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14.12.2015 : New NORFACE programme on Dynamics of Inequality Across the Life-course: Structures and Processes

NORFACE announces a new transnational research programme on Dynamics of Inequality Across the Life-course: structures and processes (acronym: DIAL).

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25.11.2015 : 75 years Anniversary Conference

Rannís celebrates its 75th anniversary in 2015, as the former Icelandic Research Council was formally established in 1940, marking the start of public support for research and development.

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22.10.2015 : Quality in Key Areas of Academic life

This conference marks the end of the first cycle of Quality Enhancement Framework (QEF) in Iceland 2011-2015 and opens the scene for the next cycle 2016-2020.

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15.10.2015 : Breakout Session: Arctic Freshwater

The Breakout Session „Arctic Freshwater Resource Dynamics and Socio-environmental Challenges under a Changing Climate” will be held on Saturday 17 October at 15:30h - 17:00h at the Arctic Circle Assembly 2015 in Harpa, Reykjavík. Organizers are the Western Kentucky University; University of Akureyri; Icelandic Arctic Cooperation Network; Icelandic Meteorological Office; Institute of Freshwater Fisheries and the Icelandic Centre for Research

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1.9.2015 : Conference on Quality Enhancement Framework for Icelandic Higher Education Institutions

The Quality Board for Higher Education Institutions in Iceland hosts an open conferenceon the Quality Enhancement Framework for Higher Education Institutions in Iceland, with a special focus on the recent Insitution-Wide Review of the Icelandic Academy of the Arts.

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14.8.2015 : Technology Development Fund call for proposals

The fund provides support for innovation projects. Next deadline for proposals is 15 September 2015.

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6.8.2015 : Grants for Arctic Research in China

The China-Nordic Arctic Research Center (CNARC) has announced it's Fellowship Program for Year 2015 - 2016.

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5.6.2015 : Research Fund infoday

Thursday 11 June at 14:00-16:00 at Hotel Natura. The Icelandic Research Fund infoday, with focus on the Fund's rules and opportunties, will be held at Hótel Natura, seminar room 2, Thursday 11 June at 14:00 -16:00.

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1.6.2015 : Open conference on the Quality Enhancement Framework

The Quality Board for Higher Education Institutions in Iceland hosts an open conference on the Quality Enhancement Framework for Higher Education Institutions in Iceland, with a special focus on the recent Insitution-Wide Review of the University of Iceland.

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29.5.2015 : Call for proposals in the Arctic Research and Studies programme

The Arctic Research and Studies programme awards mobility and preparatory grants to encourage cooperation between Iceland and Norway in the field of Arctic Science. Application deadline 18. September 2015.

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18.5.2015 : Call for nominations for the Motivation Awards for young scientists

Rannis and The Science and Technology Policy Council call for nominations for the annual motivation award for young scientists for 2015.

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24.3.2015 : Policy making workshop for the Icelandic Research Fund

The Icelandic Research Fund invites those interested to participate in a workshop for shaping the future policy of the fund. The workshop will take place on Friday 27 March at 13:30-16:30 at Hotel Reykjavík Natura.

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20.3.2015 : Innovation Congress 2015 - From Entrepreneur to International Marketing

The annual Innovation Congress will be held Thursday 9 April at 8:30-11:00 at the Grand Hotel Reykjavik. The event is organised by RANNIS, Iceland Innovation Centre, Promote Iceland and the Venture Fund. The Icelandic Innovation Award will be presented at the congress.

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10.3.2015 : US funding opportunities for international researchers

Rannis offers a half a day course on US Funding Opportunities for International Researchers on 24 March. The workshop leader is Robert Porter, PhD.

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6.3.2015 : Information meeting on the RISE part of the Marie Curie programme.

In order to support and assist icelandic institutions and companies who are interesed in applying for Marie Skłodowska Curie grants Rannis is organizing an information meeting that will take place on March 27.

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20.2.2015 : European Research Council Grant to an Icelandic Researcher

Professor Inga Dóra Sigfúsdóttir, of Reykjavik University, has been selected to receive the prestigious ERC Grant of 2 million Euros from the European Research Council (ERC).

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17.2.2015 : Call for new COST actions

You can now submit your COST Action proposal via the new e-COST online submission tool. The 2015 spring Collection Date is 24 March at 12:00 CET.

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20.1.2015 : Student Innovation Fund call for proposals for 2015

Deadline for proposals is 4 March 2015 at 16:00 GMT.
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15.1.2015 : Quality review of the Iceland Academy of the Arts

The Quality Board for Icelandic Higher Education, which operated under the auspices of the Ministry for Education, Science and Culture and administered by Rannís, has carried out an instituion-wide quality review of the Iceland Academy of the Arts.  Read more

13.1.2015 : Research Fund allocation for 2015

The Board of the Icelandic Research Fund has allocated funding to new research projects for 2015 based on expert panels' evaluation. Below is information about funded projects according to type of grant.

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