The trainers and participants in Imvepi.
Photo: Pangea
16 February 2023

Teaching Gender to Youth in Uganda: GRÓ GEST and Pangea Collaboration

At the end of January, two short intensive training courses on Teaching Gender to Youth were implemented in Uganda.
4 February 2023

Announcement of MSc and PhD Scholarships recipients

The evaluation of the applications received from former Fellows for GTP Scholarships for MSc and PhD studies in Iceland has now been carried out. There were 17 valid applications for MSc studies and 8 for the PhD studies, which shows the continuous enthusiasm for geothermal studies in Iceland.
Director Sjöfn and Professor Ása at NUL Roma Campus  with NUL faculty members, GRÓ LRT alumni, and  Ambassador Maope.
3 February 2023

GRÓ LRT visit to Lesotho

Last week, Dr Sjöfn Vilhelmsdóttir, Director of GRÓ LRT, and Dr Ása L Aradóttir, Professor at the Agricultural University of Iceland (AUI) and key lecturer with GRÓ LRT, visited Lesotho. The main purpose of the visit was to meet with representatives of ministries, government agencies, and organisations working in the field of ecosystem restoration and sustainable land management; to interview candidates for the GRÓ LRT annual six-month training in Iceland; and to visit the National University of Lesotho.
23 January 2023

GRÓ-FTP Sustainable Aquaculture fellows in Faroe Islands

Faroe Islands invite GRÓ-FTP Sustainable Aquaculture fellows on a study tour of Faroese aquaculture.
María Sigríður Guðjónsdóttir
22 January 2023

New member on the GRÓ GTP studies board

Dr. María Sigríður Guðjónsdóttir, associate professor at Reykjavík University became the latest member of the studies board at GRÓ GTP at the last studies board meeting. She is taking over the Geothermal Utilisation specialisation from Dr. Páll Valdimarsson who has been a board member since 2002.
20 January 2023

GRÓ GEST welcomes the 15th cohort of GEST fellows!

The GRÓ GEST fellows of 2023 have arrived in Iceland and completed their first week of the GEST programme. The GEST team is honored to welcome them to the University of Iceland and looks forward to working with them throughout the semester.