Konkoly Observatory


Geographical Institute


Institute for Geological and Geochemical Research


Geodetic and Geophysical Institute

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By unifying excellence in research, authenticity in science, and a commitment to society, the institute network of the Academy is set to produce values for both national and international success in Hungarian and universal science. Building on our national research traditions, being part of the only full-time research institute network in Hungary , our primary aim is to play a fundamental role in promoting the common weal and in building the foundation for our future through valuable scientific achievements based on highly promising discovery research.The basic activity of the Research Centre incorporating the Konkoly Thege Miklós Astronomical Research Institute, the Geographical Institute, the Geodetic and Geophysical Institute, the Institute for Geological and Geochemical Research, is scientific research in the fields of astronomy and earth sciences (geography, geology, geochemistry, geodesy and geophysics), the operation of the National Seismological Network, exploratory (basic) research and the preparation of its findings for utilisation and publication; theoretical examinations for basic research, measurements at observatory, field and laboratory level, development of scientific instruments and methods, processing and publication of data, maintenance of observatories and, if need be, the establishment of new ones.

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Tunde Baranyi passed away

  • 2018/08/01

Tünde Baranyi
(1962 – 2018)

Lidia van Driel-Gesztelyi
28 July 2018

With great sadness, I have […]

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