Tamás Székely has held his academic inaugural on the 10th December, 2019. The title of his talk was “With shorebirds around the world: behaviour, evolution and conservation”.
Tamás Székely started shore bird research in 1988 in Hungary, southern part of the Lowlands. Plovers, ruffs and related species show a particularly variable behaviour – the study of this was his initial aim. During his research he worked in Madagascar, South- Africa, Mexico, and Russia – together with many colleagues, PhD students he has worked in 25 countries. At present he is professor at the University of Bath in the UK, and is awarded professor at the University of Debrecen.