Martin Černohorský Award

Thanks to a financial donation made by Prof. Martin Černohorský to the Union of Czech Mathematicians and Physicists, the Martin Černohorský Award for Contribution to Physics Education was established. You can briefly get acquainted with the personality of Professor Martin Černohorský in his medallion (in Czech).

The Martin Černohorský Award is open to those who have made a significant contribution to physics education in the last two years. The laureate can be an individual or a collective for a joint work. Candidates for the prize may be nominated by others or may submit a nomination on their own behalf.

18 Nov 2022 Jana Procházková


Professor Martin Černohorský during one of the interviews conducted with him by Dr Paul Burnett, a historian from the University of California, Berkeley. Brno, Masaryk University Rector's Office, 8 July 2018. Photo Marie Fojtíková.

A maximum of three prizes may be awarded annually:

  1. prize: CZK 30,000
  2. prize: CZK 20 000
  3. prize: CZK 10 000

The awards will be decided by an independent jury of leading physicists from academic departments and schools in the Czech Republic. There are no other restrictions on the nominees, such as membership in the JCMF or nationality. Nominations for a collective are allowed for the same project or for joint work completed in the last two years.

Nominations must be submitted via an online form (in Czech) by December 31, 2022. Further information can be found on the Competitions and awards website.


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