The University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS) is the world’s northernmost higher education institution, located in Longyearbyen at 78º N. We provide research-based education of the next generation of Arctic experts in biology, geology, geophysics and technology.

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The University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS)

UNIS is the world’s northernmost higher education institution, located in Longyearbyen, at the High Arctic archipelago of Svalbard (78º N). UNIS offers high quality courses at the undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate level in Arctic Biology, Arctic Geology, Arctic Geophysics and Arctic Technology.
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The University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS)Jun 18, 2021 @ 1:59pm
🎉 May we introduce: DOCTOR TESEMA! 🎉

Fasil Tesema successfully defended his PhD thesis yesterday!
His thesis is about the pulsating aurora and how it can deplete the ozone layer. Here is a newly minted doctor surrounded by UNIS director Jøran Moen (left) and associate professor and main supervisor Noora Partamies.

Well done Doctor Tesema and cheers!🍾

Read more about Fasil Tesema’s research here: https://www.unis.no/pulsating-aurora-can-lead-to-depletion-of-the-ozone-layer/

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