Tag Archives: PhD

Kikee D. Bhutia: Reviving the Sikkimese (Denjongpo) culture

Doctoral student Kikee D. Bhutia from Sikkim, India is certain that the knowledge and experience gained from the Department of Estonian and Comparative Folklore will help her better research her own community, the Bhutia, as well as to understand their traditions and culture. Continue reading

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A Discovery Puts the Brakes on a Cancer-Inducing Virus

A freshly defended PhD thesis outlines novel inhibitors of the cancer-inducing human papillomavirus. Continue reading

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3 PhDs from India: We Love Estonian Christmas

Listen to 3 PhDs from India discussing their scientific journeys, food, climate, and more. Continue reading

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How Does Breathing Affect Our Conversations?

Find out about the role that breathing takes in our conversations. Continue reading

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Attitudes That Matter

Uku Tooming, a fresh PhD in philosophy, explores why the beliefs and desires of others matter to us. Continue reading

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How Selective Is Your Attention?

Why do we notice a remarkably beautiful person in a crowd? In his PhD thesis, Andero Uusberg studied specific mechanisms that the brain uses to pay attention. Continue reading

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Cum Laude Graduate Marina Gets a Head Start on Career

Meet Marina, a fresh ‘cum laude’ graduate of the master’s programme in EU-Russia studies. Marina reveals why she feels both excited and nervous about graduation, and talks about her new job and future plans in a podcast interview. Continue reading

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