Four young researchers of ELKH have been elected as members of the Hungarian Academy of Young Researchers. The organization admitted Adrienn Szilágyi (Institute of History, Research Centre for The Humanities), István Gábor Hatvani (Institute for Geological and Geochemical Research, Research Centre for Astronomy and Earth), Gábor Kecskés (Institute for Legal Studies, Centre for Social Sciences) and Bálint Hartmann (Centre for Energy Research) into the Program from 2020 to 2025. The objectives of the Academy of Young Researchers include the advancement of scientific excellence, fostering and mentoring talent, and the promotion of science to the general public.

ELKH is committed to attracting and retaining young talent and supports the emergence of the next generation of researchers. Therefore, it welcomes all other initiatives in the country with the same goal. Please read the short introductions of the young ELKH colleagues below.

Adrienn Szilágyi

Adrienn Szilágyi is a member of the Family History Momentum Research Group at the Institute of History, Research Centre for The Humanities. Her task is to support the creation and development of the family history database which spans centuries and social groups. This database helps understand the structures, relationships and strategies of families. She is engaged in promoting science by leading guided city history walks and building site visits in the Let’s Walk Together Program (Hosszúlépés. Járunk).

István Gábor Hatvani

István Gábor Hatvani is a research fellow at the 2ka Paleoclimatology Momentum Research Group at the Institute for Geological and Geochemical Research, Research Centre for Astronomy and Earth. He is also an external lecturer at the graduate and PhD courses offered by ELTE TTK. His research focuses on the background of former climate changes. As an active organizer of international scientific conferences, he enjoys delivering science promoting lectures both in Hungary and abroad.

Gábor Kecskés

Gábor Kecskés is a research fellow at the Institute for Legal Studies of the Centre for Social Sciences, an assistant lecturer at the Deák Ferenc Faculty of Law and Political Sciences at the Széchenyi István University of Győr, and also the deputy dean responsible for scientific and international affairs. At present, he studies certain aspects of international environmental law, including matters related to international liability for environmental damage, the right of individuals to a healthy environment, and the meaning of the concept of sustainability and sustainable development with respect to rights and obligations. He is a member of several international organizations.

Bálint Hartmann

Bálint Hartmann is an electric engineer, a research associate at the ELKH Centre for Energy Research, head of the MTA-BME FASTER Lendület Research Group and associate professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering of the Budapest University of Technology and Economics. His reseach focuses on computer modeling and simulation of distribution networks, energy storage in the electricity system and system integration of variable renewable energy sources.