New members admitted in 2021

Eight people were admitted as new members at the Board’s meeting on December 1 2021, and presented on the Academy’s 2021 annual meeting. The Academy now has 173 individual members in addition to the five institutional members who contribute with relevant knowledge and expertise. The new members in 2021 are: 1. Svensen, Camilla 2. Rowe, […]

Hva skal til for å redde sommerisen i Arktis? (only in Norwegian)

POPULÆRVITENSKAP: Akkurat nå øker isen, tross økende CO2-nivåer i atmosfæren. Ola M. Johannessen forklarer Av Ola M. Johannessen, Nansen Scientific Society, Bergen. Klikk her for å lese artikkelen.  

Nansen Scientific Society 15 years

The Nansen Scientific Society (NANSI) was founded as an ideal independent foundation under the slogan “Knowledge without borders”. During these 15 years 52 students have been supported with educational or mobility grants, 11 research schools have been co-funded and the overall activities have resulted in 60 scientific publications. The Norwegian Scientific Academy for Polar Research […]

Announcement of Mohn Prize winner 2022

Friday November 12, rector of UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Dag Rune Olsen, will announce who is the winner of The Mohn Prize 2022. The announcement finds place at the Fram Center in Tromsø. Please read more about the ceremony, and register here! The award ceremony will take place during the conference Arctic Frontiers in Tromsø, 31st of January–3rd […]

FNI inviterer til miniseminar om Svalbard og internasjonal politikk (only in Norwegian)

Fridtjof Nansens Institutt (FNI) inviterer til et uformelt miniseminar om Svalbard og internasjonal politikk, 2. november kl 17:00, i Vinterhagen på Sentralen i Oslo (Øvre Slottsgate 3). Svalbard er på den utenrikspolitiske agendaen. Den nye regjeringen trekker frem betydningen av øygruppen i Norges nordområdesatsing. Verden ser mot Svalbard som aldri før: Russland, Kina, EU og […]

Debatt: Verden står foran en formidabel oppgave (only in Norwegian)

Debattinnlegg av Ola M. Johannessen, Nansen Scientific Society, Bergen. Dato:  17. oktober 2021 Publisert i: Bergensavisen Les debattinnlegget her.   

OPEN POLAR

New portal for research-based information about the Arctic and Antarctic After two years of project work, the University Library at UiT Norway’s Arctic University is proud to launch a search portal where you can find all available research-based information about the polar areas in one place, both scientific articles, reports, and datasets. The search portal is […]

Annual Meeting 2021

The Board welcome all Academy members, both individual and institutional, to this years annual meeting. Date: Wednesday 1 December 2021 Time: 15:30 – 16:30 (GMT+2) Location: Possible to attend in-person in Longyearbyen, Svalbard (at the University Centre in Svalbard) or attend online. More information will follow. Registration: Information will be forthcoming. Agenda: Information will be forthcoming. Matters that members […]