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Pushback on the LGBTIQ+ Movement

How does the pushback on the LGBTQI+ movement appear? How can we support the fight to equal rights? Is Iceland a queer paradise? How can we adopt a gender neutral language? What is beautiful about queerness?

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HR hefur mótað sér skýra og framsækna rannsóknastefnu, og markviss skref verið stigin til að efla rannsóknir á öllum fræðasviðum skólans.

Cross-disciplinary project from four RU departments allocated Rannís grant

A research group led by Paolo Gargiulo, a RU‘s Department of Engineering professor, received an Excellence Grant from the Research Foundation for just over 55 million ISK. 

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Tvær manneskjur dansa og tveir spila á trommur, fjöldi fólks horfir á.

Reykjvík University‘s International Day celebrated

Reykjvík University‘s International Day was celebrated last Thursday, January 26. RU students got to know about international opportunities, such as exchange/internship abroad, and Icelandic exchange students were available to talk about their experiences abroad.

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Tímalína HR í tilefni af 25. ára afmæli háskólans.

Reykjavík University's timeline installed

Marking the 25th anniversary of Reykjavík University, all major events from the university's origins through today were compiled. The university traces its roots back to 1964 when the Technical College of Iceland was founded.

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Nemandi situr á bekk á kaffihúsinu í Sólinni

Department of Psychology

Has a strong track record in research and its impact is global, as can be seen with the Youth in Europe project, focusing on substance abuse prevention. 

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Nemandi stendur upp við vegg í HR

Department of Sport Science

Areas of research are physical education, coaching techniques, and gender and sport, for example.

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Kona stendur við afgreiðsluborð í fyrirtæki

Department of Applied Engineering

Teachers integrate professional teamwork in courses and students complete a wide array of projects that they design, build, and test themselves. 

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Tveir nemar standa upp við glervegg í HR

Department of Business

Research areas include management, innovation, behaviour analysis and clinical psychology.

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Nemandi stendur upp við skápana í HR

Department of Computer Science

Research areas include AI, databases, natural language processing, user interfaces and theoretical computer science.

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Nemandi stendur fyrir utan HR

Department of Engineering

Research in renewable energy, biomedical engineering, project management and decision analysis, and more.

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Nemandi skoðar bók á bókasafni HR

Department of Law

Research areas include tort, international, and EU/EEA law, constitutional law and history, comparative constitutional law, and human rights law.  

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