KAST Roundtable Discussions

As the institution’s most representative forum for policy discussion since 1996, the “KAST Roundtable Discussions” is established to formulate long-term visions and development strategies, and to explore solutions for pending issues in science & technology. Distinguished scholars of KAST and other experts in diverse areas discuss in depth extensive issues that directly affect people’s lives…

Impact of research in science education. Addressing the need for a knowledge-based society

This expert seminar was organized by Estonian Academy of Sciences and University of Tartu, supported by Horizon 2020 Twinning project “Addressing Attractiveness of Science Career Awareness” (SciCar). This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 952470. SciCar – a science education project – addresses…

DDE Open Science Forum

Deep-time Digital Earth (DDE) is the first big sciences initiative of IUGS, UNESCO’s principal partner in geological sciences and one of the largest scientific unions in the world which is commemorating its 60th anniversary in 2022. Launched in late 2018, DDE has grown despite the constraints on international travel and communications imposed by the pandemic.…