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On 9 September at 12:15 Nele Taba will defend her doctoral thesis “Diet, blood metabolites, and health”
19.08.2022
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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”
16.08.2022
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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”
28.07.2022
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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.
28.07.2022
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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.
27.06.2022
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2.-3. septembril toimub 21. Geenifoorum, mis toob kokku silmapaistvad eksperdid Euroopast ja USA-st, et arutada geneetika ja genoomika valdkonna edusamme.
21.06.2022
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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.
26.04.2022
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Kreete Lüll will defend her doctoral thesis entitled „Investigating the relationships between human microbiome, host factors and female health“ on 13th May.
22.04.2022
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On Wednesday, 27 April, a webinar on the Ukrainian language and culture took place on Worksup.
19.04.2022
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On Thursday, 31 March, from 16:15–18:00, a panel discussion on the Russian-Ukrainian war takes place at the Delta Centre.
29.03.2022
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10.03.2022
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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.
07.03.2022
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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.
01.03.2022
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Information to the university family during the war in Ukraine
25.02.2022
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24.02.2022
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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.

16.02.2022
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The Digital Cleanup Week takes place at the university this week and all members of the university are invited to declutter their personal or their unit’s digital life to move in small but effective steps towards a greener university.
24.01.2022
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The Rector’s Office of the University of Tartu has decided that the university continues face-to-face teaching in spring semester 2021/22. To be able to meet in classrooms and avoid major viral outbreaks, it is still important to get vaccinated, stay home when ill and postpone large events.

19.01.2022
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The university aims to keep studies open as long as possible, which is why stronger safety measures are imposed.

Safe distancing should be maintained between people during classes, in public rooms and all, including those who are vaccinated, must wear masks in the university buildings. Only protective masks, not scarves or visors, may be used to cover the nose and mouth.

01.11.2021
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In order to keep the working and learning environment as normal as possible in the new academic year, the general rule of conduct applies that staff and students who work and study in the university buildings have been vaccinated against the coronavirus or wear masks.

25.10.2021
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