News 2019

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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Sep
06

About cod, the climate, polar cod and benthic animals

6 September 2019

In July 1873 some nets were put out by whalers in Raudfjorden in Svalbard, to obtain food. They had expected to catch Arctic char, but ended up filling the nets with cod.

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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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Aug
13

UNIS seeks new director

13 August 2019

UNIS is seeking a new managing director. Application deadline is 1 September 2019.

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Jul
10

Ellingsen to resign in December

10 July 2019

UNIS director Harald Ellingsen will resign his position in December.

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Jun
13

UNIS Annual Report 2018

13 June 2019

In 2018 UNIS had 772 students from 43 nations. 51% were from Norwegian universities and 49% from international universities.

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May
10

Available places on some autumn semester courses

10 May 2019

You still have the chance to study at UNIS this summer and autumn! We have some available spots for qualified applicants. Send us an e-mail today to apply!

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May
06

Minister visit

6 May 2019

This weekend we had the pleasure of hosting our Minister of education and research, Ms. Iselin Nybø.

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Apr
29

Funding for cross-disciplinary project in student active learning

29 April 2019

Last week, UNIS and BioCEED was granted funding of 4.7 million NOK to the project “Development, testing and evaluation of tools and assessment forms to enhance constructive alignment in field teaching”.

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