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Notification regarding a computer attack on the University of Reykjavík

Following a cyberattack on Reykjavik University (RU) at the end of January/beginning of February, where the University's systems were taken down and locked with encryption, experts have been working to analyze and investigate the attack, rebuild computer systems and recover data. That work has gone well. It should be noted that as soon as the security breach was discovered, extensive measures were taken to block the access of the attackers and limit the impact on the rights and freedoms of the individuals on whom RU processes information.

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Dr. David Christian Finger promoted to the position of associate professor

Dr. David Christian Finger has been promoted to the position of associate professor within the Department of Engineering at Reykjavik University following the assessment of an international evaluation committee.

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Babylon will be going to Boston

Vitinn, an innovative competition linked to the fishing industry in Iceland, was held last week for RU students. The competition has been held with the loyal support of Fisheries Iceland (SFS) and Icelandair Cargo since 2015, but this year the competitors worked on solutions and development for Ice Fresh Seafood.

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Green Hydrogen Horizons:

Green Hydrogen Horizons: pathways and challenges towards decarbonization

Dr. Marta Gandiglio, Assistant Professor, Department of Energy,  and Dr. Paolo Marocco, Assistant Professor, Department of Energy,
Politecnico di Torino (Italy)

Thursday, February 22nd, 12:30-1:30 pm V105

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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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