social sciences

Compared to other European countries, Estonian children experience fewer Internet threats
Nowadays, giftedness is mostly associated with children, which may leave the needs of people in other age groups in the background. Author/source: Alice Achterhof/Unsplash
Giftedness is valued in Estonia but its carriers are left in the shadows
Journalists need to carry out tasks for various mediums – work that used to be carried out by four journalists 20 years ago is now being done by one. Author/source:
Stress and burnout among Estonian journalists is caused by the lack of routine
Georgian Childhood Experiences Pushed to Research Country’s Transformations
Telework is the optimal solution for extending worklife
Online journalists are expected to have a multitude of skills but working under time pressure and quantity requirements leaves little opportunity to apply these different skills.  Source:
Doctoral thesis explained why online journalism contains so many errors
Mental Well-Being of Adolescence Needs Much More Attention
Vasilis Kostakis (Photo by Ilias Katsouras)
First ever ERC Starting Grant at Ragnar Nurkse Department of Innovation and Governance and Tallinn University of Technology
Verbal Competence Influences Maths Learning in Later Years
Marchers at anti-pornography rally. *
Legislation needs sensitive approach
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Selfies depict values and improve self-understanding
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Landscapes tell forgotten stories
This is how one young person (25-years-old Marcin Walkowiak from Poland) described starting independent life. Source:
European youth need support to start working life successfully
Biosemiotics Provides New Approaches to Analyzing Society
Tense Tango Around Multipolarity
Eyes are not merely an organ of the visual system but also a great source of data for linguists. Author/source: Flickr Creative Commons/Hans Splinter
Young Estonian scientist in Canada studied the language use of Estonians by measuring their gaze
National research awards in 2018. Author/source: ERR
National research awards laureates – what do they do?
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2018 sees the start of 42 new personal research funding projects
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Shared norms constitute a pillar of university-industry collaboration
An Eastern European would retire two years earlier than their Western colleague
A study carried out by TTÜ scientists investigated the links between work arrangements and tiredness of R&D employees
A TTÜ research project investigated the links between work arrangements and sleep of R&D employees

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