Author Archives: Ágnes Kittel

MC2021, Bécsből

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A szuperrezolúciós (szuperfeloldású/felbontású) mikroszkópia megvalósítói, Stefan Hell, Eric Betzig és William E. Moerner számára odaítélt kémiai Nobel-díj 2014-ben, és az ultrakrió-elektronmikroszkópia kidolgozói, Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank és Richard Henderson 2017-es Nobel-díja egyaránt arra utal, a molekuláris biológia és genetika mellett a mikroszkópia is virágkorát éli. Ezt mutatja a már több évtizedes múlttal rendelkező nagy mikroszkópos konferenciák mellett gombamódra szaporodó, mikroszkópos… Teljes cikk »

Béla Pécz interview on the homepage of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

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In an interview published on the website of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Béla Pécz, director of the Technical Physics and Materials Science Research Institute (and previous president of HSM) gives a very elegant and simple description of the reason for the spherical aberration and explains the significance of its correction.The article is also definitely worth a look at because… Teljes cikk »

Mihály Pósfai was elected as a member of the Academia Europaea

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Mihály Pósfai, the member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, even more importantly, our dear friend and old member of the HSM, has become the member of the Academia Europaea. The membership of this pan-European academic institution can only be achieved by invitation and means a high appreciation of the new member’s scientific achievements.The honor also radiates a bit for… Teljes cikk »

Six reasons to launch a Young Academy

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In the last few years, we could read several times about the situation of young researchers, which, despite the increasing number of grants and job opportunities open to them, is not enviable. To achieve an improved situation, besides the intention and work of senior executives, the efforts of young researchers are demanded, too. One of the main reasons for the… Teljes cikk »

Dr. Erzsébet Mihalik (1949-2021)

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We became one less. Dr. Erzsébet Mihalik, one of the first members of the Society and its board member for several cycles, retired associate professor of the Department of Plant Biology of SZTE, head of the former Department of Botany (1996-2007), and former director of the Botanical Garden of SZTE (1996-2013), has passed. She participated in our last conference held… Teljes cikk »

MSC21 and EMK 21 online

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 ‘’1st International Microscopy and Spectroscopy Congress-MSC21’’ and  ‘’25th National Electron Microscopy Congress-EMK 21’’ will be organized under the auspices of Turkish Society for Electron Microscopy (TEMD) in September 22-24, 2021, as Online Congresses. The congress will be open to all microscopy related research and technical developments in the fields of life sciences and materials sciences. The scientific program of the congress will include… Teljes cikk »

A report about the virtual conference of HSM2021

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Last year, most of us protested strongly against holding a virtual conference instead of a real one in our hotel locating on the shores of Lake Balaton in Siófok. Finally, the HSM2020 was canceled.  However, two years without a conference would have been too much for everybody, and when it turned out that our virtual conference would be just one… Teljes cikk »

Honorary presidency and Péter Barna Award

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Péter B. Barna, who is one of the founding members of our society, was honored with the title of Honorary President of the IUVSTA. This distinction acknowledged his pioneering work on the understanding of nanostructural evolution during thin film nucleation and his valuable activities in the International Union for Vacuum Science, Technique, and Applications. Besides, IUVSTA created the IUVSTA Peter… Teljes cikk »

István Ábrahám

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We have to share very sad news. Professor Dr. István Ábrahám, professor at the Institute of Physiology of the Faculty of General Medicine of the University of Pécs, president of the Hungarian Neuroscience Society, tragically passed away on April 23, 2021. He completed his Ph.D. studies at the Institute of Experimental Medicine under the supervision of Dr. Krisztina Kovács. After… Teljes cikk »