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The University of Tartu will organise its alumni get-together with the slogan “Back to the university” on 18 May 2024. Early-bird tickets at special rates are available from 1 December.
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The University of Tartu is inviting future international students to come student shadowing and live one day as a university student.
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Tartu Ülikooli personaliosakond on uuendanud võrdse kohtlemise temaatikat käsitlevat veebilehte.
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The competition for the scholarship established by the rectors of the University of Tartu, University of Latvia and Vilnius University has started again to promote the teaching and learning of the Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian languages and cultures.
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On 27 October, the University of Tartu senate decided to award the Johan Skytte medal to Margit Sutrop, member of the Riigikogu and Professor of Practical Philosophy at the University of Tartu. The highest award granted to university members, the University of Tartu Grand Medal, is given to two university researchers for services of particular value. Also, the recipients of the University of Tartu Star of Appreciation, Medal, Badge of Distinction and the decoration “100 Semesters at the University of Tartu” have been selected.
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The university will use the survey to find out what kind of mobility Estonia's largest university brings about and what attitudes staff and students hold towards sustainable mobility.
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The University of Tartu and the Blood Centre of Tartu University Hospital invite university members to the Blood Donor Day in the Delta Centre on 2 November, from 11:00 to 15:00.
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On November 10 at 09:15 Mariann Koel will defend her doctoral thesis “The molecular interactions between trophoblast and endometrial cells in embryo implantation” on Cell Biology.
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On 25 October, the 391st anniversary of the founding of the University of Tartu is celebrated. There will be two lectures, flowers will be laid at memorials and a concert held to mark this occasion.
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The Police and Border Guard announced at 9:15 that dozens of Estonian institutions, including schools and kindergartens, received a bomb threat by email in Russian tonight.
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conference “Empowering women for leadership in science and technology”
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On 27 September, the presentation of the new university textbook took place at the Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology.
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From 2 October to 5 November, all University of Tartu employees, students, alumni, their families and all others interested are welcome to complete the orienteering course and reconnect with the varied history of Toome Hill. 
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The public event takes place on Thursday, 28 September, in the conference hall of the University of Tartu Library.
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The Teaming centres of excellence in digitalised bioengineering and personalised medicine at the University of Tartu are expected to become lighthouses in the region, attracting the best scientists and bringing change to the innovation landscape nationally and internationally.
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On 12 September, the commission formed for the dean elections registered the dean candidates of the university’s four faculties.
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Uku Vainik, Associate Professor of Behavioural Genetics at the University of Tartu, has been awarded a Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC) to study the behavioural and genetic links to obesity and to identify possible new interventions to combat obesity.
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The 22nd Gene Forum took place, featuring presentations from 21 experts across Europe and the USA. Over the course of two days, they shared insights into their latest research, covering topics ranging from personalised medicine advancements to the genetics of mental health.
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Esmaspäeval, 11. septembril algusega kl 13.00 toimub Tartu Ülikooli aulas digitaalse bioinseneeria keskuse ning personaalmeditsiini teadus- ja arenduskeskuse avaüritus.
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The University of Tartu doctoral students are invited to participate in the three-minute thesis competition on 28 September.
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