Category Archives: Social sciences

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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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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The Gates of Educational Technology and the Challenges of Our Time

Emanuel Bardone, a lecturer of educational technology, explains how technology can be used in teaching and learning, while making it more affordable, attractive, and effective. Continue reading

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Triin Kask – Born To Be an Entrepreneur

Doctoral student Triin Kask describes how she got involved in entrepreneurship and what are the advantages of an entrepreneur’s life. Continue reading

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US Elections Show a Country Deeply Polarized

The United States elected its 45th President in what is said to be one of the most controversial elections in recent history. Our students of political science analyse the outcomes of the election and suggest what the future might bring for America and for Estonia. Continue reading

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Less Is More: The Modern Working Environment Paralyses The Brain

Neuroscientist Jaan Aru explains how to get the most out of your brain. The lesson here is: forget multitasking! Continue reading

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Maie Kiisel: The Paradox of Environmental Awareness

Research fellow of communication studies Maie Kiisel discusses why is it so hard to reduce the ecological footprint although we have the highest environmental awareness of all time. Continue reading

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