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RU Negotiation Team Secures Impressive Third Place in Rome's Negotiation Challenge

RU Negotiation Team Secures Impressive Third Place in Rome's Negotiation Challenge

Congratulations to the RU negotiation team, consisting of Andri Baldvinsson, Soffía Ósk Kristinsdóttir, and Halldór Ægir Halldórsson, for securing an impressive third place in the Negotiation Challenge held in Rome. This accomplishment highlights their dedication, strategic thinking, and excellent negotiation skills.

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Developments in Huntington's Disease: From Genetics to Therapy

May 15th is International Huntington's Disease (HD) Awareness Day. To celebrate that a conference will be held at the University of Reykjavík on May 15.

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Kona stendur við púlt og flytur erindi. Í bakgrunni er skjár með glærum.

Reykjavik University's general meeting held

On Friday, April 29th, Reykjavik University held its general meeting. The usual general meeting duties were carried out, and after the general meeting, a joint meeting of the University Council and the Board of Directors occurred.

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Allocation from the Icelandic Student Innovation Fund

Twenty-four projects carried out by researchers at Reykjavik University received funding from the Icelandic Student Innovation Fund for the summer of 2023. The projects from RU received a total of over 65 million in funding, and 64 students are participating.

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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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