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This year, just like last year, you can help anywhere and anytime from 16 September onwards with the Strava app. For every terimeter you walk, run or cycle, children in distress will receive 20 CZK. The start is on 16 September at 10:00. The end will be determined when the amount of 10 million CZK is reached.
Applicants who did not manage to submit applications for the regular admission procedure in time, or those who were not accepted in the regular procedure, still have a chance to study in the coming academic year 2021/2022 at these four faculties of the Czech Technical University in Prague.
The Radiopharmaceutical Chemistry Group of the Department of Nuclear Chemistry of the Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering (FJFI) with the support of the Czech Society of Nuclear Medicine (CSNM) is organizing the Student Day of Nuclear Medicine conference on 10 September 2021. It is intended for young physicians and students from the fields of nuclear medicine, radiopharmacy, dosimetry and radiological technology, as well as for others interested in nuclear medicine.
From 2 to 7 September, a feast of all student performance athletes will take place under the auspices of Palacký University in Olomouc - the Czech Academic Games 2021. The organizers are the Faculty of Physical Culture of Palacký University. Athletes whose sports performance is at the level of the academic championship of the Czech Republic can represent the CTU at this sporting event of the year.
Starting in the winter semester 2021/2022, students can participate in virtual studies at prestigious partner universities of the EuroTeQ alliance, of which CTU is a member. Six leading technical universities: Technical University of Munich (Munich, Germany), Technical University of Denmark (Lyngby, Denmark), Ecole Polytechnique (Paris, France), Tallinn University of Technology (Tallinn, Estonia) and CTU in Prague are opening 60 virtual courses for their students. The courses are offered in English. There are also a number of language courses for beginners in local languages. Students can enrol in courses from July 2021.

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Every year, the team of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering presents its student formula in an improved version. A strict committee of experts evaluates many technical and economic aspects and there is a strong international competition. The competition culminates with races on the circuit. Despite being the thirteenth in the series, this year's student formula has brought great luck to the team of engineers . Over the weekend at the Formula Student races in the Autodrom Most area, they won first place in the autocross and endurance disciplines. This helped them the most to the first place in the overall ranking in the category of combustion formulas. The competition was also spectated by Professor Michael Valášek, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Docent Jan Řezníček, Vice Dean for Teaching and both congratulated their students among the first.
The French Ambassador Alexis Dutertre together with Nuclear Advisor Thierry Salmon visited the Faculty of Nuclear and Physical Engineering of the CTU in Prague (FNSPE) on Tuesday 27 July. Among other things, the Ambassador experienced how to achieve and maintain the so-called critical state on a model of the school's nuclear reactor and toured the Golem tokamak and the newly built PlasmaLab.
Prof. RNDr. Pavel Exner, DrSc., is an internationally recognized theoretician and specialist in the field of mathematical physics. He is currently working at the Department of Physics at the Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering. For his contribution to the development of mathematical methods used in quantum physics, he was appointed a foreign member of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine in July 2021.
Three giant historic hydrogen compressors from 1911 and one smaller machine from 1957 were used to compress hydrogen for the solidification of vegetable oils into margarine in the former Schicht's plants, today's Setuga in Ústí nad Labem. This week, the Ústí museum staff began to move these unique European monuments to their depository in the Klíše district and in the future the public will be able to see them as well. Experts from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering are also involved in the rescue of the historical technology.
The building of the CTU University Centre for Energy Efficient Buildings (UCEEB) was presented in the eighth annual Green Roof of the Year competition, in which it won an honorable mention for research for Metrostav.