Category Archives: Studies

My Estonian Calling

When people see or hear my name, Teele Männik, they automatically assume that a beautiful Estonian voice will come out, but they are always in for a surprise. Instead of that, they get a very strong American accent. The confused … Continue reading

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10 Challenging Estonian Tongue Twisters – Can You Handle Them?!

On 14 March we celebrate Mother Tongue Day, which marks the birthday of Kristjan Jaak Peterson, one of the founding fathers of the Estonian poetic tradition. This day was first recognized as a national holiday in 1999. It is now … Continue reading

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The winner of the UT Blog competition is… *drum roll*

As many of you may or may not know, we had a UT Blog competition going on. We received six awesome blog posts from the most awesome students. They had the chance to write about anything they had a passion … Continue reading

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A Game-Changing Letter from the Future

Dear Mr. NG, Greetings from 2027! Surprise! Welcome to the future. I know it’s hard to believe that you are reading a letter from the future, but it’s my final moment and the only chance to write back to 2018. … Continue reading

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Put on your best outfit – we are having you over for a day!

In less than a week, the University of Tartu will hold its annual Open Doors Day on 28 Feb. Now, some type of visitation events aren’t exactly rare at schools or universities and usually play an important part in marketing … Continue reading

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Study by University of Tartu Scientist Published in a Renowned Science Magazine

Kaur Alasoo, a young scientist who has defended his doctoral thesis at the University of Cambridge and is now working as a bioinformatics researcher at the University of Tartu, focused on the reasons for complicated genetic diseases and ways to … Continue reading

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How to start writing – the most useful tips!

This was the first time in my life to listen to a motivational speaker – Hugh Kearns, a psychologist and scientist who is trying to figure out why smart people procrastinate, and more importantly – how they can overcome that. … Continue reading

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