Team
Prof. Andrea Petróczi PhD PhD
Work experience

Andrea Petróczi is a Research Professor at Kingston University London (UK). She is also a guest professor at KU Leuven (Belgium) and external faculty member at ’Foro Italico’ University of Rome (Italy). Andrea is an internationally recognised expert in anti-doping research, with background in psychology, management & marketing and journalism. She obtained her first PhD from the University of Northern Colorado (USA) in Sport and Exercise Science: Sport Administration, with a doctoral minor in Research Methods and Applied Statistics in 2002, and her second PhD in psychology from the University of Sheffield (UK) in 2015. Andrea research is centred on behavioural choices with public health implications. With a strong commitment to multidisciplinary research spanning across disciplines allied to medicine and psychology, her research has attracted funding from a wide range of sources, including the World Anti-Doping Agency, the National Prevention Research Initiative/Medical Research Council, The British Academy, the International Olympic Committee and the European Council.

Andrea’s areas of specialism are social and cognitive psychology, research designs, survey methodology, mixed method design, quantitative data analysis and statistics.

Languages

Hungarian (native), English (native proficiency)

Research projects
  • World Anti-Doping Agency: Unlocking the black box – Agent-based simulations to measure the effectiveness of sample storage and retesting (via University of Münster, with New York State University) 2021 - 2023
  • EU ERASMUS+: Research-Embedded Strategic Plan for Anti-Doping Education: Clean Sport Alliance Initiative for Tackling Doping in Para-Sports (RESPECT-P), with University of Birmingham and Leeds Beckett University 2020 - 2022
  • EU ERASMUS+: IntegriSport Next project on tackling sport manipulation (match fixing) (via KU Leuven)
  • EU ERASMUS+: Research-Embedded Strategic Plan for Anti-Doping Education: Clean Sport Alliance Initiative for Tackling Doping (RESPECT), with Leeds Beckett University and University of Birmingham 2018 - 2020
  • International Olympic Committee: Developing a scenario-based educational module for values-based anti-doping: The SMART project, 2018 - 2020
Membership
  • Chair of the World Anti-Doping Agency Working Group on Doping Prevalence
  • Founding member of the Clean Sport Alliance.
  • Advisor for the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK
  • Project partner and research fellow, Willibald Gebhardt Institute, University of Münster, Germany
Latest publications
Anna Kiss PhD
Work experience

Anna earned her Ph.D. at the Hungarian University of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Doctoral School of Food Sciences and she is a research associate at the Department of Science Policy and Scientometrics at the Library and Information Center of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences since 2018. The main area of her research activity is related to health science and bibliometric studies. She participates in several national and international research projects and she is a member of the „Structure and taxonomy of science” international research group. She is the technical editor of the Journal of Adult Learning, Knowledge, and Innovation.

Languages

Hungarian (native), English, German

Research projects
  • H2020 (EU.3.2.2.2.): Healthy and safe foods and diets for all: SafeConsumE: Safer food through changed consumer behavior: Effective tools and products, communication strategies, education and a food safety policy reducing health burden from foodborne illnesses.
  • European Food Safety Authority: What’s on the menu in Europe? The EU Menu project.
Membership
  • Member of the Scientometric Committee established for the development of the Hungarian National Scientific Bibliography (MTMT).
  • Member of the international “Structure and taxonomy of science” research group.
Latest publications
Sándor Soós PhD
Work experience

Dr. Sándor Soós is a senior researcher in scientometrics and science studies. He’s the head of the Department of Science Policy and Scientometrics at the Library and Information Centre of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. He earned his PhD in cognitive science, on the subject of the mathematical modeling of the cognitive structure of scientific discourses, and has been a researcher in the field of science modelling and scientometrics for ten years. He has given numerous invited talks in the topic of scientometrics and research evaluation, both at national and international level, and actively collaborates with national actors in science and technol policy.

Languages

Hungarian (native), English, Russian

Research projects

He contributed, as institutional principal investigator, to various national and international large-scale research projects in S&T policy:

  • National Fund for Scientific Research: Career models and career building in R&D. Differences and inequalities with regard to job market opportunities, individual relation networks and work-life balance.
  • IMPACT-EV – Evaluating the impact and outcomes of European social science and humanities research.
  • PEERE Cost Action – New frontiers of peer review.
  • SISOB (EU FP7) – An Observatorium for Science in Society based in Social Models.
Membership
  • Chair of the Scientometric Committee established for the development of the Hungarian National Scientific Bibliography (MTMT).
  • Editor in chief for the intern journal of Adult Learning, Knowledge and Innovation.
  • Review editor for the journal Frontiers in Research Metrics and Analytics.
  • Member of the international “Structure and taxonomy of science” research group.
Latest publications
Prof. habil Zoltán Lakner PhD, DSc, Jean Monnet Chair
Work experience

Full time university professor (2010-), Jean Monnet Chair (2019-), and head of department “Food Economics”, head of doctoral school “Economics and management” at Szent István Univeristy. More than three decades’ experience in organization and management of international research teams, focusing on development policy in post-soviet region, West Balkan and Africa. Former vice-head of International Relations of Faculty of Food Science and Technology, former head of governing council of “János Irinyi” R&D fund at Hungarian Office of Innovation. He is author of more than 20 books and more than 280 publications in peer reviewed journals, with > 103 citations. H index:12.

  • MSc. (food engineering, 1983)
  • MSc. (enterprise management, 1987)
  • MSc. (innovation management, 1991)
  • Ph.d. (1990)
  • dr. habil. (agric. engineering, 2009)
  • Doctor of Sciences (agric. Economics, 2018)
  • Jean Monnet Chair (2019)

Languages

Hungarian (native), English, German, French, Russian (working languages), Spanish, Italian (advanced), Arabic (elementary)

Research projects
  • H2020 (EU.3.2.2.2.): Healthy and safe foods and diets for all: SafeConsumE: Safer food through changed consumer behavior: Effective tools and products, communication strategies, education and a food safety policy reducing health burden from foodborne illnesses.
  • NovelQ (EU FP 7): Novel Processing Methods for the Production and Distribution of High-Quality and Safe Foods.
  • Track Fast (EU FP7): Europe’s Food Science and Technology on a Fast Track.
Membership
  • Member of Committee on Agricultural Economics of Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
  • Member of Hungarian Association of Military Sciences.
  • Member of academic advisory board of Hungarian Thermal Tourism Association.
  • Member of editorial board of Academic Journals “Agricultural Economics (HUN)” and “Military sciences”.
Latest publications
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