Research In Estonia

The „Research in Estonia“ page offers information and news for professionals, scholars, and students interested in research opportunities in Estonia

„Research in Estonia“ is an initiative of the Estonian Research Council and is funded by the European Regional Development Fund. Twitter: https://twitter.com/researchestonia

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Siberian Ancestry in Iron Age Eastern Baltic / Curr. Biol., May 9, 2019 (Vol. 29, Issue 10)

🧬Studying #ancientDNA from Bronze Age and Iron Age graves suggests that a migration of people brought Siberian ancestry to the eastern shores of the Baltic sea about 2500 years ago, in the same time window as the proposed arrival of Finnic languages.
🥛🧀 Furthermore, light hair, blue eyes and lactose tolerance, which are now common in Northern Europe, became frequent in the Eastern Baltic already in the Bronze Age.
Read more: https://bit.ly/2WacWZg
Watch video abstract of the results ⬇
University of Tartu #archaeogenetics #novaator #researchinestonia

Saag et al. present aDNA from the teeth of 33 individuals from the Eastern Baltic dating to 3,200–400 years ago. They find that the Bronze Age in the Eastern...

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Lili Milani banks Estonia’s genomic potential

‼️Estonian geneticist Lili Milani is one of the leading biomedical researchers by article count in the Nature Index and covers the latest issue.

She talks about the impact of genetic variations on drug metabolism and adherence to prescriptions.

Eesti Geenivaramu

#personalisedmedicine #genetics #EstonianGenomeCentre

nature.com At the Estonian Genome Centre, the geneticist and her team are investigating the impact of genetic variations on drug metabolism and adherence to prescriptions.

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Big step forward in studying a widespread gynaecological disease | Research In Estonia

Good news for womankind! 👩👩‍🦰👱‍♀️
Researchers University of Tartu have developed a molecular tool based on #RNA for more precise dating of menstrual cycle phases in the endometrium. This brings us closer to finding the causes and a cure for gynaecological diseases such as endometriosis.
#researchinestonia

researchinestonia.eu 16 May Gerly Põder2019-05-16T13:53:35+03:00 Endometriosis is a women’s disease that affects 10–15% of all reproductive-aged women. Although no cure has been found for the disease, researchers seek to find out why some women develop endometriosis and which may be its effective treatment. Researc...

[05/14/19]   👶👶👶Surprisingly many toddlers use smartphones daily. Are you aware of what apps your children are using and whether it supports their development or rather hinders it? Small children are not able to analyse the consumed content themselves.

📱 Read more about the research about the use of smartphones among Estonian toddlers: https://bit.ly/2JDpIZx

Tallinn University University of Tartu
#children #smartphone #novaator #researchinestonia

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Leonore Riitsalu’s doctoral thesis: Estonians are not taking sufficient advantage of their knowledge and income to secure their future | EBS

The financial literacy level of Estonian students can be explained by the number of books at home rather than the wealth of their parents. 📚📚📚
💵Despite high income, many people unfortunately do not make investments in long-term goals.
Interesting findings from doctoral thesis defended Estonian Business School

ebs.ee The doctoral thesis defended at the EBS on Thursday, 9 May, reveals that Estonians fail to make full use of their knowledge and income in organising their personal finances to secure their future well-being. Instead, they tend to focus on the present and make financial decisions that are often irrat...

EURAXESS - Research in Estonia

New official info materials are published both in EN and in RU about the Estonia´s healthcare services for foreigners. Answers to questions like how to find a family physician or if you are entitled to have the state health insurance, as well as many more practical information can be found in the publications. Take a look now or save the link to have it at hand for the moment you´d need an answer in a specific situation!
EN: https://bit.ly/2HbnpKy
RU: https://bit.ly/2vRwJhe

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How Estonian Vegan Men Challenge Stereotypes | Research In Estonia

Does eating meat define being a man? 💪 What are the benefits of becoming vegan? 🥥🥑🥦🥕
New research about Estonian and Finnish vegan men tries to find answers to these questions.
Tallinna Ülikool
#veganism #researchinestonia

researchinestonia.eu 08 May Gerly Põder2019-05-08T16:54:05+03:00 What motivates men to become vegan, and what difficulties and positive aspects will come along with that? Kadri Aavik, who works as an Associate Professor of Gender Studies at Tallinn University, took these questions into the focus of her research. You ar...

