Rector's Awards

The first Rector's Awards were presented in 1994 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Masaryk University (the Year of Masaryk University) in recognition of significant scientific achievements and innovations in medical and natural sciences as well as in the humanities.

 

2013 Rector's Awards

Rector's Award for Outstanding Creative Activity:

  • Prof. PhDr. Martin Wihoda, Ph.D., FA, Die Sizilischen Goldenen Bullen von 1212: Kaiser Friedrichs II. Privilegien für die Přemysliden im Erinnerungsdiskurs. Wien; Köln; Weimar: Böhlau, 2012

Rector’s Award for an Outstanding Doctoral Thesis:

Rector’s Award for the Best Students in Doctoral Programmes:

Rector’s Award for the Best Students in Master’s Programmes:

Rector’s Award for Outstanding Achievements in Sports:

  • Bc. Jaroslav Soukup, FSpS
 

2012 Rector's Awards

Rector's Award for Outstanding Creative Activity:

  • Doc. Mgr. Jan Preisler, Ph.D., FSci, Prof. RNDr. Viktor Kanický, DrSc., FSci, Mgr. Pavla Foltynová, FSci, patent Diode laser thermal vaporization, Brno 2012
  • Prof. MUDr. Miroslav Souček, CSc. et al., FMed, Vnitřní lékařství, Brno 2011

Research Award (MU Research Support Programme):

  • Prof. MUDr. Milan Brázdil, Ph.D.
    G. J. Mendel Award (major award for exceptional research results)
  • Assoc. Prof. PhDr. David Šmahel, Ph.D.
    Award for long-term excellent research results in the field of social sciences and humanities
  • Prof. RNDr. Mojmír Šob, DrSc.
    Award for long-term excellent research results in the field of medicine and science
  • RNDr. Tomáš Brázdil, Ph.D.
    Award for exceptional research results for young researchers under 35 years old in the field of economy and informatics
  • RNDr. Michal Masařík, Ph.D.
    Award for exceptional research results for young researchers under 35 years old in the field of medicine and science
  • Mgr. Anna Ševčíková, Ph.D.
    Award for exceptional research results for young researchers under 35 years old in the field of social sciences and humanities
  • RNDr. Jan Bouda, Ph.D.
    Award for exceptional result in international grant competition

Rector’s Award for an Outstanding Doctoral Thesis:

  • MUDr. Eva Vlčková, Ph.D., FMed
  • Mgr. Tomáš Čermák, Ph.D., FSci
  • Mgr. Pavla Matějková, Ph.D., FA

Rector’s Award for the Best Students in Doctoral Programmes:

Rector’s Award for the Best Students in Master’s Programmes:

Rector’s Award for Outstanding Achievements in Sports:

Rector’s Award for Outstanding Artistic Activity:

 

2011 Rector's Awards

Rector's Award for Outstanding Creative Activity:

  • Dr. Kaveri Subrahmanyam, Assoc. Prof. PhDr. David Šmahel, Ph.D., FSS, Digital Youth. The Role of Media in Development, New York 2010
  • Prof. MUDr. Zdeněk Adam, CSc., FMed, Assoc. Prof. MUDr. Marta Krejčí, Ph.D., FMed, Prof. MUDr. Jiří Vorlíček, CSc. et al., FMed, Obecná onkologie, Praha 2010 and Speciální onkologie, Praha 2011
  • Mgr. Richard Štefl, Ph.D., FSci, Rozpoznávání vadných RNA a jejich opravy editací (výsledek výzkumu, Brno 2010)

Rector’s Award for an Outstanding Doctoral Thesis:

  • RNDr. Jan Sedmidubský, Ph.D., FI
  • Mgr. Jana Kotašková, Ph.D., FMed
  • PharmDr. Zuzana Holubcová, Ph.D., FMed
  • Mgr. Kateřina Maliňáková, Ph.D., FSci
  • Mgr. Jana Přecechtělová, Ph.D., FSci

Rector’s Award for the Best Students in Doctoral Programmes:

Rector’s Award for the Best Students in Master’s Programmes:

Rector’s Award for Outstanding Achievements in Sports:

