Dr. Eszter Bári (Hudák) graduated from Semmelweis University in 2004 with a medical degree, and now, as a research manager, she has been at the forefront of coronavirus vaccine development. In Australia, she led the test phase of the American Novavax vaccine. In addition to her university years, she also spoke about how her career evolved and how she became a research manager in vaccine development.
Széchenyi István University is committed to supporting student innovation: the institution strives to embrace all entrepreneurial ideas and research with business potential. One of the successful forms of this is the Széchenyi Duo competition, based on cooperation between lecturers and students, the last round of which ended in January.
Since 20th August, the students of Semmelweis University, including numerous international students, have performed over 23,000 coronavirus tests, thus committing to infection control. Meet Danish Farooqi, a student from India, who shares his experiences studying and volunteering at Semmelweis University in the time of the coronavirus.
Zsuzsa Bagoly, senior lecturer of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Debrecen is among the L'Oréal-Unesco award winners this year. She has been recognised for her research work aimed at making the treatment of stroke patients more efficient.
Over a third of Semmelweis University’s students are international who have been in a particularly difficult situation since the onset of the coronavirus. Unable to travel back to their home countries, they stayed in Budapest continuing their studies. Despite the extraordinary circumstances many of them voluntarily undertook to play an active part in PCR screening. In our article Mustafa Ghulam, a student from Pakistan shares his experiences studying and volunteering at Semmelweis University in the time of the coronavirus.
The 33-year-old Okamoto Sinshuke won first prize at the Bartók World Competition for Composers in 2020, and his work will be included in the programme of the 2021 contest for string quartet ensembles. Applications for next year's round of the Liszt Academy's internationally acclaimed event can be submitted starting from 15 December 2020.