Minister visit

This weekend we had the pleasure of hosting our Minister of education and research, Ms. Iselin Nybø.

6 May 2019

During a hectic weekend, she got to meet our scientists and enjoyed Friday gathering with our students, visited the Kjell Henriksen Observatory and Svalsat and enjoyed a boat excursion to Billefjorden. Here are some snapshots from the visit. Thank you for the visit and welcome back!

The minister in conversation with professor Frank Nilsen (right). Photo: Eva Therese Jenssen/UNIS.
PhD student Peter Betlem shos the minister how to use 3D tools in geology studies. Photo: Eva Therese Jenssen/UNIS.


The minister got a briefing At the at the Arctic Technology department. Photo: Eva Therese Jenssen/UNIS.


The Minister inspects a snow scooter that was chewed on by a polar bear. Photo: Eva Therese Jenssen/UNIS.


At the Kjell Henriksen Observatory. Photo: Mikko Syrjäsuo/UNIS.


At Svalsat. Photo: Ole Petter Storstad/Svalsat.



Official visits