Fridays with Science
“Fridays with Science” is a joint project of the Foundation and the Josef Jungmann’s Gymnasium in Litoměřice, which supports
students’ interest in science and research through regular lectures by prominent scientists. On March 29, 2019, the seventh
meeting with the students took place.
To this point, several prominent figures from the field of science and research have become part of the Fridays with Science
project: Dr. Michael Londesborough, a scientist of British origin from the Institute of Inorganic Chemistry of the Czech Academy
of Sciences,, prof. RNDr. Jan Černý, Ph.D., a Czech immunologist and pedagogue at the Faculty of Science, Charles University in
Prague, prof. RNDr. Helena Illnerová DrSc. an important physiologist, biochemist and former chairwoman of the Academy of Sciences
of the Czech Republic. Jiří Devát, who has been an important manager in the Czech economy over the past two decades. Martin Růžička,
a member of PKN ORLEN Group, who is in charge of the Research and Development Section. Jan Havlík, an inorganic chemist and an
enthusiastic promoter of natural sciences. The latest guest of the project was Doc. Ing. Zdeňka Kolská, PhD., who currently works
at the Material Center of the Faculty of Natural Sciences of Jan Evangelista Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem in the field
of physical chemistry specializing, among other things, on surface properties of nanostructured materials.