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A great invention or the end of humanity?

The famous physicist Dr. Stephen Hawking once said that Intelligent Machines could become the greatest invention of all time – but could possibly also herald the end of mankind.  In the AI Festival 2014 the focus was on finding the answers to what lies ahead in this huge growing industry.

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Reykjavik University hosts Arctic Energy workshop in collaboration with Tufts, Harvard and the Atlantic Council

On Thursday October the 30th, Reykjavik University hosted a workshop held in association with the Arctic Circle Assembly. The event was a collaboration of the Iceland School of Energy at Reykjavik University, the Harvard Kennedy School and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.


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Guðmundur Ingi Þorvaldsson

Keeping perspective

Guðmundur Ingi Þorvaldsson is the MBA student of the year. He graduated last spring with an MBA from RU. The award was granted at a ceremony in London on October 30th, where Guðmundur was present along with Kristján Vigfússon, chairman for MBA studies at RU. AMBA (Association of MBA's) presents the award annually, aiming to encourage graduate studies in business in Europe. Read more
Future Arctic Energy Network

Network for young people in energy affairs founded

A few students at RU's Iceland School of Energy (ISE) are keeping particularly busy these days. They are starting the Future Arctic Energy network (FAE), a network of young students and professionals working in arctic energy affairs. The network was founded on October 30th at the "Future energy opportunities" conference, held by the Iceland School of Energy at the RU. Read more

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