From Hollywood til Tromsø

Mon, Jan 31, 2011
Young scientists at the Arctic Frontiers conference engaged in much more than traditional scientific pursuits, as a workshop organized through the Arctic Frontiers Young Scientist Forum, supported by APECS, put them behind -- and in front of -- the camera. Scientist-turned film maker Randy Olson helped the scientists to produ...

The University of Alaska Fairbanks seeks applications from enthusiasticpersons who are interested in summer ecological field research innorthern Alaska. This is a full-time, temporary position (June throughAugust 2011) that will be based at Toolik Field Station, Alaska.

The University Studies on Svalbard (UNIS) will offer a graduate course in Biotelemetry and Biologging in May 2011. The course is for MSc and PhD students, and will take place in Longyearbyen, Norway.

The Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) is hosting a Webinar entitled "Talking to the Public About Climate Change" tonight at 17:00 GMT. This webinar is this week's webinar within the APECS Career Development Webinar Series, with online presentations held Tuesdays at 17:00 GMT.

The final report of the EU Arctic Footprint and Policy Assessment (AFPA) Report is now available. The AFPA Project was a 12-month project funded by the DG Environment of the European Commission. The Arctic Centre was one of the contributing instituions.

On Thursday January 20, the European Parliament has adopted its report "A Sustainable EU Policy for the High North". The report constitutes the first step to a EU Arctic Policy.

The Tromsø High North Cluster (THiNC), Arctic Marine Ecosystem Research Network (ARCTOS) the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) as well as the University of the Arctic announce the Young Scientist Forum, an interdisciplinary annual event parallel to the Arctic Frontiers Conference in Tromsø.

The Sámi Education Institute will organize a 10 day – special training in the self-supervison of reindeer slaughterhouses, in Inari, Finland, on January 19 – 28, 2011. The training also covers the subjects of further processing and product development of reindeer products. The training is located in Inari, Finland and partly...

The Université du Québec à Montréal, and the Association for Canadian Studies in the U.S. (ACSUS), would like to invite you to submit a paper proposal for the Arctic/North section for the 2011 Biennial Conference for ACSUS to be held in Ottawa 16-20 November 2011.