Our Alumni volunteer, a PhD student of the Faculty of Agriculture, Food Science and Environmental Management of the University of Debrecen was elected member of the scientific advisory board of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization. The focus of Ayaz Mukarram Shaikh's research is the development of innovative, functional, and sustainable food products.
In 2022, the University of Pécs (PTE) was ranked for the seventh time in the UI GreenMetric World University Rankings international programme. The University of Pécs was ranked 21st among the 1050 "green universities" in the world, and for the third time out of the 11 Hungarian universities included in the ranking, it was the best ranked, earning the title of the greenest Hungarian university in 2022.
Oncoradiological patient care has been developed with a government grant of over two billion forints at the University of Debrecen. On Friday, the Oncoradiology Clinic's three new pieces of equipment and one of the world's most advanced radiation planning systems were officially inaugurated. At the event, Péter Takács, secretary of state for health, called the investment exemplary, which makes the clinic one of the leading Hungarian institutes, which is thus capable of a complete and high-quality cover of almost the entire spectrum of treatment.
On 19 April, network biologist Ferenc Jordán held a great presentation for the audience of the Alumni Hungary Webinar Series on the challenges of marine sustainability. We asked him a few questions on the importance of marine ecosystems and our role in supporting sustainable actions and thinking. Read the interview and if you want to watch the webinar, register as a member of the Alumni Network Hungary.
The Da Vinci surgical robot was presented to the staff of the Petz Aladár University Teaching Hospital in Győr at a professional programme organized by the institution and the experts of Széchenyi István University. The aim is to make this state-of-the-art surgical procedure available in Győr in the future, benefiting both patients and doctors.
The European Capital of Culture programme aims to advance the status of a major European cultural scene and tourist destination. This year Veszprém and the Bakony-Balaton region will share the title and build a new cultural and creative region with the region’s stakeholders and inhabitants. Come and visit Veszprém and take part in colourful programmes!