Háskóli Íslands

Research centres

Here are some of the various research offices and centres that are part of SSRI:

MARK - Center for diversity and gender studies

CF-CYP - Centre for Research into Challenges Facing Children and Young People

Social Research Center

 

Center for Research Communication in Iceland

 

General overview

 

The Center for Research Literacy in Iceland was established in 2011. The Center has two main objectives, on the one hand, to teach through lectures, seminars, publishing, student collaboration and information sharing on the internet and on the other hand to work on individual critical research projects where the aim is to publish research results in traditional media in Iceland as well as abroad and on the website of the association.

 

Management and operations

 

Kristinn Hrafnsson, Chairman of the Board, Jóhannes Kr. Kristjánsson secretary, Helga Arnardóttir, Ingi R. Ingason and Valgerður Anna Jóhannsdóttir. No permanent employee worked at the center during the year and all activities lay down.

The Icelandic Centre for Third Sector Research

General Overview

The Third Sector School was established in November 2010 and is run by the Faculty of Social Work and the Faculty of Political Science. The main role of the Center is to promote research, development projects and education in the area of ​​the third sector and general companies operating without profit. The operation that is not covered by public or private operations has been called the third sector, ie. operations such as non-profit organizations and non-profit organizations.

 

The aim of the Center is:

  • to improve basic and service research in the third sector in Iceland in collaboration with foreign universities,
  • to work on development projects aimed at increasing innovation and development in the third sector in cooperation with NGOs and the public sector,
  • to disseminate scientific and practical knowledge of the third sector,
  • to participate in a public sector policy on third-sectoral issues in cooperation with open-minded bodies and non-governmental organizations,
  • to provide students with research-based postgraduate education opportunities and assistance in research in the third sector.

 

The Board of Directors consists of Ómar Kristmundsson, Steinunn Hrafnsdóttir and Þórólfur Þórlindsson.

No permanent employee worked at the Center during the year and its activities were small.

 

Research Center for Disability Studies

 

General Overview

The Center for Disability Studies was formally established on 3 March 2006. The Center for Disability Studies established an interdisciplinary forum for research in the field of disability education, but the Center was the first institution in this field of study in Iceland. There, permanent teachers work in disability education, promoters, postdoctoral students and students in MA and doctoral studies, the latter being given the opportunity to gain experience and training in scientific work methods. Foreign doctorates and doctoral students have sought and obtained research facilities at the site with foreign grants, but the activities of the center are well known outside the country.

 

The board of directors of the research center is Rannveig Traustadóttir professor and the assistant director is Hanna Björg Sigurjónsdóttir, associate professor in disability studies. The board of the center is three people, two are teachers and scholars in disability studies, director and deputy director mentioned above, but the director of the Social Science Institute, which is now Guðbjörg Andrea Jónsdóttir, is the third member.

 

Research

At the end of January 2015, a major research project entitled Access to Specialized Victim Support Services for Women with Disabilities was completed, which included Experienced Violence. In addition to the Center for Disability Studies, research institutions and universities in Austria, England and Germany participated in the project. The study was funded by the Daphne III European Commission program. The main focus of the project was to gather information on violence against disabled women and their access to NGOs and institutions supporting victims. At the same time, the aim of the study was to work out the results of practical materials that could be useful in organizing actions for the benefit of disabled women who have suffered violence and improved support for them. Therefore, benchmarks and fundamentals were created for effective support for disabled women who have suffered violence and suggestions for action to improve that support.

The research center has been working on the European project The Academic Network of European Disability Experts (ANED) since it was founded by the European Union in December 2007. The project began in 2008 and participates in 30 European countries. ANED's aim is to gather information that is the basis of the Union's policy on the affairs of people with disabilities. The project is led by Human European Consultancy in the Netherlands and the University of Leeds in the UK and is Mark Priestley Professor of Professional Project Manager. ANED is associated with national research centers in disability studies. It reviews the various issues and statuses of each country set out in reports that are accessible on the network ANED. Rannveig Traustadóttir and James G. Rice have handled reports from Iceland on the issues that are being worked on at each time.

