Prof. Grete Hovelsrud has been elected as the new Academy’s President (2018-2020)

Prof. Grete Hovelsrud has been recently elected as the new Academy president for the period 2018 -2020. She is the first woman to assume this position in the Academy’s 10 years of history. Prof. Hovelsrud is an anthropologist with a PhD from Brandeis University in Massachusetts, USA who has worked and travelled in the Arctic […]

Norges Vitenskapsakademi for Polarforskning (NVP) – 10 års Jubileumsseminar

Norges Vitenskapsakademi for Polarforskning (NVP) – 10 års Jubileumsseminar Det Globale Arktis: Mandag 26 November kl. 16:00 Det Norske Videnskaps-Akademi, Drammensveien 78, Oslo  Arrangør: Norges Vitenskapsakademi for Polarforskning (NVP) Møteleder og kommentator: Anton G. Kjelaas, Dr. Philos, tidligere president Norges Vitenskapsakademi for Polarforskning  (NVP)   INTRODUKSJON 16:00 – 16:05 Det norske vitenskapsakademi for polarforskning Professor Grete […]

UNIS 25 years anniversary

Dear friends of UNIS, friends of the Arctic and colleagues I am here not only as a friend of UNIS and Svalbard, but tonight I am also representing The Norwegian Scientific Academy for Polar Research where I am now the President. It is a close relationship between the Polar Academy and UNIS as UNIS is […]

International PhD School “Russia in the Arctic Dialogue: Local and Global Context”

Northern Arctic Federal University (NArFU, Arkhangelsk, North-West Russia) is pleased to announce the International PhD School “Russia in the Arctic Dialogue: Local and Global Context” to be held on 5-11 April, 2019 as a side event of the V International Arctic Forum “Arctic: Territory of Dialogue”. More information…  

Nomination of candidates for membership 2018.

Individual Norwegian members to NVP are Norwegian citizens who have carried out independent scientific work in polar research or specifically have contributed to the advancement of polar research (§5.2.) Individual foreign members may be admitted by the same criteria (§5.3.) The recruitment of new individual members to NVP shall seek a balance between disciplines and […]

In Memoriam : Thorvald Stoltenberg

“One star has faded, Thorvald Stoltenberg was the node in a myriad of networks, writes Gudmund Hernes.” Thorvald Stoltenberg was one of the Honorary members of the Academy   …”This also illustrates how Thorvald looked at people: that they are not, as liberalists assume, a group of isolated individuals looking forward to promote themselves and […]

NVP is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of the European Union came into effect on May 25, 2018. The purpose of GDPR is to respect people’s right to privacy and control over their own personal data. On a practical level, GDPR ensures that organizations process personal data in a secure manner, and that they are transparent […]

10 year’s anniversary activities in Longyearbyen

The Academy will celebrate ten years anniversary Longyearbyen between the 4th and 07th of June with a series of activities organized in cooperation with the The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, UNIS, UiT – The Arctic University of Norway and Nord University. This is the complete program of activities: