Category Archives: Natural and exact sciences

Widen Your Horizons: Meet Our Scientists and Their Work

Did you know that our university’s scientists have their own Instagram account, which is managed only by them? Meet our researchers in their fieldwork, lab experiments, and discoveries! Photos are free for use by all – please indicate the author.  @unitartuscience This is … Continue reading

Posted in Estonia, Humanities, Natural and exact sciences, Research | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Saving Shark Babies

Sharks are a vital part of marine ecology, keeping everything beneath them in the food chain in check. But they’re being caught and consumed at an alarming rate, and people aren’t even realising it. UT Senior Research Communication Specialist Randel … Continue reading

Posted in Natural and exact sciences, Research | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Estonia, Natural and exact sciences, Research | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Sugar Sweet Science at the University of Tartu

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

Posted in Career, Estonia, Natural and exact sciences, Research, Tartu | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Career, Estonia, Humanities, Medical sciences, Natural and exact sciences, Research, Studies, Tartu | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Career, Estonia, Natural and exact sciences, Research, Studies | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Estonia, Natural and exact sciences, Tartu | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Will Estonia Soon Have a Climate Similar to Northern Scotland?