“Where are women in science?” Academician Éva Kondorosi asked in 2016, when there was no female elected member at the institution of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Working in the Biological Research Centre (BRC), Szeged she has also contributed to the development of Medical and Agricultural Sciences by her research on symbiosis and on infectious diseases. At the occasion of the International Women’s Day among others we asked the Science Diplomat why the Fabaceae plant family is her favourite.
The University of Szeged Holds Strong Position on the Latest THE Emerging Economies University Rankings
Despite a growing number of participants, the University of Szeged managed to maintain its position from last year and get ranked 201-250 by the Latest Times Higher Education (THE) Emerging Economies University Rankings. With these results the University of Szeged secures its position among the best universities in Hungary.
The University of Szeged was ranked as Hungary’s best university according the QS World University Rankings, and it also has outstanding results in the 2021 QS World University Rankings by Subject. According to the list of the British Quacquarelli Symonds, SZTE is in the top 2% of the world’s higher education institutions.
For developing the vaccine that plays key role in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, Dr. Katalin Karikó is receiving the prestigious Doctor Honoris Causa title from the University of Szeged. The Senate of the University of Szeged unanimously supported the decision to award the Alumna who received both her Biology and Doctoral degree at the old József Attila University of Szeged.