We are dedicated to fighting cyber threat
Cyber security research conducted at the Institute of Computer Science focuses on critical issues addressed by both the Sustainable Development Strategy of the Czech Republic and the European Secure Societies challenge.
Plant genome research results help diagnose malignant diseases
Research of plant genome structure and stability has provided CEITEC MU scientists with a great deal of application potential in areas such as agriculture, biotechnology and drug development.
We examine educational systems subject to changing conditions and educational requirements
Our research aims to contribute to the better understanding and improvement of educational quality. Research is carried out at the individual institutes and departments of the Faculty of Education of Masaryk University and focuses on the objectives, content, resources and learning outcomes at university and beyond.
Thanks in part to the Faculty of Law of MU, Czech Republic is a world leader in cybersecurity legislation
Thanks to the Institute of Law and Technology, which focuses on the long-term research of the legal aspects of cybersecurity and cybercrime, the Faculty of Law was one of the first institutions in the Czech Republic to introduce comprehensive legislation in this area.
Investigating the mental and social development of adolescents
Since the mid 90s, research teams based at the Faculty of Social Studies have focused on the psychological and social development of children and adolescents. Their work has resulted in the publication of several studies describing – among other findings – the lifestyle of today's twenty somethings.
CAVER helps with computer-assisted drug development
A collaboration between the Faculty of Science and Faculty of Informatics led to the development of CAVER, a software tool for the computer-assisted analysis of protein structures which estimates the reactivity of a selected protein with other molecules prior to the launch of lengthy and costly lab experiments.
We help liberalise public transport
Competition in public transport is a fiercely debated social and political issue. An interdisciplinary research group based at the Department of Economics (FEA MU) offers a unique analysis capable of saving tens of millions of CZK in public funding.
The Faculty of Science is a European vegetation and habitat research centre
The four-volume monograph Vegetation of the Czech Republic is just one of the results achieved by the Department of Botany and Zoology. We also issue expert opinions utilized by the European Environment Agency to improve the European habitat classification system.
Setting the pace for settlement research
Cutting-edge equipment and state-of-the-art laboratories available at the Department of Archaeology and Museology interdisciplinary centre are frequented by both Czech and international archaeologists. The department's crucial importance for history and culture studies is evidenced by the fact that MU is also the seat of the oldest UNESCO Chair on Museology and World Heritage in the world.