Dr. Katalin Karikó, Biochemist, and her fellow US researcher Dr. Drew Weissman have received the 2022 Empowering Research and Discovery Award. The award from the National Disease Research Interchange (NDRI) organisation recognised the developers for their contributions to mRNA technology and the COVID-19 vaccines. The award ceremony was held in Philadelphia's iconic building in "The Union Legal". Katalin Karikó, Research Professor at the University of Szeged, was greeted with standing ovation and applause.
The popular series of events, called Autumn Cultural Festival, organized every autumn is about to start at the University of Szeged.
Prizes, scholarships, acknowledged research, at least a dozen high-ranking positions, student-friendly classes, high-quality teaching - these are the characteristics of Prof. Dr. Éva Jakab, a lecturer at the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences of the University of Szeged, who was awarded the Hungarian Order of Merit's Knight's Cross on 20 August. We interviewed her about her profession, challenges, leisure time and also her family.
Out of the 52 submitted applications, the EUGLOH Alliance is one of the 16 existing partnerships that received the grant.
Every year, the number of international students at the University of Szeged is increasing. During the 2021-2022 academic year nearly 5000 foreign students from 115 countries are pursuing their studies at the University of Szeged. The institution aims to further increase the number of international students in the spirit of multiculturalism.