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We are glad to announce that the second 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 […]

Mass spectrometry is currently probably the No 1 technique for determining trace-level components in complex (especially biomed-related) mixtures. The key issues in such applications are sample preparation, sample introduction to […]

This week was the first study week for the new students of Applied Measurement Science and EACH Erasmus Mundus Joint Programme. Altogether 23 students started their studies. The countries of […]

On September 7, 2017 the second master thesis defence session in the history of the EACH programme took place at University Claude Bernard Lyon 1 (UCBL)! Aleksandra Lelevic, Gaurav Bhardwaj, […]

This is the range of topics addressed on Aug 16, 2017 as PhD dissertations addressing these topics were defended at UT Institute of Chemistry.   Anu Teearu (left on the […]

On Saturday 22.07.2017 The MSC Euromaster Summer School 2017 (Druskininkai, Lithuania) finished. Extensive learning programme combined with a lot of fun, meeting new people and sharing experience. The feedback from […]

During 9-22 July 2017 the 10th MSC Euromaster summer school in Druskinkai, (Lithuania, 130 km from the capital Vilnius). As in previous years, a core aim of the Summer school […]

On June 26, 2017 the first master thesis defence in the history of the EACH programme took place at Uppsala University! Monika Kish, Cenyi Li, Nikola Radoman, Rabin Neupane, Ru […]

On 21.06.17 Ivo Leito gave a talk titled Review on validation of liquid chromatography–mass spectrometry methods at the Euro Mass Spectrometry 2017 meeting (London, UK). The talk focused on the […]

During Jun 12-16, 2017 research fellow Irja Helm from University of Tartu, Institute of Chemistry is conducting a training session on high-accuracy dissolved oxygen measurement in Montevideo (Uruguay). The local […]

In a recent ranking of world universities by QS, one of the world’s leading compilers of university performance ratings, the University of Tartu scored a high 314. place (up by […]

On May 18, 2017 the MOOC Estimation of measurement uncertainty in chemical analysis offered by University of Tartu finished successfully. Eventually altogether 363 people registered (270 in 2014, 489 in […]

Today on Sat 20.05.17 the concluding event of the joint master seminar of the EACH and AMS programmes took place. Its main activities were the feedback session on employability from […]

On May 02, 2017, the first day of the Technart 2017 conference (Bilbao, Spain) doctoral student Pilleriin Peets from UT Analytical Chemistry group made a presentation Identification and classification of […]

On the 5th of April 2017 the European Commission and Europa Nostra announced the winners of the 2017 European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards, Europe’s top […]

On Monday, March 27, 2017 the web course “Estimation of Measurement Uncertainty in Chemical Analysis” was launched the third time as a MOOC (Massive Online Open Course). Currently 336 participants […]

The online course Estimation of measurement uncertainty in chemical analysis will start its 4th edition on Monday, Mar 27, 2017. 300 participants have already been registered from 58 countries. Registration […]

On Feb 16, 2017 the MOOC LC-MS Method Validation finished successfully. Altogether 303 people were registered from 61 countries. 224 participants actually started the course (i.e. tried at least one […]

Among the analytical chemistry research directions at UT are studies of materials, especially materials with artistic and/or historic relevance. Textiles have a prominent place among these materials and the leading […]

On Monday 12.12.2016 the 2nd year EACH students studying at Uppsala had the wonderful opportunity to meet Sir J. Fraser Stoddart, one of the three 2016 Chemistry Nobel prize laureates. […]

On Monday, November 28, 2016 the web course LC-MS Method Validation was launched for the first time as a MOOC (Massive Online Open Course). There are 301 registered participants from […]

We are glad to announce that the 2017 admission is officially open to the Excellence in Analytical Chemistry (EACH) Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree programme! This international two-year joint master […]

We are glad to announce the online course LC-MS Method Validation! It has been set up at University of Tartu during 2015-2016 and its version 1 is now accessible from […]

On Oct 20, 2016 Ivo Leito gave presentation titled Education Activities in Metrology in Chemistry in Vinkovci (Croatia) at the conference Laboratory Competence 2016 organized by CroLab – the Croatian […]

On Wednesday 12.10.16 the EcoBalt 2016 conference – first time organized in Tartu, Estonia – finished successfully! 42 oral talks and 43 posters were offered to the more than 150 […]

In few hours the EcoBalt 2016 conference will start, for the first time in Tartu! The EcoBalt conference series has traditions dating back to 1993 and has been envisaged from […]

