Public outreach


Popularization…

Radiozurnal_2021-05-05-host_lucie_vyborneInterview about herpetological research in Africa on the Czech Radio Radiožurnál (Český rozhlas Radiožurnál), the “Host Lucie Výborné” show (in Czech)

…the same on YouTube

 

 

…another interview (to read) with a photogalery at www.aktualne.cz

 

Herpetological research has regularly been popularized in the Laboratoř show of the Czech Radio Plus (Český rozhlas Plus) – interviews with scientists & actors (in Czech) / Beseda vědců a herců:

13 February 2021krokodýli evoluce, čtyřnožci (Tetrapoda) vznik, aligátoři & kajmani
13 June 2020ohrožení plazi, CRISPR-Cas ochrana druhů, fosilní haterie, evoluce dýchání
9 November 2019 & 18 April 2020 (rebroadcast) – mořské želvy, psi & ještěři, mořští hadi
31 August 2019pralesničky, veleskokani, drobní obratlovci v salátech

 

CT_Studio_CT24_2020-10-12The first record of the highly threatened Natterjack Toad in Czech Silesia, and the need for its conservation, has been mentioned by some media, e.g. Czech Television: Studio ČT24 (interview starts at the time 15:51).

 

 

 

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Our 2020 discovery and descriptions of two critically endangered new species of frogs from Cameroon received some attention in the Czech media, e.g. Czech TelevisionVěda 24 & Studio ČT24 (interview starts at the time 1:53:18), several radio stations, and internet media.

 

 

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Two documentary films by Living Zoology about our field research in the Congo (Mysterious Crocodile of the Congo) and Cameroon (Finding Frogs in Cameroon), respectively, have been broadcasted by the Czech TV channel Prima Zoom since 2019.

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Our 2017 fieldwork in the Republic of the Congo, the Expedition Neuron supported by the Neuron – Fund for Support of Science, attracted Czech media’s attention, e.g.:

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Czech TelevisionStudio ČT24 (interview starts at the time 3:42:00)

Věda 24

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Czech Radio Dvojka

Czech Radio Region – Vysočina

Czech Radio Plus

Czech Radio Sever

Právo (front page)

Reportér magazín

Ego! Magazín Hospodářských novin (we almost got a front cover) and online version

Třebíčský deník and its online version with more photos and a short report

…or see a video on the Muzeum 3000 web

…or listen to an audio in Neuron Stories (both in Czech ;))

 

Our research has further been presented in interviews for news, magazines, and radios, e.g.:

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Czech Radio Radiožurnál, Lidové noviny and others…

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…& Matej (as Living Zoology) is having success in various photo and video contests, e.g., Czech Press Photo, Věda fotogenická, Festival Rajbas

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Many thanks to all for the attention given to our and general herpetological research!

Václav Gvoždík, Research on the Evolutionary biology of amphibians & reptiles | Last updated May 2021