Category Archives: Research

Physicists Are Building an Artificial Nose from Graphene

Physicists at the University of Tartu are working on an artificial nose based on graphene. In just a couple of years, all of us might have sensors in our cellphones, helping us to evaluate air pollution levels and choose routes … Continue reading

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People Feel Similar Affection For Mobile Phones as For Other People

In January, Merilin Piipuu defended her master’s thesis which demonstrated clearly that cell phones have become our inseparable companions, best friends and cure for loneliness. We can’t even leave our homes without taking our mobile phones with us. Merilin’s aim … Continue reading

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The Daily Life of a Researcher

Have you ever wondered what researchers and scientists do on a day to day basis? We were wondering about that too and that’s why we asked them to show their everyday life to us! For almost a year now, University of Tartu … 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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Escaping Modernity at Winter School in Kääriku

George Spencer Terry, a master’s student of EU-Russia studies, shares his experience at the winter school “Biopolitics and Semiotics of the Body”. Continue reading

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Stefan Zaric: Introducing Estonian Art History in Serbia

Stefan Zaric from Serbia was the only foreign art history student at the University of Tartu last semester. He gave tours at Tartu’s Art Museum and is now introducing Estonian art history in Serbia. Continue reading

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Should the Public Have a Say in Science? A Philosophy Of Science View

Should the public have a say in science and what does fishing in New York have to do with it? Using philosopher of science Philip Kitcher’s arguments and an example of environmental activism in Brooklyn Jaana Eigi explains some reasons to involve the public in science. Continue reading

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