The Center for Disability Studies has conducted a number of research on issues and the status of disabled people in Iceland, either one or in collaboration with the Institute of Social Sciences.

 

ICE - CCFR Centre For Children And Family Research

 

General overview

A research institute for child and family protection is a research and educational institution. The organization is intended to be an extensive forum for social work research, especially on child, family and child protection policies, development and services, covering the entire life-span of youth. The aim of the Research Institute for Child and Family Protection is also to disseminate scientific knowledge about social work and to attract scholars to work in this fi

  • Sigrún Júlíusdóttir, Professor Emeritus, Social Work Department, Chairman of the Board,
  • Sigurveig H. Sigurðardóttir, Dean of Dean and Associate Professor, representative of the Faculty of Social Work,
  • Guðbjörg Andrea Jónsdóttir, Director of the Social Science Institute,Manager of the Social Sciences Institute,Manager of the Social Sciences Institute,Manager of the Social
  • Ellý Alda Þorsteinsdóttir, OfficeEllý Alda Þorsteinsdóttir, OfficeEllý Alda Þorsteinsdóttir, OfficeWelfare Service, ,
  • Þór G. Þórarinsson, Ministry of Welfare,
  • María Rúnarsdóttir, Icelandic Social Work Association.

The Institute for Child and Family Protection was formally established on 12 May 2006. The Agency's partners are the Child Welfare Office, Hafnarfjörður, Reykjanesbær, the Ministry of Welfare and the City of Welfare.

 

Personnel

During the year, the agency's activities contracted somewhat compared to last year. No manager worked at the agency during the year, but various employees came to work for a shorter or longer time in different projects. The Research Institute for Child and Family Protection works in close collaboration with the specialists of the Social Work Department and the Social Science Institute. Some projects are also carried out in collaboration with the Institute of Social Sciences or with purchased services from it. The Research Institute for Child and Family Protection is entirely run with grants and income from service projects.

The Board of Directors of the Research Institute for Child and Family Protection appointed during the year:

 

Specialist Center for Lifelong Learning and Career GuidanceVocational Center

 

General Overview

Thefor Lifelong Learning and Career Counseling, which is a research and development center at the University of Iceland, was established in 2009. The main role of the Center is to increase and strengthen research in the field of study and career counseling in Iceland. by:

  • initiating and conducting research in the field of study and career counseling,
  • conducting research-related service projects,
  • strengthening research and teaching links,
  • co-operating with stakeholders, organizations, organizations, businesses, trade unions, and more,
  • promoting collaborative projects and research findings,
  • advising on study and career counseling in the community, engage in discussion on career and career counseling, and encourage discussion of it.

Board of Directors

The Center for Experts in Lifelong Learning and Career Counseling is composed of four persons, cf. Article 4 Rules of the Center. This year included:

  • Guðbjörg Vilhjálmsdóttir, Professor of Counseling and Career Counsel, Chairman,
  • Helga Helgadóttir, Chairman of the Association of Study and Career Counselors,
  • María Dóra Björnsdóttir, Director of the University of Iceland Student Counseling and Careers,
  • Guðbjörg Andrea Jónsdóttir, Director of the Social Sciences Institute.

Research and courses

An examination of the adaptability of the study and career (Career Adapt-Ability Inventory) is an international measuring instrument that the specialist center has localized and adapted for Iceland. The first course for study and career counselors in the use of the measuring device was held in March 2015, and 12 study and career counselors took part in it.

 

Center for Research Communication in Iceland

 

General overview

The Center for Research Communication in Iceland was established in 2011. The Center has two main objectives, on the one hand, to teach through lectures, seminars, publishing, student collaboration and information sharing on the internet and on the other hand to work on individual critical research projects where the aim is to publish research results in traditional media in Iceland as well as abroad and on the website of the association.

