The Rector of Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice, prof. MUDr. Ladislav Mirossay, DrSc. met RNDr. Jaromír Mikeš, PhD. from the Institute of Biology and Ecology, UPJŠ Faculty of Science, in the Rectorate premises. RNDr. Mikeš, PhD. who has been awarded the SR Young Researcher of 2011 within the Scientist of the Year 2011 competition, expressed his contentment with achieved success in the discussion. Various issues in the field of science and research, including economic aspects were discussed during the informal meeting.