16 April 2023

Fellows’ Hafró open seminar

Monday April 17 from 08:45 to 12:00 -- the first fellows' open seminar, in a series of four, focuses on Aquatic Resource Assessment and Monitoring.
16 April 2023

GRÓ-FTP scholarship recipient Hang Thi Nguyen to defend PhD

Tuesday April 18th GRÓ-FTP scholarship recipient, Hang Thi Nguyen, will defend her PhD research Novel protein sources from fish processing side streams and underutilised species for human consumption.
Dr Jerome Lugumira from NEMA and Dr Daniel Waiswa from Makerere University
14 April 2023

Guest lecturers from Uganda

This week, GRÓ LRT hosts three guest lecturers from Makerere University and the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) in Uganda.
14 April 2023

Fellows' research presentations

As this year’s six-month training programme draws to an end, GRÓ-FTP is happy to announce a series of seminars where graduating fellows will present and discuss results of their research here in Iceland.
31 March 2023

Seminar on Decolonisation of Higher Education: Perspectives from Postcolonial Contexts

On Thursday 13 April, GRÓ GEST and RIKK – Institute for Gender, Equality and Difference, at the University of Iceland, are hosting a seminar titled Decolonisation of Higher Education: Perspectives from Postcolonial Contexts. The seminar is a part of the research Decolon-Ice: Towards Decolonizing Curricula in Nordic Higher Education, led by Dr. Giti Chandra, Research Specialist at GEST and RIKK. Participants in the seminar come from GRÓ GEST’s various partner universities and their visit is supported by the Erasmus+ grant scheme.
30 March 2023

GRÓ LRT fellows visit AUI headquarters

This week, the 2023 GRÓ LRT cohort of fellows visited the headquarters of the Agricultural University (AUI) of Iceland in Hvanneyri, West-Iceland. The visit began with a warm welcome from the rector of AUI, Dr Ragnheiður I Þórarinsdóttir, and introduction to the strategy, educational- and research programmes, and the history of the university.