Rector Jón Atli Benediktsson.

Rector of University of Iceland Among World’s Top Scientists

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One of the classrooms affected by the flood.

Enormous Flood Damage at University of Iceland

22 Jan 2021 Most buildings on the University of Iceland campus were flooded yesterday, after a cold water main that lies through the campus broke around 1 am yesterday.

The University's Main Building.

Major Flood at University of Iceland

21 Jan 2021 A water main break near the University of Iceland campus overnight has resulted in major flood damage in several buildings on campus, including the Main Building.

The upper graph shows a prediction of the daily number of new confirmed domestic cases of COVID-19 in Iceland, while the lower graph shows a prediction of the cumulative number of confirmed cases.

Predicting 20-40 New Cases of COVID-19 a Day

30 Sep 2020 Scientists at the University of Iceland have been working on a prediction model recently, showing how the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to develop in Iceland in the coming weeks.

From the University Centre.

COVID-19 Cases at University of Iceland

15 Sep 2020 A case of COVID-19 was confirmed at the University of Iceland over the weekend.

Rector Jón Atli Benediktsson is saddened by the distribution of racist propaganda.

Racist Propaganda Distributed at University of Iceland

7 Nov 2019 Racist propaganda has been distributed at the University of Iceland.

There are about 1,300 foreign students registered at the University of Iceland.

Ninety Nationalities at U of Iceland

28 Aug 2019 Close to 700 foreign students are among the freshmen at the University of Iceland this fall.

The University of Iceland main building.

University of Iceland makes international employability ranking

17 Nov 2016 The University of Iceland now features for the first time ever on the Times Higher Educati­on Global Uni­versity Empl­oya­bility Rank­ing, at 136th place in the world.

University of Iceland welcomes 1,150 foreign students

25 Aug 2016 Yesterday saw the welcome reception for the 1,150 foreign students who are taking up studies at the University of Iceland this autumn.

Iceland couple arguing over what to call a toaster

1 Jul 2016 Who says people don’t care about language? And what IS the Icelandic word for ‘toaster’?

A Hekla eruption.

Iceland’s Hekla volcano “ready to blow”

20 Jun 2016 “We could be looking at a major disaster when the next eruption begins if we are not careful.”

Cancer in Iceland linked to living in geothermal areas

1 Jun 2016 Scientists from the University of Iceland have discovered a link between rates of cancer and the amount of time spent living in areas of Iceland which use geothermal water.

The Eyjafjallajökull eruption.

Icelandic volcanoes not to blame for world temperature changes

30 May 2016 Iceland’s Eyjafjallajökull volcano is now synonymous the world over with flight shutdown and travel chaos – but Icelandic volcanoes in general have much less bearing than volcanoes elsewhere on worldwide temperature change.

The University of Iceland.

University of Iceland 222nd best in world

13 Apr 2016 The University of Iceland is the 222nd best university in the world and the 13th best in the Nordic countries, according to the 2015-16 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

Þingvellir, the site of the ancient Icelandic Parliament, appears frequently in stories such as Njal's Saga.

Mapping the Icelandic sagas

29 Nov 2015 A new interactive map of all places featured in the Icelandic sagas has won the University of Iceland 2015 Applied Science Prize.

A blaze of international colour.

International Day at University of Iceland

14 Nov 2015 Students, teachers and staff were treated to the sights, tastes and sounds of the world this Thursday, as the University of Iceland held its annual International Day.




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