Awards

2017

RNDr. Filip Kolář, Ph.D.
The Award of the CAS for young scientific employees for outstanding results of scientific work, achieved with the financial support of the CAS before reaching the age of 35
Output recognised by the award: Evolutionary response of plants to quaternary climatic oscilaltions

prof. RNDr. Petr Pyšek, CSc.
Robert H. Whittaker Distinguished Ecologist Award (awarded by Ecological Society of America)

RNDr. Ondřej Mudrák, Ph.D.
Otto Wichterle Award (awarded by the Czech Academy of Sciences to stimulate and encourage exceptionally outstanding, promising young scientists at the CAS for their remarkable contributions to the advancement of scientific knowledge)

prof. RNDr. Jan Suda, Ph.D.
Antonín Frič Award (awarded in memoriam by Živa journal)
For contribution to the journal.

2016

prof. RNDr. Petr Pyšek, CSc.
ISI Highly Cited Researcher (ISI THOMSON REUTERS)

Ing. Jan Pergl, Ph.D.
ISI Highly Cited Researcher (ISI THOMSON REUTERS)

prof. RNDr. Petr Pyšek, CSc.
František Běhounek Award (awarded by the Czech Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports)
For promoting and popularizing Czech science and spreading the good name of the Czech Republic.

prof. RNDr. Jan Suda, Ph.D.
The Vojtěch Náprstek Medal for promotion of science to the public (awarded by the Czech Academy of Sciences)

Mgr. Martin Kopecký, Ph.D.
The Award of the CAS for young scientific employees for outstanding results of scientific work, achieved with the financial support of the CAS before reaching the age of 35
Output recognised by the award: Long-term changes of biodiversity in temperate forest vegetation.

RNDr. Klára Řeháková, Ph.D.
L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women In Science Fellowship 
Awarded project: Biological soil crusts – carbon source or sink?

Mgr. Péter Szabó, Ph.D.
Zólyominé Barna Piroska Prize (awarded by Biological Section of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences)
For merits in development of historical ecology in Central European region and on an international scale.

Mgr. Jan Kolář, Ph.D.
Dean’s Award (awarded by Dean of the Faculty of Arts of the Masaryk University in Brno)
For Ph.D. dissertation Territoriality and Regional Aspects in the Final Eneolithic in Moravia.

2015

prof. RNDr. Petr Pyšek, CSc.
ISI Highly Cited Researcher
Highly Cited Researchers identifies the world’s most influential contemporary researchers.

prof. RNDr. Karel Prach, CSc.
Honorary member of the Czech Botanical Society
Awarded in recognition of merits in Botany and CBS.

RNDr. Zdenka Neuhäuslová, CSc. and RNDr. Robert Neuhäusl, DrSc.
G. J. Mendel Honorary Medal for Merit in the Biological Sciences
The medal is awarded by the Czech Academy of Sciences (CAS) in recognition of outstanding contributions in the biological and agricultural sciences.

RNDr. Jan Mareš, Ph.D.
Josef Hlávka Award
The prize is intended for talented students up to the age of 33 of bachelor´s, master´s or doctoral study who have shown special ability and intellectual creativity in their branch.

2014

prof. RNDr. Petr Pyšek, CSc.
ISI Highly Cited Researcher
Highly Cited Researchers identifies the world’s most influential contemporary researchers.

doc. Ing. Jan Wild, Ph.D.
TA CR Award 2014 for the best applied
research project (category Usefulness)
Awarded project: Design and calibration of a mo­dul­­ar autonomous station for the measurement of soil moisture and temperature conditions in vast point clusters. Awarded by The Technology Agency of the Czech Republic.

doc. Ing. Jan Wild, Ph.D.
CULS Rector’s award for the best publication output in applied science
Output recognised by the award: Historische Waldentwicklung in der Säch­sisch-Böhmischen Schweiz/Historický vývoj lesa v Českosaském Švýcarsku (Historical development of forests in Bohemian Switzerland). Awarded by Rector of the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague.

RNDr. Vlasta Jankovská, CSc.
G. J. Mendel Honorary Medal for Merit in the Biological Sciences
The medal is awarded by the Czech Academy of Sciences (CAS) in recognition of outstanding contributions in the biological and agricultural sciences.

doc. Mgr. Jan Vondrák, Ph.D.
The Award of the CAS for young scientific employees for outstanding results of scientific work, achieved with the financial support of the CAS before reaching the age of 35
Output recognised by the award: Phylogenetic approach to ta­xonomy of critical groups in lichenized fungi.

prof. RNDr. Jiří Komárek, DrSc.
Presl Award
Output recognised by the award: Compendium Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa, 3rd part: Hete­rocytous Ge­nera published in 2013. Awarded by Institute of Botany of the CAS.

Ing. Václav Mahelka, Ph.D.
The Purkyně Award 2014 – Annual award for the best popular science article published in the journal Živa (Category: above 30 years)
Article recognised by the award: On the origin and hybridization of polyploid wheatgrasses – on the trail of cryptic progenitors (in Czech).