 

Management and operations

Kristinn Hrafnsson, Chairman of the Board, Jóhannes Kr. Kristjánsson secretary, Helga Arnardóttir, Ingi R. Ingason and Valgerður Anna Jóhannsdóttir. No permanent employee worked at the center during the year and all activities lay down.

 

The Icelandic Centre for Third Sector Research

 

General Overview

The Third Sector School was established in November 2010 and is run by the Faculty of Social Work and the Faculty of Political Science. The main role of the Center is to promote research, development projects and education in the area of ​​the third sector and general companies operating without profit. The operation that is not covered by public or private operations has been called the third sector, ie. operations such as non-profit organizations and non-profit organizations.

 

The aim of the Center is:

 

  • to improve basic and service research in the third sector in Iceland in collaboration with foreign universities,
  • to work on development projects aimed at increasing innovation and development in the third sector in cooperation with NGOs and the public sector,
  • to disseminate scientific and practical knowledge of the third sector,
  • to participate in a public sector policy on third-sectoral issues in cooperation with open-minded bodies and non-governmental organizations,
  • to provide students with research-based postgraduate education opportunities and assistance in research in the third sector.

 

The Board of Directors consists of Ómar Kristmundsson, Steinunn Hrafnsdóttir and Þórólfur Þórlindsson.

 

Research Center for Disability Studies

 

General Overview

The Center for Disability Studies was formally established on 3 March 2006. The Center for Disability Studies established an interdisciplinary forum for research in the field of disability education, but the Center was the first institution in this field of study in Iceland. There, permanent teachers work in disability education, promoters, postdoctoral students and students in MA and doctoral studies, the latter being given the opportunity to gain experience and training in scientific work methods. Foreign doctorates and doctoral students have sought and obtained research facilities at the site with foreign grants, but the activities of the center are well known outside the country.

The board of directors of the research center is Rannveig Traustadóttir professor and the assistant director is Hanna Björg Sigurjónsdóttir, associate professor in disability studies. The board of the center is three people, two are teachers and scholars in disability studies, director and deputy director mentioned above, but the director of the Social Science Institute, which is now Guðbjörg Andrea Jónsdóttir, is the third member.

 

Research

At the end of January 2015, a major research project entitled Access to Specialized Victim Support Services for Women with Disabilities was completed, which included Experienced Violence. In addition to the Center for Disability Studies, research institutions and universities in Austria, England and Germany participated in the project. The study was funded by the Daphne III European Commission program. The main focus of the project was to gather information on violence against disabled women and their access to NGOs and institutions supporting victims. At the same time, the aim of the study was to work out the results of practical materials that could be useful in organizing actions for the benefit of disabled women who have suffered violence and improve support for them. Therefore, benchmarks and fundamentals were created for effective support for disabled women who have suffered violence and suggestions for action to improve that support.

The research center has been working on the European project The Academic Network of European Disability Experts (ANED) since it was founded by the European Union in December 2007. The project began in 2008 and participates in 30 European countries. ANED's aim is to gather information that is the basis of the Union's policy on the affairs of people with disabilities. The project is led by Human European Consultancy in the Netherlands and the University of Leeds in the UK and is Mark Priestley Professor of Professional Project Manager. ANED is associated with national research centers in disability studies. It reviews the various issues and statuses of each country set out in reports that are accessible on the network ANED. Rannveig Traustadóttir and James G. Rice have handled reports from Iceland on the issues that are being worked on at each time.

The Center for Disability Studies has conducted a number of research on issues and the status of disabled people in Iceland, either one or in collaboration with the Institute of Social Sciences.