On Sept 13, 2016 Ivo Leito gave a presentation Using MOOCs for teaching analytical chemistry: experience at University of Tartu at the EuCheMS 2016 Congress (Seville, Spain). The presentation outlined […]

This week was the first study week for the new Applied Measurement Science students and EACH Erasmus Mundus. Altogether 19 students started their studies. The countries of origin of the […]

These very important (and up to now not completely solved) questions got a lot clearer on Aug 31, 2016 as PhD dissertations addressing these topics were defended at UT Institute […]

In a recent ranking of Eastern European and Central Asian universities by QS, one of the world’s leading compilers of university performance ratings, the University of Tartu scored a high […]

On Friday 22.07.2016 The MSC Euromaster Summer School 2016 finished. The feedback from some of the UT participants indicates that it was again a success! They shared their experience:   […]

This week saw the start (on Mon, Jul 11, 2016) of the 9th MSC Euromaster summer school in Malle (near Antwerpen, Belgium). As in previous years, a core aim of […]

Today (June 06, 2016) 11 AMS master students successfully defended their master’s theses. Congratulations to all of you! Photo on the left, from left to right: Xiaozhou Ye, Martinš Jansons, […]

On May 17, 2016 the MOOC Estimation of measurement uncertainty in chemical analysis offered by University of Tartu finished successfully. Alltogether 757 people registered (270 in 2014, 489 in 2015) […]

The series of works from the UT Analytical chemistry group on measuring and predicting ionization efficiency in the electrospray (ESI) ion source of MS and LC-MS has reached a new […]

A key ability in today’s world is applying for a job. In order to be successful, writing CV and job application is of critical importance. For this reason these topics […]

On 9-11 June, 2016 a Master Class on Quality Assurance in Analytical Measurements, jointly organized by the European Centre for Laboratory Excellence and the TrainMiC training community. There are still […]

On Monday, March 28, 2016 the web course “Estimation of Measurement Uncertainty in Chemical Analysis” was launched the third time as a MOOC (Massive Online Open Course). The popularity of […]

The third edition of the MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) Estimation of Measurement Uncertainty in Chemical Analysis will be running during Mar 28 – May 8, 2016. Registration is open! […]

The second day of the EACH Winter school was full of excitement. The key event of the second day was dissolved oxygen intercomparison between the student teams. The samples were […]

Today, on Jan 25, 2016, the first Winter School of the EACH programme started in Pühajärve (Estonia). Altogether 24 students from 17 countries participate (besides EACH students, also some other […]

In a recent edition of the premier journal devoted to quality and metrology in chemistry Accreditation and Quality Assurance Ivo Leito has attempted to express in very simple terms the […]

We are glad to announce that registration for the EcoBalt 2016 conference has been officially opened today! Please see the address http://vana.akki.ut.ee/ecobalt-2016 The First Circular contains all the important information […]

During Nov 25-27, 2015 the training seminar “Quality assurance for Hg measurements in food and environmental samples” was held at the Jožef Stefan Institute in Ljubljana. Ivo Leito participated as […]

On Oct 14, 2015 Tallinn University of Technology and University of Tartu jointly organized the first cooperation festival “Right time, right place” (“Õigel ajal õiges kohas”), venue: Mektory innovation centre, […]

On Sept 07, 2015 Ivo Leito gave a presentation Using MOOCs for teaching analytical chemistry: experience at University of Tartu at the Euroanalysis XVIII (Bordeaux, France). The presentation outlined the […]

Today (Aug 31, 2015) the introductory meeting of the EACH Erasmus Mundus (running on teh basis of the AMS programme) students with the programme coordinators took place at UT Chemicum. […]

The MSC Euromaster Summer School 2015 in Pulawy (Jul 12-24, 2015) was again a success and the student feedback were very positive. Two reflections from AMS students are presented here: […]

This week saw the start (on Mon, Jul 13, 2015) of the 8th MSC Euromaster summer school 2015 in Puławy (Poland). As in previous years, a core aim of the […]

The LC-MS group at the UT Institute of Chemistry were recently invited by the journal Analytica Chimica Acta to write a tutorial review on the topic of validation of liquid […]

On Apr 16, 2015 the consortium Estonian e-University awarded the title “e-course of the year” to the web course (MOOC) Estimation of Measurement Uncertainty in Chemical Analysis! This, together with […]

