6th Conference of Natural Sciences and Technical PhD Study Programmes at UJEP

6th StudKon 2023

June 26, 2023

Centrum of natural and technical science at UJEP Campus

About StudKon

The conference is intended mainly for PhD students of the study program Environmental Chemistry and Technology (FŽP), Applied Nanotechnology (PřF) and Computer Methods in Science and Technology (PřF). However, PhD students from other faculties such as the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (FSI), relevant natural and technical science programmes, undergraduate students and early-career researchers are all welcome to join.

The conference scope includes the preparation and characterization of (nano)materials and their applications, nanotechnology, chemical and physical modifications of materials, chemistry of materials, environmental analytical chemistry, environmental chemistry and pollution of the environment, phytoremediation and biotechnology, modelling in chemistry, physics and materials, and other related topics.

Oral or poster presentations are accepted for the conference. The event will be attended by supervisors and consultants, members of PhD councils, and invited experts from other institutes. Prizes for the best talks and posters will be given.

StudKon is a mandatory part for PhD students at FŽP UJEP (Environmental Chemistry and Technology, Environmental Analytical Chemistry). The main aim of the conference is to provide students with the opportunity to practise scientific presentations and to obtain constructive feedback from other participants on their PhD topics in a friendly environment. An integral part is a live knowledge exchange among PhD students, supervisors and members of PhD councils. The conference will be held in English.

Conference Programme

StudKon 2023 is planned as a one-day event.

Download programme in PDF

Download Book of abstracts in PDF

MONDAY 26. 6. 2023
Registration 8 – 9 a.m. 
Morning sessions 9 a.m. – 1:50 p.m.
9:00 – 9:20 a.m. Opening and welcome session, introduction of guests
9:20 – 10:40 a.m.

Talks session 1

9:20    Štěpanovská Eva

9:40    Syrový Michal

10:00  Šulc Martin

10:20  Dušková Tereza

10:40 – 11:10 a.m. Coffee break
11:10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Talks session 2

11:10    Štěpka Jan

11:30    Bílková Gabriela

11:50    Boonen Katrien

12:10    Kwoczynski Zdeňka

12:30 – 1:50 p.m. Lunch break
Afternoon sessions 1:50 – 6:00 p.m.
1:50 – 2:00 p.m. Jiří Orava: Introduction of UJEP research equipment database
2:00 – 3:20 p.m.

Talks session 3

2:00    Harrandt Václav

2:20    Paříková Anna

2:40    Panuška Petr

3:00    Snow Jan

3:20 – 3:30 p.m. Taking photo together
3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Poster session + secret quiz for the audience + light refreshment
5:30 – 6:00 p.m. Technical break
Evening programme 6:00 – 10:00 p.m.
6:00 – 6:30 p.m. Feedback to students (presentation skills and scientific content)
6:30 – 7:00 p.m. The Miroslav Broul award ceremony
7:00 – 10:00 p.m. Barbecue

Accompanied program

A social event including banquet will take place in the evening.


Traditionally, M. Broul Prize for the best talks and posters will be awarded.

Miroslav Broul Prize:
The conference will also include a competition for the best oral presentations and posters. The committee, composed of members of the PhD councils and other invited experts, will evaluate the scientific level and originality of the work as well as the students’ contribution and their abilities to engage with the audience and to defend their work during scientific discussion. The committee will also take into account the student’s year of study. First-year students, who will mostly present the vision, strategy and goals of their ambitious projects can win over research-oriented presentation of older colleagues. The first three places will receive financial reward (in the form of an extraordinary scholarship) in the amount of 10, 7.5 and 5 thousand CZK. Who was Miroslav Broul? – document in Czech

The points for evaluation are:

  • Scientific level: the relevance of the topic to the national and word context, originality, ambition, quality of hypothesis and design of the approach for their solving.
  • Student’s contribution: Passion for work, the ability to present results, realistic estimation of their impact, ability to analyze results, relevant conclusions or solutions of problems
  • Formal skills: Speaking and presentation skills, technical and visual aspects of the presentations including language level, and adherence to the lecture time.
  • Discussion: demonstration of the knowledge of presented topics and relevant topics, the ability to respond to questions, defending presented results, highlighting the strengths of their work.