 

ICE - CCFR Centre For Children And Family Research

 

General overview

A research institute for child and family protection is a research and educational institution. The organization is intended to be an extensive forum for social work research, especially on child, family and child protection policies, development and services. The aim of the Research Institute for Child and Family Protection is also to disseminate scientific knowledge about social work and to attract scholars to work in this field. The Institute for Child and Family Protection was formally established on 12 May 2006. The Agency's partners are the Child Welfare Office, Hafnarfjörður, Reykjanesbær, the Ministry of Welfare and the City of Welfare.

 

Personnel

During the year, the agency's activities contracted somewhat compared to last year. No manager worked at the agency during the year, but various employees came to work for a shorter or longer time in different projects. The Research Institute for Child and Family Protection works in close collaboration with the specialists of the Social Work Department and the Social Science Institute. Some projects are also carried out in collaboration with the Institute of Social Sciences or with purchased services from it. The Research Institute for Child and Family Protection is entirely run with grants and income from service projects.

 

The Board of Directors of the Research Institute for Child and Family Protection appointed during the year:

 

Sigrún Júlíusdóttir, Professor Emeritus, Social Work Department, Chairman of the Board,

Sigurveig H. Sigurðardóttir, Dean of Dean and Associate Professor, representative of the Faculty of Social Work,

Guðbjörg Andrea Jónsdóttir, Director of the Social Science Institute, Manager of the Social Sciences Institute, Manager of the Social Sciences Institute, Manager of the Social, Ellý Alda Þorsteinsdóttir, Office, Ellý Alda Þorsteinsdóttir, OfficeEllý Alda Þorsteinsdóttir, Office, Welfare Service, Þór G. Þórarinsson, Ministry of Welfare, María Rúnarsdóttir, Icelandic Social Work Association.

 

Specialist Center for Lifelong Learning and Career Guidance

Vocational Center

 

General Overview

The research and development center at the University of Iceland, was established in 2009. The main role of the Center is to increase and strengthen research in the field of study and career counseling in Iceland. by:

 

  • initiating and conducting research in the field of study and career counseling,
  • conducting research-related service projects,
  • strengthening research and teaching links,
  • co-operating with stakeholders, organizations, organizations, businesses, trade unions, and more,
  • promoting collaborative projects and research findings,
  • advising on study and career counseling in the community, engage in discussion on career and career counseling, and encourage discussion of it.

 

Board of Directors

The Center for Experts in Lifelong Learning and Career Counseling is composed of four persons, cf. Article 4 Rules of the Center. This year included:

 

Guðbjörg Vilhjálmsdóttir, Professor of Counseling and Career Counsel, Chairman,

Helga Helgadóttir, Chairman of the Association of Study and Career Counselors

María Dóra Björnsdóttir, Director of the University of Iceland Student Counseling and Careers,

Guðbjörg Andrea Jónsdóttir, Director of the Social Sciences Institute.

 

Research and courses

An examination of the adaptability of the study and career (Career Adapt-Ability Inventory) is an international measuring instrument that the specialist center has localized and adapted for Iceland. The first course for study and career counselors in the use of the measuring device was held in March 2015, and 12 study and career counselors took part in it.

 

Anthropological Institute

General Overview The

Institute of Anthropology was established in 1974. According to Art. the rules of the institution from 1997, the organization's mission to promote research in the field of anthropology, both social and biological, including by:

  • undertake research in this field at home and abroad,
  • promoting co-operation between the sector,
  • publish and present the results of anthropological research,
  • keep conferences, seminars and lectures in this field,
  • provide advanced students in anthropology for research facilities,
  • for the preservation of research data.
     

There have not been elected representatives on the Board of Directors for a number of years. No permanent employee worked at the institute during the year and all activities lay down.

