CEU's Center for Ethics and Law in Biomedicine Hosts Hungarian UniStem Day 2017

March 21, 2017

The Center for Ethics and Law in Biomedicine at Central European University (CELAB) represented Hungary in UniStem Day 2017 on Friday, March 17. In seven European countries, 75 universities and research centers participated in the event which celebrates "the long and fascinating journey of stem cell research," with seminars, roundtable discussions, and laboratory activities. Over 27,000 university and high-school students joined UniStem Day 2017.

CEU InnovationsLab Company Talk-A-Bot to Participate in Hungarian Government-Sponsored Pavilion at CeBIT

Toward the goal of becoming a leader in digital technologies in Europe, Hungary is building its largest pavilion ever at the CeBIT conference, which starts in Hannover March 20, and CEU InnovationsLab company Talk-A-Bot will be one of the exhibitors as a successful innovative startup. Talk-A-Bot represented the 18 Hungarian companies participating in CeBIT at a press conference held today by Hungarian government spokesperson Zoltan Kovacs and government project manager Tamas Deutsch.

Three Paradoxes Fuel the Drift Toward Populism in Europe, Krastev Says

Migration of people, information, and ideas is the phenomenon that is threatening the concept of open society and transforming democracy into an instrument for exclusion, according to Ivan Krastev, chair of the Centre for Liberal Strategies, Sofia, and permanent fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna (IWM).

CEU's Sharkey Wins National Grammar Day Haiku Contest

CEU International Media Relations Manager Colleen Sharkey won the 2017 National Grammar Day haiku contest, sponsored by podcaster Grammar Girl and the American Copy Editors Society (ACES). Her haiku is a play on words that relate to both grammar and pregnancy: 

With a pregnant pause
I calculate periods
Here come contractions

CEU InnovationsLab Company AbsoRice Named Innovative Startup

AbsoRice Hungary Kft., a CEU InnovationsLab company, received the "Innovative Startup of the Month Award” from the Hungarian Ministry for National Economy. CEU InnovationsLab is a business incubator operated at Central European University. Founders and Managing Directors Marton Olah and Tamas Peter Nagy accepted the award from Minister Mihaly Varga in a ceremony held March 14.