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Institute of Technology 20th anniversary conference

On the 17th of August 21, Institute of Technology celebrated its 20th anniversary with an anniversary conference titled "Through science towards technology". Our very own team leader prof.Reet Kurg opened the event as the current director of the institute. The whole event was in Estonian and can be watched at tyti20.ee

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 Vรครคrtnรตu, who has joined us as a specialist.

POPULAR SCIENCE ARTICLE IN KODUTOHTER

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 INTRODUCTION VIDEO

Tartu University Institute of Technology is bridging science and technology. We are one of the most ๐ฆ๐ฎ๐ฅ๐ญ๐ข๐๐ข๐ฌ๐œ๐ข๐ฉ๐ฅ๐ข๐ง๐š๐ซ๐ฒ ๐ซ๐ž๐ฌ๐ž๐š๐ซ๐œ๐ก institutions in the University of Tartu. Therefore, we are ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐ก๐จ๐ฆ๐ž ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐ฐ๐จ๐ซ๐ฅ๐ ๐œ๐ฅ๐š๐ฌ๐ฌ ๐ซ๐ž๐ฌ๐ž๐š๐ซ๐œ๐ก๐ž๐ซ๐ฌ ๐š๐ง๐ ๐ฌ๐ฉ๐ž๐œ๐ข๐š๐ฅ๐ข๐ฌ๐ญ๐ฌ 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!

SCIENCE COMMUNICATION VIDEO

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.

ONE HUNDRED FACES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TARTU

The book, One hundred faces of the University of Tartu, is based on the photo exhibition โ€œGet ready! One hundred faces of the University of Tartuโ€, which was dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Estonian national university. In 2017, one of the best known portrait photographers in Estonia, Birgit Pรผve 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.