Center studying loyalty of young Russians
The International Center for Defense and Security (ICDS) is conducting a survey to determine attitudes of young Russian-speaking people in Estonia towards national defense and security, as well as their loyalty to the state. Executive manager of the center Dmitri Teperik said that some politicians and public figures have speculated at length on young Russians and a potential security risk, whereas there is no reliable data on the subject.
18.01.2017, Andres EinmannT24
Põnevad rakendused, mis teevad õppimise lihtsamaks
Tehnoloogia areng mõjutab lisaks teistele valdkondadele ka haridust, mistõttu on hakatud üha enam õppeprotsessi kaasama nutiseadmeid ja nendele mõeldud rakendusi.
13.09.2016, PM TarbijaPM
Editorial: inclination and ability
The population is aging and thus the influence of the elderly increases accordingly. Tellingly, a bank has ordered a study into their saving habits.
Estonians the third tallest on planet
According to the thoroughest tallness study thus far, world leaders in average height are Dutch men and Lithuanian ladies. In both categories, Estonians come third.
26.07.2016, Arko Olesk in ManchesterPM
Nearly 70 percent of Estonian youth has tried alcohol at home
According to an overview of the alcohol prevention program Efekt nearly 70 percent of Estonian students who had consumed alcohol had done it at home when their parents gave them some to try.
Survey: 2/3 of Estonian citizens see refugee crisis as bigger threat than Russia
Two-thirds of Estonian citizens regard the migration crisis as a bigger threat than the danger of a Russian aggression, it appears from a poll commissioned by the Institute for the Study of Societal Issues (MTU Uhiskonnauuringute Instituut).
Emotions the string pulling Estonians back home again
Estonians dwelling abroad think Compatriots Programme benefits to be vital when teaching their kids the native tongue and culture – the cord to Estonia that serves to bring people back in later years as shown by impact assessment.
18.12.2015, Liis VelskerPM
Finned Estonian robot plunges to probe wrecks
Underwater robots are being developed in Estonia, intended to study sunken ships. Sounds unbelievable, but machines like this still don't exist.
24.07.2015, Uwe GnadeteichPM
Report: Non-EU immigrants mainly come to Estonia for reasons of family, study
The overwhelming majority of immigrants coming to live in Estonia from non-EU countries come here as part of family- or study-related migration, it appears from a study on the country's options in migration policy.
Report: Immigrants no burden on Estonia's welfare system
While the people who have immigrated so far have not remained a burden on Estonia's welfare system, meaning that there is no «benefits tourism» in Estonia, the country has not managed to attract workers with a high level of knowledge and skills either, it appears from a report by the National Audit Office.
Estonians are still physically inactive, overweight - study
According to the results of a study of Estonians' health behavior carried out by the National Institute for Health Development (TAI) and published on Friday the number of everyday smokers is declining in Estonia but problems with physical activity and being overweight remain on the same level.
Undersea tunnel effective with Rail Baltic
Preliminary studies show a tunnel between Helsinki and Tallinn would cost €9–13bn to build and pay itself off in 35–40 years.
Love paramount for men of Estonia
At least one stereotype to be buried, near term: even if shy so to tell, what Estonian guys want most is love, kids and a home. The material values of past decades are dethroned, reveals a fresh study on males.
11.02.2015, Oliver KundPM
Study reveals drop in Estonian black market for cigarettes
The share of illicit cigarettes in Estonia has dropped by 1.9 percentage points on year to 18.8 percent, a fresh study shows.
Kids home alone while parents work abroad
Leaving children in Estonia and heading abroad to work, parents deem the decision a private family issue and shy away from even informing the school due to inward guilt.
13.01.2015, Anneli AmmasPM
Support for euro, EU has grown in Estonia - survey
Estonians' support for the European Union and the common euro currency has risen and the percentage of firm supporters has grown, it appears from a fresh survey.
Estonia again ranks second in fresh Freedom House internet freedom scoreboard
Estonia once again placed second in a new internet freedom study released on Thursday by the New York-based Freedom House foundation, while Iceland again grabbed the top position.
Among Baltic states' residents Estonians have the most savings - Swedbank survey
According to a survey of the Institute for Private Finances at Swedbank most Estonians or 83 percent have savings while 66 percent of Lithuanians and 53 percent of Latvians have set money aside.
Folks fed up with sales calls
«Hello! Can you spare a moment? We’ve got this offer …» Once a month or more, nearly half in Estonia get a call like this from some salesperson – and they wish it would stop.
14.10.2014, Tuuli KochPM
Meat plants bemoan the EU haste
Pretty soon, new requirements will enter into force regarding food product labelling, some of which irk the companies. For instance, meat producers are unwilling to show content of water near name of products.
30.07.2014, Triin ÄrmPM
Estonian scientists building a giant microscope
Physicists at University of Tartu are the first in Estonia to officially cooperate with European Spallation Source (ESS).
22.07.2014, Merilyn SädePM
Threats don’t work
In fight against alcohol and tobacco, fear appeals are ineffective or rather provoke a backlash, say behaviourists.
23.04.2014, Liis VelskerPM
German study lists Estonia’s strengths and weaknesses
Estonia is the most sustainably governed post-Soviet country and ahead of several long-term democracies, shows a fresh study by Bertelsmann Foundation.
08.04.2014, Oliver KundPM
Saving habits beg push to improve
People do stand ready to save; even so, to develop saving habits, they need a helping hand or some kind of trigger, as revealed by fresh study by Praxis, a centre for policy studies. For many, the trigger was provided by painful lessons of recent recession.
15.01.2014, Tõnis OjaPM
Ministry bans publication of bothersome study
Environment ministry prohibited the publication of state financed research results, which corresponded not to the preconceived idea of Nabala needing to be proclaimed ecological reserve to protect karstic clefts and underground rivers. The new ecological reserve is in pipeline within this year.
28.11.2013, Andrus KarnauPM
Non-citizens in Estonia complain about accessibility of information - study
Third-country nationals and people with undefined citizenship in Estonia highlight poor accessibility of information as one of the biggest problems, it appears from a study by the independent think tank Praxis Center for Policy Studies and the Institute of Baltic Studies published on Wednesday.
Study commissioned by Estonian ministry shows Paldiski as best location for LNG terminal
While from LNG trading and gas flows point of view it doesn't make a substantial difference whether the new regional terminal for liquefied natural gas (LNG) is situated in Inkoo, Finland or Paldiski, Estonia, navigation related issues make it cheaper to build it in Paldiski, a study on the subject for the Estonian Ministry of Economy and Communications by former Eesti Energia board member Harri Mikk says.
Estonian children's internet usage similar to Eastern, Southeastern Europe - study
The internet usage of Estonian children is similar to that of the Eastern and Southeastern European countries but clearly differs from the Nordic countries' children's usage, a report of the international EU Kids Online research network shows.
Study: 6 pct of Estonians admit bribing in past year
In Estonia 6 percent of respondents admit giving a bribe or granting a gratuity in the last 12 months, results of an international corruption study show.
Estonia’s ailing elderly leaning upon family
As revealed by a study covering 60,000 Europeans, economic recession is significantly affecting the health of people aged over 50.
01.07.2013, Kaspar Jõgeva