2010–2014 Comparative study of the Upper Permian and Triassic dolomites of the Transdanubian Range and interpretation of their origin, Hungarian Scientific Research Fund, senior participant
2009–2010 Fault-controlled diagenetic stages at the base of Silica, Martonyi and Telekesoldal Nappes, Inner Western Carpathians, Bilateral Cooperation S&T with Slovakian Akademy of Sciences, project leader
2008–2012 Restoration of marine ecosystems following the Permian-Triassic mass extinction: Lessons for the present, IGCP 572, participant
1998–2010 Correlation of Paleozoic and Mesozoic formations of the Dinarides and Northern Hungary, Serbian-Hungarian Interacademic Scientific Exchange Program, project No. 7, participant
2004-2007 Microbial mud-mounds and reefs in the Middle Triassic succession of the Aggtelek Karst, NE Hungary, Hungarian Scientific Research Fund, project leader
2002-2005 Environmental changes at the Permian-Triassic boundary, Hungarian Scientific Research Fund, participant
2002-2004 Magnetostratigraphy of selected Triassic samples from NE Hungary, Bilateral Cooperation S&T with Polish Geological Institute, project leader
1999-2002 Sedimentological and diagenesis study of the Gutenstein Formation (Anisian, Triassic) in the Aggtelek-Rudabánya Mts., Hungarian Scientific Research Fund, project leader
1997-1998 Facies analyses of Lower Triassic ramp succesion in the Aggtelek-Rudabánya Mts., Hungarian Scientific Research Fund, project leader
International Association of Sedimentologists (IAS), national correspondent (2007–)
Society for Sedimentary Geology, Central European Section (SEPM CES), national correspondent (2010–)
Geological Quarterly, member of the Consulting Editors' Board (2009–)
Sedimentological Sub-committee of the Geological Committee of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, chairman (2010-)
Hungarian Geological Society, General Geology Section, member of the board (2005–)
2010- Bolyai János Fellowship
2006-2009 Bolyai János Fellowship
2006 Szádecky-Kardoss Foundation, award for publication
1997 Youth Award, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Hips K, Haas J, Győri O, 2016. Hydrothermal dolomitization of basinal deposits controlled by a synsedimentary fault system in Triassic extensional setting, Hungary. International Journal of Earth Sciences. in press.
Hips K, Haas J, Poros Zs, Kele S, Budai T, 2015. Dolomitization of Triassic microbial mat deposits (Hungary): Origin of microcrystalline dolomite. Sedimentary Geology 318, 113-129.
Horváth B, Hips K, 2015. Microfacies associations of Middle and Upper Triassic slope and basin carbonates deposited along the Neo-Tethyan margin, NE Hungary. Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences 108/1, 34-49.
Szőcs E, Hips K, Józsa S, Bendő Zs, 2015. A kora-miocén Pétervásárai Homokkő diagenezis-története, Diagenetic evolution of the Lower Miocene Pétervására Sandstone Formation. Földtani Közlöny 145/4, 351-366.
Hips K, Haas J, Vidó M, Barna Zs, Jovanović D, Sudar M, Siklósy Z, 2011. Selective blackening of bioclasts via mixing-zone aragonite neomorphism in Late Triassic limestone, Zlatibor Mountains. Sedimentology 58/4, 854-877.
Hips K, Haas J, 2009. Facies and diagenetic evaluation of the Permian‒Triassic boundary interval and basal Triassic carbonates: shallow and deep ramp sections, Hungary. Facies 55/3, 421-442.
Hips K, 2007. Facies pattern of western Tethyan Middle Triassic black carbonates: The example of Gutenstein Formation in Silica Nappe, Carpathians, Hungary, and its correlation to formations of adjoining areas. Sedimentary Geology 194/1-2, 99-114.
Hips K, Árgyelán BG, 2007. Controls on diagenesis of the Triassic Kurrachine Dolomite, Syria. Geoarabia 12/2, 41-64.
Hips K, Haas J, 2006. Calcimicrobial stromatolites at the Permian-Triassic boundary in a western Tethyan section, Bükk Mountains, Hugary. Sedimentary Geology 185/3-4, 239-253.
Hips K, 1998. Lower Triassic storm-dominated ramp sequence in northern Hungary: an example of evolution from homoclinal through distally steepened ramp to Middle Triassic flat-topped platform. In: Burchette TP, Wright VP, (eds) Carbonate Ramps. Geological Society Special Publication 315-338, London.