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Membership of the Academia Europaea is an award conferred to individuals that have demonstrated "sustained academic excellence".

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Zoltán Molnár introducing his work on the parallel Academia Europe Class session (Class C) to new members at the Institute for Catalan Studies, Barcelona

Congratulations are in order to Zoltán Molnár, who has been Elected Member of Academia Europaea (Physiology and neuroscience).

The object of Academia Europaea is the advancement and propagation of excellence in scholarship in the humanities, ZoltanBarcelonapresentation2.jpglaw, the economic, social, and political sciences, mathematics, medicine, and all branches of natural and technological sciences anywhere in the world for the public benefit and for the advancement of the education of the public of all ages. The aim of the Academy is to promote European research, advise governments and international organisations in scientific matters, and further interdisciplinary and international research.

Prof Molnár was inducted during the Annual Meeting of the Academia Europaea entitled “Building Bridges 2019”, held in Barcelona from Wednesday 23 - Thursday 24 October 2019.

Academia Europaea elects over 200 members every year into 4 sections. 34 have been elected from UK in 2019. Our department has several members of the Academy, including Professor Dame Frances Ashcroft FRS (2001), Professor Dame Kay Davies FRS (1991), Professor Sir Colin Blakemore FRS (1995), Professor Gero Miesenböck FRS (2017), Professor Denis Noble FRS (1989) and Professor Anant Parekh FRS (2002).

 

Image Legend: Zoltán Molnár with Sierd Cloetingh MAE, President of Academia Europpaea, Building Bridges meeting, Barcelona Biomedical Research Park.