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Longevity and predisposition to obesity depends on gut bacteria | Research In Estonia

💡Did you know that the bacteria living in your gut may also affect your brain functioning? Many modern epidemics such as obesity, depression and tumours are associated with the decreasing diversity of the human microbiome. 🦠🦠🦠
Estonia is one of the three countries where the microbiome of the elderly is studied with the aim of finding links between the microbiome and longevity, because gut bacteria may play a part in living to the age of 💯!
University of Tartu
#microbiome #genomics #novaator #researchinestonia

researchinestonia.eu 07 May Gerly Põder2019-05-07T14:11:58+03:00 Each of us has a unique microbial community populating our intestine or microbiome, which in addition to many other things has an impact on obesity. Estonian scientists investigate the microbiome from various perspectives. In addition to obesity, they als...

[05/06/19]   💰Could citizen’s income really bring along the awaited utopia, where people do not have to worry about their income anymore, while robots are doing their work? 💰
Did you already read the article: https://bit.ly/2VU80rz

Tallinna Ülikool
#citizenincome #researchinestonia

Now there is a faster way for checking the freshness of meat and fish besides bad smell, change in colour or time-consuming microbiological tests.

Now there is a faster way for checking the freshness of meat 🍗 and fish 🐟 besides bad smell, change in colour or time-consuming microbiological tests.
Read more: http://researchinestonia.eu/2019/04/30/simple-and-cheap-method-for-determining-the-freshness-of-food-developed-in-tartu/

Eesti Maaülikool/Estonian University of Life Sciences
#freshfood #researchinestonia

ESOF 2020 Trieste

The call for proposals for EuroScience Open Forum 2020 is open until June 15 2019‼️ From quantum computing to climate change, science policy to high energy physics, from precision medicine to gender and social inequalities in science... take you pick and submit you proposal here: https://www.esof.eu/en/submit-a-proposal.html

#ESOF brings together over 4,500 leading thinkers, innovators, policy makers, journalists and educators from more than 90 countries, to discuss current and future breakthroughs in contemporary science.

The call for proposals for ESOF 2020 Trieste is still open until June 15 2019! Join us in Trieste's Old Port from 5 to 9 July 2020 by submitting a proposal for our Science Programme on one of these 9 main themes:

🔹 Blue Planet: from plastic pollution to climate change to cooperation in the mediterranean sea, how can we best manage key to all life on earth: water.

🔹 "I compute therefore I am": from Machine Learning to Big Data to Quantum computing, how are we going to face the challenges of Artificial Intelligence and future ICT

🔹 "Science and society": How can we improve the connection between science, research and society at large, and how do we understand these interactions

🔹 "Breaking frontiers in science and knowledge": from extreme physics to synthetic biology, from nanoscale technologies to deep space explorations, lets discuss things that are impossible, until they are not

🔹 "Sustainable future": how do we create technology and systems and monitor the impact of our action so as to improve our future, while protecting our enviroment

🔹 "Nourishing the planet": tackling all the issues related to food and agriculture, from land degradation to food waste, from biotechnology to nutrition and health

🔹 "Live long and prosper": from personal genomics to precision medicine, from the democratization of healthcare to new frontiers in neuroscience, discussing the future of medicine and it's impact on society

🔹 "Science for policy/policy for science": we live in an era full of global, scientific challenges, that we can only face in a concerted, cooperative manner. How can we use science as a framework for diplomacy, for everyone.

🔹 "The Smart City": how can we shape the cities of the future, and how will those cities shape us?

