Outreach

Jun
07

Glacier detective Lis is the winner!

7 June 2017

Lis Allaart is this year’s winner of geoforskning.no dissemination competition with her contribution as “glacier detective”. The winning contribution, “What happened to the glacier?”, is based on the master’s thesis she completed at UNIS in 2016.

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Apr
26

What happened to the glacier?

26 April 2017

Suspicious tracks have been observed in the area in front of Nordenskiöldbreen in Svalbard. Can glacier detective Lis Allaart solve the riddle?

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Apr
22

March for Science Longyearbyen: A big success!

22 April 2017

Today Longyearbyen marched for science. About 110 people gathered to march for science, not silence.

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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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Sep
23

Oslo next for Pernilla!

23 September 2013

Pernilla Carlsson won 2nd place in the regional finale of “Forsker Grand Prix” in Tromsø. This qualifies her to compete in the national finale in Oslo Saturday 28 September at “Edderkoppen Teater” at 19:00.

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