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COVID- 19 vaccines - Can the pandemic be overcome?

02/08/21

Differences between the vaccines The SinoVac vaccine is a classic vaccine using inactivated SARS-CoV-2 virus. It is based on a principle similar to e.g. the influenza and poliomyelitis vaccines, which diseases have been successfully prevented for years.

Information on the procedure to be followed during system breakdown

06/16/21

Dear Students, an unexpected power outage caused the Neptun system to fail. As a result, the Neptun system is temporarily unable to perform administrative tasks related to the examinations. However, this should not cause any disruption to examinations. Until the system is restored, the following procedures shall be followed:

COVID-19 Information Guide

06/10/21

Here you can find the latest information about entering Hungary, registrating for Covid 19 vaccine and applying for the Immunity Certificate

VIRTUAL ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION ON CHINESE INVESTMENT

06/08/21

The topic of the roundtable is Chinese investment in Hungary, particularly industrial investors in Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County. The aim is to explore and present Chinese industrial investments, their importance and uniqueness at both national and regional levels.

University and Grammar School Students from Miskolc has reached great Success in the National Chinese Talent Search Competition

06/07/21

This year, two rounds of the "Chinese Bridge" talent search competition took place on May 28 and 29 in Hungary. On Friday afternoon, University students and on Saturday morning, Grammar school students compared their language skills, knowledge of China, and authentic, artistic performance.

VOTING GOES ON IN INTERNATIONAL MUSIC COMPETITION

06/03/21

Laura Burai, the UM student cellist who has entered the World Vision online classical music competition, is currently in 2nd place among the Hungarian competition, but needs more votes to get into the next round.

CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION CONFERENCE HELD AT UM

06/02/21

Presenters of the conference “The Role of Investigation in Criminal Procedure – European Dimensions” included the Chief Prosecutor of Hungary, Prof. Péter Polt, leading professors from Germany, Vienna, and Switzerland, and prominent prosecutors and defence lawyers. Lectures dealt with various aspects of crimes, including violations of financial and data protection laws, and issues regarding cooperate in the investigation of crimes that cross borders. The conference is part of a project in the European Commission’s Hercule III Programme of the European Anti-Fraud Office.

Professional Day at the Faculty of Earth Science and Engineering

05/31/21

The Faculty of Earth Science and Engineering and TEKH (Professional Board for Researching and Development of National Resources) organised their international professional day on 27 May 2021.

14/2021. Rector's Order

05/31/21

14/2021. Rector's Order on the amendment of the 13/2021. Rector's Order with regard to the fifth stage of phasing out restrictions at national level

PANDEMIC RESTRICTIONS ON CAMPUS LOOSEN

05/31/21

New orders have been put in place by the rector (Rector’s Order 14/2021). The requirement to wear a mask now holds for indoor spaces only, and in their own work areas those who have proof of vaccination are no longer required to wear masks. Events for up to 50 participants can now be organised. The university buildings remain closed from midnight to 5:00 am, with a few exceptions for certain types of workers. All other restrictions in Rector’s Order 13/2021 remain in place.

SPRING WIND CONFERENCE HOSTED BY U

05/28/21

The 23rd annual ’Spring Wind’ conference sponsored by the Association of Hungarian PhD and DLA Candidates (DOSZ) was hosted this year – online – by UM on 28-29 May. UM’s rector, the mayor of Miskolc, and the chair of UM’s board of trustees were among those who greeted the participants, along with representatives of government organisations and programmes. The plenary speech was given by Prof. Béla Merkely, rector of Semmelweis University. The conference then continued with around twenty different sections, with presentations in Hungarian or English.

GOALS: TO BECOME MORE EFFICIENT, EFFECTIVE, AND BETTER ORGANIZED

05/26/21

Dr Zita Horváth, rector of UM, recently shared information with the teachers and staff about developments over the past few months and the challenges awaiting the university. The model change (1 August 2020) has led to changes in how the university operates, now guided by the Universitas Miskolciensis Foundation.

The “MFK University of Miskolc” team won the third place in the 2021 online GeoQuiz organized by EAGE

05/20/21

The “MFK University of Miskolc” team of the Faculty of Earth Sciences and Engineering, won the third place in the 2021 Online GeoQuiz organized by the European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE), where student chapter teams had to answer thought-provoking questions related to earth sciences topics in a competition against time.

NEW MATERIAL CREATED AT UM

05/20/21

Coffee grinds are mixed with a biodegradable polymer to form this material that keeps coffee grinds from heading to the dump. Two materials science students, Eszter Borsodi and Kinga Tamási, have used the material in 3D printers to create items such as lamp covers. Such uses of secondary resources fit with their philosophy of finding uses for waste materials. They took advantage of start-up competitions and have also published their research.

DEVELOPING HUMAN RESOURCES WITH THE HUNGARIAN CLUSTER ORGANISATION

05/19/21

The Hungarian Cluster Organisation and UM have signed an agreement to work together to improve the economic competitiveness of the North Hungary region and to reduce socio-economic differences. This involves providing workers with a path to higher qualifications and training to allow workers to move into new jobs. Creating jobs can help keep workers in the region and make it a more attractive economic environment and tourist destination, all of which can lead to better social cohesion.

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE CHALLENGE

05/17/21

The AI Challenge was launched in December 2020 by the Hungarian Artificial Intelligence Coalition to contribute to the development of the AI environment in Hungary and the skills needed for this.

LAW STUDENTS IN INTERNATIONAL STUDENT CONTEST

05/17/21

Nine students of the Faculty of Law took part in an international student conference/contest organized on May 14th by Nicolae Titulescu University of Bucharest, held online this year. All of the participating UM students won prizes. In addition to fostering international relations, this also lead to a possibility for the students to publish their work in English.

UM INVOLVED IN DEVELOPMENT OF GREENER, LONGER-LIFE MOTOR

05/14/21

A vehicle drive system that lasts longer, runs more quietly and has higher efficiency and performance has been developed by Rába Futómű Kft. with member of its consortium, including UM. The research programme was funded by the Economic Development and Innovation Operational Programme and concentrates on innovative approaches to lubricating and cooling axles. UM’s contribution was in developing gearwheels and in working out a testing system, including vibration and noise tests, also applicable to braking.

NO EXTENSION TO ACADEMIC YEAR AT UM

05/13/21

Although universities have been given the option to extend the semester into summer due to the pandemic, UM’s faculty and student leaders unanimously decided that it is not necessary this year.

LET’S CYCLE TO THE MOON – AGAIN

05/13/21

The aim of this challenge is to join others across the world in getting on their bicycles to reach the goal of covering 384,400 kilometres by bicycle. Last year participants in the “Moon Bike” challenge took two months to reach this number and the total ended up being 937,531.72 km. The organisers at the University of Pécs hope to break this record and encourage even more people to exercise in 2021. The challenge starts from 15 May but you can join later.