Learn more, and subimit your proposal now!

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Eyjafjallajökull changed the awareness of the dangers from volcanoes | Research In Estonia

🛫 Will the next volcanic eruption paralyze European air transport 🛬? Volcanologist TalTech - Tallinn University of Technology explains what we have learned from Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull case.
#volcano #novaator #researchinestonia

researchinestonia.eu 25 Apr reimo rehkli2019-04-25T16:05:22+03:00 On 15 April 2010, the previously little-known Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull planted the term ash cloud into the consciousness of the entire population of Europe. Even now this term sounds sinister to anyone embarking on a plane trip. Volcanologist H...

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The scientists of Tallinn University of Technology developed a new method for improving the efficiency of air purifiers | Research In Estonia

🍃Very few people have the luxury of working in fresh air. 🍃Our indoor climate is increasingly being polluted by toxic substances (e.g cleaning agents). Researchers TalTech - Tallinn University of Technology have a new method for improving air purification technologies.

#cleanair #taltech #researchinestonia

researchinestonia.eu 23 Apr reimo rehkli2019-04-23T11:23:08+03:00 Very few people have the luxury of working in fresh air. Clean air is something that we are continuously proud of in our little Estonia, and it has been called, partly in jest, one of the most important export articles of Estonia. Unfortunately, the envir...

Reasearchers Tallinn University of Technology explain how free open government data can open up new opportunities for businesses.

Reasearchers TalTech - Tallinn University of Technology explain how free open government data can open up new opportunities for businesses.

Read more here: https://bit.ly/2Iyf3jk
TalTech - Tallinn University of Technology

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Smart nanoparticles help improve treatment of peritoneal tumors | Research In Estonia

Revolutionary news‼️
University of Tartu researchers have discovered that precision-guided anticancer nanoparticles increase the effect of anticancer drugs and reduce side effects. This will improve the treatment of peritoneal tumors.

Additional reading --> Hedi Hunt's doctoral thesis:
http://dspace.ut.ee/handle/10062/63502

#cancertreatment #nanoparticles #researchinestonia

researchinestonia.eu 19 Apr reimo rehkli2019-04-19T09:48:09+03:00 Research carried out at the University of Tartu Faculty of Medicine used nanoparticles for the development of new imaging and treatment methods for peritoneal cancers. Tests showed that precision-guided anticancer nanoparticles have improved efficacy and....

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A supernova explosion that could end all life on Earth may already have happened | Research In Estonia

🌟 Should we be worried about nearby exploding stars? Find out what University of Tartu astronomers who study the Milky Way galaxy have to say about it.
#astronomy #novaator #researchinestonia

researchinestonia.eu 18 Apr reimo rehkli2019-04-18T13:10:47+03:00 Image by: Pixabay.com We live in the Milky Way galaxy that is like a bubbling cooker full of hydrogen. The stars are born and finally they explode as supernovae, mix gases and form gas clouds of different density. Urmas Haud, a research fellow at Tartu Ob...

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Life in Estonia Magazine - Invest in Estonia

Have you ever heard about a graphene nose or the anti aging effects of seaweed in cosmetics? New issue of #LifeinEstonia magazine sheds light to both of these reasearch topics.
University of Tartu Tallinna Ülikool

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The scientists of TalTech are developing a technology for water purification by electric discharges | Research In Estonia

Clean water is essential to human survival. 💧Researchers TalTech - Tallinn University of Technology are developing new and affordable technologies for producing safe drinking water.
#cleanwater #taltech #researchinestonia

researchinestonia.eu 16 Apr reimo rehkli2019-04-16T15:13:45+03:00 Clean water is essential for human survival. The environment around us is becoming increasingly polluted. This includes one of our most precious natural resources – water. Clean water is essential to human survival. Due to increased pollution, water tre...

