Events calendar

October 2018

FINAL CONFERENCE "Animal reproduction, technology and welfare"

Start: 03.12.2018 08:00
End: 04.12.2018 18:00

Kreutzwaldi 1 Tartu

SEARMET Sheffield Meeting will take place on 10-11 December 2018.

Start: 10.12.2018 00:00
End: 11.12.2018 00:00

The University of Sheffield, at The Edge, Endcliffe Village.

International Winter School „Molecular Biology in Animal Sciences“ took place on November 13th -17th 2017 in Tartu, Estonia

International winter school „Molecular Biology in Animal Sciences“ took place on November 13th -17th 2017 in Tartu, Estonia. The main organizers of the winter school were Graduate School in Biomedicine and Biotechnology and Doctoral School of Clinical Medicine through Estonian University of Life Sciences ASTRA programme „Value-chain based bio-economy“, Transgeno ERA Chair project team from the University of Tartu and SEARMET project from the Estonian University of Life Sciences. The first three days of the programme took place in the Institute of Biomedicine and Translational Medicine, University of Tartu and in the National Centre for Translational and Clinical Rese...

Seminar "Technology Transfer and patenting. Experiences and practices of Copenhagen University."

On 19th of September 2017 a seminar "Technology Transfer and patenting. Experiences and practices of Copenhagen University" took place in EMU Assembly Hall. Seminar was organized by Estonian University of Life Sciences in cooperation with the University of Copenhagen. Niels Lysholm Engelhard from UCPH Tech Trans Office conduced a seminar where following topics were discussed: ·        Introduction to technology transfer (history, what is in it for the researchers, and other stakeholders?) ·        Intellectual property rights with special focus on patent rights ·    &nb...

SEARMET Steering Committee in Tartu on September 7th 2017

At the beginning of September, SEARMET project team met again in Tartu, Estonia. During the Steering Committee meeting different upcoming deliverables, trainings as well as the organization of Searmet Winter School „Molecular Biology in Animal Sciences“ was discussed by the partners. Project team decided to have our next SEARMET Steering Committee meeting in March 2018 in UK.

Two workshops organized by EMU and University of Sheffield in September 2017

Estonian University of Life Sciences in cooperation with the University of Sheffield organized two workshops on September 7th and 8th 2017. Both of the workshops were conducted by professor William Holt (more information about Prof. Holt may be found here) and Mrs. Lisa Thurston (more information about Mrs. Thurston may be found here) from the University of Sheffield. The first „Presentation Skills Workshop“ took place on September 7th in the building of the Institute of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences, EMU (Kreutzwaldi 62, room B-119). The target audience of this workshop was mainly students and very early career scientists. The workshop was divided into two parts: I...

Workshop "Curriculum Deveopment" on 5th of September 13:30 - 16:30

On 5th of September 2017 the workshop „Curriculum Development“ took place at EMU main building (Kreutzwaldi 1, room 104). Workshop was organized by EMU in cooperation with the University of Sheffield. The workshop was conducted by Professor Michelle Marshall from the University of Sheffield. She is a Director of Learning and Teaching in the Academic Unit of Medical Education of the Medical School in the University of Sheffield. More information about Prof. Marshall may be found here: The content of the training was mostly about the pedagogy/theory of learning and teaching as well as practical approaches to developing and delivering teaching and educational activities. The topics...

SEARMET Workshop "Managing Research Projects" by project manager Hector Pagan on August 25th 2017

On 25th of August 2017, SEARMET project manager Hector Pagan conducted a workhop on topic „Managing Research Projects“ at EMU. The main goal of the workshop was to teach PhD students and postdocs about managing their research projects and discuss the most common mistakes. Hector introduced the three elements that most funders look for when supporting projects: excellence, implementation and impact. He discussed more in deep what funders look for in each - with a focus on impact and implementation. He also shared his experiences and explained his approach to writing proposals. As Hector Pagas has several experience in writing research proposals for different funders as well as m...