QEF Annual Conference

Integrating research into undergraduate learning: International and Icelandic examples 

The Quality Board for Icelandic Higher Education and the Quality Council will host a conference on Integrating research into undergraduate learning, with International and Icelandic examples. Participating in this conference will be international and Icelandic presenters representing staff and students. The conference will be held in Room M-101 at Reykjavik University on 15 May, from 13:00-16:30. All presentations will be in English, and this event is open to all. Attendees are kindly requested to register in advance below.

15 May 2018

13.00 pm to 16.15 pm

Location: Reykjavik University, Room M-101

Registration

Programme

13.00 – 13.10 Welcome and introduction to the conference theme, by Ari Kristinn Jónsson, Rector of Reykjavik University
13.10 – 14.10

Panel 1: Integrating research into undergraduate learning: International examples

  • The Centre of Excellence in Biology Education, bioCEED, by Prof. Vigdis Vandvik, University of Bergen
  • The Georgia Tech vertically integrated projects (VIPs), by Prof. Ed Coyle, Georgia Tech
  • Chair: Ari Kristinn Jónsson, Rector of Reykjavik University
14.10 – 14.40 Coffee break
14.40 – 16.25

Panel 2: Integrating research into undergraduate learning: Icelandic examples

  • Presentations and Panel discussion of Icelandic teachers and students
  • Chair: Salome Guðmundsdóttir, CEO of Icelandic Startups
  1. Sean Michael Scully and Eva Maria Ingvadottir, University of Akureyri, Department of Natural Resource Science.
  2. Helga Rut Gudmundsdottir and Björg Þórsdóttir, University of Iceland, School of Education.
  3. Anna Vilborg Einarsdóttir and Ingibjörg Smáradóttir, Hólar University College, Department of Rural Tourism.
  4. Páll Einarsson and student, University of Iceland, Faculty of Earth Sciences.
  5. Kristinn R. Þórisson and Mathieu Skúlason, Reykjavik University, School of Computer Science.
  6. Aðalheiður Guðmundsdóttir and Áslaug Heiður Cassata, University of Iceland, Faculty of Icelandic and Comparative Cultural Studies.
  7. Thomas Pausz and Elín Sigríður Harðardóttir,  Icelandic University of the Arts, Department of Design and Architecture.
16.25 – 16.30 Wrap-up

Short bios of speakers








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