Environmental Science Department, Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania


We participated at the 34th National Conference of Scientific Students’ Associations in Hungary (OTDK)

Five students of our department participated at the 34th National Conference of Scientific Students’ Associations in Hungary (OTDK), where Hunagrian students from Hungary, Transylvania and Ucraine competed with each other. In different sections, three students were rewarded with the second place.

The works of our students were presented in sections like food security, environmental technology, animal ecology and environmental chemistry. The high scientific level of the works is supported by the acceptance and publication of the articles in international journals:

  • two articles in Q1 ranked journals

R. Gallé, Á. Szabó, P. Császár, A. Torma. (2018). Spider assemblage structure and functional diversity patterns of natural forest steppes and exotic forest plantations. Forest Ecology and Management 411:234-239. DOI: 10.1016/j.foreco.2018.01.040

A. R. Zsigmond, K. Varga, I. Kántor, I. Urák, Z. May, K. Héberger. (2018). Elemental composition of wild growing Agaricus campestris mushroom in urban and peri-urban regions of Transylvania (Romania). Journal of Food Composition and Analysis 72: 17-21. DOI: 10.1016/j.jfca.2018.05.006

  • one article in Q3 ranked journal

E. Rápó, R. Szép, Á. Keresztesi, M. Suciu, Sz. Tonk. (2018). Adsorptive removal of cationic and anionic dyes from aqueous solutions by using eggshell household waste as biosorbent. Acta Chimica Slovenica 65: 709-717. DOI: 10.17344/acsi.2018.4401

We are proud of our students and we wish them good luck!

a month ago

15th Carpathian Basin Conference for Environmental Science

The 15th Carpathian Basin Conference for Environmental Science was held between the 3th and 6th of April 2019 in Cluj-Napoca.

A total number of 84 participants attended the conference, organized by the Environmental Science Department and EnviroScientia Association of the Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania.

At the opening ceremony dr. Urák István, chair of the conference and head of the organizer department, dr. Balog Adalbert, vice-rector of the Sapientia University, dr. Kovács Zoltán, vice-rector of the University of Nyíregyháza, and dr. Mócsy Ildikó, honorary chair of the conference, welcomed the participants. The welcome speeches were followed by plenary presentations. During the following two days, 45 oral presentations were held in seven sessions, together with the presentation of 26 posters. The conference ended with a gala dinner, and the next day, an excursion to Rimetea and Colțești was organized.

We wish to thank to our sponsors (Wedas, Royal Invest, Nitech, Cromatec Plus) and for our colleagues and students, who contributed to the successful organization of the Conference, as well as to the participants for their interest and high-performing research, which ensured the continuation of the conference.


2 months ago

XVth Edition of the Environmental Conference in the Carpathian Basin

The XVth edition of the Environmental Conference in the Carpathian Basin will take place on 3-6 April, 2019, and will be organized by our department and the EnviroScientia Association.

The language of the presentations will be Hungarian and English.

The details with regard to the conference you find HERE.

5 months ago

A special Academic Evening at our department

On 15th October, 2018, our department organized an academic evening.

The invited speaker was Ildikó Mócsy, PhD, physicist, the founder of the Environmental Department and the initiator of the Academic Evening series, who turned 75 years old on this very day. Following her presentation about the consequences of the nuclear catastrophe from Cernobil, we celebrated her birthday with invited friends, colleagues, faculty staff and students. Hereto, we would like to thank again for her academic and spearheading activity as head of our department for many years. Dear Ildikó Mócsy, we wish you good health and prosperity! Happy birthday!

7 months ago


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