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Call for nominations of new members to the Polar Academy 2022

The Norwegian Scientific Academy for Polar Research (NVP) welcome nominations of new Academy members in 2022.

Individual Norwegian members to NVP are Norwegian citizens who have carried out independent scientific work in polar research or have specifically contributed to the advancement of polar research (§5.2.). Individual foreign members may be admitted by the same criteria (§5.3.)

Candidates must be persons who have carried out independent scientific work in polar research or who specifically have contributed to the advancement of polar research.

Nominations must be supported by at least two Academy members and justified. Nominations must include: The candidate’s resume, their position, scientific/professional expertise and experience, roles in international cooperation, and their relevant production as publications or similarly.

Nominations should be submitted using the template available on our website.

Nominations must be sent to the Academy’s secretariat via e-mail on post@polar-academy.com.

Deadline for submitting nominations is 15 October 2022.

For further information about nominations, click here.

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, Elana Wilson

3.

LaCASCE, Joseph Henry

4.

Mayer, Larry A.

5.

Skatteboe, Rolf

6.

Furevik, Tore

7.

Li, Yi-Fan

8.

Sychev, Yury 

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 of February 2022.

The purpose of The Mohn Prize is to recognize outstanding research related to the Arctic. At the same time, the award will help to put issues that are central to the further development of the Arctic on the national and international agenda. The Mohn Prize is named after Henrik Mohn (1835–1916), who is considered the founder of Norwegian research in meteorology and physical oceanography.

Call for nominations of new members to the Academy 2021

The Norwegian Scientific Academy for Polar Research (NVP) welcome nominations of new Academy members in 2021.

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.)

Candidates must be persons who have carried out independent scientific work in polar research or who specifically have contributed to the advancement of polar research.

Nominations must be supported by at least two Academy members and justified. Nominations must include: The candidate’s CV, her/ his position, scientific/ professional expertise and experience, roles in international cooperation and her/ his relevant production as publications or otherwise.

Nominations should be submitted using the template available on our web page.

Nominations must be sent to the Academy’s secretariat on e-mail post@polar-academy.com

Deadline for nominations: October 15th 2021

For further information about nominations, click on this link. 

Mohn Prize 2022 – Call for nominations

UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Academia Borealis – The Academy of Sciences and Letters of Northern Norway, and Tromsø Research Foundation welcome nominations for The International Mohn Prize for Outstanding Research Related to the Arctic (The Mohn Prize).

The Mohn Prize, which carries a cash award of 2 million NOK (approximately 195 000 €), is awarded biennially.

The prize is awarded to an individual or to a research group who has published excellent research related to the Arctic, who holds a leading position internationally in his/her/their field of research, and who has brought to light groundbreaking new knowledge related to nature and/or culture in the Arctic.

Nominees for the prize will be evaluated by an international scientific committee.

The recipient of the Mohn Prize will be announced in October 2021, and the award ceremony will take place in Tromsø in early 2022.

We hereby invite you to nominate candidates for the Mohn Prize 2022.

Nominations should be submitted using the nomination form available at mohnprize.no.

The deadline for nominations is the 31st of July 2021.

For further information, click on this link. 

New members admitted in 2020

Six (6) people were admitted as new members at the Board’s meeting on November 16th 2020, and presented on the Academy’s 2020 annual meeting.

The Academy now has 166 individual members in addition to the six institutional members who contribute with relevant knowledge and expertise.

The new members in 2020 are:

1.

Geir Ottersen

2.

Bodil A. Bluhm

3.

Marie-Anne Blanchet

4.

Hyoung Chul Shin

5.

Maaike Knol-Kaufmann

6.

Ping Su

Nomination of candidates for membership 2020

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 expertise. Strengthening of interdisciplinary expertise and expertise on Antarctica is recommended. Female membership is to be enhanced.

Members of NVP may nominate candidates for individual membership. Such candidates must be persons who have carried out independent scientific work in polar research or who specifically have contributed to the advancement of polar research.

Nominations has to be supported by at least two members and must be submitted according to the template for the process to NVP’s Secretariat, e-mail post@polar-academy.com, before October 15 each year. The Secretariat shall forward the nominations to NVP’s New Members Committee. The Committee shall consider the nominations and present its recommendations to NVP’s Board no later than two weeks prior to NVP’s Annual Meeting. Admission of new members is decided by the Board and presented to the Annual Meeting.

The Board looks forward to receive your nominations for 2020.

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 expertise. Strengthening of interdisciplinary expertise and expertise on Antarctica is recommended. Female membership is to be enhanced.

Members of NVP may nominate candidates for individual membership. Such candidates must be persons who have carried out independent scientific work in polar research or who specifically have contributed to the advancement of polar research.

Nominations has to be supported by at least two members and must be submitted according to the template for the process to NVP’s Secretariat, e-mail post@polar-academy.com, before October 15 each year. The Secretariat shall forward the nominations to NVP’s New Members Committee. The Committee shall consider the nominations and present its recommendations to NVP’s Board no later than two weeks prior to NVP’s Annual Meeting. Admission of new members is decided by the Board and presented to the Annual Meeting.

The Board look forward to receive your nominations for 2018.