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From 30 November 2020 to 4 January 2021, you can visit an exhibition in the CTU-CIIRC building on the ground floor to mark the 100th anniversary of the school's reorganization and the use of the CTU name "One Hundred Years Under the CTU Brand". The posters will present representative documents depicting the development of the school and its administration. The exhibition was prepared by the CTU Archive.
On Tuesday, November 24, 2020, from 10:00 a.m., the Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering of the Czech Technical University in Prague (FNSPE) is organizing an online open doors day. Those interested will visit the nuclear reactor, as well as other workplaces, and listen to a number of interesting lectures. They will cross-sectionally present areas that the faculty deals with from applied mathematics through materials science, nuclear chemistry, nanoparticles to particle physics.
The Open Doors Day will take place at the Faculty of Civil Engineering of the Czech Technical University on 27 November. For epidemiological reasons, applicants will be able to view the faculty virtually. You will be able to look into areas and workplaces where you would not be able to go normally during classic open door events.
Individual faculties and the Masaryk Institute of Advanced Studies of the Czech Technical University are preparing for the open doors days this academic year as well. Due to the epidemiological situation, some of them will be held online. Come and check out the possibilities to study at CTU.
The virtual Qminers Quant Hackathon 2020 will be held on 28 November, jointly organized by the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and the startup Qminers. The competition is intended for all students who dare to face difficult programming challenges. The goal of the hackathon is to use machine learning in algorithmic trading, and thus beat the sports bookmaker. The winners will share the amount of CZK 100,000. The online hackathon will take place in two phases, the testing itself will take place from 1 to 27 November, and the finals will be held and winners will be announced on 28 November.

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A student of the Faculty of Biomedical Engineering at the Czech Technical University, Alžběta Šabouková, received the Award of the Minister of Education, Youth and Sports for extraordinary deeds of students or graduates for 2020, for saving the life of a driver in a crashed car. She provided quick help to her on 18 November last year, when she found herself in a sudden traffic accident between Třešť and Jezdovice villages.
Even without the decision of the mayor of the capital city of Prague or the governors of individual regions, two hundred students from the Faculty of Biomedical Engineering of the Czech Technical University currently help on the front line in medical and social facilities, sampling points or rescue services: future paramedics, physiotherapists, laboratory technicians, radiologists assistants, biomedical technicians or students of security programs.
Online tutoring in mathematics and other subjects, consultations for families and school network administrators, provision of workshops and computer equipment - these are specific forms of assistance that volunteers from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering (FEE) provide for schools and their students during the coronavirus outbreak. An innovative LEO device is also available for practical teaching of high school students from home.
Three leading Czech universities - Masaryk University, the Czech Technical University in Prague and the Brno University of Technology - have agreed to deepen existing cooperation in the field of cybersecurity and have established a registered institute, the CyberSecurity Hub. In addition to strengthening joint professional activities, it will also focus on supporting industry and companies and European certification of cutting-edge technologies in the field of cybersecurity. The founding charter of the institute was signed by representatives of universities on 18 November.
Rector of CTU in Prague doc. Vojtěch Petráček together with Ing. Martin Peterka, Chairman of the Board of the Czech Architecture Foundation, signed purchase agreement today, covering the purchase of the Jaroslav Frágner Gallery (Building No. 169) on Betlémské náměstí, Prague 1.