The HNS promotes scientific excellence. The recognition of outstanding achievements in research, education and service to the HNS is an essential activity as a learned society.

Such distinctions demonstrate the high regard of the nuclear community for the contributions by individual professionals.

The Hungarian Nuclear Society has established the

 "Szilárd Leó Award" as recognition to promote the nuclear culture and the development and applications of nuclear methods

 "Szilárd Leó Medal" as recognition of teaching/research achievements of Hungarian scientists living abroad.

“Fermi Young Researchers Award” for young researchers demonstrating outstanding research  performance

“Öveges József Award” as recognition of teaching achievements

„Simonyi Károly Award” as recognition activities int he field of fusion energy research


The deadline for the 2017 call is 7. October 2017.