August 14th, 2015

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Henning Úlfarsson

A surprising bijection between permutations and polygons

Henning Arnór Úlfarsson draws complex math.

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Open University - Iceland School of Fisheries

Reykjavik University launches Iceland School of Fisheries

This semester, Reykjavik University is launching a series of executive training courses tailored to industry managers and executives in the fishing industry from around the world. Combining expert instructors, hands-on visits, and best practice case studies, the new Iceland School of Fisheries covers the latest developments in management, operations and sustainability within the fishing industry.

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Joint research project between Reykjavik University, Icelandic Meteorological Office and ISAVIA aims to enhance aviation safety in Iceland

Scientists at Reykjavik University, the Icelandic Meteorological Office and ISAVIA Ltd. the Icelandic Air Navigation Service Provider have set up a joint research project to improve monitoring of weather phenomena in Iceland. The objective is to enhance airport safety at Keflavík airport, in particular in connection with potential volcanic eruptions in Iceland, by implementing the use of scanning Doppler Lidar observations as a part of the meteorological observational system.

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Erasmus+ Master Loan Scheme launched in Spain for studies abroad

This past month the European Commission announced that Spain is the the first country to launch the Erasmus + master loans. The new loans scheme is a new and ambitious initiative that represents a major step forwards for student mobility in Europe. The scheme aims to fund 200,000 Master student loans by 2020, as part of the EU's objective of 20% of its students being mobile by 2020.

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