- SCAR FELLOWSHIPS
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- Students In Polar Research Conference
Students are warmly invited to the "Students In Polar Research Conference" which will be held April 20-22, 2015 at the Dep. of Geography, MU. Download program here. Second Announcement, Registration...
- Czech Republic gained the right to participate in decision-making about Antarctica
As a State Party to the Antarctic Treaty, the Czech Republic was granted a Consultative Status on May 29, 2013. For more information click here.
Project CzechPolar (2010 – 2015)
In 2010, a 6-year-lasting project CzechPolar (LM2010009): "Czech Polar Stations: Construction and operational costs" was funded by the Czech Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports. The project consists of two independent parts and two principal institutions are involved: Masaryk University (Brno) and South Bohemian University (České Budějovice). The aim of the project is to support development of Antarctic station J. G. Mendel located on James Ross Island (MU responsibility), and establish and develop Czech research station at Svalbard (SBU responsibility). The project also consider the exploitation of CESNET network and establishment of laboratory of Extreme Environmets Life (EEL) in Brno. Both the above-mentioned universities perform educational schemes oriented to science in polar regions.