Author Archives: Nicola Munro

FixO3 – 2nd call for free access to European ocean observatories

Research organizations and marine technology companies are invited to access 15 ocean observatories to conduct scientific studies or to test technology prototypes with full financial and logistics support. The submission process is now open until the 20th of July 2015. All material and guidelines for submission are now available on http://www.fixo3.eu/tna/ This opportunity comes from […]

UK Arctic Science Conference 2015: Call for abstracts now open

UK Arctic Science Conference 2015: Call for abstracts Reminder:  The 2015 UK Arctic Science Conference will be hosted by the University of Sheffield and take place from lunchtime on the 16th September to lunchtime on the 18th of September.  Registration and abstract submission is now open! Deadline for abstracts: Friday 17th July Deadline for Registration: […]

Joint JPI Climate and Belmont Forum action on climate services, climate predictability and inter-regional linkages

NERC is calling for proposals as part of the JPI Climate and Belmont Forum collaborative research action on climate services, climate predictability and inter-regional linkages. Deadline for pre-proposals is 1st June 2015. NERC is making an investment of £1·5m, which will focus on improving our understanding of linkages (teleconnections) between the climate in the polar […]

Call for applications: A skills framework for delivering safe and effective fieldwork in the polar regions

The British Antarctic Survey will be running a NERC funded Advanced Training Short Course for “A skills framework for delivering safe and effective fieldwork in the polar regions” this summer. 16 fully funded places are available for UK registered PhD students and early career researchers, with training taking place in both Cambridge and the Arctic. […]

UK Arctic Science Conference 2015: Call for abstracts

The 2015 UK Arctic Science Conference will be hosted by the University of Sheffield and take place from lunchtime on the 16th September to lunchtime on the 18th of September.  Registration and abstract submission is now open! Deadline for abstracts: Friday 17th July Deadline for Registration: Friday 28th August Please see the website for further […]

Announcement of Opportunity: The Changing Arctic Ocean scoping group

NERC invites applications to join a scoping group that will develop the science case for a potential strategic research programme on ‘The Changing Arctic Ocean – Implications for marine biology and biogeochemistry’. Please visit http://www.nerc.ac.uk/research/funded/news/ao-ocean/ for further information. Closing date for applications: Monday 30 March.

NERC International Opportunities Fund – April 2015 Call

The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) is inviting proposals to its International Opportunities Fund (IOF). The IOF scheme provides resources to NERC-supported researchers to allow them to forge long-term partnerships with overseas scientists that add value to current NERC-funded science. IOF grants are pump-priming, to help stimulate novel research collaborations. Mature research collaborations should apply […]

WWRP/WCRP/Bolin Centre Polar Prediction School-Call for Expressions of Intent

The WWRP/WCRP/Bolin Centre Polar Prediction School will be held at the Abisko Field Station in Arctic Sweden from 5-15 April 2016 and will be sponsored by WWRP, WCRP, and the Bolin Center.  The school is part of the WWRP Polar Prediction Project and the WCRP Polar Climate Predictability Initiative. This course on Polar Prediction will […]

INTERACT: Call open for transnational access to four North-American sites in the INTERACT network

Four Canadian and U.S. partners in INTERACT open a call for transnational access for European-based research groups to conduct research at two Canadian and two Alaskan field stations: The CEN Whapmagoostui-Kuujjuarapik and Kluane Lake Reseach Station in Canada, and The University of Alaska Fairbanks Toolik Field Station and the Barrow Environmental Observatory in Alaska, U.S. […]

House of Lords Select Committee on the Arctic publishes report

The House of Lords Select Committee on the Arctic has published it’s report ‘Responding to a changing Arctic’. The full text of the report, including a short executive summary, can be viewed here: PDF version-http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld201415/ldselect/ldarctic/118/118.pdf Further information about the House of Lords Select Committee on the Arctic can be found here: http://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/lords-select/arcticcom/