Tag Archives: PhD thesis

Living on the Edge: Landlocked Seals in a Changing Climate

Even when there’s enough food, continuously warmer winters may make the ringed seal extinct. Such is the gloomy conclusion made by Mart Jüssi, a seal biologist at the University of Tartu, in his freshly defended doctoral thesis. Continue reading

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140 Years Ago Wolves Still Ate People in Estonia

On a cold day, a tipsy drum player happened to come home in the dark in Tartu County. While on the road, he was attacked by a pack of wolves. Only some rags and bare bones were left of the … Continue reading

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The Historical Jesus: The Problem of Science in the Context of Religion

Ain Riistan, a researcher of religious studies at UT and an associate professor at Tartu Theological Seminary, discusses his PhD thesis entitled “The Historical Jesus: the Problem of Science in the Context of Religion”. Continue reading

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