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Bachelor and Master graduates 2020/2021
During this school year, we had a record of four (4!) Bachelor students who successfully defended their thesis and one Masters student as well. We wish the best to all our graduates and we will be welcoming our Masters thesis defender Baiba as our new PhD student in September 2021! For info about all our graduates, be sure to check out our Facebook and Instagram accounts where each of them got a dedicated post.
CHANGES TO OUR GROUP
We have good news! Starting from 1st of February 2021, dr.Reet Kurg has officially started in her new role as the professor of Molecular Biomedicine. Our group also has a new member, MSc Fred Väärtnõu, who has joined us as a specialist.
PhD student Kristiina Kurg published a popular science article in the Estonia Magazine Kodutohter. She writes about her PhD topic, melanoma diagnostics, to a wider audience to draw attention to what are the the new ways we could diagnose skin cancer from just blood.
TEAM LEADER REET KURG TO BE THE NEW PROFESSOR OF MOLECULAR BIOMEDICINE
Reet Kurg was elected a Professor of Molecular Biomedicine. She will start in her new position in February 2021.
Tartu University Institute of Technology is bridging science and technology. We are one of the most 𝐦𝐮𝐥𝐭𝐢𝐝𝐢𝐬𝐜𝐢𝐩𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐜𝐡 institutions in the University of Tartu. Therefore, we are 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐡𝐨𝐦𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐥𝐝 𝐜𝐥𝐚𝐬𝐬 𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐜𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐬𝐩𝐞𝐜𝐢𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐬 laying the foundation to innovative solutions and technology. View the introductory video to hear team leader Reet Kurg talking about all of this in depth!
This video was created by PhD student Kristiina Kurg to promote her PhD project about skin cancer diagnostics. Read more about it from a Research in Estonia article created for the same project by clicking on the button below.
The book, One hundred faces of the University of Tartu, is based on the photo exhibition “Get ready! One hundred faces of the University of Tartu”, which was dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Estonian national university. In 2017, one of the best known portrait photographers in Estonia, Birgit Püve took photos of one hundred outstanding researchers and professors of the university with an object reflecting their work. Team leader Reet Kurg was chosen to represent Tartu University Institute of Technology.