Category Archives: Research

New southern species to reach Estonia: the European mantis

New species has reached Estonia from the south – the European mantis. Continue reading

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The thousands of lives you lived

There is a world of wonder inside us and its home is in almost every cell our body carries. ( Well, I say ‘almost’ because apart from your cells, there are more than 100 trillion microorganisms that live inside you?) … Continue reading

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Everyone’s nature conservation – what can you do?

Ecologist Aveliina Helm elaborates on what everyone can do for nature conservation. Continue reading

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What is the true ancient Estonian food?

Every nation and region has its own pride in the culinary field – such as a historically developed favorite or a trademark-status edible article. What would be the Estonians’ so-called “own” food? The first thing to come into most people’s … Continue reading

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Affective meaning-making: novel forms of community formation

Semioticians describe the novel forms of community formation, driven by affective meaning-making on social and online media. Continue reading

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Re-thinking Ukraine – an experimental approach to studying perceptions of contested regions

A group of students conducted a study, looking into the perceptions of contested regions in Ukraine. Continue reading

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Lego Animation: My Personal Journey Through Leaf Angles

Jan Pisek from Tartu Observatory has created a Lego stop-motion animation to describe the measuring of leaves, needed to predict the productivity of forests. Continue reading

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