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Graduate School Board

The University Council appoints five individuals to the board of the Graduate School. The board comprises representatives from the University’s schools. They assist the Director, who chairs the board. One representative from the Agricultural University of Iceland and a PhD student also sit in the board.

Board of the Graduate School 2020-2023 

Guðbjörg Linda Rafnsdóttir, chair of the board, Professor of Sociology og Vicerector for Research at the University of Iceland

Þorgerður J. Einarsdóttir Professor in the Faculty of Political Science, appointed by the School of Social Sciences 

Urður Njarðvík, Professor in the Faculty of Psychology, appointed by the School of Health Sciences 

Eiríkur Smári Sigurðarson, Research Expert and Director of Research, appointed by the School of Humanities 

Atli Vilhelm Harðarson, Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education and Diversity, appointed by the School of Education

Ólafur Pétur Pálsson, Professor in the Faculty of Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science, appointed by the School of Engineering and Natural Sciences

Bjarni Diðrik Sigurðsson, Professor, representative of the Agricultural University of Iceland

Katrín Ólafsdóttir, student representative, appointed by the doctoral students

Alternate Members of the Board

Guðjón Ingi Guðjónsson, Postgraduate Studies Member, alternate for the School of Health Sciences

Eiríkur Stephensen, Project Manager, alternate for the School of Humanities

Helga Rut Guðmundsdóttir, Professor, alternate for the School of Education

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