Research at the University of Debrecen's Faculty of Pharmacy is showing promise in the development of new active ingredients to prevent sudden cardiac death and inhibit the proliferation of cancer cells.
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The Debrecen University Press, which belongs to the UD University and National Library, has made its debut on the website of the Hungarian Electronic Reference Services (MeRSZ), which is the smart library of the Akadémiai Press, with 5 volumes. The aim of the project is to make scientific publications more visible and easier to access for students, teachers and researchers.
Participants of a 5-day summer school launched at UD on Monday can learn about preparations required before the electron microscopy studies of tissue samples and about how to manage the related practical problems. The course, which was organized by NeurotechEU, an international university cooperation programmed, is attended by 14 students from 9 countries, as well as laboratory professionals and assistants.
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.
Zoltán Mészár, lecturer of the Department of Anatomy, Histology and Embryology of the Faculty of Medicine won first prize as a member of an international team in the NeurotechEU Hackathon competition in Stockholm. Their task was to find innovative solutions to a problem of young people suffering from mental illnesses.
The University and National Library of the University of Debrecen (DEENK) also supports the reform of research evaluation in the transformation of open science, i.e. the system and value system of research. To this end, it was said at the seventh Open Science Forum that DEENK supports the dialogue within the institution and plays a change management role.
The fifth Rectors meeting of the European university consortium NeurotechEU, established to enhance cooperation in the field of neuroscience in a broader sense, was held in the Swedish capital. At the NeurotechEU Hackathon competition, introduced as a supplementary event, an international team, which included a researcher from the University of Debrecen, won first prize with their proposed solution to treat mental illnesses in young people.
On May 24-26, 2023, the #CARPE2023 international scientific traveling conference was hosted by Glasgow, Scotland. The University of Debrecen was represented at the conference by a delegation of twenty, led by László Csernoch, vice-rector for science.
Students of the University of Debrecen (DE) achieved excellent results at the competitions of the 36th National Student Circle Conference (OTDK) held April 3-27. Of the 444 submissions 187 were awarded with a prize or a special award.
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.
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.
The University of Debrecen (UD) is intent on putting the study of biodiversity, climate change, sustainable development and water management on a new footing. As it was announced at a press conference on the subject, the unit called Biodiversity, Water Management and Climate Change Coordination Research Centre, which was established last year, would play a key strategic part in this process.
Researchers of the University of Debrecen can apply for the NeurotechEU scholarship. The international organisation supports post-doctoral researchers dealing with neurotechnology. In the first round,15 post-doctoral researchers who work at any of the partner universities will be supported.
Delegates of Turku University of Applied Sciences, which is a member of the CARPE consortium, have visited the University of Debrecen. On Monday and Tuesday they learned about UD’s degree programmes and discussed potential future research cooperation. The topics of the meetings also included the international mobility of students and researchers.
“Komondor”, a supercomputer with the highest computing capacity in Hungary, has been installed at the Kassai Street campus of UD. It will support the work of UD teachers and researchers. The computer of the Governmental Agency for IT Development will increase the currently available HPC capacity by ten times.
The Faculty of Health Sciences of the University of Debrecen offers up-to-date knowledge, practice-oriented education and a new master’s course to students, who can study in Debrecen, Nyíregyháza and Szolnok.
Major events, a record number of articles, and a tragic loss – The Press Centre of the University of Debrecen has closed a demanding but successful year. The Centre that has been named after the late Ildiko M. Tóth who led the Centre and died last year released about a thousand university articles, and contributed to over 30,000 media appearances.
The software is already being installed on the 5 petaflops supercomputer called Komondor at the Supercomputer Center on the Kassai út Campus of the University of Debrecen. The new machine of the Governmental Information-Technology Development Agency (KIFÜ) will increase the current HPC capacity available domestically tenfold.
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.
The University of Debrecen has recently organized the scholarly-scientific conference of its colleges for advanced studies for the fourth time. At the event held in Debrecen Academic Committee Headquarters on Tuesday, students from seven disciplines gave account of their latest findings in as many as five different sections. The speakers delivering English and Hungarian presentations represented the colleges for advanced studies active in our institution and at Partium Christian University.
During his visit to Debrecen, David Pressman, the new US ambassador to Hungary was informed about the space research programme of the University of Debrecen. Ambassador Pressman was welcomed by László Csernoch, vice rector for scientific affairs.
A recent issue of the prestigious international scientific journal, Biological Reviews, contains a paper highlighting a research project conducted at the Faculty of Science and Technology (FST) of the University of Debrecen that explores the reasons for the formation and long-term survival of forest-steppes.
Researchers at the University of Debrecen were the first to describe how mechanical stimuli have an effect of enhancing cartilage formation by synchronizing the biological clock of the developing chondrogenic cells. Their findings may contribute to the development of new and more efficient treatments of arthritis and arthrosis, through which better quality cartilage replacement can be achieved. The study that summarizes the relevant research process was recently published in one of the most prestigious international scientific journals.
This is the time when the University of Debrecen can become one of the leading higher education institutions in the CEE region in the fields of science, education and innovation – pointed out Louis J. Ignarro, Nobel-laurate pharmacologist at the founding event of the Scientific and Social Advisory Body in the Hall of UD.