The Health Science Institute
Welcome to a thriving research community in health sciences. Our scientists create knowledge and attack important scientific questions in all fields of health and biomedical sciences every day. They work across six faculties and in numerous research groups and institutions. They also communicate their specialized knowledge to around 3000 students in both undergraduate and graduate studies.
The Health Science Institute is the center for research at the University of Iceland School of Health Sciences. All scientists, faculties and research units of the School of Health Sciences belong to the Health Research Institute.
The purpose of the Health Science Institute is to increase research quality and synergistic effects by facilitating research cooperation, develop joint infrastructure and research support.
The Health Science Institute provides scientists various research support, for example, information on possible grants, help with grant applications, management of research projects, statistical support, consulting on the use of self-report measures in research and a new facility for clinical research. The Institute also manages in collaboration with Landspitali University Hospital a Clinical Research Center and a Health Sciences Library.
The institute also hosts a large conference on research in biomedical and health sciences every other year and an innovation conference.