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Three graduates from the 2020 EACH cohort, all from the Åbo Akademi study track, recently participated in the 8th Baltic Electrochemistry Conference: Finding New Inspiration 2 (BEChem 2024) held in […]

We are happy to announce that Mari Tõrv, Research Fellow in Analytical and Physical Chemistry and Associate Professor of Archaeology at the University of Tartu, was awarded the Professor Peeter […]

During recent years, we have been engaged in extensive investigations of the unified pH (pHabs) values of reversed-phase liquid chromatography (RPLC) mobile phases. The pHabs scale has the advantage over […]

The Institute of Chemistry received an award for its consistent and systematic efforts over the past three years to improve the quality of education. One of the main goals was […]

At the beginning of this school year, two EACH students took part in the first edition of Mindful Mundus. It’s a project aimed at the students at Erasmus Mundus programs […]

Last Wednesday, August 30th, 2023, a moment that marks the culmination of years of hard work and determination of Ernesto de Jesus Zapata Flores – an AMS alumnus. He successfully […]

As the new academic year comes closer, incoming 2nd year students reminisced about their days in Chemicum where most of their classes in Tartu for their first year of studies […]

In June, the first-year EACH and AMS students visited the Science Centre AHHAA in Tartu to cap off the academic year. Everyone enjoyed each other’s company while having fun with […]

From 9 – 22 July, International Summer School on Quality Assurance took place in Krtiny, Czechia. Before starting their second year in the EACH programme, our students Tetiana and Merili […]

As the school year is coming to an end for the current first-year EACH and AMS students, a new intake is preparing to travel from all over the world to […]

After spending weekdays attending lectures and doing academic work, students get to spend their weekends exploring the beautiful nature and rich history of Estonia. On March 18, 2023, a group […]

On March 10, 2023, Ivo Leito presented “Unified pH – what, why and how?” at the Chemistry and Chemical Technology 2023 Vilnius (Lithuania). Acidity is one of the most critical […]

This year’s recipients of the teaching staff awards in the University of Tartu have been announced. The UT Student Union chose the recipients based on proposals submitted by the students. […]

Prof. Ivo Leito, Applied Measurement Science (AMS) programme director, will explain, what the AMS programme is about and why it is worth studying. Are you planning to apply this year […]

In January 2023, the University of Tartu is organizing an online series of lectures called the Alumni Talks. The aim is to share the experience that people have had with […]

Every year the Chemical Society in Uppsala recognizes the best degree projects in chemistry. This year, the Grand Award was rewarded to Siyuan Qui for his 2022 Master’s thesis. His […]

A recent ranking of the world universities has been published by The Times Higher Education (THE). THE is a British journal known for the most reliable rankings of the world’s […]

The new EACH and AMS intake has started exploring Tartu and with it, Estonian history and culture! Merili (in the picture – in the middle of the front row), one […]

Our group recently published a new article Non-invasive analysis of natural textile dyes using fluorescence excitation-emission matrices, Talanta, 2022, 123805 led by Sigrid Selberg and Elsa Vanker. In this study, […]

Every year students vote for their favorite teachers in all of the institutes at the University of Tartu. We are pleased to announce that this year Dr. Koit Herodes was […]

On May 13, 2022 the on-line course (MOOC) Estimation of measurement uncertainty in chemical analysis offered by University of Tartu finished successfully. Eventually, altogether 851 people registered from 103 countries. 405 participants […]

This week, Nieves Maria Flores March successfully defended her Master’s thesis named the “Organic Constituents of Atmospheric Aerosols in a Hemi-boreal Forest” and was awarded the highest grade – “A”! […]

On Tuesday, March 22, 2022 the web course Estimation of Measurement Uncertainty in Chemical Analysis was launched for the ninth time as a MOOC (Massive Online Open Course)! Currently, 843 […]

As a result of a recent development in our group, it is now, for the first time, possible to rigorously measure acidity of acids in biphasic systems (aqueous phase at […]

The 2022 edition of the web course (MOOC) Estimation of Measurement Uncertainty in Chemical Analysis will be running from March 22 to May 3, 2022. Registration is now open! The […]

On Tuesday, November 23, 2021 the web course LC-MS Method Validation was launched for the sixth time as a MOOC (Massive Online Open Course). There are 854 registered participants (the […]

This week is the first study week for the new students of Applied Measurement Science (AMS) and EACH Erasmus Mundus Joint Programme (EACH). Altogether 17 (2 AMS and 15 EACH) students started their […]

On the 2nd of June, 2021, five AMS master students successfully defended their master’s theses. The defenders’ theses demonstrated the wide scope of the field of applied measurement science. The […]

On May 13, 2021, the online course (MOOC) Estimation of measurement uncertainty in chemical analysis offered by the University of Tartu finished successfully. Eventually, altogether 950 people registered from 97 […]

On Apr 29, 2021 the webinar “Mobile Phase pH in Liquid Chromatography” was organised in the framework of the project 17FUN09 “UnipHied” (www.uniphied.eu). Altogether 101 people participated from 41 countries, […]

This year the Estonian Research Council has presented 49 female Estonian scientists to the AcademiaNet database. From the Unversity of Tartu, seven names were given, including Dr Signe Vahur (on […]

It is well known that in liquid chromatography, mobile phase pH is an important parameter, significantly affecting the retention of acidic and basic analytes. Yet, mobile phase pH is tricky […]

On Tuesday, March 23, 2021, the web course Estimation of Measurement Uncertainty in Chemical Analysis was launched for the eighth time as a MOOC (Massive Online Open Course)! Currently, 925 […]

A highly interdisciplinary study ranging from computational chemistry to cultural heritage has now been published – Experimental and Computational Study of Aminoacridines as MALDI(-)-MS Matrix Materials for the Analysis of […]

The equilibrium acidity scale (pKa scale) in acetonitrile (MeCN) has been supplemented by numerous new compounds and new ΔpKa measurements and has been published in Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2021, […]

The 2021 edition of the web course (MOOC) Estimation of Measurement Uncertainty in Chemical Analysis will be running from March 23 to May 4, 2021. Registration is now open! The […]

  Altogether 791 people were registered from 86 countries. 338 participants actually started the course (i.e. tried at least one graded test at least once) and out of them 221 […]

On Tuesday, November 24, 2020 the web course LC-MS Method Validation was launched for the fifth time as a MOOC (Massive Online Open Course). There are 788 registered participants (the […]

We are glad to announce that the fifth edition of the online course LC-MS Method Validation is open for registration at the address https://sisu.ut.ee/lcms_method_validation/ ! The course will be offered […]

On the 3rd of June, 2020, six AMS master students successfully defended their master’s theses. The defenders’ theses demonstrated the wide scope of the field of applied measurement science. The […]

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