Category Archives: Research

52,000 Estonians Now Have a Personal Gene Map

Estonian Genome Center will start giving feedback to the 52,000 Estonians who donated their gene samples 17 years ago. Continue reading

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Leonardo Pataccini: Teaching Is Just Like Dancing

Leonardo Pataccini, a researcher from Argentina, shares his thoughts about living and teaching at the University of Tartu. 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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People Feel Similar Affection For Mobile Phones as For Other People

Merilin Piipuu’s master’s thesis demonstrated that cell phones have become our inseparable companions, best friends and cure for loneliness. 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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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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