Research and projectsEU-funded projects

EU-funded projects

WAVES – Widening Access to Virtual Educational Scenarios

Duration Duration: 2016–2018

The project WAVES takes scenario-based learning (SBL) ‘out-of-the-box’, combining skill sets of both academic and enterprise partners to make SBL more accessible for a wide range of professions.

TAME – Training Against Medical Error

Duration Duration: 2015–2018

The overall objective of this project is to introduce innovative pedagogy methods that will provide training for students against medical error (TAME).

MedCIn – Medical Curriculum Innovations

Duration Duration: 2015–2017

The MEDCIN project proposes an innovative methodological background including web-based visualization tool for comprehensive evaluation and map of medical curricula with the use of modern information and communication technologies.

CROESUS – Clinical ReasOning skills Enhancements with the use of SimUlations and algorithmS

Duration Duration: 2014–2016

The CROESUS project changes the traditional way of teaching and moves the clinical phase of medical education from traditional classroom teaching approaches to active learning.

CANCON – European Guide on Quality Improvement in Comprehensive Cancer Control

Duration Duration: 2014–2017

Based on the Czech information system of cancer care, the Czech Republic has been selected as a model country for the development of a Comprehensive Cancer Care Network (CCCN).

Interdisciplinary development of the Mathematical Biology field of study

Duration Duration: 2012–2015

The project was focused on a further qualitative development of the accredited field of study “Mathematical Biology” as part of the Biology study programme at the Faculty of Science at Masaryk University.

Modernisation of education of clinical reasoning across paediatric disciplines taught at medical faculties in the MEFANET project

Duration Duration: 2012–2015

Education in clinical medicine faces the lack of contacts between students and patients, because the duration of patients’ stay in hospitals is ever shorter. The project therefore innovated the clinical stage of medicine study using virtual patients and other educational tools based on case reports.

Educational and information platform for comprehensive cancer centres for the support and modernisation of education in medical and allied domains

Duration Duration: 2012–2014

The project was focused on broadening professional skills of academic staff, physicians and oncologists, and on strengthening their mutual communication.

Implementation of latest eHealth methods into education of medical disciplines

Duration Duration: 2012–2014

The project raised the knowledge and practical skills of medical students in eHealth area.

OPTIMED – OPTImized MEDical education: horizontal and vertical connections, innovations and efficiency in practice

Duration Duration: 2012–2014

The primary effort of the OPTIMED project is a comprehensive innovation of the General Medicine study field and a strengthening of lessons focused on the solution, matching the future clinical or academic job of the graduate.

Partnership and cooperation in the field of eHealth

Duration Duration: 2012–2014

Development of the human potential in the areas of research and innovation, based on the postgraduate education of healthcare professionals, further education of research workers, as well as mutual cooperation among universities and research centres.

Rektum.cz

Duration Duration: 2010–2012

Contracting authority Contracting authority: University Hospital in Motol

The portal rektum.cz is dedicated mainly to the education of health care professionals on the issue of rectal cancer, which is diagnosed as C20 under the ICD-10 classification.

Educational network of haemophilia centres

Duration Duration: 2010–2012

Development of an educational network of haemophilia centres which solved the issues of cooperation, communication and education across regions of the Czech Republic.

Educational network of stroke centres

Duration Duration: 2010–2012

Development of an educational network of stroke centres which solved the issues of cooperation, communication and education across regions of the Czech Republic.

TaToo – Tagging Tool based on a Semantic Discovery Framework

Duration Duration: 2010–2012

Contracting authority Contracting authority: European Commission

TaToo, which stands for “Tagging Tool based on a Semantic Discovery Framework”, is an FP7 Project sharing the vision of a Single European Information Space for Environment (SISE). The project aims to set up a semantic web solution in order to close the discovery gap that prevents full and easy access to environmental resources on the web.

Standardisation and sharing of educational platform among medical faculties in the MEFANET project

Duration Duration: 2009–2012

The objective of this project was to share digital educational contents within the MEdical FAculties NETwork (MEFANET) using an interactive communication platform. In order to achieve this goal, a standardised background for e-publishing was proposed and established, and methodical guidelines for digital contents creation and sharing were set up.

Tertiary education of quality management and IT services

Duration Duration: 2009–2012

The main objective of the project is to help the target groups gain theoretical and practical knowledge in the implementation of process approach to integrated management system.

Multidisciplinary innovation of study in Mathematical Biology

Duration Duration: 2009–2012

The project was focused on the qualitative development of the Biology study programme at the Faculty of Science at Masaryk University.

FEED – Federated eParticipation Systems for Cross-Societal Deliberation on Environmental and Energy Issues

Duration Duration: 2008–2009

Contracting authority Contracting authority: European Commission

Project FEED as part of eParticipation initiative is focused on environmental and energy issues. eParticipation (part of EU 7th Framework Programme) is a preparatory action to promote the development and use of information and communication technologies in the legislative and decision-making processes, in parliamentary and government environments, aiming at enhancing the participation of citizens and contributing to better legislation.