The culture and language of North Kurzeme in Latvia

In the Lunch Lecture Friday January 15, Lauma Gulbe, a master's student in Coastal and Marine Management at the University Centre, will discuss a film project that she ran in Latvia shortly after she graduated from Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences with a degree in Tourism Organization and Management.

First course of the spring semester begins

The spring semester in the Coastal and Marine Management program has commenced. This week, the students in the masters program, began the first of the final two core courses, Coastal and Marine Politics and Policy, taught by Auður H. Ingólfsdóttir.

Master student involved in harnessing project

Bjarni M Jónsson, student of the master programme in Coastal and Marine Management has during the past few months been working on a feasibility study on tidal energy in connection with his master thesis.
Peter Weiss, University Centre Director, Þorgeir Pálsson Atvest CEO, Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon Innovation Centre Director, Bjarni M. Jónsson and Kristján Haraldsson Westfjords Energy Company CEO.
Peter Weiss, University Centre Director, Þorgeir Pálsson Atvest CEO, Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon Innovation Centre Director, Bjarni M. Jónsson and Kristján Haraldsson Westfjords Energy Company CEO.

The Lunch Lectures go on a Holiday Break

The exam period will soon start here at the University Centre and therefore the Lunch lectures will take a break until January. The first Lunch lecture in 2010 will be on Friday January 8.

Innovation in the Westfjords

The Global Entrepreneurship Week, November 16 to 22, is being held in more than 100 countries, among them Iceland. On this occasion the Lunch lecture, Friday November 20, will be devoted to entrepreneurship in the Westfjords.

CMM students visit local fishing industry companies

Students from the master´s programme in Coastal and Marine Management recently visited three local companies in the fishing industry in connection to their latest course, Economics of Coastal and Marine Environments.

Attitudes and conditions of Immigrants in Iceland

In the Lunch Lecture, Friday November 13, Ari Klængur Jónsson from the Multi Cultural and Information Centre in Ísafjörður will present a recent study on attitudes and conditions of immigrants in Iceland.

Master students become Red Cross volunteers

Three of our new students from the master´s programme in Coastal and Marine Management, Abby Sullivan, USA; Petra Granholm, Aland Islands, Finland and Sarah Nebel, Canada, recently joined the Ísafjörður department of the Icelandic Red Cross for volunteer work.

Spatial-temporal trends in non-commercial fin fish species in Iceland: 1985-2009

In the Lunch Lecture Friday November 6, Jacob Kasper will talk about his master's thesis, which he is about to complete. The project investigates the abundance and location of non-commercial fin fish species in Iceland during the last 25 years.

Migrating workers and the trade cycle in the eighties

In the next Lunch lecture, Friday October 30, the historian Sigurlaug Gunnlaugsdóttir will talk about migrating workers in the fishing industry in Iceland and the trade cycle in the eighties.
One of the young women from New Zealand that came to Iceland during the eighties to work in the fish industry.
One of the young women from New Zealand that came to Iceland during the eighties to work in the fish industry.
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