 

Center for Complexity and Gender Research - MARK

General Overview

The Center for Complexity and Gender Research (MARK) was established in January 2011 and belongs to the Social Science Institute. The Center for Complexity and Gender Research is a forum for research and education in the field of human rights and discrimination and equality, gender and complexity in a broad sense. At the Center there are teachers and scholars at the School of Social Sciences who conduct research on the above mentioned research areas. The Role and Objective of the Center is to promote research in the field of study by facilitating collaboration with national and foreign scholars and research institutions, providing students with facilities and training for research work, strengthening research and teaching relations, conducting consulting and research-related service projects, and enhancing the field of study. Furthermore, the Center has the role of disseminating knowledge and presenting the results of research through publishing, lectures, educational meetings, seminars and conferences. The center also aims to promote significant and effective policy formulation, discussion and development in the field in collaboration with public bodies, the business sector and the national life. Home Center is www.mark.hi.is.

 

Board and Advisory Board

The Annual General Meeting of the Center for Complexity and Gender Research was held on 12 November. The board of the center was elected: Guðbjörg Linda Rafnsdóttir, professor of sociology, and Birgir Hermannsson, adjunct in political science. Brynhildur G. Flóvenz, Associate Professor of Law, Jónína Einarsdóttir, Professor of Anthropology, and Olafur Rastrick, Assistant Professor of Ethnology, were re-elected. Guðbjörg Ottósdóttir, Assistant Professor of Social Work, and Hanna Björg Sigurjónsdóttir, Associate Professor of Disability Studies, were elected as alternates. In addition, a newcomer was commissioned to get a doctoral student representative on the board, and Sveinn Guðmundsson and Ólöf Júlíusdóttir were elected. Kristín Loftsdóttir, professor of anthropology, and Sigurjón B. Hafsteinsson, associate professor of arithmetic, left the board. At the first meeting of the board, Guðbjörg Linda Rafnsdóttir was elected chairman. The Center for Complexity and Gender Research has been run under the auspices of the Institute of Social Sciences as of the beginning of 2015.

The Center for Complexity and Gender Research operates an Advisory Council which is composed of amateur and stakeholders in the field of the Center. Its role is to act as a consultant and support for its activities. The Advisory Board was appointed: Halldóra Gunnarsdóttir, Specialist at the Human Rights Office of the City of Reykjavik, Margrét Steinarsdóttir, Managing Director of the Human Rights Office of Iceland, Hugrún Hjaltadóttir, Specialist at the Center for Gender Equality, Atla Viðari Thorstensen, Specialist at the Icelandic Red Cross, and Tatjana Lationvic, Vice Chairman of the Immigration Council.

 

The work of Hallfríður Þórarinsdóttir anthropologist is the director of the Center for Complexity and Gender Research and is a part of the work. The director is responsible for the day-to-day activities of the center, and during the operating year, he has collaborated with numerous parties, both within and outside the University of Iceland, on seminars and lectures, applications and projects. The Center for Complexity and Gender Research has also participated in national and international applications for research grants. Some research projects by scholars at the School of Social Sciences were carried out under the head of the Center, both national projects and projects in collaboration with foreign parties.

 

National Center for Research in Ethnology

 

General Overview

The aim of the National Institute for Research in Ethnology, which was established in 2008, is to conduct independent research on everyday culture, ways of life and vision of life in our day and age. The main pillars of the business are projects in four areas: buzz, material culture, religious life and cultural heritage.

The role of the National Research Institute is to increase and strengthen research in the above field, for example by:

 

  • initiating and conducting research in the specified field,
  • taking on projects for parties outside and within the University of Iceland, co-operating with national institutions, companies and organizations and looking for collaboration with foreign scholars and institutions in the mandatory field,
  • enhancing the connection between research and teaching in their field of work,
  • providing students with research education facilities and equipment for research work and training and experience in scientific work methods by giving them the opportunity to do research work on the road research center, as far as possible,
  • present the results of research, including publication of academic papers, academic courses, lectures and conferences in the field of work.

 

Management and activities

The Research Center is not formally appointed, but teachers in folklore manage its work. No permanent employee has been to the research center and activity has been low in recent quarters.

