Category Archives: Other news

Fieldwork report – Kaia and Astrid in Australia

Text by Kaia Kask From 28th of March to 13 of April senior scientist Astrid Kännaste and PhD student Kaia Kask were visiting professor David Ellsworth in the Western Sydney University in Hawkesbury, Australia. The purpose of the visit was … Continue reading

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Harvest campaign in August, 2018

Text and video by Bin Liu, pics by Samuel Liga /Editor´s note: It´s been silence in the blog throughout summer, as we all had a lot of field and lab work (below there´s a glimpse of it). But we´re back … Continue reading

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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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