Events

Jul 09 2018
  • 9:00 am
  • Toulouse, France

Research in Estonia at the EuroScience Open Forum 2018

Estonian research will be presented at Europe’s largest interdisciplinary science meeting „EuroScience Open Forum“ July 9-14, 2018 in Toulouse, France. We showcase some of the highlights of Estonian research at the exhibition area through the themes of smart living environment, eHealth and cybersecurity, and spread information about research opportunities in Estonia. Also, on the Science to Business session, we will argue that personalized medicine that incorporates the genetic makeup of individuals can drastically improve the health and life expectancy of people in [...]


Feb 28 2018
  • 16:00 PM
  • Akadeemia tee 15A, TALLINN

Science Gig: the field of sensory and flavor science

Flavor is the most important feature of food products and the key for making and then repeating purchase decisions.  During the science gig You will get a more detailed overview and hands-on experience in the field of sensory and flavor science. How our senses work? What is the difference between odor and aroma? Who is sensory assessor? REGISTRATION needed: http://bit.ly/2E7HWNc WHAT: Science Gig: the field of sensory and flavor science WHEN: 28.02.2018 at 16.00 WHERE: Akadeemia tee 15A, Tallinn HOW MUCH: Free 🙂 WHO:  International Students ORGANIZERS: Estonian Research Council in cooperation with the [...]


Feb 26 2018
  • 16:00 PM
  • University of Tartu Art Museum & Chair of Archaeology of UT

Science Gig: how researchers make mummies talk

What do Egypt, a land far in the Middle East, and Estonia have in common? As weird as it sounds – mummies. Two mummified Ancient Egyptian boys, one 9-12 years old and the other 2-4 years old, have been lying in the heart of Tartu already for 200 years. REGISTRATION needed: http://bit.ly/2E1QCoj WHAT: Science Gig: how researchers make mummies talk WHEN: 26.02.2018 at 16.00 MEET UP AT 15.50 IN FRONT OF UT MAIN BUILDING https://goo.gl/maps/dm2cscCHZ5U2 WHERE: @University of Tartu Art Museum & @Chair of Archaeology of UT HOW MUCH: Free 🙂 WHO:  International [...]


Jun 14 2017
  • Fields of Estonian research

Study Trip to the Fields of Estonian Research

A path in a bog. (C) Siiri Kumari, visitestonia.com An introduction to the Estonian science scene and field works, meet-ups with local journalists Participants: 10 international journalists Location: Estonia Time: June 14–16, 2017 Application deadline: March 19 The Estonian Research Council and the Estonian Association of Science Journalists invite international journalists to explore the fields of Estonian research. Five science journalists will be selected via EUSJA Study trip call and five other journalists will be selected from personal calls made by the Estonian Research Council. Each participant can select up [...]


Feb 21 2017
  • 16:00 AM
  • Ülikooli 17

ESN Tartu Science Visit – Institute of Computer Science

How much do you know about computational neuroscience, virtual reality, artificial intelligence and computer graphics? Have you visited one of the fastest growing and most international institutes at the University of Tartu? Now you have an opportunity to visit the Institute of Computer Science and learn about computational neuroscience and virtual reality. REGISTRATION needed: https://goo.gl/forms/c54dYQfKN0ZmobQV2 WHAT: ESN Tartu Science! Computer Science WHEN: 21.02.2017 at 16.00 WHERE: Ülikooli 17 (across the street from the main hall) HOW MUCH: Free 🙂 CONTACT: liisiroomel@gmail.com; info@esn.ee How much do you know about [...]


Nov 24 2016
  • 9:30 AM
  • At the Baer Hall of the Dorpat Conference Centre (Turu 2, Tartu)

Inspirational seminar “Estonia is looking for Research Ambassadors”

Estonia has high-level research capacity and research infrastructure, smart people and successful cooperation projects. However, in order to increase the impact of Estonian research and contribute to economic growth, research and development activities should be supported by elaborate marketing. Thus, Estonia needs research ambassadors whose activities would support the good reputation of Estonian research internationally. Estonia has high-level research capacity and research infrastructure, smart people and successful cooperation projects. However, in order to increase the impact of Estonian research and contribute [...]


Jul 23 2016
  • 10:00 PM
  • Manchester, United Kingdom

Estonia @ EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) 2016

The “Research in Estonia” initiative will take part at the Europe’s largest interdisciplinary science meeting „EuroScience Open Forum“ July 23-27, 2016 in Manchester, United Kingdom. We showcase some of the highlights of Estonian research in the exhibition area through the theme of health technologies and spread information about research opportunities in Estonia. Researchers in Estonia have reached the forefront in several fields on a global level. Health technologies have some of the highest publication rates compared to all other fields of [...]


May 25 2016
  • Estonia

The Science Visit “Health Technologies 2.0”

Highlights Why Estonia? (1) (2) Infertility, aging population, lack of quality food, personalized usage of genetic information, ownership and security of health data – these are just some of the challenges facing modern Western societies. These are also fields of research that combine Estonian leading expertize on ICT and health technologies. Estonian Research Council selects 15 science and health journalists to explore the latest research on health technologies combined with ICT. Participants are introduced with international and interdisciplinary research groups working in Estonia. If these topics are of [...]


Jun 03 2015
  • 10:00 AM
  • Nancy, France

Estonia @ Science and You

Discover the secret life of forest at Science and You – Research in Estonia Remember the last time you were walking in a forest. Do you remember how nice the forest smelled? At the Estonian stand at the Science and You conference’s fair visitors can get a real touch of those scents as there will be real plants to touch. But more importantly, the stand gives visitors an opportunity to find out more about the fact that the scent of those trees [...]


May 19 2015
  • Estonia

Biodiversity and Climate Change: A Study Trip to Estonia

The wooded meadow of Laelatu. Photo by dr Oldekop. The Estonian Association of Science Journalists and the Estonian Research Council are inviting up to fifteen science journalists from EUSJA member associations to take part in a study trip to Estonia, from 20 to 22 May 2015, to learn about the high-level research on biodiversity and climate change being done in this country. With half of its land covered with forests, and a sea territory dotted with more than 1,500 islands, Estonia can boast of [...]