The Week of Science and Technology is the most extensive science festival in the Czech Republic and its next edition will be held on November 6 -12, 2017.
The Week of Science and Technology of the Czech Academy of Sciences offers events all over the Czech Republic – in every regional seat and many other places. People will have an opportunity to attend lectures, exhibitions, excursions, science cafés, screenings of documentary films, look into scientific workplaces, laboratories and libraries and learn how science is conducted. In the mornings, the lectures and excursions are aimed mainly for secondary-school students. The afternoon and evening lectures and accompanying events are prepared for wider public.
The open houses at the institutes of the Czech Academy of Sciences are intended for all visitors, who are interested in finding out more on the latest trends in the area of science, in the work of scientific employees, the research projects of the Czech Academy of Sciences and the latest scientific instruments. Many lectures will be delivered online and their recording will be saved in the archive.
All of the workplaces of the Czech Academy of Sciences and more than 70 partner organisations participate in the Week of Science and Technology of the Czech Academy of Sciences. This event is coordinated by the Department of the Popularisation of Science and Marketing of the Centre for Administration and Operations of the CAS, v. v. i.
Prof. Josef Syka, member of TARGEAR at BIOMED, will present a lecture on The development of the human brain and speech.