Markéta Bocková received the Bolzano Prize from Charles University (photo: René Volfík)
The scientist from the Optical Biosensors research team Markéta Bocková won the Bolzano Prize at the award ceremony for the best students and graduates of the Charles University.

On Monday, June 8, sixteen students and graduates of Charles University received the prestigious award from University Rector Tomáš Zima. In the Patriotic Hall, the Rector's Awards for the best graduates of Charles University, the Extraordinary Rector's Awards and the Bolzano Prize supporting scientific education and training of Charles University students were presented.

The Bolzano Prize for outstanding scientific achievement in the natural science category was received by RNDr. Markéta Bocková, Ph.D. from the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics for dissertation in the field of chemical and macromolecular physics. "I really appreciate the award, but it is also a success for our whole team, because all the results and publications that are part of my dissertation are the work of the whole team," commented Markéta Bocková after the ceremony, who continues as a postdoctoral fellow at IPE in the Optical Biosensors research team. In an interview with iForum, Charles University online magazine, Markéta Bocková says: "Watching the interaction of molecules in the blood serum is like sitting in a middle of a stadium." (Read the whole interview here).

The Bolzano Prize for Outstanding Scientific Achievement was awarded in the natural science category, the biomedical category, and the social science category.

IPE carries out fundamental and applied research in the scientific fields of photonics, optoelectronics and electronics. In these fields, IPE generates new knowledge and develops new technologies.

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