Category Archives: Research

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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30 Maps of Estonia in 30 Days

Evelyn Uuemaa, a geographer and senior researcher in geoinformatics at the University of Tartu, challenged herself with the task of making 30 maps of Estonia – one in a day. Continue reading

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The problem with Disney’s live-action remakes: Creating emotion with animation

Jason Mario Dydynski writes about how Disney’s live-action remakes compare to their older animated films in regard to creating emotion. Continue reading

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How do embryos talk?

A University of Tartu researcher explains how he and his colleagues study embryo-maternal communication. Continue reading

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