Category Archives: Estonia

52,000 Estonians Now Have a Personal Gene Map

The Estonian Genome Project is a national super-science project: gene samples from over 52,000 people were collected, which comprises about 5% of the population of Estonia. Now, 17 years after the project began, the Estonian Genome Center will offer personal feedback to people … Continue reading

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Leonardo Pataccini: Teaching Is Just Like Dancing

Leonardo Pataccini, a researcher from Argentina, shares his thoughts about living and teaching at the University of Tartu. Continue reading

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Iryna from Belarus Found Her Passion in Tartu

Irisha Krepchuk from Belarus describes her experience as a Business Administration student at the University of Tartu and how living in Tartu has changed her life. Continue reading

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The Ultimate Student Experience – Tartu Student Days!

Johanna Lehtmets, one of the organizers of Tartu Student Days describes the TOP 5 events every student should participate in. Continue reading

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Physicists Are Building an Artificial Nose from Graphene

University of Tartu physicists are developing a graphene-based sensor chip, that could be placed inside our smart devices. This sensor would observe the quality of air in the place where we are located and help us to choose cleaner and healthier daily routes to our destinations. Continue reading

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The Daily Life of a Researcher

Have you ever wondered what our researchers are doing on a day to day basis? Here is a snapshot of photos showing how exciting a life of a researcher can be. Continue reading

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A Pakistani in Narva: “I’m Grateful to Estonia”

Yar Muhammad from Pakistan describes why he decided to stay in Estonia after his doctoral studies. He is now an IT lecturer in University of Tartu Narva College. Continue reading

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