News 2018

Aug
09

Queen Sonja presented a personal Royal gift

Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja visited UNIS today and presented their anniversary gift to UNIS: A graphic print made by Queen Sonja entitled “Ice cave”.

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Aug
08

Royal visit to UNIS

Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway will visit the University Center in Svalbard (UNIS) on Thursday 9 August 2018 in connection with the 25th anniversary of UNIS.

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Jul
09

First record of the hydrozoan Sympagohydra tuuli in Svalbard sea ice

9 July 2018

We don’t know much about the tiny algae and animals living inside sea ice. Microscopic sea ice animals are rarely identified to species level because many of these tiny critters are larvae of pelagic and benthic species and look completely different from the adults. We simply don’t recognise them.

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Jun
07

UNIS Annual Report 2017

7 June 2018

In 2017, 794 students from 45 nations spent shorter or longer periods at UNIS. This included both course students and guest master’s students. 50% of the students came from programmes of study at Norwegian universities.

 

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Jun
04

Extended application for autumn semester courses

4 June 2018

It is still possible to study at UNIS this autumn! We have some available spots for qualified applicants. Send us an e-mail today to apply!

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Apr
20

Deglaciation of the northern Svalbard margin

20 April 2018

Oscar Fransner has studied the role of different glacial / non-glacial sedimentary processes in shaping the glaciated continental margin of the northern Barents Sea. Fransner will defend his PhD thesis Friday 4 May at UNIS.

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Mar
21

UNIS closed for Easter break

21 March 2017

UNIS is closed for Easter break 28 March–2 April.

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Mar
15

Triassic development of the Norwegian Barents shelf

15 March 2018

Mark Mulrooney has studied the Triassic development of the Norwegian Barents shelf using case studies from the Hammerfest Basin (offshore) and Svalbard (onshore). Mulrooney will defend his PhD thesis Wednesday 21 March at the University of Oslo.

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Mar
02

Autumn courses 2018 open for application

2 March 2018

Apply now for UNIS autumn semester courses! The application deadline is 15 April 2018.

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