“Curiosity is the main driver of the research", a conversation with our colleague Gábor Szatmári appeared on the Researchers' Night website. The researchers in the Brain Star section are not only successful in their field of expertise, but we also get a glimpse into their exciting lives.
At the Earth Festival held at the Budapest Zoo, the MTA ATK Institute of Soil Sciences and the Hungarian Soil Science Society were represented together in 2019, in accordance with the traditions of previous years.
Éva Lehoczky, scientific advisor, doctor of the MTA and Gergely Tóth scientific advisor, doctor of the MTA, were elected as members of the General Assembly of the members of the Scientific Committee for Soil Science, Water Management and Crop Production of the Department of Agricultural Sciences of the MTA.
Dendrochronology is a scientific research method that goes beyond simple tree ring calculations, with which, in addition to the dating possibilities provided by tree ring databases, many environmental information can also be collected and analysed.
Brigitta Tóth, senior research fellow at the Institute of Soil Sciences and Agricultural Chemistry of MTA ATK, received the Academic Youth Award from László Lovász, President of the MTA, on 7 February 2019 at the Academy's Headquarters.