Awards and acknowledgements

2022

Kairi Kreegipuu received the University of Tartu Medal.

Marika Rauk received the decoration “100 Semesters at the University of Tartu”.

Kertu Saar received the Institute's Best Supporting Staff Award of 2022.

Anu Realo was elected a member of Academia Europaea.

Anu Realo was elected to the Scientific Advisory Committee of the World Values Survey Association.

Kirsti AkkermannLiisi AusmeesKariina LaasAnni TammPirko Tõugu and Helen Uusberg were added to the Portal to Excellent Women Academics AcademiaNet.

2021

The opening of our new curriculum "Applied Behavioural Science" (lead by Andero Uusberg) received the Act of the Year Award from the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Tartu.

Kariina Laas received the Institute's Most Publically Active Employee Award of 2021.

Our students were successful in the national student research paper competition:

  • Kadi Reintam received the 1st prize in the field of social sciences, at the level of applied higher education and Bachelor's studies, with the paper “Relationships between the changes in the symptoms of eating disorders and diagnostic categories and anxiety and depression”.
  • Triinu Ojalo received the 1st prize in the Master's level with the competition paper “Depression and antidepressant use in connection with the genetic risk of dementia and Alzheimer's disease”.
  • Helo Liis Soodla received the 2nd prize in the Master's level with the competition paper “Towards Dimensional Psychopathology: Personality-Based Latent Profile Analysis”.

PhD student Helo Liis Soodla received the University of Tartu Medal and Associate Professor Kirsti Akkermann and Lecturer Kariina Laas received the University of Tartu Badge of Distinction.

Academic Affairs Specialist Marju Tammiste received the Institute's Best Supporting Staff Award of 2021.

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.

2020

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 of 2020.

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.

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Viivi Luik

"Contribution to Estonian National Identity" award presented to writer Viivi Luik

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Tartu Ülikool

University of Tartu scholarship for expatriate Estonian visiting professors is granted to Annela Anger-Kraavi and Mart Kuldkepp

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Tunnustamine- Tartu Ülikool

Recipients of University of Tartu honorary decorations announced