The Arctic Office is funded by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and hosted at British Antarctic Survey (BAS). It is tasked with supporting UK research in the high north; providing advice to policy makers; and developing international scientific cooperation across all aspects of Arctic Research.  It does this through improving communication and connections; ensuring better representation and engagement; and delivering new research opportunities. It also incorporates the management of the UK Arctic Research Station at Ny-Ålesund on Svalbard.

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Great to see this detail about the new UK-Japan Arctic Research Bursary Scheme for 2024-25 ❄️

It's aiming to foster new collaborative UK-Japan partnerships on #Arctic and polar marine observation, innovation and technology 👇


Today, Arctic States and Indigenous Permanent Participants convened for the 13th Arctic Council meeting and issued a statement. The meeting marked the conclusion of the Russian Chairmanship (2021-2023) and beginning of the Norwegian Chairship (2023-2025): https://arctic-council.org/news/13th-arctic-council-meeting-salekhard/

Thank you @CommonsEAC - it was a pleasure to host you at the @NERCscience @ArcticStationUK in Svalbard. A brilliant opportunity to see UK science in action & the changing Arctic environment. Thank you all for getting stuck in! @UKinNorway @BAS_News.