On March 16 to 20 a BOVA Intensive Master Course “Practical Comparative Animal Welfare Assessment” took place at the Estonian University of Life Sciences.
On March 9 to 13, BOVA-NOVA master course "Agrifood Supply Chains in the Baltic Sea Region" takes place at the Estonian University of Life Sciences. The course aims to enhance the capacity of students in better understanding interrelations of agrifood sectors in the Baltic Sea region, and interrelations between agrifood sectors of the Baltic Sea region and the global agrifood value chains.
On January 11, an ill sea eagle was brought to the animal clinic of the Estonian University of Life Sciences where for the first time in Estonia avian blood transfusion was performed.
The Thomson Reuters Essential Science Indicators database places the Estonian University of Life Sciences into the top 1% most cited research facilities in the world in the field of environment and ecology. So far the Estonian University of Life Sciences belonged in the top 1% only in the field of plant and animal science.
An international research team lead by Ülo Niinemets, professor of plant physiology at the Estonian University of Life Sciences has come to the conclusion that climate change towards more humid and warm may lead to greater volatile emissions from plants, also affecting the chemical composition of the atmosphere.