Category Archives: Research

How psychology can help shape policies (2/3): Influencing behaviour

UT psychologists Andero Uusberg and Kariina Laas write about how psychology can help shape policies by influencing human behaviour. Continue reading

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Why you should be cautious about antibiotics: The case of Estonia

The research shows that the rate of antibiotic consumption in Estonia has been relatively low, but is on the rise. Continue reading

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Researchers from home: You need to be more organized

Four University of Tartu researchers tell about their work and life in home offices during the outbreak of COVID-19. Continue reading

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Who follows in the steps of Greta Thunberg

Researchers have analyzed the profile of global climate protesters in March and September 2019. Continue reading

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How psychology can help shape policies (1/3): Modelling behaviour

The word ‘psychologist’ tends to be associated with an image of a psychotherapist working with a patient who has turned to them as a last resort, perhaps even with eyes cast down in shame. There are many things wrong with … Continue reading

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Snowy days have decreased substantially in Estonia

Geographers of the Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences of the University of Tartu have released a study indicating that the snow situation in Estonia has substantially changed in the last decades. While our grandfathers and grandmothers could often sled … Continue reading

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How Lyudmyla leads semiotic research in a Moscow agency

In an interview to UT Blog, fresh PhD Lyudmyla Zaporozhtseva unveils how she leads semiotic research at a marketing research agency in Moscow. Continue reading

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