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Agenda

Agenda

 

On Saturday October 25th 2014, the University of Iceland's School of Engineering and Natural Sciences (SENS) will hold á Science Day as part of it's Research symposium. More than 30 scientist from SENS will give short talks on their research and promote their research in a poster session.

The Science Day is also for the whole family. Physicists and chemists will have hands-on activities, a portable planetarium will be on site, TeamSpark will show their racing car and our geologists will have brand new lava on display.

The Science Day takes place in Askja, the Natural Science building.

 

10.00-10.05

Opening 

Hilmar Bragi Janusson, dean of the School of Engineering and Natural Sciences     

10.05 -10.25 

Plenary lecture 

10:30-12:25

Talks:Parallel Sessions 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ocean and Eruption

 

Room 132

 

Time

 

 

10.30-10.45

Hrönn Egilsdóttir

Ocean acidification and Iceland

10.50-11.05

Bergrún Arna Óladóttir

The socalled Saksunarvatn tephra layer

11.10-11.25

Hrafnhildur Hannesdóttir

Vanishing glaciers - historical and new insights

11.30-11.45

Rikke Pedersen

Eruption in Holuhraun

11.50-12.05

Hrund Ólöf Andradóttir

Human sensitivity towards low-concetration air pollution from Holuhraun eruption

12.10-12.25

Páll Theódórsson

Radioactivity, earthquakes and volcanic

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Planning/Culture/Tourism

 

Room 131

 

Time

 

 

10.30-10.45

Guðmundur Freyr Úlfarsson

Older driver traffic safety

10.50-11.05

Friðþór Sófus Sigmundsson

Natural and cultural landscape dynamics in Öræfi district from settelment to 1641

11.10-11.25

Pétur Halldórsson

Wintering migrations of the Great Northern Diver (Gavia immer) explored with modern technology.

11.30-11.45

Helgi Rafn Hróðmarsson

On the origin of life

11.50-12.05

Anna Dóra Sæþórsdóttir

Managing tourism in the Icelandic Highlands:

12.10-12.25

Gunnar Þór Jóhannesson

 

/Katrín Anna Lund

A step in avoiding conflicts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medicine/Biodiversity/Biology

 

Room 129

 

Time

 

 

10.30-10.45

Hörður Filippusson

Biochemicals industry in Iceland.  Past and future?

10.50-11.05

M. M. Mahbud Alam

Mitochondrial DNA variation reveals cryptic species in Fenneropenaeus indicus

11.10-11.25

Helgi Sigurðsson

Information processing with topologically protected vortex memories in exciton-polariton condensates

11.30-11.45

Arnar Pálsson

The roots of biodiversity - the interaction maturation and development

11.50-12.05

Kesara Anamthawat-Jónsson

The microscopic world

12.10-12.25

Sigríður Guðrún Suman

Developing emergency treatment of cyanide poisoning

 

 

 

12:30 – 14:00

Lunch and poster sessions.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Universe/Atmosphere/Climate

 

Room 132

 

Time

 

 

14.00-14.15

Ingibjörg Jónsdóttir

Remote sensing

14.20-14.35

Lárus Thorlacius

String theory

14.40-14.55

Páll Jakobsson

Gamma-Ray Bursts: The Most Powerful Explosions in the Universe

15.00-15.15

Gunnlaugur Björnsson

The sun, the auroras and daily life on Earth

15.20-15.35

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Agriculture/Innovation/Sustainability/Geothermal

 

Room 131

 

14.00-14.15

Soffía K Magnúsdóttir

FARMING OF EUROPEAN LOBSTER (Homarus gammarus) USING NATURAL GEOTHERMAL SOURCES

14.20-14.35

Rögnvaldur Jóhann Sæmundsson

Is it possible to be more innovative but affordable too rapidly?

14.40-14.55

Guðrún Ólafsdóttir

A Simplified Sustainability assessment for aquaculture products using the “SENSE-tool”

15.00-15.15

Ragnar Ingi Danner

Geothermal Aquaponics

15.20-15.35

Egill Skúlason

Fertilizer from air and water

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mathematics/Mountains/Earthquakes

Time

Room 129

 

14.00-14.15

Benedikt Steinar Magnússon

Curvature, Pizza Slices and Corrugated Iron

14.20-14.35

Sigurður Örn Stefánsson

Graph theory in work and play

14.40-14.55

Sydney Gunnarson

Sedimentology

15.00-15.15

Árný Erla Sveinbjörnsdóttir

Can changes in the chemical composition of groundwater predict big earthquakes?

15.20-15.35

 

 

 

 

 

15.40-15.50

Plenary lecture 

16.00-16.05

Closing Ceremony
Hilmar Bragi Janusson, dean of the School of Engineering and Natural Sciences   

 

 

 

Sprengjugengið will perform throughout the day

 

Alexander Jarosch will fly the drone (if good weather)-time? In bad weather he will show the plane inside on a table and answer questions for 1 hr

 

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