List of talks and posters

Download Book of abstracts in PDF

Talk session 1

  • Štěpanovská Eva (PřF): Modification of graphene oxide and polymer films with energetic ion beams for their use in lithium battery applications
  • Syrový Michal (PřF): Simple one-step preparation of functional nanofibrous materials for CO2 capture
  • Šulc Martin (FŽP): Gypsum technology of separation Li2CO3 from Zinnwaldite mineral
  • Dušková Tereza (PřF): Metal complexes with polyfluorinated NHCS

Talk session 2

  • Štěpka Jan (PřF): Analysis of the effect of CeO2 nanoparticles on microbial communities in anaerobic digestion process of biogas plant
  • Bílková Gabriela (FŽP): Factors controlling Mn contents in leaves of silver and downy birch in acid soils of central Europe and Norway
  • Boonen Katrien (FŽP): Which factors influence mercury accumulation in tree rings?
  • Kwoczynski Zdenka (FŽP): Biochar from local biomass waste as a soil amendment – The effect on the bioavailability of elements

Talk session 3

  • Harrandt Václav (PřF): The electrodiffusional theory for wall shear stress measurement by two-strip probe: a journey to near-wall region hydrodynamics
  • Paříková Anna (PřF): Condensational growth of submicrometer particles for targeted high-efficiency pulmonary delivery
  • Panuška Petr (PřF): A microfluidic chip for generation and cultivation of tumor spheroids fabricated from OSTE+ polymer.
  • Snow Jan (FŽP): Removal of chlorine during pyrolysis of plastic waste

Poster session

  • Aubrecht Petr (PřF): non-public title and abstract
  • Dědičová Šárka (PřF): Effects of external electric fields on the structure of oligo(ethylene glycol) in explicit solvents by molecular dynamics simulations
  • Fales Alexandr (FSI): Educational robotics
  • Greguš Viktor (PřF): Association of cobaltacarborane derivative in aqueous solutions: Light scattering study
  • Hamalová Kateřina (PřF): Amine-doped PEBA membrane for CO2 capture
  • Hoskovec Jakub (PřF): Polyurethane nanofiber membranes modified by amines for CO2 capture
  • Kocholatá Michaela (PřF): Isolation and characterization of plant exosomes for biomedical applications
  • Mamirova Aigerim (FŽP): Biochar-driven phytoremediation of complex contaminated sediments: Case study of Paulwonia tomentosa
  • Matysová Pavlína (PřF): Molecular simulations of salts hydrates
  • Newton Robert Ato (FŽP): Impact of soil amendments on the production of Miscanthus × giganteus biomass at the slightly contaminated post-mining areas
  • Poustka David (PřF): Straight channel microfluidics for viscoelastic exosome separation – Influence of geometry and materials
  • Vaněk Martin (FŽP): Determination of Mercurialis ovata and Mercurialis perennis hybrids according to morphological features and genome size


Students will register for the conference by sending the abstract to studkon@ujep.cz. The deadline for the abstract submission is May 19, 2023. Students must use the Abstract Template available by clicking here where all details are given. Please, indicate your preference for either poster or talk in the registration email. These are ONLY preferences; the PhD councils and the conference committee will decide about the final form of your presentation. The final decisions will be announced by the end of May 2023. Please, send your abstract in Word format only.

Guidelines for authors

The conference, including oral and poster sessions, is held in English. We strongly recommend consulting your presentation/poster with your supervisor and/or consultant(s).

Oral presentations. The time allowance is 15 minutes + 5 minutes for discussion. We ask that you send the presentation to the organizers before the StudKon event. In emergencies, the presentation may also be uploaded before the talk sessions or during the coffee break. Please, provide the presentation in PowerPoint format only.

