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A conference organised by the International Student Union (ISU), an association of foreign students, was held on Thursday at the Learning Center: students enrolled in the English-language programmes of the Faculty of Science and Technology of the University of Debrecen (DE TTK) heard presentations on scientific work, the opportunities of TDK (Students’ Scientific Research) and the institution's talent management programmes.

A paper on the evolution and genetic architecture of a polymorphism restricted to cuckoo eggs has been published in the prestigious journal Science Advances. Several scientists from the University of Debrecen have been involved in the work since 2020.

The plant-themed artwork of Ecuadorian-born graphic artist Luis Guallichico, Assistant Professor at the Department of Ecology of the University of Debrecen's Faculty of Science and Technology, has been featured on the blog of British Ecological Society, too. The work of the laboratory assistant of the HUN-REN-UD Functional and Restoration Ecology Research Group has been inspired by the efforts and dedication of the botanists and ecologists making up the group.

Birds' brains relative to their body mass have grown larger as a result of evolutionary changes over the past 70 million years, according to research conducted by an international team of scientists who recently published a study of the most comprehensive and detailed family tree of bird species in the journal called Nature. An evolutionary biologist at the University of Debrecen, Tamás Székely, was also involved in the project.

The University of Bonn, one of Germany's top five higher education institutions, plans to collaborate with the University of Debrecen in research in several disciplines. The two universities are expanding the cooperation started in the NeurotechEU programme, which aims to promote the development of neurosciences and coordinate research; university leaders discussed the expansion of the relationship during a two-day visit to Debrecen.

The University of Debrecen students and researchers have provided the highest number of Fulbright scholars in Hungary - this announcement was made at the information session of the International Office of the University of Debrecen, presenting this year's applications of the world's most prestigious scholarship programme. Every year, Fulbright offers 25 Hungarian students, researchers and teachers the opportunity to work as academic researchers and gain professional experience in the United States of America.

The partnership between the Faculty of Science and Technology of the University of Debrecen and the Almaty al-Farabi Kazak National University has reached yet another successful stage. For six months, a researcher from one of Kazakhstan's leading higher education institutions prepared DNA extraction and quality control of tissue samples of rare plants collected in Kazakhstan and brought back to the DE laboratory.

The Faculty of Science and Technology of the University of Debrecen has made a cooperation agreement with EcoPro Global Hungary Zrt. The corporation’s professionals will play an active role in the courses of the faculty and offer career opportunities for graduates. The heads of the faculty and the corporation signed a memorandum of understanding.

An internationally renowned professor is visiting the University of Debrecen. Florian Luca, Professor at the School of Maths, Wits University, Johannesburg, will spend three months as a visiting researcher at the Institute of Mathematics in autumn 2004.

Researchers at the Faculty of Science and Technology of the University of Debrecen have developed a prototype of an environment-friendly, high-performance, rechargeable zinc-air battery. This new type of energy store is based on cellulose and uses biodegradable materials as additives and membranes. Its development is in the scale-up phase.

The complex, multi-structured society of wild horses and its changes have been studied using high-resolution aerial imagery by Hungarian researchers, including specialists from the University of Debrecen, in a recently finished multi-year study. The results were recently published in the prestigious international scientific journal Nature Communications.

Experts from UD were involved in an international project, the findings of which have been published recently in a prestigious journal, Nature Communications. The research was especially important because understanding the global changes caused by urbanisation helps us develop effective measures to mitigate the impact of urbanisation on ecological systems.

The University of Debrecen and the BMW Group Gyár Debrecen have entered into a collaboration that covers professional training and research and development. The agreement was signed on Tuesday by Rector Zoltán Szilvássy and President and CEO Hans-Peter Kemser.

A Chinese delegation visited the University of Debrecen on Friday. The professors of Tsinghua University in Beijing and the Chinese Academy of Sciences familiarized themselves with the teaching and research program of the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Technology, mapping the possibilities of a possible future cooperation.

The Hungarian pico-satellite, which was launched in mid-June, is now in orbit and is sending experimental data. The spacecraft of the Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME) accommodates the instruments of several Hungarian universities, including the University of Debrecen.

The leading mathematicians of the theory of functional equations and inequalities held a conference at the 59th International Symposium on Functional Equations organized by the Department of Analysis of the Mathematics Institute of the University of Debrecen. Professionals from all over the world came to the professional event in Hajdúszoboszló.

At a conference on Friday students of the Faculty of Science and Technology of the University of Debrecen participating in English-language training could hear lectures about scientific work carried out at the faculty, the possibilities of the National Scientific Student Conference (TDK) and the talent management programs of the university. The program was organized by the International Student Union (ISU), which brings together foreign students.

In the coming months Gyula Tircsó, head of department of the Faculty of Science and Technology (TTK) of the University of Debrecen, will report on his research at renowned German universities as part of the György Hevesy lecture series. An invitation from renowned foreign researchers is considered a prestigious professional recognition.

At the event named Asperfest19, which was connected to ECFG16 (European Conference on Fungal Genetics), Head of Department István Pócsi, upon a request from the scientific community studying Aspergillus fungi, gave a life's work presentation. In this presentation, Professor Pócsi reported on the results of fungal stress biology research carried out at our university, addressing an audience of professionals in Austria at the beginning of March.

Among other projects, the University of Debrecen and Thales Alenia Space, an international company specializing in the space industry, are planning to launch cooperation in the field of space implement manufacturing and space communication. On Thursday, our institution served as the venue for representatives of the company and the university to discuss the possibilities of working together on joint projects.

Engineers, biologists, chemists, geographers, mathematicians and physicists have received their degrees at the University of Debrecen. A total of 229 students have graduated from the Faculty.

The University of Debrecen and the company Continental have signed an agreement on joint educational, scientific and research development activities in the field of artificial intelligence-based software development projects and related technologies. The contract was drafted and signed soon after the multinational company had announced the establishment of a research and development center in Debrecen.

The current trends and most recent research findings were presented at the international biotechnology symposium held at the DAB Building in Debrecen. One of the key topics was mycotoxin research.