  • Bc. Radka Vodičková, FSpS
 

2010 Rector's Awards

Rector's Award for Outstanding Creative Activity:

  • Andreas Čap, Jan Slovák, FSci, Parabolic Geometries I, Background and General Theory, American Mathematical Society, Providence, Rhode Island 2009

Rector’s Award for an Outstanding Doctoral Thesis:

Rector’s Award for the Best Students in Doctoral Programmes:

Rector’s Award for the Best Students in Master’s Programmes:

Rector’s Award for Outstanding Achievements in Sports:

  • Bc. Tomáš Hron, FSpS
 

2009 Rector's Awards

Rector's Award for Outstanding Creative Activity:

  • Prof. RNDr. Petr Klán, Ph.D., FSci, Prof. Jakob Wirz, Photochemistry of Organic Compounds. From Concepts to Practice., Wiley, Chippenham, 2009

Rector’s Award for an Outstanding Doctoral Thesis:

Rector’s Award for the Best Students in Doctoral Programmes:

Rector’s Award for the Best Students in Master’s Programmes:

Rector’s Award for Outstanding Achievements in Sports:

  • Bc. Petr Bubniak, FSpS

Rector’s Award for Outstanding Artistic Activity:

 

2008 Rector's Awards

Rector's Award for Outstanding Creative Activity:

  • Prof. Assoc. Prof. MUDr. Pavel Šlampa, CSc., FMed, Assoc. Prof. MUDr. Jiří Petera, Ph.D. et al., FMed, Radiation Oncology, Galén, Prague, 2007
  • Prof. PhDr. Mgr. Tomáš Knoz, Ph.D, FA, Confiscations after White Mountain Battle, Matice moravská, Faculty of Arts of MU, Brno, 2006
  • Assoc. Prof. Mgr. Jiří Macháček, Ph.D., FA, Pohansko bei Břeclav, dr. Rudolf Habelt, Bonn 2007
  • Prof. PhDr. Rudolf Šrámek, CSc., FEdu, Beiträge zur allgemeinen Namentheorie, Praesens Verlag, Vienna, 2007

Rector’s Award for an Outstanding Doctoral Thesis:

Rector’s Award for the Best Students in Doctoral Programmes:

Rector’s Award for the Best Students in Master’s Programmes:

Rector’s Award for Outstanding Achievements in Sports:

Rector’s Award for Outstanding Artistic Activity:

 

2007 Rector's Awards

Rector's Award for Outstanding Creative Activity:

  • Prof. PhDr. Břetislav Horyna, Ph.D., FA, The History of Early Romantic Period, Vyšehrad, Prague, 2006
  • Prof. MUDr. Petr Dítě, DrSc. et al., FMed, Internal Medicine I-III, Masaryk University, Brno, 2005
  • Assoc. Prof. JUDr. Karel Marek, CSc., FLaw, Contract and Business Law. Contracts, Masaryk University, Brno, 2006

Rector’s Award for the Best Students in Doctoral Programmes:

Rector’s Award for the Best Students in Master’s Programmes:

Rector’s Award for Outstanding Achievements in Sports:

 

2006 Rector's Awards

Rector's Award for Outstanding Creative Activity:

Rector’s Award for the Best Students in Doctoral Programmes:

Rector’s Award for the Best Students in Master’s Programmes:

  • Bc. Jiří Šimša, FI and FSS
  • Bc. Vojtěch Adam, FSci
  • Bc. Jan Závěšický, FSS

Rector’s Award for Outstanding Achievements in Sports:

  • Eva Vítečková, FSpS
 

2005 Rector's Awards

Rector's Award for Outstanding Creative Activity:

  • JUDr. Petr Mrkývka, Ph.D. et al., FLaw, Financial Law and Financial Administration, Masaryk University, Brno, 2005
  • Prof. PhDr. Rudolf Pečman, DrSc., FA, Vladimír Helfert, Universitas Masarykiana Foundation, CERM, NAUMA, Brno, 2003
  • RNDr. Zbyněk Prokop, Ph.D., FSci, Use of Enzyme Catalysts in Bioorganic Synthesis, Patent Application, Brno, 2005
  • Prof. MUDr. Pavel Ševčík, CSc., FMed, Assoc. Prof. MUDr. Jana Skřičková, CSc., FMed, Assoc. Prof. MUDr. Vladimír Šrámek, Ph.D. et al., FMed, Lung Infections in Intensive Medicine, Galén, Prague, 2004

