Outreach

Jan
06

Svalbardseminaret 2017

6 January 2017

The annual happening Svalbardseminaret (Svalbard Seminar Series) is organized by UNIS in collaboration with the Norwegian Polar Institute and the Governor of Svalbard. This year’s seminar series starts on 17 January and offers lectures in polar history, research, and fine arts.

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Jun
24

Outreach 2016

24 June 2016

From 9 until 15 June, the annual Outreach Cruise took place on board R/V Helmer Hanssen in the waters surrounding Spitsbergen. Business executives, politicians, researchers, and representatives from public management took part in the cruise to witness the changing Arctic and to learn about the research activity taking place in the archipelago and surrounding sea areas.

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Feb
05

Exhibition: Longyearbyen as a place and Svalbard as a fluid territory

5 February 2016

Scientists from Oslo School of Architecture and Design and Tromsø Academy of Landscape and Territorial Studies have, together with architecture and landscape architecture students, studied Longyearbyen as a place and Svalbard as a territory.

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Jan
18

Welcome to the Svalbard Seminar Series 2016

18 January 2016

The Svalbard Seminar Series (Svalbardseminaret) is an annual collaboration between the Governor of Svalbard, the Norwegian Polar Institute and UNIS, covering various topics relevant to inhabitants and visitors. This year, the seminar series opens Thursday 21 January and continues biweekly until Thursday 11 February.

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Nov
12

Bjorny and the red dust

12 November 2015

How can a scientific report about PCB in Svalbard be shared in an effective way to the public? By making a children’s book of course! Introducing “Bjorny and the red dust”, based on a report that UNIS contributed to. The book release will be at Svalbard Museum 14 November at 14:00.

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Aug
20

The Auroral Forecast goes public

20 August 2012

The Auroral forecast at the Kjell Henriksen Observatory is now available for all smart phone platforms including Android, iPhone and Windows. The apps were released on Andøya Rocket Range 50 years anniversary, to honor their contribution to space physics and cooperation with UNIS.

 

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Jan
30

Space suitcase to the Longyearbyen school

30 January 2008

Five pupils at the Longyearbyen high school got their own space science suitcase at UNIS yesterday with instruments to observe the sun, to photograph the Aurora, and monitor cosmic radiation.

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Oct
25

James Lovelock: Earth is setting the agenda for climate change

25 October 2007

– The Earth, not people, is setting the agenda regarding climate change. We need to prepare for a warmer climate, because it will be a reality, Dr. James Lovelock said at a special seminar about climate change at UNIS yesterday.

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Jun
14

The Frozen Five are back!

14 June 2007

After 77 days, 1000 km on ski and one sunburn, the Frozen Five are back. Alive and kicking!

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