Author Archives: Nicola Munro

Event: UK sea ice 2016 Workshop

The 2016 UK sea ice workshop  will take place on Tuesday 20th September and Wednesday 21st September. This workshop is supported as a special interest group of the challenger society ( The workshop is an informal meeting of those working in the broad subject of sea ice (both hemispheres), and takes the form of short […]

Invitation to participate in NERC Services and Facilities Community Consultation

NERC is introducing new ways of identifying and prioritising its services and facilities portfolio over the next five to ten years. NERC is therefore inviting the research community to provide evidence of future needs, including from their current portfolio, which includes the UK Arctic Research Station. This   consultation  provides the research community with a really […]

Understanding the Arctic: science, technology and international collaboration

The NERC Arctic Office is organising an event at The Royal Society, London on Tuesday 18th October called ‘Understanding the Arctic: science, technology and international collaboration‘. The agenda is now available to download: Agenda Royal Society Arctic conference There are still spaces available to attend this no registration fee one-day event. To apply for a place, please contact the Arctic Office at Please […]

Announcement: Save the date – UK Arctic Science Conference 2017

The dates for the next UK Arctic Science Conference have been confirmed. It will take place over three days from Tuesday 19th September to Thursday 21st September 2017 and will be hosted by the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) in Oban. Further details, including the Conference webpages, will be available in due course. For now, please […]

Understanding the Arctic – science, technology and international collaboration

The NERC Arctic Office is organising a one-day conference ‘Understanding the Arctic: science, technology and international collaboration‘ at The Royal Society, London on the 18th of October. This conference will aim to: Disseminate the findings of the recent £15m NERC Arctic Research Programme Highlight examples and opportunities for the development and deployment of new technology […]

Arctic Office Bulletin – June 2016

As part of it’s communication plan, the NERC Arctic Office will produce monthly bulletins to help keep the Community updated on Arctic issues relevant to the UK. The first edition of the NERC Arctic Office Bulletin is now available and can be downloaded here:

Request for views on the service provided by NERC’s Data Centres by 10th June 2016

The Natural Environment Research Council  (NERC) is currently evaluating its data centres and seeks the views from the user community through an online questionnaire. The questionnaire should only take a few minutes and can be found here: - deadline is 10th June 2016. A list of the data centres can be found below. Your views are an important […]

White House Arctic Science Ministerial Meeting

The United States will be hosting an Arctic Science Ministers meeting on 28 September 2016 in Washington DC. Given the UK’s strong track record in Arctic research we hope that the UK will be invited to attend. The Arctic Office has submitted an initial response to the call for evidence, in consultation with others. This […]

Arctic Office briefing from the ASSW and AOS 2016 meetings

Following on from the Arctic Science Summit Week (ASSW) and Arctic Observing Summit (AOS) meetings in Fairbanks, Alaska, 12-18 March 2016, the NERC Arctic Office have produced a summary of events and meetings attended. This is now available in the ‘Resources’ section, under ‘Publications and reports’ here: For further information, please contact the NERC Arctic Office: […]

Integrating Arctic Research – a Roadmap for the future

The official outcomes of the Third International Conference on Arctic Research Planning (ICARP III) have now been published online. The report, entitled “Integrating Arctic Research – A Roadmap for the Future” presents the key messages that emerged from the 2 year ICARP III process. Initiated by the International Arctic Science Committee (IASC) with engagement from its partners, […]