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UT master’s student is a big step closer to making hydrogen fuel cell vehicles more affordable

Master’s student in chemistry Sander Ratso has created an innovative technology, which, if taken into use, would undercut the price of overly expensive fuel cells. Tests conducted in Finland and the USA also confirm it to be a promising alternative. … 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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University Will Not Make You Wise

Why study at university? Professor Mihhail Lotman gives some surprising answers. Continue reading

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The University of Tartu in 2032

Three UT professors share their thoughts on the University of Tartu in 2032 and foresee: a female rector and bigger share of female professors; more male students in the student body; specialisation in teaching MOOCs; teaching most Master’s programmes in English. Continue reading

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So Long, Farewell

In a farewell post finalising his exchange year in Tartu, Drew from the USA writes about what fascinates him in Estonia, what makes the University of Tartu stand out, where the world peace begins, and xenophobia. Continue reading

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UT Gangnam Style: Behind the Scenes

In less than a month, a group of our students produced an incredible Gangnam style video that collected 35,000 views within a week since its release. This is a behind-the-scenes story of how it all happened. Continue reading

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Remote Peak Named after Tartu Conquered Again

A team of ten mountaineers from Tartu and Tallinn have reconquered the 6,258-meter peak named after the University of Tartu in the Central Pamirs in Tajikistan after its first-ever ascent 30 years ago when the university celebrated its 350th anniversary in 1982. Continue reading

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