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Nomination for a National Reference Laboratory – NRL - 27.1.2016

In recent years, Matís has invested in infrastructure and created a solid foundation for food safety research as well as other food and environment related research. This effort has now made Matís a leading analytical laboratory in Iceland, and our specialists have extensive expertise and knowledge in microbiological and chemical analysis.

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Too Big to Ignore: UNU-FTP announces guest lecturer, Dr. Ratana Chuenpagdee - 21.1.2016

UNU-FTP is pleased to announce our distinguished guest lecturer Dr. Ratana Chuenpagdee, who will give a series of lectures at the Marine Research Institute February 1-3. The lectures are open to the public. Dr. Chunpagdee will focus on management issues in small scale fisheries, one of the most challenging "wicked problems" in our field.

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“Doing away with cliques will allow real talent to emerge” - 15.1.2016

Alda Möller, a former employee of the Icelandic Fisheries Laboratories (a Matís' precursor) was interviewed by Intrafish, a news media on fisheries, just a few days ago. The main topic is on women in the seafood industry and the interview is quite interesting.

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Global warming changes Icelandic food supply - 6.1.2016

One of the projects that Matís manages is a cooperative effort on the use of cereals grown in Iceland for food production. Agriculture in the countries of the North Atlantic is exposed to cool temperatures and a short growing season. Despite this, farmers in Iceland have grown cereals in recent decades and acquired good knowledge of cereal production.

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Matís' Annual Report for 2015 - 4.1.2016

Matís' Annual Report for the year 2015 has been published, in line with what has become a tradition; publication of the report in the first week of every year. The main focus of the report this year is that Matís is an international knowledge company that builds on a solid foundation. The Icelandic version of the report will be available in just a few days time.

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