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International awards at the PDAC 2022 conference

The PDAC conference was held for the 90th time this year. This event is one of the most prestigious conferences in the field of raw material exploration / extraction and mining. The conference was held in a hybrid form: from June 13-15, 2022, Toronto, Canada, hosted the event in person, while the online part of the conference was held from June 28-29, 2022. Three of our students attended the conference online with a poster:

  • Lívia Leskóné Majoros: „Comparison of critical mineral and element content of black schists fom NE-Hungary”
  • Csilla Balassa: „HFSE enrichment in Bükk Mts., NE-Hungary – Geochemistry and mineral composition”
  • Mohamed Badawi: „Structural evaluation and mapping of hydrothermal alteration in the Fatira-Abu Zawal area of the Eastern Desert, Egypt”

The abstracts of the Students are available here:

Lívia Leskóné Majoros and Csilla Balassa won the second place in the PhD category with their work. Congratulations to them!

The official results are available here: https://merc.laurentian.ca/seg-smc-recipients

Y️ou can already register for this year’s DIM-ESEE workshop!
The 3-day workshop will be held in Dubrovnik, Croatia,19-21 October. It will be held hybride, thus you can participate both personally and online.
More detailed information is available on the DIM-ESEE website: https://dim-esee.eu/



Miner’s Sports Day 2022

After two years of pandemic, the ‘Miner’s Sports Day’ will be held again on next Wednesday, April 27, 2022. On this occasion it will be a Dean’s Break “Spent with Sports” for the Students of the Faculty of Earth Sciences and Engineering, providing an opportunity for to spend a day together (doing various sports, and cooking delicious meals).

This year’s special feature will be the special “miner” competition (Milling, Gold Washing, Selective Pendulum, Beer / Water Pumping, Soil Drilling, Earth History Time Jump, etc.), in which our teams can compete. The best performers can get valuable prizes (Thanks to Our Industrial Partners).

You can find out more about the Miner’s Sports Day (team application, Sports Day T-shirt order, more information) at the Facebook.


Our outstanding students have been awarded

Our outstanding students have been awarded Academic Honorary Medals.

We wish you more successes in the future! Congratulations!



Tanulmányi Emlékérem átadó - 2022.03.16.

The success of the Engie project

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) and its Raw Materials Section (EIT RawMaterials) support the ENGIE project, which aims to attract female high school students (13-18 years old) to  engineering sciences. They are working to improve gender balance in these areas.

The project is a collaboration between 25 institutions from 21 European countries, launched in January 2020 and will run for three years. The project is coordinated  by the Institute of Mineralogy and Geology of the MF Faculty, University of Miskolc, personally by Dr. Éva Hartai.  honorary university professor.  Another expert from Miskolc, Dr. Anna Farkas, a secondary school teacher (Herman Ottó High School) also works in the Advisory Board.

The project has recently been awarded the title of ‘EIT Success Story’, which is a major recognition and can only be awarded to an outstandingly  successful activity. From now on, the project will receive special communication attention through the EIT channels.

The coordinator of the project, Honorary Professor Éva Hartai, was nominated by the Raw Materials Section for the ‘EIT Women Leadership Award’. A decision on the nomination will be made in September.


MOL Professional Day

In cooperation with our professional partner, MOL, we will hold a joint Professional Day on 14th of October, 2021. We would like to invite you to the presentations below.



“A life in Oil and Gas”

Past and Future Thomas Quigley has nearly 40 years’ experience within the Oil & Gas industry, having fulfilled various operational, commercial and technology management roles for BP, TNK-BP, Rosneft, OMV and MOL. He has worked on exploration, development and production projects in many regions worldwide including Europe, Russia, Asia, Africa, North and South America as well as Australasia. Currently Thomas is Chief Operating Officer, E&P, MOL Group, responsible for all exploration, development, and operations of MOL’s assets worldwide.




“MOL Group’s 2030+ Shape Tomorrow Strategy”

Ádám Homonnay, MOL’s Exploration & Production Vice President provides an insight into the company’s newly updated long-term strategy and diverse business lines.  MOL Group’s vision is now fully integrated with a new sustainability strategy, aiming to be a highly efficient, innovative Central and Eastern European company.



Deadline for NATIONAL HIGHER EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP for the academic year 2021/2022 applications was 22 July 2021 (Thursday) 12:00 a.m.

The order of the nominated applicants at the Faculty of Earth Science and Engineering is: here

Join WONY’s mentoring program

Be part of shaping the future! Start your carrier in the energy sector!

Join WONY’s mentoring program and Women in Energy Association will help you get acquainted with this exciting sector .

The application period is now open!

Apply now by submitting the application form that you can find on this link. The deadline for application is 25 June.