Author Archives: Nicola Munro

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 […]

Call for Papers: The EU and the Arctic Conference, Dundee, 29-30 May 2015

The School of Law, University of Dundee, UK and the K. G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea, University of Tromsø, Norway are pleased to announce the call for papers for “The European Union and the Arctic” (2015 EU-Arctic Conference). Please see the website for full details:–the-european-union-and-the-arctic-2015-eu-arctic-conference.php Background: The EU is inextricably […]

Arctic Frontiers – Climate and Energy: 2nd Call for Papers

The 9th Arctic Frontiers conference will be held in Tromsø, Norway, with the title: Climate and Energy, from Sunday 18 January to Friday 23 January 2015. The Arctic Frontiers conference is a central arena for discussions of Arctic issues. The conference brings together representatives from science, politics, and civil society to share perspectives on how upcoming challenges in […]