Category Archives: Other news

Congrats to our new PhDs – Shuai and Arooran!

Pics by Arooran Kanagendran and Tiia Kurvits We had two successful PhD-defences in last couple weeks. Shuai Li defended his doctoral thesis „Induction of volatile organic compound emissions from leaves upon ozone and methyl jasmonate (MeJa) treatments“ on February 26th. … Continue reading

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Blog contribution awards 2017

Text by Lauri Laanisto, pic by Tiia Kurvits Our blog is now about three years old. And once a year, typically during the first seminar of the new year, Ülo gives out little incentives for the ones who have contributed … Continue reading

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Ülo Niinemets receives the national research award

Text excerpts from Research in Estonia Last week, the Government of the Republic announced this year’s laureates of the national research awards. ERR Novaator has compiled an overview of what these scientists do. Award in the field of geology and … Continue reading

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Upcoming PhD defenses – Shuai Li and Arooran Kanagendran

Text by Lauri Laanisto We have two upcoming thesis defences. Firstly, on 26th of February 2018 at 12.15 in Kreutzwaldi 5-2A1 our young researcher, Shuai Li, will defend his doctoral thesis „Induction of volatile organic compound emissions from leaves upon … Continue reading

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Fieldwork report – installing insect trapnests in a snowy city

Text by Lauri Laanisto, pics by Marco Moretti and Tiit Hallikma Even though there is quite a lot of snow and minuses outside, the fieldwork season is now open! Last week we had couple of visitors from the Swiss Federal Institute … Continue reading

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Notes from the field – Studying cycad defences and physiology in Copenhagen Botanical Gardens

Text and pics by Tiina Tosens, Linda-Liisa Veromann-Jürgenson and Ülo Niinemets Tiina Tosens and Linda-Liisa Veromann-Jürgenson spent 10 work-packed, but wonderful days conducting an exciting experiment in Copenhagen with Prof. Riikka Rinnan and Thomas Holst in the end of January. … Continue reading

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Blogyear Summary 2017

Text by Lauri Laanisto The blog is now three years old. And it now has a one-year-old sisterblog as well – EcolChange blog. We have been keeping the approach, and trying to post mainly about our new publications. And this … Continue reading

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