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University of Tartu researchers: among care organisations, day centres were hit the hardest by corona crisis

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13.01.2022
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Student satellite ESTCube-2 aims to test plasma brake technology

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12.01.2022
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Study gives an overview of the prevalence of coronavirus by 25 January

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11.01.2022
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Admission to the University of Tartu has started

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11.01.2022
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Tartu Ülikooli uue veebi teaduse rubriik

University website has fresh content and form

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11.01.2022
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Tartu Ülikooli teadlased teadusajakirjades

University of Tartu researchers are contributing more than ever to world science

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10.01.2022
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Conference "Teaching for Learning"

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24.11.2021

PhD students and postdoctoral researchers  from more than eleven European countries have a unique  chance to get together, learn, network, explore interesting  career possibilities and funding options. Alliance4Life is    organizing   Early Stage Researcher´s Retreat that will connect twelve leading Central and Eastern European life science universities and research institutes from eleven countries in an online interactive event that will take place on 20 and 21 January 2022. 

19.01.2022
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The Rector’s Office of the University of Tartu has decided that the university continues face-to-face teaching in spring semester 2021/22. To be able to meet in classrooms and avoid major viral outbreaks, it is still important to get vaccinated, stay home when ill and postpone large events.

19.01.2022
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The research news section gives regular hints about interesting studies in various fields of research.

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Women tend to overeat after negative emotions, men after positive ones

19.01.2022
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EU laws are too narrow to embrace the changes in office work, University of Tartu law professor Merle Erikson concluded.

A playful toddler and a baby walked into their dad’s home office in the middle of his live BBC News interview, becoming a sensation five years ago (kids interrupting work!) and by now has been viewed almost 50 million times.

18.01.2022
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Before Christmas, the university staff filmed short videos with their New Year’s wishes. The compilation is now available on UTTV.
04.01.2022
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The student pitching competition Kaleidoskoop took place for the 17th time this autumn. 23 teams participated in the pre-selection round and five made it to the finals.
31.12.2021
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The Government of Estonia approved the new composition of the council of the University of Tartu for five years.
31.12.2021
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This week’s results of the waste water analysis led by the University of Tartu show that the amount of coronavirus in waste water in Estonia remains quite stable. Domestic spread of the Omicron variant has not yet led to an explosive increase in infection.
31.12.2021
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The new year will bring an exciting landscape architecture competition seeking to find the best design for the undeveloped open are – Maarjaväljaat Maarjamõisa, Tartu.

28.12.2021
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Tartu Observatory is in a consortium of scientific institutions and private companies to prepare a set of three space missions to Venus to search for signs of life in its atmosphere. The project is expected to conclude with a return of samples from the Venusian atmosphere to Earth.

22.12.2021
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 University of Tartu and H2Electro OÜ, a subsidiary of Thule Capital AS, signed a research and development contract under which researchers of the University of Tartu Institute of Chemistry led by Professor Enn Lust will build an electrolyser based on novel technology.

22.12.2021
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The University of Tartu invites master's students of ENLIGHT network who are not students of IT to take part in the winter school "Artificial intelligence for non-IT students" taking place from February to April 2022.
16.12.2021
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On 15 December, authors of the best student papers of 2021 were awarded at the Estonian Academy of Sciences.
16.12.2021
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The board of the Estonian Academy of Sciences has elected three new academy research professors for 2022–2024 from the 16 researchers who participated in the competition.

The elected research professors are Tiit Tammaru, Professor of Urban and Population Geography, Academician, and Tanel Tenson, Professor of Technology of Antimicrobial Compounds, both of the University of Tartu, and Tenured Full Professor Tõnis Kanger of Tallinn University of Technology.

15.12.2021
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Estonian Education Week is held at the World Expo in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, from 12 to 16 December. Minister of Education and Research Liina Kersna, Rector of the University of Tartu Professor Toomas Asser, researchers, representatives of enterprises and rectors of other Estonian universities will take part in the event in Dubai.

15.12.2021
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Lecturers are invited to apply for a quality label for their e-course. Applications can be submitted until February 2nd 2022 (incl.) In the application round "E-course quality label 2022".

29.11.2021
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The Estonian health technology enterprise Antegenes has signed a long-term strategic partnership agreement with Everything Genetic Ltd to introduce the genetic tests used for cancer prevention to the healthcare system of the United Kingdom. Together with the agreement, the Estonian enterprise received an investment of 500,000 euros.

19.11.2021
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Juri Lotman 100 - February 2022