Researchers news

27 Apr
„The Most Obese Country in Europe”
All around the world, 650 million people are obese, while 817 million are starving. Contrary to popular belief in Hungary, wasting food is not an issue that only affects rich countries. Hungarian people throw out lots of food, too.
15 Apr
How Does The Cuckoo Choose A Nest For Her Eggs?
How does the cuckoo choose foster parents, that is, host birds, for her nestlings? This was the basic question of a research project carried out by behavioural ecologists of the UD. Their surprising results have been published in Scientific Report, which belongs to the Nature group of journals.
14 Apr
Connection between viruses and the weather
Many hope that the spring with its warmer weather will provide a solution to the corona epidemic. We asked the head of the Department of Meteorology of the Faculty of Science and Technology at UD about the effects of the weather on the spread of the virus.
15 Jan
Chinese Research Partner at the Faculty of Science and Technology
During the 4-day visit of the delegation of the University of Donghua and in connection with the Chinese initiative ’One Belt, one Road’, the Faculty of Science and Technology of the UD have signed a cooperation agreement with two faculties of the Shanghai-based university.
19 Nov
UD in new thematic rankings
UD has improved its position on the thematic lists of Times Higher Education. In the area of natural sciences the institution moved up on the list compared to the previous year, and it is ranked in the top 800. UD is ranked again in the top 600 this year in the areas of life and medical sciences.
08 Nov
The Mystery of Reproduction Strategies
Internationally acknowledged researchers of evolutionary biology and ecology presented the latest results concerning reproduction strategies at an international symposium on Thursday at the University of Debrecen.
30 Oct
State-of-the art instrument development
The UD has acquired a set of new instruments unique in Hungary and Central Europe. The special instruments, purchased with the use of grant sources in the amount of HUF 885 million, will provide the technological background, among other things, for cancer research.
29 Oct
Bronze medal at the international project idea competition
Students of the University of Debrecen earned a prestigious recognition in the finals of the CARPE Challenge project idea competition, organized in the Spanish city of Valencia, between 23-25 October, by the Consortium on Applied Research and Professional Education.
24 Oct
UD on an American rankling list
The University of Debrecen (UD) has finished in second position among Hungarian institutions of higher education on the overseas Best Global Universities ranking list. UD has excelled at biology, and biochemistry as well as chemistry and medicine.
14 Oct
Faculty of Informatics (IK): double degree and data lab
A joint Big Data research lab has been established by the University of Debrecen and the Guangxi University of Finance and Economics. The two institutions are also planning to launch dual degree programmes in IT, Economics and Mathematics.

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