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Last year, applications were submitted for obtaining the University of Tartu experimental development grant for 35 research projects, nine of which will receive funding in the total amount of 315,000 euros.
20.02.2024
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On the eve of the anniversary of the Republic of Estonia, Rector of the University of Tartu Toomas Asser announced the university’s contribution to society award, research award and language award and the recipients of the teaching staff of the year award for 2023.
20.02.2024
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Based on the submitted proposals, the committee formed by the UT Student Union chose the recipients of the teaching staff of the year awards for 2023.
20.02.2024
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An international team of scientists led by astronomers from Tartu Observatory of the University of Tartu has discovered many superclusters in the universe, with the most prominent among them named the ‘Einasto Supercluster’ in honour of Prof. Jaan Einasto, a pioneering figure in the field, who will celebrate his 95th birthday on 23 February.
19.02.2024
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Orhideenäitusel saab sel aastal vaadelda põnevaid orhideeliike otse Ecuadorist. Näituse osana toimub ka orhideekonkurss, millest on võimalik oma orhideega osa võtta. Näituse programm on sisustatud põnevate ürituste, töötubade ja ekskursioonidega.
19.02.2024
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Integrating data on plant traits from the top to the roots will allow researchers to predict the effects of different global change scenarios on plant communities and their functioning across scales.
19.02.2024
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The jury of the architecture competition, organised by the University of Tartu in cooperation with the Estonian Association of Architects, selected the best design solution for reconstructing the academic building of the university’s Tallinn office of the School of Law and designing the yard area. The winning entry was “Cascade” by the architectural office Kauss Arhitektuur OÜ.
14.02.2024
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Participate in a series of seminars aimed at developing your career.
13.02.2024
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On 9 February, the council of the Institute of Bioengineering elected Professor of Molecular Systems Biology Mart Loog as Director of the institute.
12.02.2024
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Members of the university’s Rector’s Office were in Brussels on 7 and 8 February to get an overview of the European Union’s research and higher education policy trends.
12.02.2024
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Europe’s biodiversity continues to decline at an alarming rate, with most protected species and habitats confronting poor conservation status. Facing the pressure, it is important to understand and model the forces and processes shaping biodiversity with novel tools and methods for knowledge-based and integrated management of natural resources, opening new horizons for science, policymaking and implementation.
12.02.2024
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Jaan Einasto will share his memories of becoming a world-famous scientist through pictures.
12.02.2024
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Pre-incubation programme "From Science to Business!" helps in creating research-intensive startups.
09.02.2024
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The government of Estonia has approved the laureates of this year’s national research awards. 
08.02.2024
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ENLIGHT invites participants to an online lecture on 14 February at 16:00 where four experts dissect the profound implications of harmonising energy use and the circular economy to envision a more sustainable and resilient future.  
08.02.2024
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The University of Tartu welcomes all future bachelor’s and medical students to join the Open Doors Day on 29 February 2024 at the University of Tartu Library in Tartu, Estonia.
07.02.2024
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As the anniversary of the Republic of Estonia approaches, President Alar Karis bestows Estonian state decorations to 151 people, nine of whom are members of the university family.
07.02.2024
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The students from the University of Tartu are invited to participate in ENLIGHT’s spring edition of the ENLIVE project organised by the University of Bordeaux. The online sessions will take place from 4 March to 12 April 2024. 
06.02.2024
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Martin Haamer and Hanna Britt Soots were among the top five in the finals of the competition “Science in 3 Minutes”.
05.02.2024
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Kaspar Valgepea, Associate Professor of Gas Fermentation Technologies at the University of Tartu, will advance understanding of gas-consuming bacteria, supported by European Research Council grant funding.
04.02.2024
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