Category Archives: Research

Peeter Paaver: A scientist with a camera

Peeter Paaver, a junior researcher of geology at the University of Tartu, is the winner of the Science Photographer of the Year award of the Estonian Science Photo Competition held by Wikimedia Estonia. Let’s find out more about Peeter and … Continue reading

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An alumna explains: Why studying International Law and Human Rights in Estonia is a good idea

Since the beginning of my studies at the University of Tartu, I have received several questions on International Law and Human Rights programme. Therefore, I decided to sum up all of my points in this article. ShareTweetShare0 Shares

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Winter Fieldwork: The North Sea and the Baltic Sea

The marine scientists of the University of Tartu are once again on a winter field expedition on the research vessel Walther Herwig III. On board from our team are Randel Kreitsberg and Ciara Baines. We document our experiences in a … Continue reading

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Rain Vagel: Using algorithms learned during the master’s programme in computer science in Wise

Rain Vagel graduated with a BSc degree in computer science from the Institute of Computer Science, University of Tartu in 2017. After serving a year in the defence forces, he continued his master’s studies in the same field, this time … Continue reading

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Preparing to study the acid clouds of Venus

Venus is a planet similar to Earth in size, but it has a very thick atmosphere and, due to the combination of this thick atmosphere and closer proximity to the Sun, a very high surface temperature of over 400 degrees … Continue reading

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Top top 10 Most Read Stories from 2021

Here are our most popular stories from last year. These include a map challenge, our mascot Tiksu, professional success, love, reflections of studying at the University of Tartu and tips for coping with new environments. Enjoy! ShareTweetShare0 Shares

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Disease, ecology, and an indigenous way forward toward sustainability

On fieldwork, searching for stories woven around the fabric of human connections with nature, I went to the remote jungle villages of West Khasi Hills in the winter-spring of 2020. There, during sleep, special people with the gift dream of … Continue reading

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