The Institute of Rock Structure and Mechanics of the Czech Academy of Sciences is an Academic institution specialising in the study of the structure and properties of rocks and the rock environment. It is also involved in research into glass, ceramic materials for technical use, composite materials and biomaterials, their properties and application potential, and technological topics relating to the processing of inorganic as well as organic waste.

Its research activities are spread across six scientific departments. The key objectives of the Institute’s research activities are a) to acquire, process and distribute scientific knowledge, issue academic publications, and engage in national and international cooperation with universities and other scientific institutions and private companies through joint projects and cooperation agreements, b) lecturing at universities and the preparation of young academicians through doctoral and post-doctoral programmes, and c) the administration and operation of research infrastructure and organisation of academic meetings, conferences and seminars at the national and international level.
SCIENCE BELOW ROKOSKA HILL - History of the Institute of Rock Structure and Mechanics and Its Predecessors.

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updated: 20thJanuary 2023
Invitation to the Dr. Goswami lecture
5thDecember 2022 14:00 - 16:00 | iCalendar
Our institute invited Dr. Bapi Goswami, Associate Professor of Geology, at the University of Calcutta, India to deliver a lecture on  "Differentiation, emplacement, and exhumation of Shoshonitic rocks along a regional Grenvillian shear zone of the ... >

updated: 20thJanuary 2023
New book Mineralogy has been published by British publishing house IntechOpen
14thJuly 2022 | iCalendar
British publishing house IntechOpen has published book Mineralogy. Mineralogy book, published recently by the British publishing house IntechOpen in London, whose editor is Dr. Miloš René from the Department of Geochemistry of the IRSM of the CAS, ... >