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.
Gao Min, an alumna of Guangxi University, China, is a PhD student of BME Faculty of Mechanical Engineering researches retina stimulation opportunities at the Department of Mechatronics, Optics and Mechanical Engineering Informatics. In the interview, she talked not only about her research topic, but also her favourite Hungarian dishes and places in Budapest.
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.
Széchenyi István University (Győr) has launched its first MBA double-degree programme together with the University of Rhode Island (USA), being available from this semester. MBA programmes, which were originally developed in the United States, are recognized as the highest level of business qualification throughout the world.
This year, cognitive neuroscientist Attila Andics is the only researcher in Hungary to win the grant of the European Research Council, the most prestigious research fund in Europe. In his project winning a funding of EUR 1.9 million, the researcher working at the ELTE Department of Ethology will be studying the impact of domestication on the voice and speech perception of certain mammals. This project will help us understand how the emergence of speech may have shaped human brain mechanisms.
A clinical investigation on the key diagnostic markers for Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome (ALPS) was published in Blood, one of the world’s most prestigious journals of immunology, the official journal of the American Society of Hematology. The first author of this publication is Dr. Emese Molnár, a young researcher, former student of medicine at Semmelweis University and currently a PhD doctoral candidate. Her determination and commitment have taken her from the Serbian town, Zenta to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) in London to pursue her dreams as a researcher and beyond.