2017 03:20||Kruse strikes gold in Egypt while ZFW youngsters prove on point with more medals ( Hampstead and Highgate Express )|
And under-20 fencer Dominic De Almeida took golf in Brno, Czech Republic after landing double gold at the UK School Games. Kruse, who started ...
|10/25/2017 13:50||Grin and bear it - Ruby Wax has no time for bitterness ( Irish Examiner )|
... found two female relatives that had been incarcerated in mental institutions, one in Vienna and one in a sanatorium in Brno in the Czech Republic.
|10/24/2017 03:20||Communism's Answer to Mickey Mouse Is Thrust Into a Very Capitalist Dispute ( New York Times )|
Csaba Szalo, a professor of sociology at Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic, said Krtek was âan iconic figure, very recognizable to both kids ...