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Tiit Land and Hannes Palang run for Rector

08.01.2016

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Two candidates were set up for the rectorial election on February 8th – the current Rector Tiit Land and Professor Hannes Palang.

Tiit Land was born on September 25th 1964. He has a doctoral degree in neurochemistry and neurotoxicology, has been a Professor of chemistry at Tallinn University since 2006 and the Rector since 2011.

Hannes Palang was born on November 14th 1968. He has a doctoral degree in Geography, and has been a Professor of human geography in Tallinn University since 2008.

The Rector will be elected by an electoral board on February 8th. The board comprises of Senate members, leading researchers and appointed Professors, members of the Advisory Board and student representatives elected by the Student Union.

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