Open Ship Day

Open Ship Days, it seems to me, always have their challenges! For Tallinn, everything would be easy, or so we thought. We were heading for a dock in the City harbour and would be right next to the city center to attract all those crowds of people strolling through the beautiful streets of Tallinn: m...

Market proximity, cruise ships, inter-University diplomacy, and discovering a new maths talent: Blandina Mangelkramer tells us more about the Thor Heyerdahl’s eventful visit to our most northerly port on the Science Sets Sail voyage.

The first leg of Science Sets Sail is now over, we docked in Riga, Latvia, and welcomed guests to a special ‘Captain’s Dinner’ and our second ‘Open Ship Day.’ You might be wondering what we’ve achieved from a scientific perspective? Before changing crews, we asked this of Prof. Dr. Axel Munnecke of ...