Tag Archives: Urmas Kõljalg

Why are Estonian mushroom scientists among the best in the world?

This post was originally written by Marian Männi and published in Research Estonia (link to the original post) Estonia became the world’s centre of mycology against all odds. Around every fifth person in Tartu, Estonia’s second largest city, is a … Continue reading

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Annual update on our share of most influencal scientist

Text by Lauri Laanisto Last year, when Clarivate Analytics published the list of most influential scientists in the world, we in EcolChange were rather happy about it, because: “From those 7 most influential Estonian researchers 4 (!!!) are members of … Continue reading

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DOI codes will be used parallel to species names

Text from Research in Estonia page (link to the original post) Scientists at the University of Tartu created a new method for communicating species. The classification initiated by Carl von Linné, which has lasted for over 200 years, does not … Continue reading

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Two more global citizen science networks calling for participants – FunLeaf and FunHome

Last week we had a post about DarkDivNet, a global network to explore the dark diversity of plant communities, instigated by Meelis Pärtel´s macroecology workgroup in the University of Tartu. Now the Natural History Museum in Tartu, led by Urmas … Continue reading

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Our share of most influencal scientist

Text by Lauri Laanisto Last week Clarivate Analytics released it´s annual list of top researchers – the ones that are considered most influential among their discipline (link to methodology). Estonia had altogether 7 scientist in that list (compared with last … Continue reading

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