Category Archives: General

Creating knowledge post-Brexit

As the UK’s journey towards Brexit has reached the halfway point, the Guild is not the first network to state the importance of the free and easy movement of staff and students, and collaboration in research; nor should we be … Continue reading

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Female Viking Warriors?

Stories about female warriors are frequent in Old Scandinavian poetry and prose. Several Eddic poems tell about Valkyries, (semi-)mythological warrior women taking part in battles, sometimes flying in the air, often acting as the god Odin’s agents. Many 14th century Icelandic … Continue reading

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Ukranian Twins Studying the Same Field Would Not Change a Thing

The University of Tartu is blessed to have diverse students. This year, we welcomed Ukranian twins Marko and Levko, who came here to study the same thing: Democracy and Governance at the Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies. We decided … Continue reading

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Play a semiotical game of Greimas Puzzle

The University of Tartu’s master’s student Sven Anderson came up with a game based on Greimas square – Greimas Puzzle. Play it now using emoticons! Continue reading

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The impact of Facebook (groups) on political discussions

Our former student Martin Noorkõiv writes about his research which focused on analysing the political discussions in closed groups on Facebook. Continue reading

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Can MRI Detect Antisocial Personality Disorder?

University of Tartu Cognitive Psychology Professor Talis Bachmann comments on whether MRI scans can detect antisocial personality disorder. 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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