News

8 February 2021

GRÓ GEST and the Icelandic Red Cross renew a Memorandum of Understanding

The GEST programme and the Icelandic Red Cross have renewed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) originally signed in November 2018. The MOU expresses an interest in collaborating in developing gender equality projects and the sharing of expertise in the field of humanitarian and development work, in Iceland and internationally.
5 February 2021

WGC2020+1 Updates

A brand-new format of the WGC 2020+1 has been announced for the World Geothermal Congress.
1 February 2021

Open Call for Nominations for the 2022 GEST Programme

The Gender Equality Studies and Training (GEST) programme calls for nominations for its academic programme in 2022. The deadline for nominations is 1 March 2020. NOTE: The deadline for nominations has been extended until 15 March 2021.
1 February 2021

Announcement of MSc and PhD fellowship 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 16 valid applications for MSc studies and a record number of 13 for the PhD studies, which shows a great enthusiasm for geothermal studies in Iceland.
19 January 2021

MSc presentation by Byron Fabian Pilicita Masabanda

Byron Fabian Pilicita Masabanda from Ecuador, MSc Fellow in Geology at the University of Iceland will give a presentation on his MSc project on Thursday 21 August, 2020 at 10:20. 
16 January 2021

Grant for Research on Queer Refugees

The GEST programme at the University of Iceland has been awarded a three-year research grant from the Icelandic Research Fund for the project Queer Refugees in Queer Utopias: Inclusions and Exclusions.