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iEarth Digital learning Forum 18.02.2021

iEarth Digital learning Forum – GeoIntern The latest iEarth Digital Learning Forum seminar took place on Thursday the 18th of February.  In this seminar Iver Martens, Oda Bjørnsdatter and Ingvild Lorentzen (UiT) presented their talk titled: “How is the program GeoInternship designed to increase the student’s academic learning and employability?” GeoInternship is a new program […]

Meet the iEarth PhD students

Meet the iEarth PhD students

Meet Jennie Lundquist – iEarths new PhD student at UiT My name is Jennie Lundqvist and I partly owe my PhD position at The Arctic University of Norway (UiT) to a starfish from the North Sea. When I began my academic journey, my eyes were set on studying marine biology at the University of Gothenburg. At […]

iEarth Digital Learning Forum 28.01.2021

iEarth Digital Learning Forum – Kerim H. Nisancioglu Thursday the 28th of January Kerim Hestnes Nisancioglu presented “DIKU/SDG project at UiB/UiO: digital course on sustainable development and climate action” at the iEarth Digital Learning Forum. Dr.  Kerim Hestnes Nisancioglu is a professor of Climate Dynamics at the Department of Earth Science at the University of Bergen and research leader for Polar Climate […]

The iEarth Research Group

The iEarth Research Group – inquiry that informs educational change Adjunct educational researchers, supervisors and doctoral students of the iEarth partner institutions join efforts to create new knowledge in order to inform educational development in Norwegian geoscience education. The group will perform individual and joint research tasks and engage in group activities that support the […]

Rie Malm is defending her thesis!

PhD candidate Rie Malm is defending her thesis “What is fieldwork for? Exploring Roles of Fieldwork in Higher Education Earth Science” Thursday 28th of January! Rie has worked along side iEarth and will be presenting some really interesting research. Her disputation is digital so if you are interested in field learning please find the link […]

iEarth Digital Learning Forum 14.01.2021

iEarth Digital Learning Forum – Katarina Mårtensson The first iEarth Digital Learning Forum of the semester was held on  Thursday the 14th of January and it featured a presentation  by Katarina Mårtensson, titled; Scholarship of teaching and learning – a way to develop higher education Katarina Mårtensson is senior lecturer and academic developer at Lund […]

Words from the leader

Summary of the first virtual semester of iEarth The first half year with iEarth as SFU is completed and the Christmas holiday is approaching, something we all need after a very hectic semester. These breaks we get from time to time are probably more important than one might think, especially this year! It has been […]

iEarth Digital Learning Forum – Mirjam G

Thursday the 17th of December we had the last iEarth Digital Learning Forum seminar in 2020. This time it was Mirjam Glessmer from GEO-Tag der Natur, Hamburg, Germany that presented her talk : The iEarth Christmas Lecture, in which you will discover exciting oceanography while sitting in front of your computer! Mirjam is starting as […]

The “GeoPraksis” project will spend 6.3

The “GeoPraksis” project will spend 6.3 million NOK on developing internships for bachelor students in the coming years

The “GeoPraksis” project will spend 6.3 million NOK on developing internships for bachelor students in the coming years The Internship project “GeoPraksis  -praksisordning for en arbeidsrelevant utdanning” have received 4.4 million NOK from DIKU. Find the link to the news update from the ministry of education here:  https://www.regjeringen.no/no/aktuelt/regjeringa-brukar-45-millionar-pa-a-gjere-hogare-utdanning-meir-relevant-for-arbeidslivet/id2794788/ The department for Geosciences at UiT, the […]