Category Archives: Natural and exact sciences

Sugar Sweet Science at the University of Tartu

Ecologists Riin Tamme and Lena Neuenkamp describe one of the sweetest scientific experiments in Estonia and explain why they add sugar to the meadow every year. 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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Will Estonia Soon Have a Climate Similar to Northern Scotland?

Mait Sepp, a researcher of physical geography, explains how the weather may change in Estonia during this century. Continue reading

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The Internet of Things Lab Has the Scent of the Future Around It

Journalist Madis Aesma visited our unique Internet of Things Lab and put down his thoughts about it. 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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