15 January 2018 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 16 January and offers lectures in polar history, research, and search and rescue in the Arctic.
Top image: Students onboard R/V Helmer Hanssen. Photo: Fredrik Broms/Akvaplan-niva 12 January 2018 Jan Christensen’s endowment has a number of scholarships available to Norwegian students and researchers at UNIS. The scholarships are reserved for Norwegian students at Master and PhD level who are admitted to UNIS, and Norwegian researchers employed full-time or 20% (in adjunct […]
11 January 2018 Graham Gilbert has studied fjord-valleys in the high Arctic and investigated sedimentary characteristics and permafrost development. Gilbert will defend his PhD thesis Wednesday 17 January at UNIS.
20 December 2017 We would like to wish all previous and future students, our collaborating partners, our neighbors in Longyearbyen, Barentsburg, Hornsund and Ny-Ålesund and all university people worldwide a merry Christmas and a happy new year! We look forward to 2018!
13 December 2017 From 2018, UNIS will be a part of the same merit system for teaching as the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at the University of Bergen. This represents a new way of acknowledging quality in teaching and learning efforts.
12 December 2017 After a comprehensive mid-term evaluation, NOKUT (the Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education) has decided that CEMPE, bioCEED and MatRIC can continue as a Centres of Excellence in Education.
Article from the UNIS Library: Receiving offers from publishers and journals to publish papers is not always a good thing. Unfortunately there is an increasing number of fake publishers charging researchers a processing fee to publish in worthless journals. Here are some tips on how to avoid these journals. Tips Ask your colleagues if they […]