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.
5 January 2016
Store Norske Spitsbergen Coal Company (SNSK) and UNIS signed a strategic cooperation agreement on 4 January 2016. Since UNIS was started in 1993, the institution has worked closely with Store Norske Spitsbergen Coal Company (SNSK).
19 November 2015
UNIS has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand. The aim of the agreement is to enhance cooperation in research and education between the two parties.
26 November 2012
The Institute of Marine Research (IMR) and UNIS enter a formal agreement of cooperation this week. Tomorrow the IMR will open its new office in the Svalbard Science Centre. – This will open up new possibilities for us, says UNIS director Ole Arve Misund.
19 September 2011
Today UNIS signed a new cooperation agreement with seven of the Norwegian mainland universities. Tora Aasland, the Minister of Research and Higher Education, was also present. – UNIS plays an important role for the mainland universities and Norway as a whole, said Minister Aasland.