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31.01.1984
eele.ounapuu-pikas@ut.ee

Career

Institutions and positions
01.01.2021–...   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Research Fellow in Plant Ecophysiology (0,80)
01.01.2020–31.12.2020   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Research Fellow in Plant Ecophysiology (1,00)
01.03.2019–31.12.2019   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Research Fellow in Plant Ecophysiology (0,80)
25.09.2017–28.02.2019   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Research Fellow in Plant Ecophysiology (0,50)
01.05.2016–24.09.2017   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Research Fellow in Applied Ecology (0,75)
01.01.2016–30.04.2016   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Research Fellow in Applied Ecology (1,00)
25.09.2014–31.12.2015   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University, Research Fellow in Applied Ecology (1,00)
01.05.2014–24.09.2014   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University, Technician (1,00)
01.02.2012–30.04.2014   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University, Technician (0,50)
01.10.2009–31.01.2012   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University, Technician (0,25)
01.02.2008–31.05.2008   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University, Technician (0,30)
 
 
Education
2007–2014   
University of Tartu, PhD studies in Plant ecology and ecophysiology
2005–2007   
University of Tartu, Master studies in Plant and Fungal Sciences (cum laude)
2002–2005   
University of Tartu, Bachelor studies in biology (cum laude)
1999–2002   
Hugo Treffners' Gymnasium (silver medal)
 
 
R&D related managerial and administrative work
2019−...   
Reviewing of manuscripts in plant sciences (Frontiers in Plant Science, PeerJ, European Journal of Forest Research)
2019−...   
SPPS (Scandinavian Plant Physiology Society) member
 
 
Additional information
Teaching at University of Tartu:
2009-... Lectures and practical course in plant anatomy and morphology (BSc students)
;
Teaching at Estonian University of Life Sciences:
2012-... Lectures and practical course in Dendrophysiology (MSc students)
;
2012 - conducting scientific research at The University of Trieste; April - June 2012; Trieste, Italy;
2013 - Instructor at the summerschool of Centre of Excellence in Environmental Adaptation ENVIRON "Measurement Methods in Environmental Biology, Järvselja and Tartu, Estonia, 19-23 August, 2013"
;
2012 - one of the organizers of "7th SPPS PhD Student Conference, Laulasmaa, Estonia, 12-15 September, 2012";
Popularization of science:
2019 - itroducing the work of a scientist and the life of plants to schoolchildren within the programme "Back to school";
2020 - instructing high-school students in plant anatomy and physiology workshops at the University of Tartu Open Doors Day;

Qualifications

 
 
Fields of research
ETIS CLASSIFICATION: 1. Biosciences and Environment; 1.4. Ecology, Biosystematics and -physiology; CERCS CLASSIFICATION: B310 Physiology of vascular plants ; SPECIFICATION: Plant ecophysiology (water relations and hydraulic architecture of woody plants)
 
 
Additional information
2019 - conference "SPPS2019 Conference"; 28-30 August 2019; Umea, Sweden (oral presentation);
2019 - conference "The 5th International Conference on Agricultural and Biological Sciences (ABS 2019)"; 21-24 July 2019; Macau, China (invited speaker);
2011 - summer school "Ecophysiological Field Techniques in Climate Change and Pollution Research"; 5-9 September 2011; Monte Bondone, Italy (organized by COST Action FP0903)
2011 - conference "XXIV SPPS Congress"; 21-25 August 2011; Stavanger, Norway (poster);
2011 - conference "8th APGC Symposium "Plant Functioning in a Changing Global and Polluted Environment""; 5-9 June 2011; Groningen, Holland (poster);
2011 - conference "Doctoral students' conference "Next generation insights into geosciences and ecology""; 12-13 May 2011; Tartu, Estonia (poster);
2010 - conference "6th SPPS PhD Student Conference"; 2-5 September 2010; Espoo, Finland (oral presentation);
2010 - post-graduation course "Data Aanalysis Tools in Ecology 2010"; 15-26 February 2010; Coimbra, Portugal;
Research grants and scholarships:
2008 - PhD student research funding from the Doctoral School of Ecology and Environmental Sciences
2010 - DoRa Programme Activity 8 scholarship
2010 - Prof. Olevi Kull Memorial Fund scholarship
2011 - PhD student research funding from the Doctoral School of Earth Sciences and Ecology
2012 - DoRa Programme Activity 6 scholarship
2019 - Dora Plus Activity 1.1 scholarship

