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.
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.