On September 18, at the invitation of the Mayor of Tartu Urmas Klaas, representatives of Tartu's higher education institutions go on a bike ride together. The event aims to bring attention to mobility issues, discuss how universities and the city can cooperate to promote sustainability and a sustainable mobility environment, and set an example for the residents and students alike.
The University of Tartu is participating in an international project to help African countries better understand the health impacts of climate change and to develop adaptation measures.
According to Tartu's bicycle traffic vision for 2024, people will mainly cycle or walk to get about their daily business in the city.
At the initiative of Kati Orru, Associate Professor of Sociology of Sustainability at the University of Tartu, the International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, a flagship journal of crisis sociology, has published a special issue.
From 18 to 21 July, the 14th International Symposium on the Ordovician System will take place in Tallinn, focusing on the evolution of Earth and life several hundred million years ago and its impact on shaping the modern environment.
UT has completed the IT infrastructure for personalised medicine, enabling Estonian doctors and nurses to use genetic data for disease prevention and finding the best treatment plan for each person.
Ülo Mander received the Advanced Grant from the European Research Council to study the N2O cycle, its links to climate change, and land-use practices that could help curb its production in the future.
The spring fair of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities encourages reuse and green exchange
On 15 May, the University of Tartu Museum and the University of Tartu Natural History Museum and Botanical Garden were given the Green Museum certificate.
The Deputy Director-General of the European Commission’s Directorate General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, Maive Rute will visit the University of Tartu.