Completed projects

Publications

Category
Year
Publication
 
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2020
6.3.
2020
5.2.
2019
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2018
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5.2.
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5.2.
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5.2.
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5.2.
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1.1.
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1.1.
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2.3.
2014
1.1.
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1.1.
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1.1.
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1.1.
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5.2.
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5.2.
2011
5.2.
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5.2.
2011
1.1.
2010
5.2.
2010
1.1.
2008
27.02.2020
31.01.1984
eele.ounapuu-pikas@ut.ee

Teenistuskäik

Töökohad ja ametid
01.01.2021–...   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja täppisteaduste valdkond, ökoloogia ja maateaduste instituut, taimede ökofüsioloogia teadur (0,80)
01.01.2020–31.12.2020   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja täppisteaduste valdkond, ökoloogia ja maateaduste instituut, taimede ökofüsioloogia teadur (1,00)
01.03.2019–31.12.2019   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja täppisteaduste valdkond, ökoloogia ja maateaduste instituut, taimede ökofüsioloogia teadur (0,80)
25.09.2017–28.02.2019   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja täppisteaduste valdkond, ökoloogia ja maateaduste instituut, taimede ökofüsioloogia teadur (0,50)
01.05.2016–24.09.2017   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja täppisteaduste valdkond, ökoloogia ja maateaduste instituut, taimede ökofüsioloogia teadur (0,75)
01.01.2016–30.04.2016   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja täppisteaduste valdkond, ökoloogia ja maateaduste instituut, taimede ökofüsioloogia teadur (1,00)
25.09.2014–31.12.2015   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskond, Tartu Ülikooli Ökoloogia- ja Maateaduste Instituut, taimede ökofüsioloogia teadur (1,00)
01.05.2014–24.09.2014   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskond, Tartu Ülikooli Ökoloogia- ja Maateaduste Instituut, tehnik (1,00)
01.02.2012–30.04.2014   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskond, Tartu Ülikooli Ökoloogia- ja Maateaduste Instituut, tehnik (0,50)
01.10.2009–31.01.2012   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskond, Tartu Ülikooli Ökoloogia- ja Maateaduste Instituut, tehnik (0,25)
01.02.2008–31.05.2008   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskond, Tartu Ülikooli Ökoloogia- ja Maateaduste Instituut, tehnik (0,30)
 
 
Haridustee
2007–2014   
Tartu Ülikool, doktoriõpe taimeökoloogia ja ökofüsioloogia erialal
2005–2007   
Tartu Ülikool, magistriõpe taime- ja seeneteaduse erialal (lõpetatud cum laude)
2002–2005   
Tartu Ülikool, bakalaureuseõpe bioloogia erialal (lõpetatud cum laude)
1999–2002   
Hugo Treffneri Gümnaasium (lõpetatud hõbemedaliga)
 
 
Teadusorganisatsiooniline ja -administratiivne tegevus
2019−...   
Teadusartiklite käsikirjade retsenseerimine taimeteaduste valdkonnas (Frontiers in Plant Science, PeerJ, European Journal of Forest Research)
2019−...   
SPPS (Scandinavian Plant Physiology Society) liige
 
 
Lisainfo
Õppetöö Tartu Ülikoolis:
2009-... Taimeanatoomia ja -morfoloogia loengud ja praktikumid (BSc tudengid)
;
Õppetöö Eesti Maaülikoolis:
2012-... Dendrofüsioloogia loengud ja praktikumid (MSc tudengid)
;
2012 - teadustöö läbiviimine Trieste Ülikoolis; aprill - juuni 2012; Trieste, Itaalia
;
2013 - Keskkonnamuutustele kohanemise tippkeskuse ENVIRON suvekooli "Measurement Methods in Environmental Biology, Järvselja ja Tartu, Eesti, 19.-23. august, 2013" instruktor
;
2012 - konverentsi "7th SPPS PhD Student Conference, Laulasmaa, Eesti, 12.-15. september, 2012" üks korraldajatest ;
Teaduse populariseerimine:
2019 - teadlase töö ja taimede elu tutvustamine kooliõpilastele projekti "Tagasi kooli" raames;
2020 - taimeanatoomia ja -füsioloogia töötubade korraldamine gümnasistidele Tartu Ülikooli Avatud Uste päeval;

