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Course evaluation arranged by students

Course evaluation arranged by students

Course evaluation arranged by students   Students at UNIS have arranged and completed evaluations of four courses on bachelor level this autumn semester. The thoughts and opinions of the students are essential to improve and develop courses further. With this in mind four students were given the responsibility to run the evaluation of one course […]

Arranging a national student workshop

Arranging a national student workshop

Arranging a national student workshop in Bergen   From the 14th to the 15th of January, engaged and active students from UiB, UiO, UiT and UNIS will gather in Bergen for a national student workshop. The challenges posed by global environmental changes and the increasing demand for Earth’s finite resources underscore the dependence of future […]

ISSOTL18 – Towards a Learning Culture

ISSOTL18 – Towards a Learning Culture   The conference ISSOTL18 was for the first time arranged in Norway and in Bergen, and iEarth was there. From October 24th to 27th several of the partners in iEarth and other administrative and teaching staff, in addition to students, from UiB and UiO was present in Greighallen for […]

Teachers Retreat autumn 2018

Teachers Retreat autumn 2018   From September 26th to 28th, 29 lecturers from UiB, UiO, UiT and UNIS was gathered for Teacher’s Retreat for the first time. Both scientific employees, PhD’s and students were present at Geilo. Teachers Retreat, inspired by the model of bioCEED, is an iEarth initiative to create a place for geoscience […]

Consortium meeting at UiO

Consortium meeting at UiO   From October 25th to 26th, the iEarth consortium was again gathered to discuss future plans and updated on ongoing work – this time at UiO. Some of the topics was Teacher’s Retreat, held at Geilo the following days (October 26th to 28th), to set the framework for internship that will […]

Comment to the national budget 2019

Comment to the national budget 2019

Comment to the national budget 2019   On Monday, October 8th, the government put forward their national budget for the next years. Minister Iselin Nybø presented the long-term plan for research and higher education and informed that “… with this long term plan we are strengthening the quality work in higher education even further…” We […]

GeoAlumni network at UiT

GeoAlumni network at UiT On September 7th, the department of geoscience at UiT, the Artic University of Norway, founded their first alumni network, GeoAlumni. About 35 alumni gathered for a day with scientific presentations, update on the work of the department, a walk down memory lane, and for the social activities with BBQ and fun. […]

New Vice Dean of Education at UNIS

New Vice Dean of Education at UNIS

New Vice Dean of Education at UNIS   We congratulate Professor Hanne Hvidtfeldt Christiansen on her new position as Vice Dean of Education at UNIS.   “The Vice Dean’s primary task is to strengthen the education at UNIS and lead the work on developing strategies for education in line with the overall UNIS goals. So […]

Students hired

Students hired by iEarth In association with the project “development of a digital database of threshold terms – made for students, made by students” we have now hired two students located at UiB to develop 5 educational movies. We welcome Ingvild Gabrielsen og Eline Skakstad welcome to the tema. They will spend this fall working […]

iEarth consortium meeting

The iEarth consortium met in Rosendal   The partners in the iEarth consortium met in beautiful Rosendal from the 5th to the 7th of August. The aim of the meeting was to set the agenda of the upcoming Teacher’s Retreat (september 2018), develop content for the iEarth webpages (coming fall 2018), and to work with […]