Category Archives: Research

Mapping the value of Estonian nature with social media

Social media, such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc., have been with us for many years. As a result, they have accumulated a wealth of data on billions of people’s whereabouts and life events worldwide. After the famous Cambridge Analytica scandal, … Continue reading

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Sergei Põlme: critical thinking helps survive in the digital jungle

I studied biology at the University of Tartu, first focusing more closely on the study of fish and later, fungi. Currently I am involved in research studies describing the biodiversity and regularities of fungi and also microbes. Biology does not … Continue reading

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When hereditary disease decides your profession – Aylin’s story

My name is Aylin, and I would like to share all about my university experience and life in my course, so here we go! I come from Azerbaijan, and currently I am a second-year student at Tartu University. I study … Continue reading

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Career in science offers new knowledge and freedom

One of this year’s 6,000-euro young talent awards of the L’Oreal Baltic For Women in Science Programme was granted to Mari-Ann Lind, University of Tartu doctoral student in animal ecology. Lind reached her doctoral studies quite by chance – she … Continue reading

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Teachers and technology: a love story yet to be seen

“Sometimes it takes a natural disaster to reveal a social disaster”Strong words by Jim Wallis. Nevertheless, this has been happening in front of our eyes for more than a year. Education experienced an earthquake during the pandemic that at some … Continue reading

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Listening to the dialogue between the mother and the embryo

What if I asked you to tell me the best moment of your life? You might tell me about the moment you got your first university degree or the moment of your first job promotion. I am sure, though, that … Continue reading

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South Arabian civilization collapses before the rise of Islam

Sometime during the 7th century CE, the first Muslims entered what is now Yemen. Not only did they bring the new religion of Islam, but also the language of Arabic. What they found there were abandoned palaces, fortresses, and temples. … Continue reading

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