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Encouraged students to seek solutions for waste recycling and energy production

The Minister of the Environment, Energy and Climate visited students in Applied Engineering and presented the Ministry's project "The way to success in environmental issues". In the course Introduction to Applied Engineering, students deal with practical projects that are all related to environmental and energy issues.

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Metaverse could play an important role in the future of financial institutions

Ender Demir, Associate Professor at Reykjavík University's Department of Business Administration, is one of the authors of an academic research that recently appeared in the Research in International Business and Finance Journal. It reports a first attempt at measuring the market reaction to firms’ SEC disclosures related to Metaverse activity.

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Jón Haukur Appointed as Chief Executive of Operations at RU

Jón Haukur Arnarson has been appointed Chief Executive of Operations (COO) at Reykjavík University. He will start at RU at the beginning of 2023.

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European grant for writing manuels on management

The Department of Engineering at Reykjavík University, with other universities, recently received an Erasmus+ European grant of 400,000 Euros. The grant is awarded for writing manuals on management for the construction industry.

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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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