One of the two 40 000 euro research awards for outstanding lifetime achievements in research and development was given to Professor Emeritus Ülo Lepik. Several UT researchers received the 20 000 euro award for best research work.
The prize was given to UT mycologist Leho Tedersoo and media and communication researcher Andra Siibak. Graduate of the Institute of Computer Science Dan Bogdanov was given the Young IT Scientist Award.
University’s academic units continue as four faculties within the new structure
As of 1st January 2016 University of Tartu have four faculties