Author Archives: Nicola Munro

MOSAiC Workshop – Monday 17th July 2017

The NERC Arctic Office is hosting a full day workshop on MOSAiC, the International Arctic Drift Expedition, on Monday 17th July at the Aurora Innovation Centre in Cambridge. MOSAiC is a year-round international expedition into the central Arctic Ocean to explore the Arctic climate system. It has been designed by a consortium under the umbrella […]

Arctic Office Bulletin – March 2017

The March Arctic Office bulletin is now available and can be downloaded from Publications and Reports page.

Arctic Office Bulletin – February 2017

The latest Arctic Office Bulletin is now available and can be downloaded from  here.  Topics include latest news from the UK Arctic Research Station, upcoming events at the ASSW and a science highlight from Dr Kate Hendry, PI for ICY-LAB: Isotope Cycling in the Labrador Sea project.  

Arctic Office Bulletin – January 2017

The January 2017 issue of the NERC Arctic Office Bulletin is now available and can be downloaded here:

Call for UK representatives on IASC Working Groups

The NERC Arctic Office is seeking nominations for United Kingdom representatives on the International Arctic Science Committee’s Atmosphere, Terrestrial, Social and Human, Cryosphere and Marine Working Groups. Self-nominations are welcome. The deadline for nomination is 21 February 2017. Applications should be sent to Further details about the call can be downloaded here.

Call for Abstracts – UK Arctic Science Conference 2017

The  2017 UK Arctic Science Conference will be hosted by the Scottish Association for Marine Science in Oban from Tuesday 19th September through to Thursday 21st September. We are pleased to announce that the call for abstracts is now open! The organisers welcome abstracts from across the IASC Working Group themes and particularly welcome abstracts […]

£10m to investigate impact of climate change on Arctic Ocean

NERC has awarded funding for four new research projects under it’s ‘Changing Arctic Ocean: Implications for marine biology and biogeochemistry‘ research programme. These four projects will aim to investigate how life in the Arctic Ocean is coping with dramatic changes such as ocean acidification and pollution as well as sea ice loss. The four projects […]

Arctic Office Bulletin – November 2016

The November 2016 issue of the NERC Arctic Office Bulletin is now available and can be downloaded here:  

Workshop: The Future of Polar Governance: Knowledge, Laws, Regimes, and Resources

The British Antarctic Survey, working with the University of Leeds and Royal Holloway, University of London, will be hosting a workshop on the future of polar governance.  This will be held at The British Antarctic Survey in Cambridge on Monday 27th March 2017.  Further details, including on how to participate in this workshop can be […]

UK and Canada Arctic Partnership: 2017 Bursaries Programme

The NERC Arctic Office is working closely with the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the British High Commission in Ottawa and Canadian partners to strengthen UK-Canada Arctic research collaborations. We’re pleased to say that one of the first outcomes of this work is a new bursaries programme for UK researchers to engage in […]