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Diana Urge-Vorsatz Elected as Member of Academia Europaea

August 7, 2017

Academia Europaea’s Council will announce the election of Diana Urge-Vorsatz, professor at CEU’s Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy and director of the Center for Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Policy (3CSEP) as member of the academy at its next meeting on September 4, 2017.

CEU Political Science and Economics Programs Ranked in Top 200 in Shanghai Subjects Ranking

July 26, 2017

CEU now ranks in the 101-150 spot worldwide in political science and in the 151-200 spot in economics, according to Shanghai Ranking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2017. This year, institutions are ranked in 52 subjects across natural sciences, engineering, life sciences, medical sciences, and social sciences. To be included in a subject ranking, universities need to have a minimum number of research publications during the period of 2011-2015. The publication threshold is different for different subjects.

The CEU/Ambedkar School English Tutoring Program

July 11, 2017

The Ambedkar English Tutoring program was initiated by Head of CEU's Department of Mathematics and Its Applications Karoly Boroczky when he, together with a group of CEU math students, visited the Ambedkar School near Miskolc, Hungary in April 2016. Ambedkar is what one of Ambedkar is what one of teachers there calls a "second-chance high school." The students are from the marginalized Roma population and are often segregated in public schools.

CMDS Wins Google Funding to Develop Media Ownership Tool

July 7, 2017

With a €50,000 grant from the Google DNI Fund, CEU's Center for Media, Data and Society (CMDS) will develop a visualization tool for tracking and analyzing media ownership in Hungary according to political ties, ideology and interest groups. The free-to-use, publicly available tool will be designed for research and policy making purposes, but also for journalists and others interested in learning more about media ownership with the help of a user-friendly program.

CEU Alumni, Industry Experts Host Careers in Research Event

July 4, 2017

In preparation for the "ERA Mobility and Career Day" event slated for November 2017, the CEU Career Services Office hosted a preparatory event, entitled Careers in Research on May 23.
The presentations on EURAXESS services and RESAVER were followed by an informal meet-up with CEU alumni currently working in research in Europe, returning to CEU to talk to students and young researchers about their experience, successes and challenges on the research job market, and to share their advice.