Category Archives: Research

How To Mourn Properly on Facebook?

A study by a University of Tartu graduate student shows that the topic of death is an important and sensitive topic in social media. What will become of the social media accounts of a deceased one? Continue reading

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What About the Truth of Science?

Lisa Zorzato, a PhD student of philosophy, explores the relation between science and the truth. Continue reading

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Digging Deep In Archaeology: The Orange and The Scurvy

PhD student Alessandra Morrone describes how the study of disease patterns in past populations, combined with bone chemistry, offer unique insights into health and dietary issues of the past. Continue reading

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The Secret Colours of Maltese Fishing Boats

Strolling along Malta’s coast, you’ll be mesmerised by the rainbow of traditional fishing boats ambling on the water—that and all the eyes ogling at you from their bows. Science portal ERR Novaator Editor in Chief Katre Tatrik takes a closer look at the … Continue reading

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Gamification of History: Explaining Soviet Culture Through Digital Formats

Semioticians of the University of Tartu have developed the digital learning project “History on Screen” that explains Soviet culture through an interactive digital format. Continue reading

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Widen Your Horizons: Meet Our Scientists and Their Work

Did you know that our university’s scientists have their own Instagram account, which is managed only by them? Meet our researchers in their fieldwork, lab experiments, and discoveries! Photos are free for use by all – please indicate the author.  @unitartuscience This is … Continue reading

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Socio-Economic and Ethnic Segregation on the Rise

University of Tartu Professor of Urban and Population Geography Tiit Tammaru is currently a visiting professor at Delft University of Technology in Holland. He gave an interview on his research to the local Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment. Tammaru’s … Continue reading

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