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The University of Tartu and Estonian Research Council held a networking seminar in Brussels, on sustainable bio-manufacturing solutions

Transforming to a sustainable and circular biotechnology industry has become a unavoidable step to achieving the climate change mitigation goals set by the Paris Agreement and UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, but also important for jobs and global competiteveness.

ut.ee Waldemar Kütt, who is in charge of leading the European Commission’s bioeconomy R&D Strategy, emphasized that transforming to a sustainable and circular biotechnology industry has become a unavoidable step to achieving the climate change mitigation goals set by the Paris Agreement and UN’s Sust...

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The world’s largest cyber exercise in Estonia brings allies together

#LockedShields has been running since 2010. Around 1,500 participants from the military and private sector are involved in the exercise. The exercise is a unique opportunity for national cyber experts to practice protection of national IT systems and critical infrastructure under the pressure of a severe cyberattack.

estonianworld.com At the world’s biggest real-time cyber security exercise, it’s not the winning that matters, but the participation.

What's relevant in Estonian research?

Find out by peeking inside the fresh book of "Estonian Research 2019". 📖 read here: https://bit.ly/2Z8j4Qg

Graphs, charts, statistics, analysis - all in one package!

#researchinestonia #estonianresearchcouncil #overview

Interesting insights, facts and figures of the relevant issues of Estonian research - internally as well as in international context - in the fresh book of "Estonian Research 2019", now available also in English! Read online on the link below or get your printed copy from the office of Estonian Research Council.
https://www.etag.ee/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Estonian_Research_2019_veeb.pdf

The 2019 #MSCA call for Individual Fellowships is now open! With €296,5 million, the EU provides support to experienced researchers all over the world.
Learn more: https://ec.europa.eu/research/mariecurieactions/news/2019-msca-call-individual-fellowships-open_en

📣 Today is the day! The 2019 #MSCA call for Individual Fellowships is now open! With €296,5 million, the EU provides support to experienced researchers all over the world.
Learn more: https://ec.europa.eu/research/mariecurieactions/news/2019-msca-call-individual-fellowships-open_en

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University of Tartu professor to develop AI for improving business processes | Research In Estonia

‼️Professor of Information Systems University of Tartu, Marlon Dumas, develops an AI-based tool called 'Pix' to enable companies to improve their business processes automatically.

#businessprocesses #pix #AI #researchinestonia

researchinestonia.eu 09 Apr reimo rehkli2019-04-09T15:47:30+03:00 Marlon Dumas, Professor of Information Systems at University of Tartu, is among the 1% of most cited scientists in the field of computer sciences in the world. Author/source: UT Professor of Information Systems, Marlon Dumas, has received a prestigious gr...

In 2016, the share of #innovative companies in #Estonia increased to 47.7% from only 26.5% in 2014.

Data from @EU_Eurostat’s Community #Innovation Survey. http://bit.ly/2uHz4ef

In 2016, the share of #innovative companies in #Estonia increased to 47.7% from only 26.5% in 2014, while in Portugal the share increased to 67% from 54%. Data from @EU_Eurostat’s Community #Innovation Survey. http://bit.ly/2uHz4ef

#Eurostat

TalTech - Tallinn University of Technology

Great news! 🤩🥳 TalTech - Tallinn University of Technology

TalTech and Aalto University receive a 32 Million Euros Teaming Grant to build a Smart and Sustainable "Talsinki" as a Prototype for Europe and the World!

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Digging ancient signals out of modern human genomes | Research In Estonia

🧬With new genome analysis tools, scientists have made significant advances in our understanding of modern humans’ origins and ancient migrations. 🧬
University of Tartu Eesti Geenivaramu

#DNA #ancientDNA #genomanalysis #researchinestonia #humanorigin

researchinestonia.eu 08 Apr reimo rehkli2019-04-08T10:02:55+03:00 Figure 1. Modern South Asians can be seen as a mixture between former inhabitants of the region (in red) and West Asians (in blue). In this study, modern South Asians have been used to reconstruct the genetic makeup of ancient populations living in South....

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