Poster presentations. The short poster introduction will not take place this year.  The poster should be in A0 format (portrait oriented). Poster holders will be available all day. Authors should hang their posters well in advance of the session. We would like to offer free printing of the posters on our plotter located at the Faculty of Environment. If you want to take advantage of this offer, please send the poster by Thursday 22 June to the StudKon email or you can bring it in person to Daniel Bůžek (office 5.09) or David Žižka (office 5.03). During this Thursday we will be available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Posters will be printed out in bulk print for economical printing. Please try to remove any background colors. The poster should be in A0 format and  in PDF format.

Venue & catering

The conference will take a place at UJEP Campus in the Centrum of natural and technical sciences. 

Some catering will be available during the conference, however, the lunch is not provided by organizers. Students can order lunch in Menza as usual. 

Important dates

19. 5. 2023   Deadline for registration and abstract submission

31. 5. 2023   Decision of the committee on final poster/oral students’ contributions
10. 6. 2023   Final program will be published
26. 6. 2023   StudKon day

Previous years

5th StudKon 2022 – Campus UJEP 13 6. 2022

… in progress

4. StudKon 2021 – FŽP UJEP 28 6. 2021

Program a kniha abstrakt zde

Tiskovou zprávu o průběhu StudKonu v roce 2020 je k přečtení zde

Seznam vítězů:

Cenu M. Broula za nejlepší přednášku získali:

1. Místo: David Poustka (PřF)
2. Místo: Aloui Norchene (FŽP)
3. Místo: Petr Panuška (PřF)

Cenu M. Broula za nejlepší poster získali:

1. Místo: Jan Dočkal (PřF)
2. Místo: Jan Štěpka (PřF)
3. Místo: Dominik Pilnaj (FŽP)

3. StudKon 2020 – FŽP UJEP 29 6. 2020

Program a kniha abstrakt zde

Tiskovou zprávu o průběhu StudKonu v roce 2020 je k přečtení zde

Seznam vítězů:

Cenu M. Broula za nejlepší přednášku získali:
1. Místo: Eliška Rezlerová (PřF)
2. Místo: Jiří Smejkal (PřF)
3. Místo: Diana Nebeská (FŽP)
Cenu M. Broula za nejlepší poster získali:
1. Místo: David Poustka (PřF)
2. Místo: Eliška Wildová (FŽP)
3. Místo: Dominik Pilnaj (FŽP)
Cenu V. Štengla za neotřelý nápad či originální konstrukci zařízení získal:
Petr Panuška (PřF)
Cenu Student Star, kterou si volili studenti mezi sebou, získal:
Petr Aubrecht (PřF)

2. StudKon 2019 – Perlová voda 10. a 11. 6. 2019

Program a knihu abstraktů z roku 2019 naleznete pod tímto odkazem.

Tiskovou zprávu o průběhu StudKonu v roce 2019 je k přečtení zde.


Conference email: studkon@ujep.cz

List of organization board:

prof. Ing. Pavel Janoš, CSc. FŽP pavel.janos@ujep.cz
Mgr. Michaela Liegertová Ph.D. PřF michaela.liegertova@ujep.cz
Ing. Daniel Bůžek, Ph.D. FŽP daniel.buzek@ujep.cz
Ing. Jiří Orava, Ph.D. FŽP jiri.orava@ujep.cz
Mgr. Petr Ryšánek, Ph.D. PřF petr.rysanek@ujep.cz
Ing. Tadeáš Riley Wangle, Ph.D. FŽP tadeas.wangle@ujep.cz
Mgr. Jan Černý FŽP jan.cerny@ujep.cz
Bc. David Žižka FŽP david.zizka@ujep.cz
Ing. Gabriela Bílková – student FŽP gabriela.bilkova@ujep.cz
Mgr. Anna Paříková – student PřF anka.parikova@gmail.com

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