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At an annual meeting of the general assembly of the Estonian Academy of Sciences, Ülo Mander was elected as a member of the academy in the field of global change.
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On 29 and 30 April, an online matchmaking event aimed at researchers from the ENLIGHT network will take place, providing an opportunity for thematic collaborations between the universities of the ENLIGHT network. On the second day of the event, there is a leadership training specifically tailored to early-career researchers’ needs.
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Approximately one in seven couples face difficulties conceiving a child naturally. Half of these cases are due to male infertility – either caused by the complete absence or low number of mature sperm.
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Teaching staff of the University of Tartu are encouraged to nominate their course for the ENLIGHT Teaching and Learning Award 2024, which will be presented at the annual Teaching and Learning Conference held in Tartu from 7 to 9 October. The central theme of this year’s conference will be innovation and creativity in higher education.
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On 10 May, at 14:15 Lydia Risberg will defend her doctoral thesis "Sõnatähendused ja sõnaraamat. Kasutuspõhine sisend eesti keelekorraldusele".
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Alongside the creation of new technologies, Ida-Virumaa's transition to a sustainable economic model requires diversified skills and support for the development of research-intensive businesses.
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ENLIGHT invites all teaching staff, researchers, students, and other staff members from all disciplines to present joint initiatives that will encourage cooperation within the network. There will be three categories for application: the ENLIGHT Incubator Grants, ENLIGHT Thematic Networks and ENLIGHT+.
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On 8 April, the conference “Out of the Shadows. Unearthing Women’s Stories of the Past” will be held in the main building of the University of Tartu.
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The recent Estonian Science Barometer survey, commissioned by the Estonian Research Council, revealed that the Estonian population’s trust in science and researchers remains relatively high, exceeding 70%, similar to four years ago
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The Core Facility of Genomics at the Institute of Genomics received new PacBio HiFi RevioTM sequencers. These will soon be used to analyse the whole genomes of 10,000 gene donors to the Estonian Biobank.
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The European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) has admitted Estonia as its full member. For the University of Tartu, this means expanding its existing research, education and business collaboration opportunities.
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Scientists from the University of Tartu and the University of Copenhagen have reached a theoretical description of an ideal electrocatalysis process.
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1. jaanuaril algas Euroopa Komisjoni projekt POINT, mille raames uuritakse Covid-19 pikaajalist tervisemõju.
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On Wednesday, 10 April, at 16:15, Tarmo Tamm, Professor of Materials Engineering at the University of Tartu will give the inaugural lecture "Polymer materials and life: what will follow the plastic age?"
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On Wednesday, 3 April at 16:15, Elin Org, Professor of Microbiomics at the University of Tartu, will give her inaugural lecture "The past, present and future of human microbiome research".
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On 15 March at 10:15 Anastasia Sinitsyna will defend her doctoral thesis „Links between segregation processes on the labour and housing markets: evidence from Finland“
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The University of Tartu, in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO), conducted a study to analyse how much Estonian children and adolescents see food advertisements on television.
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As the first company in the Estonian food industry, Nõo Meat Factory, together with the Institute of Computer Science at the University of Tartu, will start testing novel artificial intelligence and robotics solutions.
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Achieving a sustainable society requires groundbraking changes comparable to the industrial revolution, suggested by the University of Tartu Deep Transitions research group in a recently completed research project.
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Evelyn Uuemaa will deliver her inaugural lecture “Use of spatial data and artificial intelligence in environmental monitoring” in the university assembly hall on Wednesday, 13 March at 16:15.
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