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The industrial doctorate offers a unique opportunity for companies, universities and doctoral students to work together.
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On 11 June at 10:15 Sirelin Sillamaa will defend her doctoral thesis “The role of helicases Hmi1 and lrc3 in yeast mitochondrial DNA maintenance“ for obtaining the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (in Biochemistry).
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European Union’s Horizon EUROPE project A4L_BRIDGE has opened the first call for open access to Core Facilities.
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The Young Scientist Award was given to Associate Professor in Genetics Hedvig Tamman and the Young IT Scientist Award to Head of Applied Natural Language Processing Liisa Rätsep.
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Andres Metspalu, Professor of Genomics and Biobanking and Professor of Biotechnology was elected a member of the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology section of Academia Europaea.
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The University of Tartu, Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn University, the Estonian University of Life Sciences, the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, the Estonian Academy of Arts, and the Gender Equality and Equal Treatment Commissioner celebrate the Diversity Week from 6 to 12 May, under the title “Diverse Estonian universities”.
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On 16 May, the Estonian Doctoral School Career Conference will be held in Tallinn to discuss the value of doctoral studies and the career prospects of doctoral students. All Estonian doctoral students and those interested in doctoral studies are welcome to attend.
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From 8 May to 20 October, all UT employees, students, alumni and all others interested are welcome to complete the orienteering course and reconnect with the history of the UT dormitories.
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University of Tartu invites applications for doctoral studies from future researchers and top professionals.
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The strategic plan A2025 period is coming to an end and the university has set up a committee to prepare a new strategic plan.
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On 12 April, the University of Tartu and Kauss Arhitektuur OÜ signed the design contract for the new academic and research building. In addition, the partner will design the street area and the parking building.
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Alliance4Life is committed to bridge the innovation gap in CEE region.
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On March 27th, the 10th anniversary of the science popularization project Mobile Bioclass was celebrated by the Molecular and Cell Biology Institute and the Biotechnology Students' Association.
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On April 20 at 8 PM you are welcome to join a talk in Tõravere with engineer Mari Allik about the Estonian footprints on the Moon.
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Marina Aleksejeva's drawings are displayed in the Omicum atrium from 1st April until 26th May 2024.
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Genetics Workshops bring hundreds of students to Tartu
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On 18 May, thousands of University of Tartu alumni met in the student city again after five years. The alumni get-together “Back to the university” included lectures and tours of institutes across the city, a sing-along and welcoming speeches in front of the main building, a procession and a grand party in the sports hall.
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On Wednesday, 10 April, at 19:00, the second University of Tartu Spring Run will take place.
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On Friday, 15 March, Minister of Education and Research Kristina Kallas recognised the recipients of the language awards for 2023.
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On March 12-15, 2024 the European Molecular Biology Organization organized the course "EMBO Laboratory Leadership for Group Leaders“ at the University of Tartu Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology.
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