 

Research Center for Disability Studies

 

General Overview

The Center for Disability Studies was formally established on 3 March 2006. The Center for Disability Studies established an interdisciplinary forum for research in the field of disability education, but the Center was the first institution in this field of study in Iceland. There, permanent teachers work in disability education, promoters, postdoctoral students and students in MA and doctoral studies, the latter being given the opportunity to gain experience and training in scientific work methods. Foreign doctorates and doctoral students have sought and obtained research facilities at the site with foreign grants, but the activities of the center are well known outside the country.

The board of directors of the research center is Rannveig Traustadóttir professor and the assistant director is Hanna Björg Sigurjónsdóttir, associate professor in disability studies. The board of the center is three people, two are teachers and scholars in disability studies, director and deputy director mentioned above, but the director of the Social Science Institute, which is now Guðbjörg Andrea Jónsdóttir, is the third member.

 

Research

At the end of January 2015, a major research project entitled Access to Specialized Victim Support Services for Women with Disabilities was completed, which included Experienced Violence. In addition to the Center for Disability Studies, research institutions and universities in Austria, England and Germany participated in the project. The study was funded by the Daphne III European Commission program. The main focus of the project was to gather information on violence against disabled women and their access to NGOs and institutions supporting victims. At the same time, the aim of the study was to work out the results of practical materials that could be useful in organizing actions for the benefit of disabled women who have suffered violence and improved support for them. Therefore, benchmarks and fundamentals were created for effective support for disabled women who have suffered violence and suggestions for action to improve that support.

The research center has been working on the European project The Academic Network of European Disability Experts (ANED) since it was founded by the European Union in December 2007. The project began in 2008 and participates in 30 European countries. ANED's aim is to gather information that is the basis of the Union's policy on the affairs of people with disabilities. The project is led by Human European Consultancy in the Netherlands and the University of Leeds in the UK and is Mark Priestley Professor of Professional Project Manager. ANED is associated with national research centers in disability studies. It reviews the various issues and statuses of each country set out in reports that are accessible on the network ANED. Rannveig Traustadóttir and James G. Rice have handled reports from Iceland on the issues that are being worked on at each time.

The Center for Disability Studies has conducted a number of research on issues and the status of disabled people in Iceland, either one or in collaboration with the Institute of Social Sciences.

 

Research Center for Museum Studies

General Overview The

Center for Research in Museum Studies was founded in 2010. The role of the Center for Research in Museum Studies is to increase and strengthen research in museum science by:

 

  • initiating and conducting research in the field of museum,projects in the field of museum
  • Science conducting research-related service science,
  • promoting research relations and teaching in the field of museums,field of museum
  • collaborating with domestic and foreign research institutions and scholars in thescience, and promoting links with business and national life,
  • providing students with research training facilities and equipment for research work, and providing students with training and experience in scientific work methods by giving them the opportunity as far as possible, to conduct research work on behalf of the center,
  • present the results of research, including by publishing academic papers, conducting professional courses, lectures and conferences in the field of museum science,
  • be advisory in the field of museum studies, whether it is for stakeholders, institutions, companies or others,
  • promoting the publication of academic works in the field of museum science.

 

Board

In the board of the Center for Research in Museum Studies, Bergsveinn Þórsson, City History Museum, representative of the Icelandic Museum and Museum Association, Guðbrandur Benediktsson, City History Museum, Representative of the Museum Council, Rakel Pétursdóttir, Head of the Art Museum of Iceland, Representative of the Icelandic Museum of Icelandic Geologists, Þóroddur Bjarnason, Professor, University College London, Terry Gunnell, Professor, University College London, Terry Gunnell. Professor, Representative of the Department of Museum Studies, Professor Sigurjón Baldur Hafsteinsson, Representative of the Department of Museum Studies and Chairman of the Board of the Center for Research in Museum Studies, and Guðbjörg Andrea Jónsdóttir, Director of the Social Science Institute.

