Author - reimo rehkli

In addition to global warming, atmospheric black carbon also enhances glacier melt

Monacobreen Glacier, Svalbard. Source: Wikipedia Recently an article on the work of an international research group who investigated Svalbard glaciers was published in a prestigious scientific journal Atmospheric Chemistry [...]


Shared norms constitute a pillar of university-industry collaboration

In the years from 2012 to 2016, an international research team analysed the factors influencing transfer of university-generated knowledge to industry in the framework of the European Union’s [...]


Study by Estonian researcher published in The Economist reaches millions

The Economist, an influential international weekly magazine-format newspaper, published a study by University of Tartu researcher Tuul Sepp on the colour of House Finch plumage. As a result, [...]


TTÜ’s power engineers: the use of renewable energy brings also new challenges

For the last three years the research project “Impact of new types of electricity generating patterns to high voltage equipment and cable insulations” with support from personal research [...]


Cancer biologists from the University of Tartu help make an important discovery on Alzheimer’s disease

Cooperation between researchers in the United States and Estonia helps to discover changes in brain tissue, which are associated with the very early stages of dementia. The cause of [...]


First ERC Grant to Tallinn University

In June 2018, the five-year project “Between the Times, Embattled Temporalities and Political Imagination in Interwar Europe” will begin at Tallinn University School of Humanities. The project is run [...]


Estonian researcher’s method promises a breakthrough in the development of allergy medications

Pharmaceutical companies have an enormous interest in the testing of new candidate drugs on mast cells, which are responsible for causing severe allergies and asthma, although currently, there [...]


TTÜ professor was awarded prestigious DuPont Nutrition and Health Science Excellence Medal

Raivo Vilu – Professor of Biotechnology at the Tallinn University of Technology (TTÜ), Director of Research and Development at the Center of Food and Fermentation Technologies (CFFT), earned [...]


Prestigious grant helps Estonian researchers to bring smart cancer treatment to pharmacies

Researchers at the University of Tartu have developed a smart cancer treatment  that is based on a novel carrier peptide which, when injected into blood vessels, seeks out [...]


Tallinn Call for Action aims to mobilise support for research and innovation in Europe

The Estonian Presidency conference “European Research Excellence – Impact and Value for Society” held in Tallinn on 12 October brought together high level experts to discuss the value [...]