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In response to the current environmental crisis, the exhibition “Veil of Nature” by Luxembourgish artist Justine Blau, curated by Fanny Weinquin, explores, through works navigating between documentation, illusion and narration, man’s relationship with nature and conservation practices. Guided tours of the exhibition “Veil of Nature” will take place every Saturday from June 22nd to July 20th and on the last day of the exhibition, July 28th.
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During the Global Conference of Estonian Honorary Consuls, taking place from 19 to 23 June, nearly 120 Estonian Honorary Consuls from all over the world pay a visit to the University of Tartu.
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ENLIGHT is a network of ten European universities created in 2020. Promoting equitable quality of life, sustainability and global engagement through higher education transformation, the network offers various opportunities for students, professors, researchers, and staff members. The project focuses on six cross-cutting challenge domains: health and wellbeing, digitalisation, climate change, energy and circular economy, equity, and culture and creativity.
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In the first half of this year, renovation was completed on the Old Anatomical Theatre (Uppsala 10), the garden house in the University of Tartu Botanical Garden (Lai 40) and the Astronomer’s House (Uppsala 6) next to the observatory. As a result, these buildings of great cultural value received a fresh look and energy-efficient solutions.
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From 12 June, the University of Tartu’s Study Information System (SIS) features a new student dashboard, which brings important information for learners together in one environment.
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On 11 June, representatives of SEB Estonia and SEB Baltics visited the University of Tartu. During the meeting with Rector Toomas Asser, Vice Rector for Development Tõnu Esko, Head of Finance Kalle Hein and Head of Entrepreneurship Mihkel Tammo, both parties expressed willingness to develop their long-term and meaningful cooperation further.
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Karl Kruusamäe is fascinated by science at the frontiers of human knowledge: anything is possible. In his work, he is committed to developing collaboration between humans and robotics.
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On 11 June, the Estonian Biobank, University of Tartu, launched the portal MinuGeenivaramu.
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Triinu Soomere defends PhD thesis „Doctoral students’ perspectives on learning about teaching in the higher education context“
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From June 11 to 14, the international conference and doctoral school Mobile Tartu 2024 will take place in Tartu.
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Researchers need Widening to offer more than just networking.
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ENLIGHT has published a Staff Week trainings calendar with a variety of training options for support staff members of the network.
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On 4 June, the global higher education consultancy Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) published its world university ranking, in which the University of Tartu, as the best university in Estonia, ranks 358th.
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The podcast “Tiksu to UniTartu” shares insights and tips to help future international students thrive at the University of Tartu. New episodes are release every Tuesday.
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Adult learners can register for the University of Tartu’s micro-credential programmes starting in the autumn semester to acquire an additional specialisation or a new competence.
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Speakers from each field are invited to give engaging presentations in Estonian or English, outlining the importance and results of their research.
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The University of Tartu spin-off GaltTec OÜ received a 100,000-euro investment in the pitching competition at the international startup and technology conference Latitude59. 
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On 31 May, the University of Tartu senate elected Jaanika Anderson as the new Director of the UT Library.
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On 31 May, the University of Tartu senate re-elected Mariann Raisma as the Director of the UT Museum.
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On 29 May, the Estonian Human Rights Centre presented the "Respecting differences" label to the University of Tartu for the second time at the joint building of ministries in Tallinn.
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