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Dr. Zoltán Bajmócy - CV

Qualifications

2003
MSc in Economics and Business Administration (University of Szeged)
2007
PhD in Economics (University of Szeged)
2015
Habilitation in Economics (University of Szeged)

Fellowship

2016-2017
Research fellow, Institute for Advanced Studies on Science, Technology and Society (IAS-STS) Graz, Austria

Research interest

My research focuses on the examination of local development actions policies from the aspects of human well-being, social justice and sustainability. Keywords: local economic development, innovation- and technology policy, social justice, marginalized communities, sustainability, well-being, participation and inclusion, responsible research and innovation

Teaching activity

  • PhD level
    • Innovation and technology policy (in English)
    • Introduction to Qualitative Research (in English)
    • Science with Societal Impact (in English)
    • Publishing in highly ranked international journals (in English)
  • Masters level
    • Local economic development (in Hungarian)
    • Innovation policy (in Hungarian)
  • Bachelor level
    • Introduction to local economic development (in English and in Hungarian)

Professional Services

  • Editorial Board member: Tér és Társadalom (Space and Society) journal, since 2019
  • Council Member: Hungarian Academy of Sciences Section IX. Committee of Regional Studies, since 2015
  • Secretary: Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Regional Committee in Szeged (SZAB), Committee on Economics, 2008-2014
  • Expert Commission member: National Research, Development and Innovation Office Economics Expert Commission member (previously OTKA jury), 2015-2016

Membership in Scientific Associations

  • ESEE (European Society for Ecological Economics) member (2016-)
  • LK (Living Knowledge Network) member (2014-)
  • EAEPE (European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy) member (2012-2017)
  • RSA (Regional Studies Association) member (2011-2016)
  • ERSA (European Regional Science Association) and RSAI (Regional Science Association International) member (2003-)
  • MRTT (Hungarian Regional Science Association) member (2003-)

Activities in University Public Life

  • Deputy dean for scientific affairs, USZ Faculty of Economics and Business Administration (2020-)
  • Secretary of the USZ Doctoral Board for the Discipline of Social Sciences (2020-)
  • Member, Council of the USZ Doctoral School in Economics (2012-2013; 2020-)
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of USZ FEBA (2007-2010; 2020)
  • Elected member of the Senate of the Faculty, USZ FEBA (2007-2013; 2016-)
  • Member of the Talen Care Committee of USZ FEBA (2017-2020)
  • Secretary of USZ Doctoral School in Economics (2012-2013)
  • Chairperson of Committee of external affairs of the USZ FEBA (2008-2011)
  • Training programme manager for the Regional and Environmental Economics MA/MSc (2009-2011)

Selected Research Projects

  • CO-CHANGE – H2020-SwafS-2019-1: Change labs to activate change coalitions in R&I. Role: sounding board member. Coordinator: Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria (2020-2023) https://cochangeproject.eu/
  • CHANGE – H2020-SwafS-2017-1: CHAlleNging Gender (In)Equality in science and research. Role: Advisor. Coordinator: IFZ, Austria (2018-2022) https://www.change-h2020.eu/
  • InSPIRES – H2020-SwafS-2016-1: Ingenious Science shops to promote Participatory Innovation, Research and Equity in Science. Role: senior researcher. Coordinator: ISGlobal, Spain (2017-2021) https://inspiresproject.com/
  • FoTRRIS – H2020-GARRI-1-2014-1: Fostering a Transition towards Responsible Research and Innovation Systems. Role: task coordinator, senior researcher. Coordinator: VITO, Belgium (2015-2018) http://fotrris-h2020.eu/
  • OTKA K-109425: The foundation of local economic development on the basis of the capability approach. Role: coordinator; lead researcher (2013-2017)
  • HUNGARIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES BOLYAI SCHOLARSHIP: Regional innovation policy from the perspective of the capability approach (2012-2015)

Awards and Honours

2016
Hungarian Academy of Sciences Bolyai Memorial Certificate
2014
Hungarian Regional Science Association (MRTT) Outstanding Young Regionalist award
2014
Hungarian Academy of Sciences Regional Committee in Szeged (SZAB), Silver Medal
2012
Herbert Simon Young Scholar Prize of the European Association of Evolutionary Political Economy (EAEPE)

Language skills

2013
Cambridge Proficiency in English (CPE) language exam (C2 level)
2006
conomic English advanced (C1 level), complex (type C) language exam
2003
usiness German intermediate (B2 level), complex (type C) language exam

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