Category Archives: News

BAS Advanced Short Course – Safe and Effective Fieldwork in the Polar Regions – Deadline extended

The British Antarctic Survey are looking to run an Advanced Short Training Course on safe and effective fieldwork in the Polar Regions. The training will take place in Cambridge as well as at the NERC Arctic Research Station in Ny-Alesund. Provisional dates are 22nd August to 5th September 2018. Further information can be found in […]

Call for Applications – UK-Canada Bursaries Programme – Year 2

The Department for Business, Energy and industrial Strategy, working with the British High Commission in Ottawa and the NERC Arctic Office, is funding a second year of the bursaries programme to support UK-based researchers to actively engage with Canadian funded projects in 2018. We would like to announce that the call for applications for this […]

UK Arctic Research Station, Ny-Alesund: Consultation on Future Provision

NERC Council have agreed to the transformation of the services and facilities portfolio to increase the effectiveness of its scientific services and facilities for the user community. In line with that commitment, NERC have announced the process for the recommissioning of the UK Arctic Research Station as a large-scale research infrastructure (LRI) within NERC National […]

Invitation to a one day conference on Research and Cooperation in the Russian Arctic

The NERC Arctic Office and the Science and Innovation Network (SIN) team at the British Embassy in Moscow  will host a one-day conference on strengthening the engagement of United Kingdom based researchers in the Russian Arctic and will aim to identify the priorities, opportunities and next steps. The event is part of the UK-Russia Year of […]

INTERACT Transnational Access Call is open for projects taking place between March 2018 and April 2019

The EU H2020 funded INTERACT (International Network for Terrestrial Research and Monitoring in the Arctic) project opens a call for research groups to apply for Transnational Access to 43 research stations across the Arctic and northern alpine and forest areas in Europe, Russia and North-America. The sites represent a variety of glacier, mountain, tundra, boreal forest, […]

MOSAiC – Announcement of Opportunity

Proposals are invited under a new research programme which will provide the opportunity for participation in the Multidisciplinary Drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate (MOSAiC) initiative. This opportunity is in partnership with the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS), and is expected to support up to six two-month berths on the […]

Arctic Office Bulletin – July and August 2017

The latest NERC Arctic Office bulletin is now available here. Included in this edition: news on the results of the MOSAiC initiative workshop; the deadline for registration for the UK Arctic Conference; further details of a new event to boost research engagement with Russia in the Arctic and details of some new funding opportunities.

Summary note from the MOSAiC Workshop: Opportunities, Funding and Next Steps

The NERC Arctic Office hosted a full day workshop on MOSAIC, the International Arctic Drift Expedition on the 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 of […]

UK Arctic Science Conference

Abstract submission is now closed. However it is still possible to register for the event. Please see the Arctic Conference webpage for further information, including the link to the registration page –

Arctic Office Bulletin – June 2017

The latest Arctic Office Bulletin is now available and can be downloaded from  here.  Included in this month’s bulletin is information about an upcoming workshop on the 17th July that will provide the opportunity to learn more about the MOSAiC programme, as well as a reminder and further information about the UK Arctic Science Conference […]