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Folklore 74


15.01.2019       Anne Ostrak

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We are happy to present to you this year’s last issue of journal Folklore: Electronic Journal of Folklore. In this issue the authors delve into very different topics, from political humour and online hate speech to constructing alien space and a narrative of a folk mystic, from Greek musicscapes and reforms of Pharaoh Amenhotep IV to safeguarding cultural heritage.

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The paleoecologists of Tallinn University of Technology evaluate global climate models


11.12.2018       Kersti Vähi

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The postglacial geology research group led by a paleoecologist, Professor of the Department of Geology of Tallinn University of Technology Siim Veski are about to complete the major research project "Postglacial paleoecology and paleoclimate in the Baltic area“.

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Folklore 73


04.12.2018       Anne Ostrak

It is our pleasure to present to you the 73rd issue of Folklore: Electronic Journal of Folklore under the title The Heritagization of the Isonzo Front, with Jurij Fikfak and Božidar Jezernik as guest editors

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TalTech doctoral thesis: The uniform waste collection system used currently in Estonia is outdated


27.11.2018       Kersti Vähi

Recently Monica Vilms defended her doctoral thesis "Waste handling management in city centres, low-density areas and small islands and its effect on formation of air emission" at the Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture of TalTech

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TalTech PhD thesis proved that telework is the optimal solution for extending worklife


13.11.2018       Kersti Vähi

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Recently René Arvola defended his PhD thesis "Telework as a solution for extending worklife" at TalTech Department of Business Administration.

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TalTech electronics received a highly regarded USA patent approval for their novel impedance method


12.11.2018       Kersti Vähi

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The research group of Thomas Johann Seebeck Department of Electronics of Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech) received a patent for the invention of superfast impedance spectroscopy measurement technology (1000 spectra per second).

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The materials engineers of Tallinn University of Technology are developing environmentally friendly materials for producing smart textiles


31.10.2018       Kersti Vähi

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Recently the research article "A method for producing conductive graphene biopolymer nanofibrous fabrics by exploitation of an ionic liquid dispersant in electrospinning" written by the researchers of Tallinn University of Technology was published in a leading peer-reviewed journal Carbon.

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Call for Proposals: EEA Financial Mechanism 2014-2021 Baltic Research Programme


26.10.2018       Kristi Kukk

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The Baltic Research Programme is funded by the Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein by using financial mechanism for 2014–2021. Proposals for collaborative research projects are invited in all areas of fundamental and applied sciences. Cooperation with at least one research team from Latvia and/or Lithuania, and Norway and/or Iceland and/or Liechtenstein (donor project partners) is mandatory. The deadline for submission of proposals is 31 January 2019.

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Smarter data analysis strategies will improve infertility treatment in the future


22.10.2018       Priit Tuvike

Scientists from Tartu have discovered a simple way how to improve infertility treatment in the future. The results of the study, published in Human Reproduction, a top journal in the field, can be used in precision medicine to account for the variability in each female patient’s menstrual cycle. This personalised approach will first and foremost benefit those couples, who have experienced repeated IVF failure.

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Estonian Research Council offers researchers short term study visits to ERC grant holders


24.09.2018       Priit Tuvike

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Researchers who are interested in applying for ERC grants can apply for support for short term study visits to current ERC grant holders. Estonian Research Council reimburses the costs of a study visit lasting up to seven days. The aim of the visit is to learn from the grant holders how to write successful grant proposals.

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University of Tartu and Graanul Invest cooperate to develop wood valorisation technology


27.08.2018       Mari-Liis Pintson

University of Tartu and AS Graanul Invest signed a framework agreement last week which provides for research and development cooperation to develop wood and biomass valorisation technology in Estonia

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COST Information Day in Estonia will be held on the 7th September 2018 in Tallinn


15.08.2018       Marika Meltsas

COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) is Europe’s oldest research and technology cooperation programme. Estonia is a COST member country since 1997 and more than thousand Estonian researchers have participated in diferent activities.
Presentors on the information day will be COST president Professor Sierd Cloetingh, Chair of the ERC Working Group on Widening European Participation prof Eva Kondorosi, Professor of Tallinn University Anu Toots and Professor of the University of Tartu Jaanus Harro.

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07.08.2018      
Global Soil War Discovered Thanks to UT Scientists   The first global study of soil genomics revealed a battle right under our feet. The clash between fungi and bacteria and research into this topic may benefit both farmers and the pharmaceutical industry.
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15.01.2019       https://www.etag.ee/?p=45842
Teadlased otsivad innovaatilisi meetodeid Eesti merealade seireks, analüüsiks ja hindamiseks  

Eesti Teadusagentuur allkirjastas lepingu Eesti merealade innovaatiliste seire-, analüüsi- ja hindamismeetodite arendamisvõimaluste uuringu tellimiseks. Uuringu viib kolme aasta jooksul läbi...

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30.07.2018      
First ever ERC Starting Grant at Ragnar Nurkse Department of Innovation and Governance and Tallinn University of Technology   Vasilis Kostakis, Senior Researcher at the TTÜ Ragnar Nurkse Department of Innovation and Governance received today the prestigious European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant. Estonian Research Council has confirmed that this year Tallinn University of Technology is the only ERC Starting Grant nominee in Estonia.
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15.01.2019       https://www.etag.ee/?p=45854
Taotluste esitamise tähtaeg järeldoktorite stipendiumite konkursi teadustööks Jaapanis 2019  

Eesti Teadusagentuuri ja Jaapani Teaduse Edendamise Ühingu (Japanese Society for Promotion of Science, JSPS) koostöös JÄRELDOKTORITE STIPENDIUMIDE KONKURSS TEADUSTÖÖKS JAAPANIS...

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30.07.2018      
An important genetic test for pregnant women will soon be made in Estonia   Estonian researchers have developed an innovative method of medical genetics that will enable non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) to be carried out soon in Estonia. NIPT is like an insurance policy, providing reliable genetic testing about fetal chromosomal health already at an early phase of pregnancy. An advanced genetic testing laboratory location on site strengthens the diagnostics sector in Estonia.
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15.01.2019       https://www.etag.ee/?p=45846
Eesti-Prantsuse koostööprogrammi „G. F. PARROT” reisigrandid 2019-2020  

2002. aastal sõlmitud Prantsuse-Eesti teadus- ja tehnoloogiaalase koostööprogramm „G.F. PARROT“ korraldas tänavu oma 8. taotlusvooru. Seekordses taotlusvoorus esitati 10 taotlust....

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06.07.2018      
ERA CoBioTech consortium is preparing the next call   The ERA CoBioTech consortium is currently preparing the next joint transnational call for research projects. It is planned to launch the call in autumn 2018. Research projects will need to address one of the following topics: (a) Microbial communities (natural and synthetic), co-cultures and cascades of microorganisms for new products, value-added products and supply services and sustainable industrial processes; (b) Pure cultures, cell free systems and enzymes for new products, value-added products and supply services and sustainable industrial processes.
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16.01.2019       https://www.etag.ee/?p=45886
Algab uuring kaugseireandmete kasutuselevõtuks avalike teenuste edendamisel  

Eesti Teadusagentuur allkirjastas lepingu avalike teenuste väljatöötamisel ja arendamisel kaugseireandmete kasutamist võimaldava rakendusuuringu tellimiseks. Kaheaastase uuringu viib läbi konsortsium, kuhu...

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