NERC Station Day 2022

If you are a current user of the NERC Arctic Research Station in Ny-Ålesund, or if you are considering applying to use the station in the future or just interested in finding out more, then we strongly recommend attending this event, which will aim to inform on the Station, including talks on all the new science kit that has been recently purchased, along with information on recent changes in Ny-Ålesund and how to apply to access the station.  The event was held on Thursday 10th February. The recording of the event is now available:

Passcode: 7758niD!

If you have any questions about  access to the station, please contact


1000 – 1005      Welcome and IntroductionsHenry Burgess, NERC Arctic Office

1005 – 1045    Update on NERC Arctic Station: 2022 opening plans; support; and latest logistical and science equipment Iain Rudkin, Deputy Station Manager, British Antarctic Survey

1045 – 1100      Station Lab equipment updateGuy Hillyard, Lab Manager, British Antarctic Survey

1100 – 1110       Update on recent practical changes in Ny-Ålesund, Nick Cox, NERC Station Manager, British Antarctic Survey

1110 – 1125       NERC Funding OpportunitiesLizzie Garratt, NERC

1125 – 1145       Svalbard Science Forum and Research in Svalbard (RiS) Database Thorbjørn Gilborg, Svalbard Science Forum

1145 – 1155       Forward lookHenry Burgess, NERC Arctic Office

1155 – 1200       Wrap up and closeHenry Burgess, NERC Arctic Office

View of Ny-Alesund with Kongsfjorden in background