FOLLOWING PROJECTS ARE STILL AVAILABLE FOR JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2018 PERIOD. If you want to join the Program later in 2018, do not hesitate to contact us for more information regarding the other available options.
PILSEN - University of West Bohemia
University of West Bohemia in Pilsen, New Technologies Research Center
Task: Application of alternative set theory on various problems in philosophy, logic, mathematics and theory of science. NTC UWB built and maintains the Library of professor Petr Vopěnka, a mathematician and philosopher, who is famous for his elaboration of alternative set theory in mathematics as well as for his works on history and philosophy. The applicant will have a full access to an electronic archive of Vopěnka's manuscripts and to the library of his published work and books that inspired him.
Requirements: Previous work (thesis, seminar papers etc.) on alternative set theories or in area of philosophy of mathematics is required.
Mendel University in Brno, Faculty of Regional Development and International Studies, Department of Applied Statistics and Demography
Goal of the project: To explore (based on questionnaire analysis) how evaluation of health correlates with demographic indicators in terms of its cultural (education, nationality, religion), economic (economic activity, job, qualification), social (family status) and geographic (country and region of students' origin) characteristics. Specifically, student would be engaged in a questionnaire construction and design and its further distribution among foreign students. Furthermore, s/he would be responsible for recording questionnaire answers, conducting quality analysis from personal interview and finally, editing answers using MS Excel.