UNIS 25 years

The University Centre in Svalbard celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2018 and you are welcome to join the festivities!

We would like to invite you to our Open Day at Svalbard Science Centre Saturday 20 October together with Svalbard Museum and the Norwegian Polar Institute.

Programme

When What Where
11:00–14:00 Highlights from all the scientific departments at UNIS can be visited in the Science Centre. Fun stuff for kids and grown-ups alike!

The UNIS canteen is open.

Svalbard Science Centre
11:30 Norwegian Minister of Education and Integration, Jan Tore Sanner, opens exhibition made by kids from Longyearbyen school and kindergartens. UNIS reception
12:00 The Norwegian Polar Institute opens their exhibition of aerial photos “Svalbard From Above” in Kunsthall Svalbard. Svalbard Museum
12:00–17:00 Svalbard Museum is open and free of charge all day. Svalbard Museum
13:00 Free birthday cake! UNIS canteen

 

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Photos from previous open days:

Helicopter rescue exercize during the open day at UNIS in 2013. Photo: Frank Bakken/UNIS

Helicopter rescue exercize during the open day at UNIS in 2013. Photo: Frank Bakken/UNIS

Helicopter rescue exercize during the open day at UNIS in 2013. Photo: Eva Therese Jenssen/UNIS

Photo: Eva Therese Jenssen/UNIS

From the open day at UNIS in October 2013, where a young scientist is studying ice crystals. Photo: Nils Roar Sælthun/UNIS

A young scientist is studying ice crystals. Photo: Nils Roar Sælthun/UNIS

Kids are drawing their own copepods during an open day at UNIS. Photo: Eva Therese Jenssen/UNIS

Photo: Eva Therese Jenssen/UNIS

Kids looking at insects in moss together with postdoc Marie Davey. Photo: Eva Therese Jenssen/UNIS

Kids looking at insects in moss together with postdoc Marie Davey. Photo: Eva Therese Jenssen/UNIS

PhD candidate Eli Anne Ersdal demonstrates research instruments used by the Arctic Geophysics department at UNIS. Photo: Eirik Berger

PhD candidate Eli Anne Ersdal demonstrates research instruments used by the Arctic Geophysics department at UNIS. Photo: Eirik Berger

A young scientist studying copepods in a micropscope. Photo: Inger Lise Næss/UNIS

Studying copepods in a micropscope. Photo: Inger Lise Næss/UNIS

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