Events

Apr 28 2021
2021-04-28
  • 02:00 PM
  • Webinar

Seminar about Estonian research for Estonian diplomats

  Together with Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Estonian Academy of Sciences we organize seminar for Estonian diplomats about Estonian research. Presenters: Tarmo Soomere (President, Estonian Academy of Sciences) Siim Lepik (Manager of Research in Estonia, Estonian Research Council) Siiri Kolka (EURAXESS adviser, Estonian Research Council)   NB! Attending in the event only with invitations.


Nov 10 2020
2020-11-10
  • 09:45 AM
  • Tallinn University (room M-340)

How to present your scientific work – seminar about social media and science communication

The seminar involves Katrin Tiidenberg's presentation, feedback for personal preliminary homework and interactive discussion, in which participants can experiment with different forms of self-presentation and communication of research results, get feedback on it and gather inspiration to involve (social) media in their work. Prerequisite for participation is the completion of the preliminary homework (social media based self-presentation, press release, video theses, 1-minute lecture, soundbite). Time schedule:   9:45 – 10:00 Registration, coffee 10:00 – 12:00 Katrin Tiidenberg´s presentation 12:00 – 13:00 Lunch 13:00 – 15:00 Workshop The seminar will be...


Jan 22 2020
2020-01-22
  • 01:00 PM
  • Vanemuise 46, Tartu (room 108)

EurekAlert seminar in Tartu

Seminar about using effectively EurekAlert website for distributing Estonian science news and press releases. Seminar will be carried out by Katre Tatrik (science journalist, ERR Novaator editor) and Andi Hektor (senior researcher in KBFI and Estonian Science Journalists Associations board member). In the seminar followint topics will be covered: – Why to talk about Estonian science outside of Estonia? – What to talk about Estonian science outside of Estonia? – What is EurekAlert and how to write press release there what media wants to share in their own...


Jan 20 2020
2020-01-20
  • 01:00 PM
  • Tallinn University (room M-608)

EurekAlert seminar in Tallinn

Seminar about using effectively EurekAlert website for distributing Estonian science news and press releases. Seminar will be carried out by Katre Tatrik (science journalist, ERR Novaator editor) and Andi Hektor (senior researcher in KBFI and Estonian Science Journalists Associations board member). In the seminar followint topics will be covered: - Why to talk about Estonian science outside of Estonia? - What to talk about Estonian science outside of Estonia? - What is EurekAlert and how to write press release there what media wants to...


Nov 18 2019
2019-11-18
  • Tallinn

Nordic-Baltic SciComm Network workshop

Welcome to the Nordic-Baltic SciComm informal Network meeting! Our Network has several years of history with annual meetings in Göteborg in April. We’ve also had additional meetings in Denmark and Finland. This year we are happy to invite you to meet in Tallinn, Estonia. The main purpose of our meetings is to share information on the current situation of SciComm in our countries, to exchange good practices and experiences, and to plan future cooperation. Our meeting in Tallinn will be no...


Feb 26 2019
2019-02-26
  • 16:00 PM
  • Ülikooli 17, Tartu

ESN Tartu Science Gig: Virtual Reality

Virtual reality (VR) has drawn a lot of attention. But why? VR has been claimed for several years now as technologies likely to have a profoundly transformative effect on the way we live and work. It is becoming cheaper and more widespread. Moreover, there is an expectation that VR applications will become increasingly sophisticated, as devices get more powerful and capable of creating higher quality visuals. So, why don’t we get closer to the understanding of VR technology? Research in Estonia with...


Feb 25 2019
2019-02-25
  • 16:00 PM
  • Narva Road 27, Tallinn

Science Gig: what is an enactive co-presence between the viewer and screen character?

Katrin Sigijane will show you around at the BFM and tell about virtual reality projects at the MEDIT and Creative Lab. Pia Tikka will talk about the work with virtual 3D screen characters and how they aim at building a feel of emotional connection between the character and the human viewer.   REGISTRATION: https://goo.gl/forms/DKtQRMHYFGv0CmQV2 WHEN: 25.02.2019 at 16.00 WHERE: BFM Nova building info desk (Narva Road 27, Tallinn) HOW MUCH: Free 🙂 WHO:  International Students CONTACT: reimo.rehkli@etag.ee The Centre of Excellence in Media Innovation and Digital Culture, or MEDIT, was established at Tallinn University,...


Nov 20 2018
2018-11-20
  • 16:00 PM
  • Ehitajate tee 5, TALLINN

Science Gig: why do we need self-driving vehicles?

Did you know that there are many modern and high tech laboratories in TalTech University? One of the labs – Self-driving Vehicles and Autonomous Systems Lab-CC – invites international students to discover the hard, but interesting work done in the lab. REGISTRATION is closed! WHAT: Science Gig: why do we need self-driving vehicles? WHEN: 20.11.2018 at 16.00 WHERE: Ehitajate tee 5, Tallinn, room U05-108 HOW MUCH: Free 🙂 WHO:  International Students ORGANIZERS: Estonian Research Council in cooperation with the Self-driving Vehicles and Autonomous Systems Lab-CC CONTACT: reimo.rehkli@etag.ee As the lab is focused on the...


Jul 09 2018
2018-07-09
  • 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
2018-02-28
  • 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...