Activities of the

Secretary General are Sigurjón Baldur Hafsteinsson. In addition, Marta Guðrún Jóhannesdóttir worked on projects for the site during the year.

 

Political and Economic

General Overview

Research CenterThe Political and Economic Research Center was formerly a Tax and Welfare Research Center and was established in 2007. Its purpose is to conduct research in the field of politics and the economy and to disseminate information about them. The research center is not formally appointed, but Hannes Hólmsteinn Gissurarson is its director.

General overview and board The

research center on media and communication is primarily a research institute connected with the work and research of Þorbjörður Broddasonar teachers in the field of media science and his colleagues. The projects are temporary and, among other things, prepared according to Art. agreements with public entities. Furthermore, the Center has been organizing an international conference in its field. The seat has no control. No permanent employee worked at the site during the year and lay all activities down.

 

Research Center on Migration and Multiculturalism

General Overview

The aim of the Center for Migration and Multicultural Studies, which was established in 2010, is to promote and promote research on issues related to multiculturalism, immigrants and migrant workers. It also focuses on ethnicity, racism, integration and integration, in an international and local context.

The research center is not formally appointed, but teachers in anthropology manage its work.

No permanent employee has been to the research center and its activity has been low in recent quarters.

 

Criminology research center

General overview

research laboratory is a collaboration forum between the University of Iceland and the police in the capital area. The agency primarily carries out various investigations related to crime. These issues include the frequency and social patterns of violations, attitudes and experiences of crime, the fear of crime and the safety of citizens, as well as international comparison and multinational cooperation.

 

The board of directors

Helgi Gunnlaugsson, professor of sociology, and Rannveig Þórisdóttir, a lecturer in sociology and a specialist at the police in the capital area, have been managing the room from the beginning.

 

Sundstofa - Swimming pool and community research center

General overview

Sundstofa - Swimming pool and community research center was established in 2013. The National Laboratory is a study program in folklore and museum science at the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences and the Faculty of Business Administration. Sundstofa is intended to be an extensive forum for interdisciplinary research on swimming culture and the community of those who use geothermal energy. The foundation emphasizes academic independence in the tasks that it undertakes. The role of Sundstofa is to increase and strengthen research on swimming pools and society by:on swimming culture, conducting interdisciplinary research on swimming culture, initiating and conducting research on the value of hot water for daily life with special emphasis

and the social value of geothermal energy, having co-operation with domestic and foreign research institutions and scholars, provide students in research studies with facilities and equipment for research work, as well as training and experience in scientific work methods by giving them the opportunity to work research work on behalf of the research center as far as possible,

presenting the results of research, including through the publication of academic papers , conducting professional courses, lectures and conferences in the field of museum science,

contribute to the publication of theoretical works on swimming culture and the social significance of geothermal energy.
 

The Board of Directors of Sundstofa is composed of three members for a three-year term. The Faculty of Business Administration and the Department of Ethnology and Museum Studies at the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences designate each member of the Board of Directors, one of whom shall be chairman. Valdimar Tr. Hafstein, professor of folklore, is in charge of the room. Other members of the board are Ólafur Rastrick, Assistant Professor of Ethnology, and Örn D. Jónsson, Professor of Business Administration.

Research

In collaboration with the National Museum of Iceland, Sundstofa has conducted research on the experience of Icelanders and attitudes towards swimming pools.

 

National Institute of Public Health

General Overview

The institute was established in 2005. The aim of the Agency is to promote research and information sharing in the field of work, welfare and society. The institute has been an active participant in international research collaboration and a part of the Nordic Center for Excellence in Welfare Studies (NCoE - Nordic Center of Excellence in Welfare Research).

The National Institute of Public Administration has not formally appointed the board, but Stefán Ólafsson, professor of sociology, is its director.

Enginn fastur starfsmaður vann við stofnunina á árinu og lá öll starfsemi niðri.

 

Þú ert að nota: brimir.rhi.hi.is