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Exploring the Odd Charm of French Guiana as an Expedition Chef

Read Ann Ideon’s story about an expedition to French Guiana, where she participated as a chef. Ann, a UT graduate in geography, has succeeded in combining her education with her passion for cooking. Continue reading

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The Gender Gap, or When a Male Changes His Ways

Animal ecologists and psychologists come to similar conclusions: In stressful environments, the differences between males and females diminish. Continue reading

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Nature or City? The Brain Makes the Difference

When you see a picturesque forest lake from your window, the brain is working differently than when the view includes a maze of tall buildings. Continue reading

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Latvian Students Find Their Way to Tartu

Read why so many Latvians find their way to Tartu, what their role in the Estonian student satellite project is, and what they think about life, studies, and work in Tartu. Continue reading

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Can The Financial Crisis Snowball Be Avoided?

Andres Kuusk from UT Institute of Economics argues that sound macroeconomic fundamentals and policies do not protect countries against crisis caused by ‘financial contagion’. Continue reading

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4 New Recipes for Becoming a Top Researcher

Find out the 4 new recipes on how to become a top researcher, shared by the UT Professor of Experimental Psychology Jüri Allik who belongs to the top 1 per cent of the world’s most-cited scientists in his field. Continue reading

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Living on the Edge: Landlocked Seals in a Changing Climate

Even when there’s enough food, continuously warmer winters may make the ringed seal extinct. Such is the gloomy conclusion made by Mart Jüssi, a seal biologist at the University of Tartu, in his freshly defended doctoral thesis. Continue reading

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