The Earth Science Institute of the Slovak Academy of Sciences presents the Bohuslav Cambel Medal in an effort to appreciate:


  • Outstanding scientific contributions to research in geosciences
  • Promotion of development of geosciences at the Earth Science Institute, Slovak Academy of Sciences


Statute of the Bohuslav Cambel Medal

Bohuslav Cambel (1919 – 2006) was the director of the Geological Institute of the Slovak Academy of Sciences, and of the former Geological Laboratory, in 1963-1989. He transformed the Geological Laboratory into the prestigious Geological Institute using human resources, supporting young researchers, establishing modern analytical laboratories, and forcing innovative methods of research. He established the workplace in Banská Bystrica in order to develop geology of mineral deposits.




prof. RNDr. Miroslav Bielik, DrSc.

(Comenius University in Bratislava)


Assoc. Prof. Vojtěch Janoušek, PhD.

(Czech Geological Survey, Prague) – Curriculum vitae


Prof. Dušan Plašienka, DrSc.

(Comenius University in Bratislava) – Laudatio


Univ. Prof. Dr. Friedrich Finger

(University of Salzburg, Austria) – Laudatio


Prof. RNDr. Michal Kováč, DrSc.

(Comenius University in Bratislava) – Curriculum vitae


Prof. Dr. Jan Veizer, PhD.

(Department of Earth Sciences, University of Ottawa, Kanada) - Curriculum vitae


Ing. Robert Marschalko, DrSc.
(Geological Institute, Slovak Academy of Sciences) – Curriculum vitae


RNDr. Vladimír Cambel, CSc.
(son of B. Cambel, Institute of Electrical Engineering, Slovak Academy of Sciences)


Doc. RNDr. Jozef Michalík, DrSc.

(Geological Institute, Slovak Academy of Sciences) –  Curriculum vitae


Prof. RNDr. Pavel Bosák, DrSc.

(Institute of Geology, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague) – Curriculum vitae