Category Archives: Tartu

Five Life Lessons from Tartu

Piotr Jan Pietrzak, a master’s graduate of the University of Tartu, shares five lessons that he learned in Tartu. Continue reading

Posted in Career, Estonia, Student life, Studies, Tartu | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Eduardo from Mexico Adores Arvo Pärt and Eerie Estonia

Young philosopher and poet Eduardo Torres shares his story of falling in love with Arvo Pärt and Estonia. Continue reading

Posted in Estonia, Student life, Studies, Tartu | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How Rector’s Golf Cup Tournament was organised: take a peek

Last Sunday, the 8th University of Tartu Rector’s Cup Golf Tournament was held at the Otepää Golf Centre, where I was set at the forefront of the organizing team when I started working at UT. Yes, I am a relatively … Continue reading

Posted in Estonia, Events, General, Tartu | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on How Rector’s Golf Cup Tournament was organised: take a peek

Scientists, students, and companies interested in scientific cooperation will start working together

Last week, Delta Centre received its cornerstone. It will be built in the city centre of Tartu, next to the shore of Emajõgi river. Scientists, students, and companies interested in scientific cooperation will start working there. “In Estonia, Delta Centre … Continue reading

Posted in Estonia, Research, Studies, Tartu | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Scientists, students, and companies interested in scientific cooperation will start working together

Neuroscientist Jaan Aru: smart devices don’t make you better in your work

No one regrets in the last hour of their life “sorry that I didn’t respond faster to an e-mail”. But for some reason, people think that constantly checking e-mails on a smart device and answering them right away is something … Continue reading

Posted in Career, General, Research, Tartu | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Neuroscientist Jaan Aru: smart devices don’t make you better in your work

An important genetic test for pregnant women will soon be made in Estonia

Estonian researchers have developed an innovative method of medical genetics that will enable non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) to be carried out soon in Estonia. NIPT is like an insurance policy, providing reliable genetic testing about fetal chromosomal health already at … Continue reading

Posted in Estonia, Medical sciences, Research, Tartu | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on An important genetic test for pregnant women will soon be made in Estonia

Doctoral Students’ Stories – Reasons to Undertake the Journey

This spring we brought you some stories from various (mostly financial) challenges doctoral students face every day. Despite all that, each year hundreds of young researchers both start and carry on with their doctoral studies. It is reasonable to ask … Continue reading

Posted in Career, Estonia, Research, Student life, Studies, Tartu | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Doctoral Students’ Stories – Reasons to Undertake the Journey