Monthly Archives: October 2013

Respecting the Arctic, promoting UK interests

A new UK report shows that respect for Arctic states, local people and the environment is fundamental to Arctic engagement. For the first time, the UK Government has set out its approach to the Arctic. The policy towards the Arctic is set out in the Arctic Policy Framework – Adapting To Change: UK policy towards […]

Call for proposals for Arctic Field grant 2014

The call for proposals for Arctic Field Grant (AFG) 2014 is now open. The deadline for next year’s field season is 1300 (CET) on October 16, 2013. This year NOK 2,5 million will be allocated for extra costs related to fieldwork in Svalbard. The maximum is amount is NOK 80.000 pr. application (100.000 for Jan […]

European JPI Climate Joint Call for Transnational Collaborative Research Projects – Pre-proposal call now open

JPI Climate Call for Transnational Collaborative Research projects: Call for pre-proposals is now open. JPI website: Deadline: Friday 29th November 2013 Topic 1 : Societal Transformation in the Face of Climate Change Topic 2 : Russian Arctic & Boreal Systems Collaborative proposals involving Russia and two other European partners are invited as part of […]

Poles Apart International Conference

Poles Apart? is a one day international conference  which aims to bring together Industry and Science in the polar regions closer together. Further information can be found on the conference website at: To attend, you must book you place by using the online form on the Poles Apart Conference website. A flyer can be […]