Kvalifikatsioon

 
 
Teadustöö põhisuunad
ETIS KLASSIFIKAATOR: 1. Bio- ja keskkonnateadused; 1.4. Ökoloogia, biosüstemaatika ja -füsioloogia; CERCS KLASSIFIKAATOR: B310 Soontaimede füsioloogia ; TÄPSUSTUS: Taimede ökofüsioloogia (puittaimede veevahetus ja hüdrauliline arhitektuur)
 
 
Lisainfo
2019 - konverents "SPPS2019 Conference"; 28.-30. august 2019; Umea, Rootsi (suuline ettekanne);
2019 - konverents "The 5th International Conference on Agricultural and Biological Sciences (ABS 2019)"; 21.-24. juuli, 2019; Macau, Hiina (kutsutud suuline ettekanne);
2011 - suvekool "Ecophysiological Field Techniques in Climate Change and Pollution Research"; 5.-9. september, 2011; Monte Bondone, Itaalia (organiseeritud COST Action FP0903 raames)
2011 - konverents "XXIV SPPS Congress"; 21.-25. august, 2011; Stavanger, Norra (poster);
2011 - konverents "8th APGC Symposium "Plant Functioning in a Changing Global and Polluted Environment""; 5.-9. juuni, 2011; Groningen, Holland (poster);
2011 - konverents "Doctoral students' conference "Next generation insights into geosciences and ecology""; 12.-13. mai, 2011; Tartu, Eesti (poster);
2010 - konverents "6th SPPS PhD Student Conference"; 2.-5. september, 2010; Espoo, Soome (suuline ettekanne);
2010 - statistilise andmetöötluse kursus "Data Aanalysis Tools in Ecology 2010"; 15.-26. veebruar, 2010; Coimbra, Portugal;
Uurimistoetused ja stipendiumid:
2008 - Ökoloogia ja keskkonnateaduste doktorikooli stipendium
2010 - DoRa programmi tegevus 8 stipendium
2010 - Prof. Olevi Kulli Mälestusstipendium
2011 - Maateaduste ja ökoloogia doktorikooli stipendium
2012 - DoRa programmi tegevus 6 stipendium
2019 - Dora Pluss tegevus 1.1 stipendium

Lõppenud projektid

Publikatsioonid

Klass
Aasta
Publikatsioon
 
1.1.
2020
6.3.
2020
5.2.
2019
5.2.
2019
5.2.
2018
1.1.
2017
5.2.
2017
5.2.
2017
5.2.
2017
1.1.
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5.2.
2015
5.2.
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5.2.
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5.2.
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5.2.
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1.1.
2014
1.1.
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2.3.
2014
1.1.
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1.1.
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1.1.
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1.1.
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5.2.
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5.2.
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2011
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5.2.
2010
1.1.
2008
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ETFETF8333Impact of increasing atmospheric humidity on water relations and hydraulic architecture of forest tree species 01.01.201031.12.2014Arne SellinUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University49 084,64 EUR
MUUSLOOM12022T (3.2.0802.11-0043)Research and development activities on biosphere and atmosphere of the Esronian Ekvironmental Observatory (BioAtmos)01.10.201131.12.2014Kaido SoosaarUniversity of Tartu757 600,23 EUR
ETFETF6617Relationships between hydraulic architecture, leaf photosynthetic capacity and water-use efficiency in forest trees01.01.200631.12.2009Arne SellinUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Biology and Geography; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old)61 876,71 EUR
TKF11100PKTF (TK107)Centre of Excellence in Environmental Adaptation01.01.201131.12.2015Ülo NiinemetsEstonian University of Life Sciences; Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences; Tallinn University of Technology , Faculty of Science; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Technology, University of Tartu; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University3 054 552,95 EUR
IUTIUT34-9Forest ecosystem acclimation to increasing atmospheric humidity and interacting environmental drivers01.01.201531.12.2020Arne SellinUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences798 000,00 EUR
SFSF0180025s12Multi-scale interactions between water, carbon and nitrogen fluxes in experimental and natural ecosystems: effects of climate change.01.01.201231.12.2014Anu SõberUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University446 640,00 EUR
SFSF0182732s06Interactions between fluxes of carbon and water in ecosystems under the influence of changing environment01.01.200631.12.2011Anu SõberUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Biology and Geography; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old)870 509,68 EUR