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Funded graduate projects introduced

Various research projects in digital marketing, personal data collection laws, airspace metrics, FinTech, big data, energy issues, and many more were introduced in RU on the 8th of May. Students and project supervisors have until May 29th to apply for the projects, or funding for projects they think applies to each company.

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International Staff Week at RU

The International Office at RU, hosted the 4th International Staff week from 11th -13th of April, and welcomed 35 participants from 12 countries.

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Project Management: Mindhunter's research project

The well-received Netflix series Mindhunter (2017) centers around the research of the FBI Behavioral Science Unit on the minds of serial killers. The show´s characters are based on real people and Dr. Ann Burgess (the show´s "Dr. Carr") will give a talk on Wednesday, April 18th, in RU courtesy of the MPM Master of Project Management programme.

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Reykjavik University signs a partnership agreement with Meet in Reykjavik

An agreement was signed between Meet in Reykjavík and Reykjavík University (RU), the University of Iceland, and the Iceland Academy of the Arts on April 9th. The aim of the agreement is to increase the number of international academic meetings and conferences held by universities in Iceland.

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Business

Close collaboration with businesses, practical projects and internships give students a competitive advantage.

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

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Computer Science

Students complete hands-on projects and are encouraged to innovate. 

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

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Science and Engineering

Students receive a strong academic foundation, and are encouraged to design, implement and operate. 

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

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Law

Graduating outstanding lawyers capable of becoming leaders in their fields.

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

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