Category Archives: Estonia

Kikee D. Bhutia: Reviving the Sikkimese (Denjongpo) culture

Doctoral student Kikee D. Bhutia from Sikkim, India is certain that the knowledge and experience gained from the Department of Estonian and Comparative Folklore will help her better research her own community, the Bhutia, as well as to understand their traditions and culture. Continue reading

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Eesti Blues Through the Eyes of a Photographer

Estonians cherish their beautiful summer, long sunny days and short fairy-tale nights. On the other hand, our dim and foggy days could be just as beautiful. Our IT law lecturer Tõnu Runnel has captured some amazing moments from those dim days all around Estonia. Continue reading

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Jayaruwan Gunathilake: From the Tropics to Northern Europe

Jayaruwan Gunathilake from Sri Lanka, an amazing photographer and a student at the Excellence in Analytical Chemistry programme writes what inspires him in Tartu. Continue reading

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The Reason For Strokes in Children Is Still Unknown; Rehabilitation Is Getting Better

Every year, three to four newborns leave the hospital with a diagnosis for stroke. Rael Laugesaar, junior research fellow at the Department of Pediatrics explains that the reasons for strokes in children are still unknown but with regular rehabilitative care they are able to live a normal life. Continue reading

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This Christmas Comes with DIY Presents!

Making something with one’s own hands has become more and more popular each year. With Christmas almost here, a group of DIY-girls is challenging everyone to be the true creators of the presents and join the “This Christmas Comes with DIY Presents!” campaign. Continue reading

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Triin Kask – Born To Be an Entrepreneur

Doctoral student Triin Kask describes how she got involved in entrepreneurship and what are the advantages of an entrepreneur’s life. Continue reading

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Probably the Most Rocking Event of the Year: sTARTUp Day 2016

Andres Kuusik, one of the organizers of sTARTUp Day 2016, describes how the idea turned into reality and what one can see, hear and gain from participating in the event. Continue reading

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