The University Express in Bolungarvík

On the occasion of the one hundred year anniversary of the University of Iceland a University Express has been traveling around the country for the past few months. On Saturday August 13 the Express will be in Bolungarík with a diverse and interesting program. Further information is available in Icelandic on the UI website.

Northern Research Forum: Our Ice Dependent World

It is our pleasure to remind you of the 6th Open Assembly of the Northern Research Forum (NRF), ´Our Ice Dependent World´ to be held in Hveragerði, Iceland, 3rd - 6th of September 2011.

Interesting courses at the University of Akureyri; continuous education

During the autumn term 2011 the University of Akureyri offers courses on Icelandic Fish Industry and on Marketing of goods and services. The courses can be taught via distance learning. Further information available in Icelandic.

Course on Icelandic Fish Industry

During the autumn term 2011 the University of Akureyri offers a course on Icelandic Fish Industry, especially designed for employees of the industry. The course can be taught via distance learning. Further information available in Icelandic.

Museum Education - Teaching and Learning in a Museum

August 26 to 28 2011 a course in museum education will be held at the Hrafnseyri Museum in Arnarfjörður, Westfjords. The course is held by the Hrafnseyri museum and the Museum Research Centre of the University of Iceland.

Call for Papers on Educational Research

The annual symposium of The School of Education at the University of Iceland will be held September 30 2011 at the University of Iceland, Reykjavík. The deadline for paper submission is May 15 2011.

No Lunch Lecture this Week

Friday April 8 and Saturday April 9 the Symposium on Icelandic Social Sciences will be held in the University Centre of the Westfjords. Due to this there will be no Lunch Lecture on Friday. We encourage people to learn more about the many interesting lectures given on the symposium on it's website.

The Westfjords Cultural Council Grants

Grants for cultural projects in the Westfjords, from the Westfjords Cultural Council, are now open for applications. The deadline is April 14.

Symposium: Long Term Policy Making for Living Resources of the Ocean

A symposium on long term policy making for living resources of the ocean will be held by the Marine Research Institute of Iceland and the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries at Hótel Loftleiðir in Reykjavík on Friday February 25 between 9:00 and 16:20.

Stray Birds from North America

Thursday February 24 at 12.15-12.45 Yann Kolbeinsson, biologist at the Natural History Institute of the North East of Iceland, will give a talk about stray birds from North America. The talk is in Icelandic and will be available via videoconference at the University Centre of the Westfjords and at the Research Centre in Bolungarvík.
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