Agnes Suu, an AMS and MSC alumna (graduated in 2013), has in the course of her PhD work made an achievement that literally redefines the way the pH of HPLC […]

Four years ago, I was very fortunate to have the professor of Analytical Chemistry at Tartu University to invite me to join the international master degree programme AMS – Applied […]

Last week the check of eligibility and ranking of the EACH applications was completed and Thursday-Friday the admission notifications were sent out to all eligible candidates. We are glad to […]

Studies of host-guest chemistry, in particular, binding of anions by synthetic receptors has become a prominent research topic at the Analytical chemistry research group at UT. This fundamental research prepares […]

On Monday, March 02, 2015 the web course “Estimation of Measurement Uncertainty in Chemical Analysis” was launched the second time as a MOOC (Massive Online Open Course). The popularity of […]

On Feb 20, 2014 AMS student Salgaduge Dinesh Indika Dias from Sri Lanka defended his master’s thesis titled Two-flow system for calibration of hygrometers at room temperature, supervised by research […]

On Feb 06, 2015 at the annual meeting of the EURAMET Technical Committee of Measurements in Chemistry Ivo Leito made a presentation about the Measurement Uncertainty in Chemical Analysis Web […]

On Thursday, Jan 29, 2015 the defence of PhD thesis Uncertainty sources and analysis methods in realizing SI units of air humidity in Estonia prepared by Martin Vilbaste took place […]

The online course of Measurement Uncertainty Estimation in Analytical Chemistry (https://sisu.ut.ee/measurement/uncertainty/), which will be running as a MOOC during 02.03.15-12.04.15 couple of days ago got the 100th registered participant! The […]

On Jan 14, 2015 a Webinar took place for the EACH student candidates who either have submitted their applications or are in the process of preparing their application. The central […]

On December 14, 2014 the Applied Measurement Science autumn seminar took place. It was a long and intense day, full of very interesting measurement science. As a nice feature of […]

On Dec 19, 2014 AMS student Sinai Mwagomba successfully defended his master’s thesis titled A method for thermal ambient tests of space technology equipment in a thermal chamber – development […]

On December 12, 2014 the Measurement Science in Chemistry Euromaster graduation ceremony took place in Brussels (Belgium) in the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts. Altogether […]

We are glad to announce that the on-line course Estimation Measurement Uncertainty in Chemical Analysis will during the Spring semester 2015 be offered as a free on-line course (so called […]

There are 23 scholarships available for the students admitted to the EACH programme (until Jan 31, 2015) and they are divided as follows: 13 scholarships funded by the EU (for […]

Determination of the composition of paints and coatings is important in many fields – materials science, art history, forensic science, etc. Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR spectroscopy) is a well-known […]

Today, on Oct 30, 2014 the admission was officially opened to the Excellence in Analytical Chemistry (EACH) Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree programme! EACH is offered jointly by University of […]

On Oct 20-23, 2014 the investigation workshop “Rode Altarpiece in Close-up” took place in Tallinn (Niguliste church) and in Tartu (laboratories of UT Chemicum). It was conducted in the framework […]

On Sept 30, 2014 Ivo Leito gave a presentation On-line course: Estimation of measurement uncertainty in chemical analysisat the NMKL/Eurachem Workshop on Measurement Uncertainty. The presentation outlined the contents and […]

The 2015 edition of the MSC Euromaster summer school will take place in Puławy (Poland) during Jul 11-25, 2015. Details can be found in the first circular. Topics covered are: […]

Today the introductory meeting of the AMS students with the programme coordinator took place. An overview of the programme was given (the slides are available from here) and the questions […]

On Friday, Aug 29, 2014 the defence of PhD thesis Acidity and basicity in non-aqueous media: importance of solvent properties and purity prepared by Karl Kaupmees took place. Karl’s thesis […]

On Friday, Aug 29, 2014 the defence of PhD thesis Novel Tools for Water Quality Monitoring – From Field to Laboratory prepared by Teemu Näykki took place. Teemu Näykki works […]

On Monday, September 1, 2014 starting at 12:15 the introductory meeting of the Applied Measurement Students with the programme director will take place in UT Chemicum (Ravila 14a) in room […]

On Friday, August 8, 2014 the MSC Euromaster Summer School 2014 finished. This year’s summer school took place in Casablanca (Morocco) and was hosted by the ESITH educational centre. Around […]

