The Tallinn University School of Natural Sciences and Health is an academic unit of Tallinn University that conducting education and research, development and creative activities in the following study areas:
- Natural Sciences and Sustainability
- Science and Technology Education
- Psychology and Behavioural Sciences
- Movement, Health and Sports Sciences
The study area of natural sciences and sustainability focus on research in biology, physics, geoecology, environment management, biochemistry and ecology. Our research focuses on ecological studies, base and applied research in nature sciences, evaluation of effects on nature, and collaborating on the integration of sustainability into the educational system and governance. The institute also encompasses the Institute of Ecology.
The study area of science and technology education focuses on training teachers in these fields as well as developing the didactic methods. Our research focuses on nature sciences and technology didactics. We aim to integrate sustainability and health into teacher education and work out a sustainable form of teaching and grading methodology and new study materials in nature studies.
The study area of psychology and behavioural sciences joins the expertise from psychology and organisational behaviour and applies them in studies and research. The research fields of the area are psychological studies, instruments of assessment, research and consultation in organisational behaviour, behavioural and neurosciences, predictive services and developing their applications.
The study area of movement, health and sports sciences connects the study programmes linked to personal service – physical education and recreation management – and is devoted to research and studies in movement, performance, ergonomics, recreation management, health conduct and sports sciences.
Liisa Puusepp, research coordinator
Phone: (+372) 6199 827