24 June 2022
It is with great sadness that we received the news that our dearest colleague, teacher, supervisor, friend, and neighbour, Professor Mads Forchhammer passed away earlier this week, 61 years old.
20 June 2022
A cooperation between the tourist vessel MS Bard and UNIS gives students a unique opportunity to practice their science communication skills. For the guests onboard it is a fantastic way to learn more about the research in the pristine location they visit during their holiday.
17 June 2022
Sveinung Løset, professor of Arctic marine technology at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and UNIS, was awarded an honorary Doctor of Science degree at Clarkson University's spring 2022 Commencement.
9 June 2022
On World’s Ocean Day 8 June, UNIS’ new research boat, Hanna Resvoll, was baptized in Longyearbyen. The boat is named after the first female researcher on Svalbard, Hanna Resvoll-Holmsen, Norway's first environmentalist.
4 May 2022With the novel use of unmanned surface vehicles (USV), it has become safer and easier to collect data from glacier fronts. Master student Milan Beck is one of the first who utilised this sustainable way of monitoring the pristine and vulnerable Arctic nature for his thesis.