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Top 10 Most Read Stories from 2018

Read 10 most popular stories on our blog in 2018. Continue reading

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4 Researchers, 6 Questions about Christmas

Four University of Tartu researchers answer six questions about Christmas. Continue reading

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Scientists Explain Why You Should Get a Real Christmas tree for Your Room, Not a Plastic One

Estonian scientists analysed Christmas trees: What is a plastic Christmas tree made of? Should we prefer plastic or real Christmas trees? Continue reading

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Dream Job or Not? Part II

The adventures of Eveli, Head of International Marketing, continue… For Part I, look HERE. Day 5 – Bishkek, Kyrgystan (1) The flight leaves at 5 am, so we do not get much sleep. We make it to the hotel by … Continue reading

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Dream Job or Not? Part I

My name is Eveli; I work as Head of International Marketing at the University of Tartu and lead a team of international marketing specialists. We recruit international students to the university’s international bachelor’s and master’s programmes. I’ve often been told … Continue reading

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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

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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

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