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Peter Hegyi’s research group launches a survey to map the mental health of frontline health workers during the COVID-19 pandemic

Peter Hegyi’s research group launches a survey to map the mental health of frontline health workers during the COVID-19 pandemic



The purpose of the survey called,  ‘In Focus: Evaluation of Adaptive Responses of healthcare providers’ (FEAR) is to understand the mental health burdens and coping mechanisms used by frontline healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. 


The research is organised by the Intensive Care Unit of the Military Hospital – Hungarian Defence Forces, the  Centre for Translational Medicine and the Institute of Behavioural Sciences at the University of Pécs Medical School and the Department of Clinical Psychology and Addiction of Eötvös Loránd University.

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Nobel Prize in Physics awarded to 2 MAEs for work to understand black holes

Nobel Prize in Physics awarded to 2 MAEs for work to understand black holes



Members of Academia Europaea, Professor Sir Roger Penrose OM FRS MAE and Professor Reinhard Genzel FRS MAE are among this year’s Nobel Prize winners.


Sir Roger Penrose of the University of Oxford was awarded “for the discovery that black hole formation is a robust prediction of the general theory of relativity”. Professor Reinhard Genzel from the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics and Professor Andrea Ghez from the University of California were jointly awarded “for the discovery of a supermassive compact object at the centre of our galaxy.”

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