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NOVINKY & AKTUALITY
Nečekané objevy, šťastné náhody,
tvrdá práce i splněné sny.
The Neuron Foundation for the Support of Science awarded the Neuron Awards 2023 to the best Czech scientists. Seven promising scientific talents received the prestigious award during the gala evening, with four female scientists taking home the honors—the highest number of women awarded in the entire time of the awards ceremony. The Neuron Award for connecting science and business was won by the transfer of a patent for detecting pancreatic cancer. The highest award, the Neuron Award 2023, was received by a scientist who enriched world research in chemistry with his lifelong work. An important discovery related to cancer research scored twice this year.
The laureate of the Neuron Award 2022 for promising scientists in the field of social sciences, Anežka Kuzmičová, received a prestigious ERC Grant worth 1.5 million euros. The five-year research project, which also attracted the scientific council of the Neuron Foundation, focused on children's relationship to information and the way they process facts when reading. With a combination of disciplines, different approaches, and methods, her research is unique, both in the Czech and global contexts.