Rector’s Award for the Best Students in Doctoral Programmes:

Rector’s Award for the Best Students in Master’s Programmes:

 

2004 Rector's Awards

Rector's Award for Outstanding Creative Activity:

  • Prof. PhDr. Bořivoj Srba, CSc., FA, Muses in Exile, Masaryk University in Brno, 2003
  • PhDr. Jiří Pulec et al., Chapters from the History of University Education in Moravia in the Years 1945–1990, Palacký University of Olomouc, 2003
  • Assoc. Prof. JUDr. Věra Kalvodová, CSc., FLaw, The Role of Imprisonment in the System of Criminal Legal Sanctions, Masaryk University in Brno, 2002
  • Prof. MUDr. Zdeněk Adam, CSc., FMed, Prof. MUDr. Jiří Vorlíček, CSc., FMed, Mgr. Jana Koptíková, Ph.D., FMed, General Cancer Studies and Supportive Therapy, Grada Publishing Prague, 2003
  • Assoc. Prof. PhDr. Jaroslav Vaculík, CSc., FEdu, Post-War Re-Emigration and Settlement of Foreign Countrymen, Masaryk University in Brno, 2002 and Post-War Repatriation of Czechoslovak Citizens (Displaced Persons), Masaryk University in Brno, 2004
  • Assoc. Prof. PhDr. Dagmar Bartoňková, CSc., FA, Canfora, Luciano: History of Greek Literature, Koniash Latin Press, Prague, 2001 and G.B. Conte: History of Roman Literature, Koniash Latin Press, Prague, 2003

Rector’s Award for the Best Students in Doctoral Programmes:

Rector’s Award for the Best Students in Master’s Programmes:

Rector’s Award for Outstanding Achievements in Sports:

  • Jana Pechanová, FSpS
 

2003 Rector's Awards

Rector's Award for Outstanding Creative Activity:

  • PhDr. Antonín Bartoněk, DrSc., FLaw, Handbuch des mykenischen Griechisch, Heidelberg C. Winter, 2002
  • Assoc. Prof. RNDr. Radan Kučera, CSc., FSci, Assoc. Prof. RNDr. Jaromír Šimša, CSc., FSci, Counting and Configurations and Equations and Inequalities, Springer-Verlag, 2000 and 2003
  • Prof. MUDr. Josef Bednařík, CSc., FMed, Diseases of Skeletal Muscles, Triton, 2001
  • Prof. PhDr. Pavel Kurfürst, CSc., FA, Musical Instruments, Togga, 2002

Rector’s Award for the Best Students in Doctoral Programmes:

Rector’s Award for the Best Students in Master’s Programmes:

Rector’s Award for Outstanding Achievements in Sports:

  • Hana Machová, FSpS
 

2002 Rector's Awards

Rector's Award for Outstanding Creative Activity:

  • Prof. PhDr. Vladimír Smékal, CSc., FSS, Invitation to Psychology of Personality: Man in the Mirror of Consciousness and Action, Barrister & Principal, Brno, 2002
  • Assoc. Prof. JUDr. Naděžda Rozehnalová, CSc., FLaw, International Trade Law, Masaryk University, Brno, 2001
  • Assoc. Prof. PhDr. Milena Bartlová, CSc., FA, Honest Pictures (Panel Paintings in Bohemia and Moravia, 1400–1460), Argo, Prague, 2001
  • Assoc. Prof. PhDr. Jaroslav Vaculík, CSc., FEdu, History of Volhynia Czechs, Masaryk University, Brno, 2001
  • Prof. MUDr. Jiří Mayer, CSc., FMed, Assoc. Prof. MUDr. Jan Starý, CSc., FMed, Leukemia, Grada Avicenum, Prague, 2002

