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Public lecture by Steffen M. Noe

On Thursday, 18th of May, our senior researcher Steffen Manfred Noe will held a public lecture in our university – in Kreutzwaldi 5-1B27. The lecture is titled: “Forest, Climate and Grand Challenges” and it will be in English Advertisements

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New publication – Photosynthesis: ancient, essential, complex, diverse… and in need of improvement in a changing world

Text by Lauri Laanisto Here is another Forum paper in New Phytologist, this time in subsection “Meetings”. Ülo with his colleagues cover here a confernce – The 17th International Congress on Photosynthesis Research – Photosynthesis in a Changing World, that … Continue reading

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Leila defended her PhD thesis: congratulations!

Text and pics by Linda-Liisa Veromann Leila Pazouki defended her PhD thesis titled “Emission, gene regulation and function of terpenoids in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) and yarrow (Achillea millefolium).” in agriculture on the 17th of January. Her supervisor was Ülo Niinemets. … Continue reading

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New publication – A roadmap for improving the representation of photosynthesis in Earth system models

Text by Lauri Laanisto Wow, a 21-page Forum paper! The role of photosynthesis is global ecosystem and climatic models has been either oversimplified or plainly ignored, that is something I learned I think from the first meeting with Ülo. Of … Continue reading

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Upcoming PhD defense – Leila Pazouki

Text by Lauri Laanisto On 17th of January 2017 at 13.15 in Kreutzwaldi 5-2A1 our young Iranian researcher Leila Pazouki will defend her doctoral thesis „Emission, gene regulation and function of terpenoids in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) and yarrow (Achillea millefolium) … Continue reading

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New paper published – Shedding light on shade: ecological perspectives of understorey plant life

Text by Lauri Laanisto This paper has been out already since August. But as this is a review paper, hopefully the point of this paper has not yet became obsolete. Shade seems to be a pretty sustainable property of almost … Continue reading

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Introductory video about our Center of Excellence

Text by Lauri Laanisto Archimedes Foundation, who is the agency implementing EUs structural funds in Estonia, made short introductory clips for all the new Center of Excellences that started this year. Among those, of course, is also our EcolChange. Here … Continue reading

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