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16 June 2022 | PM 3

Dr Gergely Toldi, Co-Chair of AE Budapest Hub, is the laureate of this year's André Mischke Prize by YAE

This year's Prize is the 6th edition, honouring outstanding contributions and achievements that align with the core mission of the YAE

The AE Budapest Hub is proud to announce that one of its Co-Chairs for Widening European Participation, Dr Gergely Toldi, has been awarded this year's ‘André Mischke YAE Prize for Science and Policy’ . Originally introduced in 2017 as the Young Academy of Europe Prize, the prize was renamed the ‘André Mischke YAE Prize for Science and Policy’ in 2019, in honour of YAE's founding chair, the late André Mischke. It is awarded annually to early to mid-career professionals in recognition of their outstanding achievements and contributions to key areas of the YAE.

A senior lecturer at the Liggins Institute, University of Auckland, working in neonatal medicine and innovative research in immunology and the field of flow cytometry, Gergely Toldi has for years been very active in science communication, in particular the dissemination of information on the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as in the promotion of the representation of early-career researchers at various fora. For further details, see the news article on his achievements on the website of the Young Academy of Europe.