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In June 2016 Public Opinion Research Centre included a block of questions connected to purchase of fruits and vegetables with imperfect appearance. Respondents specifically expressed whether they would buy perfect or less perfect vegetables or fruits. Further, they chose the main reason for this choice. The last point was then the estimate of the proportion of discarded food to visual imperfections in relation to total production.

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In June 2016 Public Opinion Research Centre included a block of questions connected to the consumption of foods containing gluten. Citizens express whether they or someone in their neighborhood has a gluten intolerance and also whether respondents or someone close to them follows the gluten-free diet.

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In June 2016 Public Opinion Research Centre AV ČR, v.v.i., examined the attitudes and behaviors declared by the Czech public with regard to the basic dimensions of the issue of food wastage: (1.) The urgency of the problem and the reasons that motivate individuals to reduce food waste. (2.) The estimated amount of food thrown away in the household and the reasons that lead to food wastage. (3.) The Organization of purchasing and its impact on waste. These findings are then set into the context of international comparisons, especially with Britain and the United States.

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In June 2016 Public Opinion Research Centre included a block of questions connected to genetically modified food. Specifically, it was investigated whether respondents are familiar with the issue. Respondents commented their interest in genetically modified food. Subsequently, how often respondents monitor data on genetically modifying food or product ingredients on product labels. The last part of the block was a set of statements regarding the safety of eating such food, scientific knowledge of their impact on human health and the buying genetically modified food. The report also offers some comparison of the results of research by the Pew Research Centre in the US.

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In March, the Public Opinion Research Centre focused on satisfaction with life in the locality in general and selected living conditions close to their home.

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In its January survey Public Opinion Research Centre included a block of questions related to activities of the Czech Academy of Sciences. It was explored trust in this institution, public ideas about the content of its work and opinion on the usefulness of the Academy of Sciences. One question was also dedicated to whether it is modern or outdated scientific institution. We also asked whether citizens think that the Academy of Sciences should be presented through some popular-scientific activities and whether they recently came across such activity. Last but not least we were interested in the public opinion on the funding of this institution from the state budget.

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As a part of its January research Public Opinion Research Centre interviewees were asked several questions regarding their views on scientific research. Questions were focused on whether the Czech citizens are interested in results of scientific research, what are their views on the presentation of Czech science toward public and whether they think that scientific results should be usable in practice. In this research was also included a battery of statements which examined what goals science should have.

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In January 2016 Public Opinion Research Centre included a block of questions connected to quality of the Czech science and young Czech scientists leaving abroad from the Czech Republic.  Next topic focuses on conditions of funding of the Czech science from private and state budget.

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In September 2015 CVVM SOÚ AV ČR replicated some of the questions about beer, which constitute a part of research project Pubs and Beer in Czech Society that is under way since 2004. This press release maps basic results of questions about the choice of beer, preference of favourite brands and willingness to tray unfamiliar ones and also about the interest in information concerning beer.

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In September 2015 CVVM SOÚ AV ČR replicated some of the questions about beer, which constitute a part of research project Pubs and Beer in Czech Society that is under way since 2004. This press release maps basic trends about the share of consumers among Czech citizens and about both amount and frequency of beer consumption from 2004 to 2015. The status of non-alcoholic beer is mentioned too.

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