Sustainability Institute and Forum (SIF)

Welcome to SIF!

The objective of SIF is to foster research and education in sustainable development focusing on the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). To this purpose, SIF will be inclusive and open to external ideas in order to account for the interdisciplinary nature of the SDGs.

At SIF, we support and engage in research activities that promote sustainable development across a variety of industry sectors. As a Reykjavik University research institution, we engage with both the School of Technology and the School of Social Sciences. 

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26.4.2021 : Vísindamenn finna örplast í Vatnajökli

Örplastagnir í náttúrunni geta mögulega flýtt fyrir bráðnun jökla og haft þannig áhrif á hækkandi sjávarstöðu. Fyrstu niðurstöður rannsóknar á dreifingu örplasts í Vatnajökli, stærsta jökli í Evrópu, voru birtar nýlega í vísindaritinu Sustainability. Þar fundu vísindamenn Háskólans í Reykjavík, Háskólans í Gautaborg og Veðurstofu Íslands örplast í ísnum sem tekinn var á fáförnu svæði á ísbreiðunni.

2.12.2020 : The EU Green Deal and the Icelandic Climate Action

The Delegation of the European Union to Iceland, The Ministry for the Environment and Natural Resources, and The Sustainability Institute and Forum (SIF) invite you to a special seminar on the EU Green Deal and the Icelandic Climate Action plan.

11.9.2020 : 1st SIF seminar on ongoing research projects

The Sustainability Institute and Forum (SIF) invites you to the 1st sustainability seminar where SIF members presented the progress of ongoing research projects.

27.7.2020 : SIF summer seminar for ISE students

The Sustainability Institute and Forum (SIF) invites all ISE students to a summer seminar where SIF members presented ongoing research projects.

24.1.2020 : 1st International seminar on Circular economy

Prof. Dr. Fogarassy is an expert on the circular economy and has a profound knowledge of the European Green Deal, the new economic incentive introduced by President of the European Commission von der Leyen.

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