Mobility Lab is participating in three new EU projects

Mobility Lab is a project partner in three new fascinating EU projects: BuildERS – Building European Communities’ Resilience and Social Capital Our researcher Siiri Silm participated in a kick-off meeting for this project from 8th to 10th of May in Tampere, Finland. Mobility Lab’s task in this project is is to find a way how … Read more

Annual Conference of Estonian Social Sciences

This year’s Annual Conference of Estonian Social Sciences took place on 26th and 27th of April in Tartu. From the Mobility lab’s research group our researchers Anto Aasa, Siiri Silm and master student Kirsti Vill gave presentations. The conference was focused on Estonian future environments. More information, pictures and videos of the conference can be … Read more

Mobility Lab on AAG Annual Meeting in Washington DC

Mobility Lab of University of Tartu participated in Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, April 3-7, 2019. The five-day conference hosted more than 7,000 geographers from around the world and featured over 5,000 presentations, posters, workshops, and field trips by leading scholars, experts, and researchers. On the first day of the conference, … Read more

Researcher Anto Aasa held a public lecture at Tbilisi State University

Mobility Lab’s research fellow Anto Aasa spent the last week of March in Georgia, Tbilisi where he gave a weekly course on geospatial analysis and held a public lecture on mobile positioning based research. On Wednesday March 27, International School of Economics (ISET) of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (TSU) in Georgia hosted Mobility Lab’s … Read more

4th place from the European Big Data Hackathon 2019

This year’s European Big Data Hackathon took place place in Brussels from 9 to 12 March. The Mobility lab was presented by research scientist Anto Aasa. Alongside with his team member from Statistics Estonia the team of two managed to gain 4th place. The Estonian team tried to find out what are the reasons of … Read more

Recording of Prof. Frank Witlox’s public lecture

On 6th of March the Honorary Doctor of Geography of the University of Tartu and the Professor in Geography of the University of Ghent gave a public lecture on Urban indicators for monitoring progress and transformation towards smart cities. The recording of the lecture is available HERE.

The University of Tartu confers the title of Honorary Doctor of Geography on Professor Frank Witlox of Ghent University

On Saturday, 1 December, the University of Tartu celebrated the 99th anniversary of the Estonian national university. At the anniversary ceremony honorary doctorates were conferred. In recognition of his long-term productive collaboration with researchers of the University of  Tartu and Mobility Lab, Professor Frank Witlox received the degree of Honorary Doctor of Geography. In recognition of … Read more

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 of the buildings started renovating. In this video you will get an overview of the … Read more

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 additional information on people’s behavior and the functioning of cities, and help to apply smart … Read more

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