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Reykjavík University ranked 1st for citations

On the Times Higher Education rankings list for 2020, Reykjavík University is ranked in first place along with six other universities. This is measured by the number of citations, proportianally, i.e. how many times scientists cite research findings from RU scientists in peer-reviewed articles.

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Quantum Computing for the 21st century: Try the IBM quantum computer

Bob Sutor: VP - IBM Q Strategy and Ecosystem will in Iceland in September to introduce the IBM quantum computer Qiskit which is now in beta testing. With him is a group of Masters students called The Blue Smarties.

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Á mynd frá hægri Einar Magnússon, starfsmaður í yfirsetu prófa, Olivier Matthieu S. Moschetta, lektor við verkfrdeild, Ólafur E. Sigurjónsson, prófessor við verkfrdeild og Dr. Ari K. Jónsson Rektor HR

The 2019 RU Awards

Reykjavik University awards three staff member every year for achievements in their field, in three  categories: the RU Teaching Awards, the RU Service Awards and the RU Research Awards.

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RU International day

RU International day will be held Thursday 12 September at 11:00-13:00. The aim of the International day in the Sun is to provide students at RU with information on exchange/internship/study opportunities abroad, to emphasise the importance of gaining international experience and to celebrate cultural difference.

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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, biomedical 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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