Guðbjörg Ásta Ólafsdóttir

Director of the University of Iceland Research Centre of the Westfjords

Forstöðumaður Rannsókna- og fræðaseturs Háskóla Íslands á Vestfjörðum

Guðbjörg Ásta Ólafsdóttir has been the director of the University of Iceland's Research Centre of the Westfjords since fall 2007. She received her BSc in Biology from the University of Iceland in 2000 and a PhD in Zoology from the University of St. Andrews, Scotland in 2005. Both her PhD and postdoctoral work have focused primarily on understanding the formation and maintenance of biodiversity, using fish as a model species.


Her current research involves both theoretical issues and more applied questions concerning variation in natural populations, both in marine and freshwater environments. Her projects commonly combine multiple biological approaches, population ecology, molecular ecology, behaviour ecology and modelling.

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Current research involves both theoretical issues and more applied questions concerning variation in natural populations, both in marine and freshwater environments.

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