Scientists working on AI in TartuLocal News
- 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.
- Borough denies congregation premisesLocal News
- Police to scrutinize all students from BangladeshLocal News
- Computer made handwriting «pupil plain»Local News
- Hospital rebells at lay-off demand by the stateLocal News
- God'swill Ayobamidele Nkwusi: my life in EstoniaOpinion«Go back home nigga!» «We don’t want you here. I hate you, you nigga! Don’t steal our jobs!» These are chants that already suggest one word - racism. This word provokes feelings of anger, hatred and even attacks on self-esteem. My first three years out of the four, that I've spent here in Tallinn, were not totally joyous; however, I had an experience void of an attack on my personality in relation to colour or race, writes God'swill Ayobamidele Nkwusi, who studies in Estonia.
- Education allowance rules distrusted by studentsLocal News
- Paper proposes paid higher education in EnglishLocal News
- Gunnar Okk: related specialties should be taught in one universityOpinionTomorrow, Nordic Investment Bank vice president Gunnar Okk will address research and development committee chaired by Prime Minister to report on situation and options for higher education and research in Estonia. Employees at universities and research agencies are anxious to hear what the report will reveal. In interview underneath, Mr Okk will allow an initial peek.
- University of Tartu seeks to swallow three institutesLocal NewsDespite the sleepiness of summer, employees at the Institute of the Estonian Language (EKI) are deeply disturbed that their institution – a bastion to defend and develop the native tongue – is in danger of takeover by University of Tartu (TÜ) as approved by the very Ministry of Education and Research.
- New head of Estonia's Viljandi Culture Academy comes from SpainCulture
- Estonian govt appoints new members of TTU board of governorsLocal News
- Estonian satellite to photograph Earth from 600 kilometresLocal News
- Fingerprints denied, detectives dismissedLocal News
- «I input and administrate these systems.»Local News
- University research fellow offers altering exam results for sexLocal NewsMiddle-aged, hiding behind a fictitious name, the man made a staggering proposal to Postimees journalist posing as 12th grader struggling with sciences: for ten intimate encounters, he may improve the gal’s math state exam result in public database. Two weeks later, as it all turned out to be journalistic experiment, Fred – a research fellow at University of Tartu – fled into the night as cameras flashed their light, denying everything.
- Estonian Academy of Arts elects Mart Kalm rectorLocal News
- Editorial: plagiarism is deeply badOpinionToday’s Postimees tells the story of a case of a Doctoral thesis victoriously defended at Tallinn University of Technology (TTÜ) yet stirring severe suspicions of academic theft. No investigation followed, however, as the author simply withdrew her work. Makes one wonder: how serious are universities of Estonia towards plagiarism?
- English masters mother tongue at national universityLocal NewsIn Latvia and Lithuania, only 20 per cent of Doctoral theses are defended in English. Meanwhile University of Tartu recently arrived at crossroads causing numerous teachers wonder what national university or mother tongued education really mean. In Tartu, 80 per cent of Doctoral theses are defended in English – dissertations in native tongue mainly the domain of Estonian philologists.