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Paolo Gargiulo heldur á þrívíddarprentuðu hjarta

User-centered treatment is the future

Dr. Paolo Gargiulo, Associate Professor at Reykjavik University´s School of Science and Engineering and the director of the Institute of Biomedical and Neural Engineering, Taugalífeðlisfræðistofnun, manages the Icelandic part of the RESTORE project, which recently received a 5,5 million Euro grant from the EU´s ambitious Horizon project.

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Hnakkaþon 2019

Hnakkaþon fisheries challenge

The Hnakkaþon Fisheries Challenge will take place in RU from the 24th of January until the 26th. Hnakkaþon is an open competition for RU students who would like to use their creativity, skills and talent to develop a business solution for the seafood industry. The event is organised in co-operation between Reykjavik University and Fisheries Iceland with the support of Icelandair and The US Embassy in Iceland.

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Phare du Petit Minou Plouzané sem er að finna rétt fyrir utan Brest

Ready for experiential training on decision skills in western France?

Eight RU students have the opportunity to travel to France and stay there for five days in February or March. There they will learn about decision making skills in a new and exciting way in the international coastal town of Brest in Bretagne. Travel and living expenses are included. 

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The first and only Icelandic astronaut teaches a course at RU

Bjarni Tryggvason, the first and only Icelandic astronaut (to date) will be teaching a new course at RU late November and December. The course, Space Systems Design, will be one of RU´s School of Science and Engineering´s three-week courses which are held after exams every semester. The three week courses present theory through practice and/or an experienced guest lecturer from industry.

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

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

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

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