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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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How important is “web spinning” in science

Animal ecologist Tuul Sepp shares her experience on the importance of networking in science. Continue reading

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Researchers from home: You need to be more organized

Four University of Tartu researchers tell about their work and life in home offices during the outbreak of COVID-19. Continue reading

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First Peoples: study finds two ancient ancestries ‘reconverged’ with settling of South America

New research using ancient DNA finds that a population split after people first arrived in North America was maintained for millennia before mixing again before or during the expansion of humans into the southern continent. Recent research has suggested that … Continue reading

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Study by University of Tartu Scientist Published in a Renowned Science Magazine

Kaur Alasoo, a young scientist who has defended his doctoral thesis at the University of Cambridge and is now working as a bioinformatics researcher at the University of Tartu, focused on the reasons for complicated genetic diseases and ways to … Continue reading

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The impact of Facebook (groups) on political discussions

Our former student Martin Noorkõiv writes about his research which focused on analysing the political discussions in closed groups on Facebook. Continue reading

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The Daily Life of a Researcher

Have you ever wondered what our researchers are doing on a day to day basis? Here is a snapshot of photos showing how exciting a life of a researcher can be. Continue reading

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