The results for the outstanding publication, textbook, and creative project competition of Tallinn University are now available

The aim of the competition is to motivate Tallinn University’s staff to conduct high-level research and creative work and to encourage them to introduce their professional achievements.

This year experts for the competition were:  Professor Tõnu Laas (Chairman), Senior Researcher Martin Klesment, Associate Professor Helin Puksand, Lecturer Heie Marie Treier, Associate Professor Maria Zeltser and Senior Researcher Inna Jürjo.

59 entries were submitted to the competition and decision was made as follows:

The best monograph:

  • Hagi Šein. Digiajastu teleraamat. Digiajastu televisioon Eestis 2000-2020. Tallinn: Hagi Šein, 2021, 700 pages.


  • Tuuli Kurisoo. Adornment, self-definition, religion: Pendants of the north-eastern Baltic Sea region, 9th-13th century. Kiel/Hamburg: Wachholtz Verlag, 2021, 550 pages.


The best article in humanities:

  • Eeva Kesküla (2021). Austerity, skill and gendered work in Kazakhstan’s heavy industry. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, 27 (4), 928−948. DOI: 10.1111/1467-9655.13612


The best article in natural sciences:

  • Renu Geetha Bai, Kasturi Muthoosamy, Rando Tuvikene, Huang Nay Ming, Sivakumar Manickam, (2021). Highly sensitive electrochemical biosensor using folic acid-modified reduced graphene oxide for the detection of cancer biomarker. Nanomaterials, 11 (5, 1272). DOI: 10.3390/nano11051272.


The best article in social sciences:

  • Riin Seema, Mati Heidmets, Kenn Konstabel ja Ene Varik-Maasik (2021). Development and Validation of the Digital Addiction Scale for Teenagers (DAST). Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment. DOI: 10.1177/07342829211056394
  • Kateryn Rannu, Aleksandra Ljalikova ja Katrin Poom-Valickis (2021): Influences on teachers’ attitudes towards languages of learning and teaching: the Estonian experience, Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, DOI: 10.1080/01434632.2021.1925287


The best article in exact sciences:

  • Rando Tuvikene (2021). Carrageenans. In: Glyn O. Phillips, Peter A. Williams (Ed.). Handbook of Hydrocolloids, 767−804, Amsterdam: Elsevie


The best general education or higher education institution textbook:

  • Georg Sootla, Leif Kalev, Kersten Kattai (Eds.). Avalik poliitika I. Avaliku poliitika kujundamise protsess. Tallinn: Tallinna Ülikooli kirjastus, 2021, 399 pp.
  • Leif Kalev ja Georg Sootla (Eds.). Avalik poliitika II. Avaliku poliitika disain. Tallinn: Tallinna Ülikooli kirjastus, 2021, 564pp.
  • Georg Sootla, Leif Kalev ja Indrek Saar (Eds.). Avalik poliitika III. Avaliku poliitika teooriad ja analüüsi metoodikad. Tallinn: Tallinna Ülikooli kirjastus, 2021, 467 pp.


The best creative project:

  • Heli Reimann. Exposition „Jazz Idealism 1967“ 11.05.2021- 03.10.2021 Ajaloomuuseumi Tallihoones. 


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Last updated 03/28/2022 - 12:31