Author Archives: Nicola Munro

11th International Conference on Permafrost – Potsdam, Germany, 20 to 24th June 2016

The Alfred Wegener Institute has teamed up with UP Transfer GmbH and the University of Potsdam to organize a conference for permafrost researchers. The conference aims at covering all relevant aspects of permafrost research, engineering and outreach on a global and regional level. The conference website, containing all relevant information, is now online: and will […]

UK Arctic Science Conference – 16th to 18th September 2015

  The next UK Arctic Science Conference will take place from the 16th to 18th September 2015, and will be hosted by the University of Sheffield.   Presentations welcomed on the following topics: Terrestrial Biogeochemistry Terrestrial Ecology Arctic Oceanography Ice-Ocean Interaction Landscape Processes and Dynamics Arctic Climate Terrestrial Cryosphere: Snow and ice – past and […]

UK Arctic Research Station

The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) invites applications to access the UK Arctic research station in Ny-Alesund for the 2015 season. The Station is open for project support in March and April and from June to September. Researchers from UK universities, research institutes and other recognised organisations may apply to carry out environmental research relevant […]


Norwegian Young sea ICE cruise (N-ICE2015): During January 2015, the ‘RV Lance’ will be frozen into the ice, north of Svalbard. The aim is to let her passively drift with the ice until June 2015. Throughout the cruise, scientists will aim to study oceanographic properties, the marine ecosystem, the ice itself, radiation, meteorological parameters, ice […]

Meeting Announcement: ASSW and AOS 2016

2016 Arctic Science Summit Week and Arctic Observing Summit 12-18 March 2016 Fairbanks, Alaska, USA For further information, please go to: ——————– Save the date for Arctic Science Summit Week 2016 (ASSW) and the Arctic Observing Summit (AOS): 12-18 March 2016 in Fairbanks, Alaska, USA. The University of Alaska Fairbanks invites you to share […]

9 collaborative research projects awarded within JPI Climate

The European Joint Programming Initiative on Climate: “Connecting Climate Knowledge for Europe” (JPI Climate ) has awarded funding for approx. EUR 10 million to support transnational collaborative research projects on the two following themes: Societal Transformation in the Face of Climate Change (6 projects funded) Russian Arctic & Boreal Systems (3 projects funded) The supported […]

The IASC Fellowship Program is now accepting applications

The International Arctic Science Committee (IASC), in cooperation with the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS), invites early career researchers to apply for its unique Fellowship Program. The future fellows will be actively involved in the IASC Working Groups (WGs). The IASC Fellowship Program is offered annually. Each year, one Fellow will be chosen […]

Arctic Office Newsletter – October 2014

The latest Arctic Office Newsletter is now available and can be downloaded from our Publications and Reports page.

Harper Government Introduces Legislation to Strengthen Canada’s Arctic Research Potential

The Canadian High Arctic Research Station (CHARS) will be merged with the Canadian Polar Commission (CPC) to create one larger, stronger research hub for scientific research in Canada’s North – strengthening Canada’s position as a world leader in cutting-edge research in the Arctic. CHARS will build on CPC’s existing mandate and its efforts to bring together industry, academic, […]

2015 Polar Marine Science Gordon Research Conference

The 2015 Polar Marine Science Gordon Research Conference (GRC) entitled “Polar Shelves and Shelf Break Exchange in Times of Rapid Climate Warming” will be held in Lucca, Italy from March 15-20, 2015. The GRCs provide an international forum for the presentation and discussion of frontier research in the biological, chemical, and physical sciences, and their […]