Arctic Technology

Jun
26

Pile test campaign to monitor thawing permafrost

26 June 2020

Frozen marine deposits which are widely distributed in the fjord-valleys in Svalbard are particularly vulnerable to thawing under present and future climate conditions. This spring several piles were set up on the plain east of UNIS. These will contribute to more knowledge about permafrost thawing in Svalbard.

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May
27

UNIS Annual Report 2019

27 May 2020

In 2019, 743 students spent shorter or longer periods at UNIS, including both course students and guest master’s students. 50% of the students came from programmes of study at Norwegian universities, the rest from international universities.

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Feb
26

Apply for autumn courses 2020

26 February 2020

Apply now for UNIS autumn semester courses! The application deadline is 15 April 2020.

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Jan
22

Summer/autumn courses 2020 open for application

21 January 2020

Apply now for our summer semester courses! The application deadline is 15 February 2020.

 

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Nov
29

Funding for extra positions within renewable energy

29 November 2019

The Ministry of Education and Research has allocated funds for two new PhD positions within renewable energy at UNIS. – This allows us to build up a new scientific field in the Arctic Technology department, says UNIS director Harald Ellingsen.

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Sep
09

Apply now for spring courses 2020

9 September 2019

Application is now open for UNIS spring courses. The application deadline is 15 October 2019.

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Aug
28

Buildings are sinking more than expected

28 August 2019

Researchers began measuring how much buildings in Svalbard are moving two years ago. Already they are seeing surprising results. We’re sinking.

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Jan
25

Summer/autumn courses 2019 open for application

25 January 2019

Apply now for our summer semester courses! The application deadline is 15 February 2019.

 

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Dec
03

Dialogue Café: Communication between science and Longyearbyen local community

3 December 2018

On Thursday 6 December we invite the public to an open dialogue café where scientists and local actors discuss societal challenges and possibilities in the ongoing climate change. The dialogue café will take place in “Møysalen” at UNIS 15:30–18:00.

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Telephone: +47 79 02 33 00
Fax: +47 79 02 33 01
E-mail: post@unis.no / webmaster@unis.no
Address: P.O. Box 156 N-9171 Longyearbyen
Org. no. 985 204 454

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