The EU EACEA has made the decision to select for funding the Erasmus+ (formerly known as Erasmus Mundus) International Joint Master Degree (JMD) programme Excellence in Analytical CHemistry (EACH), which […]

During July 05-07, 2014 the XXVI Laulupidu (Song Festival) and XIX Tantsupidu (Dance Festival) took place in Tallinn, Estonia, attracting altogether more than 150 000 people. Such festivals are organized […]

On April 23, 2014 the in situ Interlaboratory comparison measurement (ILC) of dissolved oxygen concentration Fieldoxy 2014, organised jointly by the Finnish Environmental Institute (SYKE) and University of Tartu (UT) […]

Five AMS master’s students successfully defended their theses today (on June 9, 2014). On picture, from left: Petrică Artene, Roland Hoxha, Kaspars Laizans, Astrid Pung and Shanshan Wu (Ivo Leito […]

Today on Jun 6, 2014 a webinar was held for the student candidates admitted to teh Applied Measurement Science programme starting for the 2014/2015 study year. 16 prospective students participated. […]

On May 17, 2014 the spring seminar of the Applied Measurement Science programme took place. Students presented and discussed the progress of their master’s theses. _ _ _ As is […]

During May 19-21, 2014 the Eurachem Workshop on Quality in Analytical Measurements is taking place in Lisbon (Portugal). The workshop covers all main issues in ensuring the quality of analytical […]

On Apr 16, 2014 the MOOC Estimation of measurement uncertainty in chemical analysis offered by University of tartu finished successfully. The course eventually had 270 participants from more than 40 […]

On Monday, March 03, 2014 the web course “Estimation of Measurement Uncertainty in Chemical Analysis” was launched as a MOOC (Massive Online Open Course). This is the first MOOC created […]

The online course of Measurement Uncertainty Estimation in Analytical Chemistry (http://sisu.ut.ee/measurement/), which will be running as a MOOC during 03.03.14-13.04.14 has this morning got the 100th registered participant. The geographic […]

Different chiral 1,1’-bi-2-naphthol (BINOL)-derived acids and their analogues (see image on the right) were recently introduced as a highly efficient class of metal-free Brønsted acid organocatalysts, capable also of enantioselective […]

We are glad to announce that the on-line course Estimation Measurement Uncertainty in Chemical Analysis will during the Spring semester 2014 be offered as a free on-line course (so called […]

On Dec 27, 2013 Postimees, a prominent Estonian Daily newspaper, has awarded its annual title “person of the year 2013” to Mart Noorma – the initiator and scientific mentor of […]

On Nov 7, 2013 Ivo Leito gave presentation titled Measurement Science in Chemistry Education at University of Tartu in Opatija (Croatia) at the conference “Laboratory Competence 2013” organized by CroLab – the […]

On Oct 24, 2013 a seminar “Quality assurance and validation of analytical methods in the laboratory” was organized jointly in helsinki by the Finnish Chromatography society and Finnish Mass spectrometry […]

We are glad to introduce the Online Course of Measurement Uncertainty Estimation in Analytical Chemistry! It has been set up at University of Tartu during 2013 and its version 1 […]

On Jun 28, 2013 the Report on method for improved gravimetric Winkler titration (by Irja Helm, Lauri Jalukse, Ivo Leito) has been published by University of Tartu in the framework […]

The research work on accurate measurement method of binding constants in supramolecular chemistry carried out by Kristjan Haav (left) in the framework of his AMS master’s thesis has gained international […]

On Friday, Aug 30, 2013, the introductory meeting for first-year AMS students was held. Sergei Jurtšenko gave overview of the AMS programme, timetable of autumn semester 2013 and some practical […]

Roland Hoxha (in the middle on the photo), an AMS student who participated in the Measurement Science in Chemistry (MSC) Summer shool 2013 in Lyon said the following about this […]

Shanshan Wu (third from left on the photo), an AMS student who participated in the Measurement Science in Chemistry (MSC) Summer shool 2013 in Lyon said the following about this […]

On Friday, Jul 12, 2013 the MSC Summer school visited the Alps and ascended from Chamonix to a nearby mountain – Aiguille du Midi – with the height of slightly […]

Two young scientists – Karin Kipper and Riin Rebane – from UT analytical chemistry research group participated in the recent HPLC2013 conference in Amsterdam. Both of them presented the most […]

On July 08, 2013 the sixth MSC Euromaster Summer School 2013 started in Lyon (France). Altogether 34 students from more than ten countries participate in the Summer school, among them […]

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