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The rubber hits the road

Flash was the winning team in the first RU Mechatronics Robot Race on September 23. The team consisted of Geir Ragnarsson, Fróði Brooks Kristjánsson, Sigurður Teitur Tannason and Óttar Egill Arnarson. Mechatronics students have been working hard with an affordable mobile robotics kit developed by summer interns from the University of Strasbourg to learn about sensors, movement, and control. 

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Geimvisindamenn

A new approach to analyzing changes in multi-temporal satellite images

Björn Þór Jónsson, associate professor at Reykjavik University and Maria Eirini Pegia a PhD student at the Department of Computer Science at Reykjavik University, received the best paper award at the International Conference on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing CBMI 2022.

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Horft yfir Háskólann í Reykjavík úr lofti

Ideas for collaboration between RU and other universities in Iceland

The staff of Reykjavík University is encouraged to familiarize themselves with the University Cooperation Fund, which has been set up by the Minister of Higher Education, Industry, and Innovation. Staff is encouraged to come up with ideas for possible collaborative projects and to share them with their next supervisor or Dean within the next week.

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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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