Author Archives: Inga Külmoja

Photojournalist Sami Siva: Ignorance is more shocking than harsh events

Sami Siva has covered post-conflict and social-issue stories on three continents. His work has been published in The New York Times, TIME, The Guardian, CNN, and other media outlets. Now Sami studies at the University of Tartu. In May 2010, … Continue reading

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30 exquisite maps to teach a great deal about Estonia

Last November, a bunch of University of Tartu geographers participated in the #30DayMapChallenge on Twitter: Evelyn Uuemaa, Anto Aasa, Tõnu Oja, Janika Raun, Alexander Kmoch, and UT Mobility Lab. Three geographers – Tõnu Oja, Professor of Geoinformatics and Cartography; Evelyn … Continue reading

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Our top 10 most-read stories from 2020 are personal

Our most popular stories from last year are mostly very personal. These include quarantine diaries, a love story, a journey on the way to scientific discoveries, a quest for freedom, proud stories of graduation, and professional success. Enjoy! 1. Student … Continue reading

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Contest for international students: My way to Tartu

UPDATE, 30 November 2020: the contest is over. This year, travelling to Tartu was so much different than usual. It has been challenging and tough, but also more adventurous. We would love to hear your story of reaching Tartu despite … Continue reading

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How to reduce the workload of healthcare workers using robots

University of Tartu roboticists are working on hospital robots that will minimise the contact between staff and patients and thereby lower the risk of infection during virus outbreaks. Continue reading

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Meet Houman, our robotics wizard from Iran

This is a podcast interview with Houman Masnavi, a fresh Master’s graduate in Robotics and Computer Engineering at the University of Tartu from Iran. Continue reading

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Favour from Nigeria: I want to be a model for how you view my continent, my country, my race

This is a story of Ezinne Favour Ogwuegbu, a cum laude graduate of the master’s programme in International Relations and Regional Studies at the University of Tartu. Continue reading

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