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The smart city district in the city of Tartu

The Mobility Lab is participating in the large-scale international H2020 project SmartEnCity where the is to transform the centre of Tartu into a smart city district. 21 apartment buildings will be renovated into zero-energy buildings. In summer 2018, around half … Continue reading

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Scientists will gather this week in Tartu to discuss the implementation of spatial big data in social studies

The 6th Mobile Tartu conference will be held in Tartu on June 27th–29th, bringing together more than 70 researchers from 24 countries. The role of spatial big data has become fundamentally important in the contemporary society. New data sources provide … Continue reading

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In memoriam Rein Ahas

Rein Ahas (10.12.1966 – 18.02.2018) In Memoriam Estonian academia has suffered a heavy loss. Rein Ahas, professor in human geography at the University of Tartu, passed away on Sunday, February 18 at the age of just 51. Professor Ahas was … Continue reading

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Digital Revolution

At the “Embedding digital into societal challenges” conference in Brussels was discussed how EU science, research and innovation policy plays an important part in merging the physical and digital worlds by matching digital technologies with innovative solutions to societal challenges. Digital revolution … Continue reading

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Workshop on data processing and analytics of smartphone and GPS data

11-12 September 2017, Tartu Estonia will be held “Workshop on data processing and analytics of smartphone and GPS data”. The aim of the workshop is to exchange ideas and develop research methods for processing, cleaning and analysing smartphone and GPS data. … Continue reading

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Prof Matthew Zook is giving a prensentation on 29 March 2017 about smart cities

Prof. Matthew Zook from University of Kentucky is giving a presentation “Crowd-sourcing the Smart City: Big Geosocial Media Data, Ethics and Urban Governance” in Department of Geography PhD seminar on Wednesday 29 march 2017 at 16.15, Vanemuise 46-327. Prof. Zook’s … Continue reading

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Age Poom defended successfully her PhD thesis

Our Mobility Lab member Age Poom defended her doctoral thesis titled ”Spatial aspects of the environmental load of consumption and mobility” on 2 March 2017 at University of Tartu Senate Hall. Supervisors: Professor PhD Rein Ahas, PhD Kati Orru; Opponent: … Continue reading

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Invitation to the Livable City Forum Tartu

Dear Livable City Forum Friend, University of Tartu and Tartu City Government are happy to welcome all of you to the 3rd Livable City Forum that will be held in Tartu, Estonia, on March 7-8th! The forum will address following … Continue reading

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