From left: Jón Geir Pétursson, Stella Tereka, Irma Erlingsdóttir
6 September 2022

GRÓ GEST PhD fellow arrives to Iceland

GRÓ GEST had the pleasure of welcoming PhD fellow, Stella Tereka, to Iceland last Friday. Stella, GEST alumna of 2016, was among the first fellows to receive a full scholarship from GRÓ GEST for her PhD Studies at the University of Iceland. Stella’s PhD position is a collaboration between the GRÓ GEST programme at the University of Iceland and Makerere University, Uganda, where the PhD committee includes experts from both institutions.
5 September 2022

GRÓ particpated in the UNESCO day in Iceland

GRÓ participated in the UNESCO day organised by the Icelandic National Commission for UNESCO on the 1st of September, where all UNESCO associated entities in Iceland gathered to get to know one another, learn about each other’s activities and share ideas. The meeting was held at Þingvellir National Park, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
1 September 2022

GRÓ opens the doors to a new GRÓ House on Grensásvegur

GRÓ - International Centre for Capacity Development, Sustainability and Societal Change has secured the long-term rental of accommodation at Grensásvegur 14 to house fellows, guest lecturers and scholarship recipients from the four GRÓ Programmes. The first group of fellows, hailing from the Geothermal Training Programme, will move in on the 5th of September.
1 September 2022

Sustainable Development Goals Partnership Fund open for applications

The Sustainable Development Goals Partnership Fund of the Icelandic Ministry for Foreign Affairs is open for applications until 3 October, 2022.
GTP fellows on a site visit to the eruption site
29 August 2022

PhD fellows measure gas emission from the Reykjanes eruption

On 3rd of August an eruption started on the same site as last year.
23 August 2022

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