Final seminar of the Center

You a cordially invited to a final seminar of the Center which will take place on November 23 at 2 pm in Ložiskové sbírky (room 120), Albertov 6 building. We will have a short a summary of the activities after 7 years of the UNCE/SCI/006 project and two presentations given by the junior researchers: Kateřina JandováAncient yet tasty: geogenic organic matter in decomposer food web and Ondřej ŠálekEstablishment of reference sites for mini-airborne gamma-ray spectrometry in the Czech Republic. The presentations will be followed by the discussion and light refreshment.

Lukáš Laibl in Respekt

A brand-new article about our junior researcher Lukáš Laibl and his research on trilobites can be found the recent number of Respekt. The full version of the article is available (for subscribers) here.

Alda Vieira successfully completed her PhD

On Tuesday September 19, 2023, Alda M. D. Vieira successfully completed her PhD thesis entitled “Mercury dynamics in soil systems: A comprehensive study on natural and anthropogenic sources using elemental and isotopic analysis”. This is the 15th completed PhD associated with the Center for Geosphere Dynamics since the beginning of this project in 2018. Congratulations, Alda, and good luck for your future job!
Alda with her supervisor Dr. Maria Vaňková, and referees Drs. Barbora Doušová and Tomáš Navrátil.

Successful completion of PhD by Kateřina Němečková

On Monday March 20, 2023, Kateřina Němečková associated to the Center for Geosphere Dynamics successfully defender her PhD thesis entitled „Detecting biomarkers of expremophiles in Martian analogues“ under the supervision of prof. Jan Jehlička. On the photo with her supervisor and one of the reviewers, prof. Peter Vandenabeele from Ghent University (Belgium) and other members of the comittee. Congratulations!

Rafael Baieta completed his PhD

On December 14, 2022, Rafael Baieta successfully defended his PhD thesis entitled “A study of the behavior of selected metals in affected environments using isotopic approach” completed under supervision of prof. Martin Mihaljevič. On the photo you find Rafael with the external reviewers Dr. Tomáš Navrátil (left) and Dr. Václav Tejnecký (right). Congratulations, Rafael!

Magdaléna Peřestá successfully defended her PhD

On Thursday 22nd September 2022, Magdaléna Peřestá (née Knappová) successfully defended her PhD thesis entitled “Speciation of arsenic under reducing conditions of organic-rich soil“, supervised by Dr. Petr Drahota. On the photo you will see Magdaléna with her supervisor and both reviewers, Prof. Edgar Hiller (Comenius University, Bratislava) and Dr. Barbora Doušová (University of Chemistry and Technology Prague). Congratulations!

Workshop on Mineral Resources

Cristian Quinones, geologist-geostatistician from Chile will stop in Prague during his lecture tour at European universities and will give a one-day workshop on “Practices for Mineral Resources Statement and Study Cases”. The course will take place on 3rd May 2020 (9-17h) in Ložiskové sbírky room, Faculty of Science, Charles University, Albertov 6 building. Topics covered include International Codes, Audits, QAQC, Geological Models, Exploratory Data Analyses. For registration, ask the organizer Dr. Jiří Zachariáš (e-mail). This workshop is partly supported by the Center for Geosphere Dynamics.