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    • News | Gender Equality

    Conference on gender equality in research and higher education

    Estonian Research Council is pleased to invite you to the international conference “GEARING-Roles annual conference on gender equality in research and higher education”, which will take place on 30 March 2022 at V Spa Hotel and Conference centre (Tartu, Estonia) and can also be followed online. The...

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    • News | Mentoring

    Researchers Beyond Academia - Mentoring Programme

    Euraxess Spanish coordinators are running a mentoring programme for researchers all over Europe who are interested in creating connections with organisations beyond academia. Registration deadline for researchers is December 10, 2021. Read their introduction below and click on the link to register....

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    • Career news | News

    Doctoral education reform project approved by the Estonian Government

    In January we wrote about the Estonian Ministry of Education and Research´s plan to reform the doctoral studies. Now, the Government has approved and sent to Riigikogu a project to change the Study Allowance and Student Loan Act and the Higher Education Act, creating a framework for doctoral...

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    Estonia´s plan to reform PhD studies - in better support for study and work

    The Estonian state has been looking for possibilities to make doctoral studies more attractive and ensure better engagement of the students in their studies. The core of the plan is that instead of a stipend, the doctoral students engaged full time with their studies would start getting a wage equal...

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    The meaning of Christmas in the old Estonian tradition

    The day marking the beginning of ‘jõulud’ (Christmas), also called Winter Holidays, in Estonian tradition is 21st of December – Toomapäev – when big cleaning bees start. In the morning of 21st one should get up as early as possible, thoroughly clean their home and start making other preparations for...

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    New Inter-Sectoral Mobility Funding Scheme

      New funding scheme is opened in Estonia, supporting inter-sectoral mobility of researchers. The objective of the scheme is to facilitate inter-sectoral co-operation by increasing the R&D capacity of Estonian private and public sector institutions as well as to diversify the researchers´ career...