Job Openings in the Field of Coastal and Marine Issues

The University Centre receives a number of notifications about job openings in the field of coastal and marine issues. These are job openings from all over the world, in the field of research and teaching. Below you can find the latest listings.

IMARES in the Netherlands offering 18 jobs

MARES (Institute for Marine Resources and Ecosystem Studies) in the Netherlands is seeking 18 new colleages. Application deadline for the jobs is January 6 2011. Further information here.

Small country, big history

On 17th of November 1918, 4 p.m., was held first meeting of the National Council at the Latvian National Theatre in Riga. At the same day, the first Latvian government was elected by this Council and already on 18th of November the Independence was proclaimed.

Job Openings in the Field of Coastal and Marine Issues

The University Centre receives a number of notifications about job openings in the field of coastal and marine issues. These are job openings from all over the world, in the field of research and teaching. The announcement venue will be used to post these notifications in the future. Below you can find the first listings.

The Shell: Artist's and Scholar's residency in the Westfjords

The Icelandic Centre for Ethnology and Folklore offers an artist's and scholar's residency in the Strandir region of Iceland this winter. The Shell, as it is called, is a beautiful and newly renovated house in the village of Hólmavík. Scholars and artists can apply for stays ranging from a week to a month in the period of November 1st 2010 to May 1st 2011.
The Shell in Hólmavík. Photo: www.icef.is
The Shell in Hólmavík. Photo: www.icef.is

The Seventh International Congress of the Arctic Social Sciences (ICASS VII)

The Seventh International Congress of the Arctic Social Sciences (ICASS VII) will be held in Akureyri, Iceland, on June 22-26, 2011. This conference, entitled Circumpolar Perspectives in Global Dialogue: Social Sciences beyond the International Polar Year, is being organized by the International Arctic Social Sciences Association (IASSA), and it will be hosted by the University of Akureyri, the Town of Akureyri and the Stefansson Arctic Institute.

Open position at the University Centre: Marine Innovation

Committed in its aim to enhance knowledge in the field of marine issues as well as to increase the number of its students, the University Centre of the Westfjords announces an open position for Programme Director Marine Innovation. The new programme director will, in close cooperation with the existing programme director in the field of coastal and marine management, strengthen the existing programme and develop new courses in the field of Marine Innovation.

Marketing Course

The University of Akureyri offers a course in marketing the coming fall. The course is available via distance learning. Further information is available in Icelandic.

SIT students present research projects

Next Wednesday, July 14, students from the School for International Training (SIT) who have been hosted by the University Centre for the past week will be presenting research projects that they have been working on during their stay here.

Academic Celebration

2010 heralds the first year that students graduate from the Master’s Program in Coastal and Marine Management taught at the University Centre in cooperation with the University of Akureyri. Formal graduation was at the University of Akureyri on June 12. The University Centre will celebrate the occasion in Hrafnseyri/Westfjords on June 17 – Iceland’s National Independence Day. It is an honour for the University Centre that the Minister of Education, Science and Culture as well as the rector of the University of Akureyri have accepted to attend. We hope to see as many friends of the University Centre as possible on this festive day.
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