Category Archives: Social sciences

Photojournalist Sami Siva: Ignorance is more shocking than harsh events

Sami Siva has covered post-conflict and social-issue stories on three continents. His work has been published in The New York Times, TIME, The Guardian, CNN, and other media outlets. Now Sami studies at the University of Tartu. In May 2010, … Continue reading

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How social distancing affects coworking spaces in Estonia

The year 2020 brought along a massive shift towards remote work within a short period of time. The principles of mobile, paperless, and flexible working methods were conceptually established already in the 1970s. However, surveys show that in many EU … Continue reading

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Risk-loving managers bribe more with no payoff

I studied the role of managerial traits in company-level corruption among Vietnamese small and medium enterprises. Vietnam is a Socialist republic that has experienced high economic growth; however, they also have widespread corruption. According to Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index, … Continue reading

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My gold rush in science

Brain researcher Jaan Aru describes his scientific gold rush. Continue reading

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How psychology can help shape policies (3/3): Measuring influence

University of Tartu psychologists write about how psychology can help measure the impact of policies. Continue reading

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Where is global tourism going?

Four tourism students at the University of Tartu write about the near future of tourism. Continue reading

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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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