Rector’s Award for the Best Students in Doctoral Programmes:

Rector’s Award for the Best Students in Master’s Programmes:

Rector’s Award for Outstanding Achievements in Sports:

  • Marika Těknědžjanová, FSpS
 

2001 Rector's Awards

Rector's Award for Outstanding Creative Activity:

  • Assoc. Prof. MUDr. Pavel Ševčík, CSc., FMed, Assoc. Prof. MUDr. Vladimír Černý, CSc., FMed, Assoc. Prof. MUDr. Jiří Vítovec, CSc., FMed, Intensive Medicine, Galén, Karolinum, 2000
  • Prof. JUDr. Petr Hajn, DrSc., FLaw, Competition Behaviour and Legislation Against Unfair Competition, Masaryk University, 2000
  • Prof. PhDr. Rudolf Šrámek, DrSc., FEdu, Introduction to General Onomastics, Brno, 1999
  • Mgr. Libor Jan, Ph.D., FA, The Establishment of the Provincial Court and Administration of Medieval Moravia, Masaryk University and Matice Moravská, 2000

Rector’s Award for the Best Students in Doctoral Programmes:

Rector’s Award for the Best Students in Master’s Programmes:

Rector’s Award for Outstanding Achievements in Sports:

  • Filip Ospalý, FEA
 

2000 Rector's Awards

Rector's Award for Outstanding Creative Activity:

  • Prof. RNDr. Jozef Gruska, DrSc., FI, Quantum Computing, The McGraw-Hill Companies (UK), 1999
  • Prof. PhDr. Jaroslav Mezník, CSc., FA, Moravia of the Luxembourgs, Lidové noviny Publishing, Prague, 1999
  • Prof. MUDr. Milan Dokládal, DrSc., FMed, Morphology of Burnt Bones, Masaryk University, 1999

Rector’s Award for the Best Students in Doctoral Programmes:

  • MUDr. Lydie Hollá, Ph.D., FMed
  • Mgr. Jiří Czernek, Ph.D., FSci
  • Mgr. Robert Hakl, Ph.D., FSci
  • Mgr. Helena Spurná, Ph.D., FA
  • Mgr. Drahomíra Baránková, FA
  • JUDr. Jana Zezulová, Ph.D., FLaw

Rector’s Award for the Best Students in Master’s Programmes:

Rector’s Award for Outstanding Achievements in Sports:

  • Lubomír Matera, FEdu
 

1999 Rector's Awards

Rector's Award for Outstanding Creative Activity:

  • Prof. MUDr. Jiří Vorlíček, CSc., FMed, Palliative Medicine, Grada, Prague, 1998
  • Prof. PhDr. Jiří Sejbal, CSc., FEA and FA, Introduction to Monetary Development, Masaryk University, 1997
  • Assoc. Prof. PhDr. Jaroslav Hroch, CSc., FA, Philosophical Hermeneutics in Past and Present, Masaryk University and Georgetown Publishing, 1997
  • Prof. PhDr. Miloš Štědroň, CSc., FA, Janáček and the Music of the 20th Century, Universitas Masarykiana Foundation, Masaryk University, Georgetown Publishing, Nauma Brno, 1998
  • Prof. RNDr. Jiří Gaisler, DrSc., FSci, Mammals, Aventinum, Prague, 1997

Rector’s Award for the Best Students in Doctoral Programmes:

Rector’s Award for the Best Students in Master’s Programmes:

  • Jana Francová, FEdu
  • Petr Macháček, FI
  • Veronika Řeháková, FA
  • Zdeněk Dolníček, FSci

Rector’s Award for Outstanding Achievements in Sports:

  • Tomáš Krmíček, FEdu
 

1998 Rector's Awards

Rector’s Award for Outstanding Academic Activity:

