Visit at a geothermal drilling site

A group of students of Earth Sciences BSc, Environmental Sciences BSc and Geology MSc visited an ongoing geothermal drilling in Káposztásmegyer, near the Aquaworld Budapest, on 9 May 2023, organized by research associate Anita Erőss and doctoral student Ábel Markó. With the help of the Rotaqua Ltd. staff, the students …

Geothermal PhD Days in Glasgow – 2023

Third year PhD student Ábel Markó participated in the 2023 European Geothermal PhD Days in Glasgow, 4-6 April 2023.  The ‘European Geothermal PhD Days’ is the most important conference for PhD students working in the field of geothermal energy exploration and utilization, where they present their current research topics every year.   At the EGPD conference, Ábel …

Students’ success at the 53rd Meeting of Young Geoscientists

The Meeting of Young Geoscientists (ISZA) is a conference organized by the Youth Committee of the Association of Hungarian Geophysicists and the Youth Committee of the Hungarian Geological Society. During the conference, young geologists and geophysicists under the age of 35 can present their research in the theoretical, practical and …

UN-Water Summit on Groundwater 2022

The UN-Water Summit on groundwater was organized between December 6-9, 2022 in Paris. The primary goal of the meeting was to draw attention to groundwater at the highest international level. During the event, sustainable development goals were discussed and steps were defined for a more responsible and sustainable use and …

Research trip at the ETH Zurich Geothermal Energy and Geofluids group

Third-year PhD student Ábel Markó spent six weeks in November-December 2022 at the Geothermal Energy and Geofluids (https://geg.ethz.ch/) group of ETH Zurich in Switzerland in connection with his research as part of the Cooperative Doctoral Program. ETH Zurich plays an unquestionable leading role in the field of earth sciences, being …

Awards for highly prestigious scientific publications

The management and senate of ELTE established the University Excellence Fund (EKA), within the framework of which scientific publications of outstanding prestige are awarded as well. Two members of the József and Erzsébet Tóth Endowed Hydrogeology Chair won the recognition: in the 1st round, Márk Szijártó‘s article entitled “Numerical analysis …

Geology TDK 2022

In the 2022/2023 academic year, the TDK (Scientific Student Conference) on Geology was held on December 2, 2022. During the event, the following researches on hydrogeology were presented: Tamara Tóthi: Two in one: subsurface rainwater replenishment as possible heat storage? Supervisors: Judit Mádl-Szőnyi, Ábel Markó, Márk Szijártó. Tamara received 3rd …

Earth Science Festival 2022

The Hungarian Geological Society (HGS) held the Earth Science Festival this year in a hybrid form in November 2022. The roundtable discussion of the opening day started with the topic of groundwater, where the invited experts were Anita Erőss, Szilvia Szkolnikovics-Simon and Soma Oláh from the József and Erzsébet Tóth Endowed …