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Dec
12

UNIS partner in new Centre of Excellence in Education

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.

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Dec
11

Jøran Moen appointed new director of UNIS

11 December 2019

The Board of the University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS) has appointed Jøran Moen as new director of UNIS. Moen will join the UNIS team in March 2020.

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Nov
29

Funding for extra positions within renewable energy

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.

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Nov
14

Fate of copepods in a warming Arctic dependent on the algae season

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.

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Oct
04

One million NOK to the Arctic Safety Centre

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.

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Oct
01

UNIS seeks new director

1 October 2019

UNIS is seeking a new managing director. Application deadline is 25 October 2019.

By Petter Sele | News 2019 . Press Releases
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Jul
10

Ellingsen to resign in December

10 July 2019

UNIS director Harald Ellingsen will resign his position in December.

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Apr
08

Here are our excellent teaching practitioners

8 April 2019

Pernille Bronken Eidesen (UNIS) and Christian Jørgensen (UiB) both receive the status of excellent teaching practitioners. Eidesen says it is a great honour to become an excellent teacher, and she feels a collegial responsibility.

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Mar
15

Algae – the foundation of life

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.

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