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The Arctic Circle is non-profit and nonpartisan; designed to increase participation in Arctic dialogue and strengthen the international focus on the future of the Arctic. The mission of the Arctic Circle, is to facilitate dialogue and build relationships to address rapid changes in the Arctic. 

Wednesday, 20 November 2013 19:00
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The Watanabe Trust Fund at the University of Iceland has announced that it is seeking applications from students who wish to obtain scholarships for studies abroad in Iceland or Japan.

Tuesday, 19 November 2013 09:26
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Scientists at the University of Iceland recently received an international award for the most influential science article in the world in the field of remote sensing. The awards span scientific publications from 2008 to 2012, but over three thousand articles were published in science journals in the field of remote sensing during this period. 

Monday, 04 November 2013 17:43
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The massively multiplayer online science-fiction game EVE Online, created by the Reykjavik based CCP Games, is one of the top five winners in the category e-Entertainment & Games for the World Summit Award 2013; the UN backed competition on the best e-content. 

Friday, 20 September 2013 00:01
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“Obesity is a global problem, and one of the major challenges of the 21st Century. This problem needs effective preventive measures, and plans regarding weight management. It is vital that people take responsibility for their own health, not least to resist various risk factors connected with obesity. 

Saturday, 14 September 2013 01:01
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A group of students from the University of Iceland’s Faculties of Engineering had great success in the international competition for engineering students on designing race cars; Formula Student; that took place at the Silverstone racetrack in the United Kingdom recently. The team was in third place of 25 teams in its category.

Wednesday, 11 September 2013 05:01
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“The Icelandic population is being largely affected by the drastic collapse in 2008 and subsequent recession,” says Christopher McClure, Ph.D. student in public health. “We see higher stress levels and higher depressive symptoms, as well as a reduction to utilize health services, like going to a dentist, and an increase for some groups to cancel/postpone needed health care.

Friday, 06 September 2013 02:00
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“Adopted children invariably get great support from their homes and they usually do well in school,” says Hanna Ragnarsdóttir, Associate Professor in Multicultural Studies, who is conducting a research with Elsa Sigríður Jónsdóttir on adopted children in Iceland; their experience of adapting and school careers.

Wednesday, 04 September 2013 06:01
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“The study aims to find out whether and how the economic crash influenced alcohol and tobacco consumption, specifically considering changes in the labour market, i.e. the reduction in the number of work hours and lowering of real income. 

Sunday, 01 September 2013 17:30
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According to a survey recently conducted by Capacent Gallup, the overwhelming majority of the public is in favour of raising a wind farm in Iceland. Only 7% were against the idea. 

Sunday, 01 September 2013 07:01
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