Awards and acknowledgements


Our doctoral student Helo Liis Soodla received the University of Tartu Medal and Associate Professor Kirsti Akkermann and Lecturer Kariina Laas received the University of Tartu Medal.

Academic Affairs Specialist Marju Tammiste received the Institute's Best Supporting Staff Award.

Our courses "Social Psychology" (Toivo Aavik) and "Multiculturalism, Learning and Work Migration in the Context of Career Development" (Margit Rammo) received an e-course quality mark.


Iiris Tuvi in collaboration with Jaanus Harro, Evelyn Kiive, Talis Bachmann and Mariliis Vaht received an award for promoting research cooperation between institutes for the article "Associations of attention distractivity with attention deficit and with variation in the KTN1 gene".

An article on influencing human behavior through nudging by Andero Uusberg and colleagues won the Journal of Behavioral Public Administration's Best Article of the Year 2020 Award.

Andero Uusberg received the Institute's Most Publically Active Employee Award.

Uku Vainik was nominated for the National Research Award.

Kariina Laas was nominated by the students for the title of Lecturer of the Year at the University of Tartu.