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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. Joining her will be Dr. Allen G. Burgess, her husband.

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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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Graduate courses at RU School of Business now 14 months instead of two years

Graduate studies at RU School of Business will from next autumn take 14 months to complete instead of two years. This is made possible with the addition of a summer semester. The School of Business has also launched two new gradaute courses: Innovation Management and Tourism and Hospitality Management.

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School of Science and Engineering scientists collaborated on EU project

Dr. Jónas Þór Snæbjörnsson, professor, and Dr. Þórður Víkingur Friðgeirsson, assistant professor, at RU's School of Science and Engineering are participants in an ERASMUS+ project that focuses on the development of six manuals for construction management. 

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

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