Reflections on the Autumn conference

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For the last two years,  most of our colleagues have seen each other only on  TV screens, if they did not work in the same workplace. Just as almost everbody, HSM members also missed meeting in person, although our one-day Zoom-broadcast conference programme in May even included a virtual wine tasting, and with wine sent in advance, the organisers ensured… Teljes cikk »

Trefort Ágoston Prize for Kristóf Kovács

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Kristóf Kovács gave an excellent presentation on 12 November in Siófok, at our highly anticipated and successful first autumn conference, and on Monday 15 November, on the Hungarian Higher Education Day, he was awarded the Trefort Ágoston Prize by Minister of Innovation and Technology László Palkovics in Budapest for his outstanding teaching activities. “The Trefort Ágoston Prize is awarded to… Teljes cikk »

ISN webinar series

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Ifat Kaplan-Ashiri (WIS), Lothar Houben (WIS), Tali Dadosh (WIS) and Natalie Elia (BGU)The scientific committee representatives of ISM are glad to inform you that the Microscopical Society of Canada, the Royal Microscopical Society (UK) and the Israel Society for Microscopy initiated with the support of the International Federation of Societies for Microscopy (IFSM) an international networking platform for expanding knowledge,… Teljes cikk »

HSM FALL conference November 11-12, 2021

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Hoping that the epidemic situation allows it and an in-person meeting will have a positive impact not only on the participants but also on every HSM member who decides to listen to the lectures on Youtube, a small conference was organized by Béla Pécz and Zoltán Kristóf at our usual conference venue, in the Siófok Panorama Hotel. László Barna was… Teljes cikk »

Árpád Barna

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Dr. Árpád Barna, or “Árpi uncle” as he was called by many of us, in his 86th year, on the evening of September 24, 2021, died. We mourn the Candidate of Physical Science, the Doctor of Engineering, and first of all, our role model. Árpi and his colleagues started in-situ transmission electron microscopy in 1966, of which the hardware was… Teljes cikk »

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 »