Biological Research Centre, Szeged received the recognition Excellence Research Center of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

The "Excellent Research Center" qualification of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences was established in 2021 at the suggestion of Tamás Freund, President of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, to recognize the excellence of scientific institutions. Applications received for the call announced by the President of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • Excellence of the applicant organizational unit's researchers (based on lifetime achievement);
  • The excellence of the research center's scientific work produced in the last 5 years and judged to be the best based on a self-assessment;
  • The excellence of the research center's published work over the past 10 years;
  • The excellence of the research center's application achievements;
  • Excellence in the education of young scientists;
  • Excellence in the operation of the research center;
  • Excellence in the innovation and development activities of the research center.

The awarding of the qualification is proposed by the Council for the Qualifications of the Research Centers and the Presidium of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences makes a decision. The qualification is valid for 5 years and the acquisition of the qualification is an advantage in the research grants announced by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

Of the 114 applications received for the 2021 call, 95 institutions received this recognition, including the Biological Research Centre, Szeged.

The award ceremony took place on May 4 in the Hall of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, at Széchenyi Square. BRC Szeged was represented at the event by László Zimányi, director of the Institute of Biophysics.

Source: MTA communication - Tamás Szigeti

You can watch the award ceremony at the following link:https://youtu.be/4muhfwxe9qU

 

Source: MTA https://mta.hu/