  • Prof. PhDr. Jiří Fukač, CSc., FA, Prof. PhDr. Jiří Vysloužil, DrSc., FA, PhDr. Petr Macek, Dr., FA, Dictionary of Czech Music Culture, Editio Supraphon, Prague, 1998
  • Prof. RNDr. Jozef Gruska, DrSc., FI, The Foundations of Computing, International Thompson Computer Press, USA, 1997
  • Assoc. Prof. JUDr. Ivo Telec, CSc., FLaw, Author’s Law, C. H. Beck, Munich, 1997
  • PhDr. Helena Krmíčková, Dr., FA, To the Beginnings of Calyx in Bohemia, Masaryk University, 1997
  • Prof. PhDr. Bořivoj Srba, DrSc., FA, The Art of Theatre Production, JAMU, 1996
  • Assoc. Prof. PhDr. Bohuslav Klíma, CSc., FEdu, The Rotunda in Znojmo, Masaryk University, 1995

Rector’s Award for the Best Students in Doctoral Programmes:

 

1997 Rector's Awards

Rector’s Award for Outstanding Academic Activity:

  • Prof. PhDr. Josef Válka, CSc., FA, The Moravia of Reformation, Renaissance and Baroque, Brno Society for Museums and Regional Studies, 1995
  • Assoc. Prof. JUDr. Josef Bejček, CSc., FLaw, The Existential Protection of Competition, , Faculty of Law, 1996

Rector’s Award for Editorial Activity:

  • Prof. PhDr. Jaroslav Malina, DrSc., FSci, Kurt Gödel and Olbram Zoubek, Universitas Masarykiana Foundation, 1996

Rector’s Award for the Best Students in Doctoral Programmes:

 

1996 Rector's Awards

Rector’s Award for Achievements in Humanities:

The award was presented at the MU Scientific Board meeting of MU Scientific Board on 22 October 2006.

Rector’s Award for the Best Students at MU:

The awards were presented during graduation ceremonies.

 

1995 Rector's Awards

Rector’s Award for Achievements in Medical and Natural Sciences:

  • MUDr. Zdeněk Adam, CSc. et al., FMed, Therapy of Multiple Myeloma, , Sborník prací LF MU, 1993
  • Prof. RNDr. Jiří Rosický, DrSc., FI, (J. Adámek and J. Rosický), Locally Presentable and Accessible Categories, Cambridge University Press, 1994

Rector’s Award for Achievements in Humanities:

  • Prof. PhDr. Dušan Holý, DrSc., FA, Prof. PhDr. Ctibor Nečas, DrSc., FA, Lamenting Song, Institute of Folk Culture in Strážnice, 1993
  • Prof. PhDr. Jana Nechutová, CSc., FA, M. Matthiae de Janov Regulae Veteris et Novi Testamenti, München, Oldenburg Verlag, 1993
  • Assoc. Prof. PhDr. Jaroslav Malina, DrSc., FSci, The First Emperor: Creator of China and the Eighth World Wonder, Nadace Universitas  Masarykiana and Svoboda, Brno and Prague, 1994

The awards were presented at the MU Scientific Board meeting on 3 October 1995.

Rector’s Awards for the best students at MU were first presented in 1995 (cf. Article II of the MU Rector’s Awards Statute of 20 April 1995).

  • Michal Kozubek, FI
    for outstanding results, publishing and lecture activities and success in gaining a scholarship programme at the University of Oxfor.
  • Pavel Krafl, FA
    for an outstanding Master’s thesis and publishing activities

The awards were presented during graduation ceremonies.

 

1994 Rector's Awards

Rector’s Award for Achievements in Medical and Natural Sciences:

  • Prof. RNDr. Ivan Kolář, DrSc., FSci, Assoc. Prof. RNDr. Jan Slovák, CSc., FSci, Natural Operations in Differential Geometry, Springer-Verlag Berlin, New York, 1993
  • Prof. MUDr. Jan Šmarda, DrSc., FMed, S-layer of chroococcal cell walls, Algological Studies, 1991

Rector’s Award for Achievements in Humanities:

  • Prof. PhDr. Radoslav Večerka, DrSc., FA, Altkirchenslavische (altbulgarische) Syntax II, U. W. Weiher, Freiburg i. Br., 1993
  • Prof. PaedDr. Igor Zhoř, CSc., FEdu, Proměny soudobého výtvarného umění, Prague, Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1992

The awards were presented at the MU Scientific Board meeting on 27 September 1994.