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- Prosecution to look into harassment at UTLocal NewsRecent weeks have brought to the attention of the public an alleged harassment case at the University of Tartu in connection with which two criminal cases have now been opened. Rector Volli Kalm says that the university's peace has been disturbed, and that public treatment of the unseemly end of a relationship between a male professor and a former female employee and doctoral student has damaged the persons themselves, university staff, and the school as a whole.
- Engineers want to cook spy dronesLocal NewsA defense industry development grants competition awarded financial support from the taxpayer to the visions of four companies. The realization of these visions would result in a unique solution for blinding camera drones, voice guidance for a pocket tank, eavesdropping on enemy communications, and a super-economical battery.
- ESTCube team makes first contract for building space camerasLocal NewsESTCube-1, Estonia’s first satellite to be sent to the Earth’s orbit in cooperation with the University of Tartu, Tartu Observatory and other research institutions, took images of such excellent quality, as experts say, that now the Tartu researchers are getting first orders from the space industry. In January 2017 the first custom-made space camera will be mounted to the students’ satellite of the European Space Agency.
- Tartu korvpalli lipulaev on muutuste tuules Meeskonna peatreenerina jätkab Gert KullamäeTartu Postimees
- Tallinn to increasingly speak Russian 1Local NewsIn 2000–2011, largest numbers of Estonians in Tallinn moved to Pelgulinn, Kalamaja and Pääsküla. Regarding Russians, they were most inclined to go live in Laagna, Mustakivi and Väike-Õismäe city districts. Among the suburbs, Estonians overwhelmingly looked towards Viimsi while Russians resettled in Maardu. Among those who left Tallinn, Estonians spread all over Estonia and Russians firstly chose East-Viru County, industrial towns and Tartu.
- For archaeologists, Lake Peipsi emerges as goldmineCulture«The entire edge of Peipsi is filled with them!» yells University of Tartu lab archaeology professor Aivar Kriiska, excited about toil by archaeologists Maili Roio and Andri Baburin since 2012 yielding items at Lake Peipsi dating back thousands of years. All in all, ten settlement areas have been mapped by Ms Roio.