Hírek Award címkével

Rudolf Schuster, former President of the Slovak Republic, celebrates his 90th birthday on 4 January. The politician, who played a key role in deepening Slovak-Hungarian relations, was awarded the Civis Honoris Causa award, one of the most prestigious honours of the University of Debrecen in 2016.

In recognition of her revolutionary achievements in the treatment of neonatal diabetes, Professor Dame Frances Mary Ashcroft of the Institutes of Physiology at the University of Oxford was awarded the "Debrecen Prize for Molecular Medicine" in 2020. Due to the Covid pandemic, the British professor conducting research into the physiology of ion channels was only able to accept the award of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Debrecen this year from László Csernoch, vice rector for scientific affairs and László Mátyus, dean of UD.

The Faculty of Medicine of the University of Debrecen has awarded molecular biologist Alexander Varshavsky the Debrecen Award for Molecular Medicine this year. Professor Varshavsky, who lives and works in the United States, owes his international fame chiefly to the discovery of protein degradation processes realized through the so-called ubiquitin system. This year’s awardee received the recognition on Tuesday at a ceremony held in the Aula [University Hall] venue of the Main Building, where he also delivered a lecture on his scientific achievements.

Avram Hershko, a world famous chemist from Israel has received this year’s University of Debrecen Science Impact Award (uDEsia) at UD. The Nobel laureate researcher received the university’s highest scientific award from László Csernoch, vice rector for scientific affairs.

Both Magyar Celluláris Képalkotó [Cellular Imaging Hungary], established through the coordinating activity of the University of Debrecen, and Magyar Orvosi és Preklinikai Képalkotó Laboratórium [Medical and Preclinical Imaging Hungary] have been recognized recently as locations for the most outstanding research infrasructure in Hungary. Each of these two laboratories are accredited members of the Euro-BioImaging ERIC [European Research Infrastructure Consortium].

The Proteomics Core Facility of the University of Debrecen, which primarily focuses on studying proteins, has been recognised as one of the best research facilities in Hungary. The compilation of the list that contains the best 50 Hungarian research facilities was initiated by the National Research, Development and Innovation Office.

Katalin Karikó has offered the entire amount that she received along with the Debrecen Award for Molecular Medicine for research programmes carried out at the University of Debrecen and for talent management. The Hungarian research biologist, who patented the synthetic mRNA-based vaccine technology, received the prize in December.

This year the Debrecen Award for Molecular Medicine went to Katalin Karikó. The Hungarian Széchenyi laureate research biologist, who patented the synthetic mRNS-based vaccine technology, received the prize at a ceremony held at the University of Debrecen on Tuesday. She also gave a presentation to the audience.

“The state has not released the hands of the universities, and in fact it provides more resources than ever before,” emphasized László Palkovics, Minister of Innovation and Technology, at the opening ceremony of the UD in the Nagyerdei Stadium. Approximately 10000 freshers are starting the new year.

In recent days, Krzysztof Morawski has performed cochlear implant surgeries at the Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery of the UD. His activity has now been recognised by Rector Zoltán Szilvássy by decorating him with the most prestigious award of the university.

Zsuzsa Bagoly, senior lecturer of the Faculty of Medicine at UD 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.

Zoltán Barta, university teacher of the Faculty of Technology and Science at UD has become member of the Academia Europaea (AE). With the renowned behavioural ecologist, UD now has eight members in the organisation.

The Federation of European Chemical Societies has granted the title “Chemistry Europe Fellow” to Ferenc Joó, professor emeritus of the Faculty of Science and Technology of UD. He received the award from the president of the Hungarian Chemical Society on Friday.

More toxic metals accumulate in spawns than in developed fish – according to researchers of the UD. For their scientific publication, the group received the Sándor Vitális Award of Excellence established by the Hungarian Hydrological Society and the General Directorate of Water Management.

Valina L. Dawson was presented the “Debrecen Award for Molecular Medicine” on 26th November by University of Debrecen. She was awarded for her findings facilitating Parkinson’s disease and stroke treatment. The neurologist professor is the first woman to receive the prestigious award.

József Goretity, literary historian, literary translator, Director of the Institute of Slavic Studies, University of Debrecen, has been awarded a prestigious international recognition for his work in fostering Russian-Hungarian cultural ties.

The June 14 graduation ceremony of the Faculty of General Medicine opens the series of summer graduation ceremonies ending on July 6th, where close to 3500 graduates receive their degrees proving completion of training.

Arieh Warshel, a worlwide-renowned biochemist, has been the first to win the University of Debrecen Science Impact Award (uDEsia) of UD. The Nobel Prize laureate researcher received the award from rector Zoltán Szilvássy on 29 March.

UD has decided that the University of Debrecen Science Impact Award will go to biochemist Arieh Warshel this year. The Nobel Prize laureate professor, who has been working with researchers at UD for years, will receive the award from rector Zoltán Szilvássy on Friday.

A ceremonial Senate meeting was held at the University of Debrecen on the occasion of the 171st anniversary of the Revolution and War of Independence of 1848/49. An honorary doctoral degree was awarded at the event to György Matolcsy, governor of the Central Bank of Hungary.

This year, for his ground-breaking results in the field of cancer research, Sir David Philip Lane has received the "Debrecen Award for Molecular Medicine". The award-winning ceremony took place on Thursday at the UD. The discovery of the scientist primarily facilitates the treatment of leukemia.

The series of events celebrating the centenary of the education of medical doctors at UD began with a gala evening. Over the last one hundred years, 14,000 students obtained medical doctor degree at University Debrecen. At the event five major professors of the medical faculty was awarded.

Over 9,000 freshmen have started the school year at University of Debrecen. The opening senate meeting of the institution took place at Főnix Arena on Sunday. At the event first-year students took an oath, and awards were delivered.

The molecular causes of the onset of Alzheimer's and Huntington diseases is the research topic of this year’s winner of the “Debrecen Award for Molecular Medicine,” Franz-Ulrich Hartl. The memorial plaque was presented to Professor Hartl at the University of Debrecen on 13 December.

A presentation on the mathematical background of the RSA encryption applied on the World Wide Web was held this past Friday at the Faculty of Informatics by a professor Andrej Dujella, who then also received his honorary doctor’s degree from the University of Debrecen on Saturday.