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SAV's Gömöry named Best Slovak Scientist of 2014

THE FIVE best Slovak scientists were awarded for exceptional achievements in research on May 12 as part of the 18th annual Slovak Scientists of the Year competition.

Fedor Gömöry of SAV (Source: SITA)

The event was attended by President Andrej Kiska who stressed that Slovakia needs success stories of scientists, the TASR newswire wrote. He added that we often forget about top scientists and we should bear in mind their ideas, innovations and work more generally.

The best scientist of the year 2014 is Fedor Gömöryif the Electrotechnical Institute of the Slovak Academy of Sciences (SAV), receiving the award for research of magnetic fields. The best female scientist for 2014 is Lucia Kučerová of the Instittue of Exoerimental Oncology of SAV, for research of characteristics of stem cells and cell therapy.

The personality of the year is Sergej Hloch of the Faculty of Production Technologies of the Technical University of Košice (TUKE); and the Personality of the Year in EU Programmes is Pavol Miškovský of the Faculty of Natural Sciences of the P.J.Šafárik University in Košice. The best young scientist was Ľubomír Švorc of the Faculty of Chemical and Food Technology of the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava.

The event is organised by the Centre of Scientific-Technology Information, the SAV and the Union of Slovak Scientific-Technology Societies. 

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