12 December 2019
iEarth becomes one of the Norwegian Centre of Excellence in Education. This is the second Centre of Excellence in Education where UNIS is partner.
The Ministry of Education and Research has allocated funds for two new PhD positions within renewable energy at UNIS. – This allows us to build up a new scientific field in the Arctic Technology department, says UNIS director Harald Ellingsen.
14 November 2019
The duration of the productive season is crucial for the Arctic copepod Calanus glacialis to have higher success than its Atlantic sibling C. finmarchicus in a changing Arctic, concludes PhD candidate Maja Hatlebakk in her doctoral thesis. Hatlebakk will defend her thesis on Wednesday 20 November at UNIS.
4 October 2019
Yesterday, the government presented their new business strategy for Svalbard at UNIS. One of the concrete results is the allocation of one million NOK to the Arctic Safety Centre (ASC). – Very positive news, says UNIS director Harald Ellingsen.
15 March 2019
Due to all the ongoing and predicted climate changes it is obvious that primary productivity in the Arctic is going to change – but still, there is very little reliable information available on the subject. PhD candidate Ane Cecilie Kvernvik has studied single-celled sea ice algae in Svalbard.