News

16 June 2020

Vianny Natugonza - PhD defence

Vianny Natugonza will defend his PhD dissertation titled "A comparative analysis of ecosystem models of Lake Victoria (East Africa)." on the 18th of June 2020, at 13.00 GMT.
9 June 2020

The Six Month Training in Iceland postponed until in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic

As was previously announced, the launch of this year's Geothermal Training Programme was intended to take place in the first half of July. However, due to the continuing uncertain and restrictive situation regarding the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide and the extreme restrictions on movement foreseeable in the near future, it was decided in co-operation with the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, to postpone the Programme until next year. 
GRÓ·FTP's new headquarters at Fornubúðir 5
8 June 2020

GRÓ·FTP moves

After over 20 eventful years in downtown Reykjavik, GRÓ·FTP and its host institution, the Marine and Freshwater Research Institute (MFRI), have officially moved to a new office at Fornubúðir 5 in Hafnarfjördur, a port town on the southwest coast of Iceland, about 10 km south of Reykjavík.
26 May 2020

MSc presentation by Irene Jepkorir Ronoh

Irene Ronoh from Kenya, MSc Fellow in Sustainable Energy Science at Reykjavík University will give a presentation on her MSc project on Thursday 28 May, 2020 at 16:00. Due to the COVID precautions this will be a closed presentation.
22 May 2020

Congratulations to the 2020 GEST Cohort!

The graduation of the GRÓ GEST class of 2020 was celebrated as 20 fellows graduated with a postgraduate diploma in international gender studies at the University of Iceland.
22 May 2020

Celebrating the International Day of Biodiversity with a UNESCO Panel Discussion

Today we celebrate the International day for Biological Diversity by participating in UNESCO expert panel on the theme of the day, “Our solutions are in nature”. GRÓ LRT Deputy Director is one of the speakers in the panel, addressing the topic “What are the possible ways/tools to regenerate ecosystems and restore our links to the living?” This UNESCO initiative gives us opportunity to come together in this period of great uncertainty around common values, to share the resources on which we can rely upon to be collectively resilient and to accelerate a transformation towards a more sustainable and fair world.