News

26 September 2019

UNU-GTP to part ways with UNU and to join UNESCO

We are pleased to announce that the United Nations University Geothermal Training Programme is joining hands with the other three UNU training Programmes in Iceland (UNU-Fisheries Training Programme, UNU-Land Restoration Training Programme, and UNU-Gender Equality Studies Training Programme) to form GRÓ: the Centre for Capacity Development – Sustainable Use of Natural Resources and Societal Change in Iceland that will be operational as of January 1, 2020.
25 September 2019

SDG Short Course IV on Exploration and Development of Geothermal Resources to be held in Kenya in November 2019

UNU-GTP and KenGen will be hosting SDG Short Course IV on Exploration and Development of Geothermal Resources during 13 November - 3 December, at Lake Bogoria and Lake Naivasha in Kenya.
29 August 2019

MSc presentation by Diego Badilla

Diego Alberto Badilla Elizondo, MSc Fellow in Geophysics at University of Iceland will give a presentation on his MSc project on Wednesday 4 September, 2019 at 15:00 at University of Iceland, room will be announced later on.
26 August 2019

UNU Visiting Lecturer 2019 - Alper Baba from Turkey

The UNU Visiting Lecturer in 2019 is the hydrogeologist and environmental scientist Prof. Dr. Alper Baba from Izmir, Turkey.
14 August 2019

Position of Director of UNU-GTP open for application

At the end of 2019, the current director Lúðvík Georgsson, is leaving his position as per the Government law of retirement age. Orkustofnun therefore advertises the position of a new Director of UNU-GTP, open for application.
16 June 2019

MSc presentation by Pham Dieu Linh

Pham Dieu Linh, MSc Fellow in Chemistry of Thermal Fluids at University of Iceland will give a presentation on her MSc project on Tuesday 18 June, 2019 at 11:00 at University of Iceland, in the Faculty and Institute Lecture room on the 3rd floor.