During the COVID-19 epidemic, we have seen an unprecedented fast development of the vaccine that is right now the most effective way to fight coronavirus. This extremely swift scientific achievement could not have been possible without the years-long mRNA research of the Hungarian-born biochemist, and alumna of the University of Szeged, Katalin Karikó. In this article you can learn more about her discovery for which many – including the famous scientific intellectual, Richard Dawkins – suggest, she should win the Nobel Prize.
Join the next session of the Alumni Hungary Webinar Series at 10 am CET on Wednesday, 9 December 2020, in which world-famous Hungarian scientists, artists and professionals give inspiring presentations about their latest research and innovations.
This year, the students and alumnis of the University of Miskolc took part in the DigiEduHack2020, a series of online idea-hackathons. The challenge for DigiEduHack offered by the University of Miskolc was to plan and prepare a virtual geological exploration field trip, including its methodological and technical details, using virtually accomplishable measurements, data procession and 3D presentation.
Hungary has a thriving startup ecosystem with a wide range of educational institutes and a large pool of highly skilled developers. Several innovative mobile apps have been created in this vibrant tech scene in the fields of health, tourism, design or city life, just to name a few.
While you’re sitting in the park among the historic and truly fascinating buildings, look inside and many famous scholars are preparing research tools for the new day’s course. You can feel a both comfortable and bustling atmosphere.
The world of Hungarian fashion is rich and exciting and has come a long way from the Socialist era to today’s fashion shows. Like the country itself, fashion in Hungary draws influence both from Eastern and Western tradition, resulting in an interesting mix of various styles. With many internationally acclaimed designers and independent showrooms, Budapest has become a true fashion hotspot in recent years. Let’s take a look at the major milestones.