September: Marcelo Christian from University of Hamburg joined our lab for a month – see picture
August: Our team discovered how Palpimanus spiders avoid cannibalism – see paper and media cover and visited prof. Vanhara at his home – see picture.
July: Ondrej Michalek and Yun-Yun Tsai were awarded a prize for the best talk and poster, respectively, at the 31st European Congress of Arachnology – see document and picture.
June: Lenka Sentenska received a dean prize for the best PhD student/thesis.
May: Eva Liznarova and Lenka Petrakova were awarded a prize for a popular article published in Ziva – see document and picture. Martina Martisova defended her PhD thesis.
April: Alastair Gibbons and David Ortiz joined our team – see picture.
March: Luis Fernandez Garcia defended his PhD thesis at Universidad de la Republica, Montevideo, Uruguay – see picture.
February: Jan Raska was awarded a prize for the best talk at Zoologicke dny 2018.
January: Professor Jaromir Vanhara was appointed an Emeritus professor (see document).
December: Radek Michalko defended his PhD thesis and our team participated at the Christmas fashion show – see picture.
November: Our team discovered a sense organ in the male palp of Phildromus spiders – see paper, and media cover.
October: Within the Science Night our group prepared games for children and served delicious meals – see pictures.
September: A student from Taiwan, Yun-Yun Tsai, joined our team – see picture.
August: Our team attended European Congress of Arachnology (see picture), where Jan Raska won a prize for a student talk (see picture).
July: New members joined our team – see picture.
June: Radek Michalko (see document and webpage) and Eva Liznarova (see document) received a prize for the best PhD student/thesis, respectively.
May: Lenka Sentenska defended her PhD thesis – see picture.
April: Our team described several new ant-mimicking spiders from Australia – see paper and video.
March: We found how the personality of spiders matters in the control – see paper, video, and media cover.
February: Our team discovered a large mimetic complex of golden arthropods – see paper and video.
January: Our team was on Czech TV news – see video.