Research efforts with NTNU
A new agreement on cooperative research efforts between GUC and NTNU was signed just before Christmas. - We look forward to strengthening our ties with NTNU, says Rector Jørn Wroldsen.
New head of Student Parliament
Christoffer Nordnes is elected head of the Student Parliament. – I`m looking forward to new challenges and to continue the good dialogue with the management at GUC, says Nordnes.
Suzanne Knudsen takes a semester abroad at Bond University in Australia as part of her Bachelor in Media Management at GUC. - I would definitely recommend this to other students. You can experience something new, and escape everyday life a bit, says Suzanne.
NISlab is arranging scientific seminar every two weeks. -The main idea behind this seminar is to give people, especially phd-students, a place to bring up their challenges in research for a larger audience, says assistant professor Patrick Bours at NISlab.
Students with robots
Sophisticated robots with artificial intelligence are not something that belongs to the future. – Students at Faculty of Computer Science and Media Technology have just adopted new robots in the classroom, says Associate Professor Sule Yildirim.
For five years in a row, the number of applicants with GUC on the top of their list, increases. Since 2005 the number of applicants with GUC as their first priority has increased with 60 per cent. - GUC has disciplines relevant to meet the challenges of society, this increase shows that our students think the same, says Rector Jørn Wroldsen.
Focusing on color
This week the Create Conference is held in Gjøvik and at GUC.- Create has created dialogue and networking between different research communities, says Associate Professor Ivar Farup at GUC.
Bridge connection in 3D
The vizualization program Real-Time-Terrain visualizes a bridge between Gjøvik and Hamar. It also makes it possible to walk, drive and even fly over the terrain between the two cities. All in 3D.
R&D prize to NISlab
Norwegian Information Security laboratory (NISLab) at Gjøvik University College was awarded Oppland County's Research and Development prize during Mjøskonferansen. -It is absolutely amazing, and a distinction for researchers in the laboratory, says Head of NISlab, Patrick Bours.
The research work in Jotunheimen, which amongst others associate professor Rune Strand Ødegård at GUC is a part of, are now receiving international attention after a visit last week from the news agency Reuter.
Both Minister of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs, Rigmor Aasrud (to the left), and Minister of Defence, Grete Faremo, was present when GUC officially opened the research laboratory in Digital Forensics last Monday the 20th of September.
- Scientific subjects are fun, states Anne Kari Kleiven (to the right) and Tina Steen. They are project managers for the mentor programme ENT3R, which aims to give youths a more positive relationship towards scientific subjects.
- A good dialog between parents with Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and the public support system is essential, PhD Candidate Øyfrid Larsen Moen states. This is the topic of the first part of her doctoral dissertation.
Martin Sheen in shiny colors
The Norwegian Color Research Laboratory at Gjøvik University College (GUC) has developed software providing a consistent color reproduction and artistic expression throughout the production of a movie. The software will be used in the Norwegian-Irish movie «Stella Days» with Martin Sheen.
-Welfare Technology will be common as well as controversial. A number of technologies will make life easier and safer, so we can live longer at home, if we want. At the same time we will experience that welfare technology will be used in unforeseen ways and change both our values and society, professor at Gjøvik University College Bjørn Hofmann states.
Gjøvik University College (GUC) is about to initiate the first master in Gerontology in Norway. – It is necessary with an overall approach to understand ageing, both as a social, psychological, and bodily phenomena, says Professor Tor Inge Romøren.
Students in Information Technology at Gjøvik University College (GUC) are now able to use virtual laboratories. -This will give the students the possibility to practice on realistic scenarios, and at the same time give us more flexibility, says Associate Professor Erik Hjelmås.
The Prime Minister in 130 km/h!
Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg officially opened pre-hospital laboratory and the ambulance simulator at Gjøvik University College (GUC) on Thursday. This is an impressive project, Stoltenberg stated.