Towards sustainable research: Webinar with the Max Planck Sustainability Network on June 24, 2021

On June 24 between 15:30-16:30 CEST Sustainable Academy is organizing a webinar about sustainability activities and ambitions of the Max Planck Society. The main speaker will be Sophie Lohmann from the Steering Committee of the Max Planck Sustainability Network. The MPSN connects hundreds of employees across more than fifty institutes of the Max Planck Society. One of the most significant recent activities of the MPSN was the compilation of the Catalogue of Recommendations for Sustainability in the Max Planck Society, which was handed over to the president of the Max Planck Society, Martin Stratmann. The forthcoming webinar may serve as an inspiration for employees and management at Czech research and academic institutions. You can also read a recent interview with Sophie Lohmann and Moritz Hütten here.

The webinar will be held in English. You can connect via Zoom via this link, no prior registration is required. The webinar will be also live-streamed on YouTube via this link.

Online discussion with candidates to the Academy Council on March 4, 2021

Speakers included the following candidates to the Academy Council: Pavel Janáček, Tomáš Kostelecký, Ilona Müllerová, Miroslav Punčochář, Helena Ulbrechtová, and the chairperson of Science Council, Antonín Fejfar. The event was moderated by Zuzana Harmáčková. The recording is on YouTube (in Czech only).

Preceding to the online discussion we approached the candidates to the Academy Council and asked them about their stance and plans on ecological and climate sustainability at the Czech Academy of Sciences. Their full answers are available here (in Czech only).


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  • Zuzana Harmáčková
  • Jan Hladký
  • Vojtěch Pravda
  • Tereza Stöckelová
  • Kamil Vlček