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Master’s students at the University Centre of the Westfjords may choose to conduct their thesis research wherever they like in the world. This goes for both the new Coastal Communities and Regional De...
3. February 2020

Master’s students at the University Centre of the Westfjords are finishing up their coursework and heading into their thesis research time period. Every year, students have the opportunity to design t...
24. June 2019

We often forget to ask ourselves, “Where is the food that ends up on my plate coming from?” However, with increased awareness of the impacts that the transport and production of food on an industrial ...
5. April 2019
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Humpback Whale Research with Drone Technology

Ingi Björn Guðnason


The natural environment surrounding UW provides students with a plethora of research opportunities, all they have to do to make it happen is to have vision and determination. Take for example Justin B...
22. February 2019

Field trips to some of the more remote areas of the Westfjords are an annual event in the fall for the new Coastal and Marine Management students who come each year to the University Centre of the Wes...
10. October 2017

This summer marks ten years since the University Centre of the Westfjords and SIT Study Abroad, in the USA, started working together on their Westfjords field school program. The program is tailored t...
29. May 2017

The University Centre of the Westfjords is more often than not a buzzing site for people from various corners of the world. Not only are the students of the coastal and marine management program of ma...
26. April 2017