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14 September 2021

MSc presentation by Birhan Abera Kebede

Birhan presents her MSc project in Geology.
14 September 2021

MSc presentation by Yerko Figueroa Penarrieta

Yerko presents his MSc project in Geochemistry.
10 September 2021

GRÓ∙FTP’s six-month training resuming

GRÓ∙FTP’s six-month training programme is resuming after one year suspension due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Already most of this year’s fellows have arrived safely in Iceland. The remining ones will join the programme in the coming days.
7 September 2021

Open Lecture: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, author of We Should All Be Feminists and Half of a Yellow Sun, will give an open lecture in the Large Hall of Háskólabíó – University Cinema on Friday, 10 September at 2 pm. The lecture is a part of The Reykjavík International Literary Festival programme and is organized in collaboration with RIKK – Institute for Gender, Equality and Difference and GRÓ-GEST. Irma Erlingsdóttir moderates.
The fellows in Dimmuborgir with their guide, Daði Lange Friðriksson
19 August 2021

GRÓ LRT fellows visit restorations projects in the North of Iceland

Last week, the GRÓ LRT fellows went on a four-day excursion to Northern Iceland where they visited restoration sites and learned about how land conditions have been improved with innovative approaches.
Fellows 2021 exploring downtown Reykjavik during Orientation
18 August 2021

GEST Welcomes the 2021 Cohort

It was with a great pleasure that the GEST team welcomed its 2021 cohort to Iceland in August. The fellows arrived over a period of two weeks, and the teaching started on the 13th of August, after three days of orientation that was partially online. The 2021 cohort consists of twenty fellows from 15 countries. This year, for the first time, fellows from China, Egypt, Mexico, Mongolia, Namibia, and Nepal are joining the programme.