All university members are invited to nominate candidates who would deserve to be awarded the university's honorary decoration for their outstanding achievements.
On Monday, the opening ceremony of the 2022/2023 academic year takes place in front of the University of Tartu main building. Everyone is invited to rally in support of higher education funding.
On 16 September at 10:15 Silva Lilleorg will defend her doctoral thesis “Bacterial ribosome heterogeneity on the example of bL31 paralogs in Escherichia coli”
On 9 September at 12:15 Nele Taba will defend her doctoral thesis “Diet, blood metabolites, and health”
On 7 September at 13:45 Katri Pärna will defend her doctoral thesis “Improving the personalized prediction of complex traits and diseases: application to type 2 diabetes”
On 26 August at 14:15 Tina Saupe will defend her doctoral thesis “The genetic history of the Mediterranean before the common era: a focus on the Italian Peninsula”
The first ancient genomes to be sequenced from the virus behind cold sores suggest that modern strains of herpes started to go global in the Bronze Age.
According to the universities’ reputation survey people of all age groups consider the University of Tartu to be Estonia’s most reputable higher education institution.
2.-3. septembril toimub 21. Geenifoorum, mis toob kokku silmapaistvad eksperdid Euroopast ja USA-st, et arutada geneetika ja genoomika valdkonna edusamme.
Until October 2022, all UT members can take one free Coursera course. Students can also use it towards the completion of their curriculum if they wish.
Kreete Lüll will defend her doctoral thesis entitled „Investigating the relationships between human microbiome, host factors and female health“ on 13th May.
On Wednesday, 27 April, a webinar on the Ukrainian language and culture took place on Worksup.
On Thursday, 31 March, from 16:15–18:00, a panel discussion on the Russian-Ukrainian war takes place at the Delta Centre.
On 7 March, the university family gathered in front of the main building with Ukrainian flags and other symbols and recorded the address of the University of Tartu senate to the Ukrainian people.
The University of Tartu has established a scholarship fund to collect and channel donations to support the studies of Ukrainian students at the University of Tartu.
Information to the university family during the war in Ukraine
Estonian Microbiome Project, using electronic health data from more than 2500 biobank participants finds long-term antibiotic usage, independent from recent administration, has an impact on the microbiome, partly explaining the common bacterial signatures overlapping between diseases.
The programme organised since 2017 aims to bring together active students and successful alumni to provide an opportunity for mutually beneficial collaboration and strengthen the community of the university.