On 21-25 August 2017 Northern Arctic Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov will become a venue for the International PhD Students’ Summer School (Barents PhD School). The event is a part of a long-term project on academic cooperation in the Barents region. Among the participants are five BEAR universities: Northern Arctic Federal University, the University of Oulu (Finland), the University of Tromsø – the Arctic University of Norway, Umeå University (Sweden). Co-organized by Northern (Arctic) Federal University and Northern State Medical University, the School will be held in Arkhangelsk for the first time.
The Arctic expedition onboard the research vessel «Professor Molchanov» has reached the coordinates of 81 degrees, 15 minutes, 7 seconds north latitude, northward of Kuhn and Kein islands (Franz Joseph Land). This marks the expedition’s northernmost point since the project’s launch in 2012.
The research vessel “Professor Molchanov” has once again set forth to explore the high latitudes. This year’s team onboard is made up of 58 researchers, undergraduates and PhD students from seven countries.
On 14-28 June 2017 NArFU hosted the IX Summer School of Russian Language and Culture. The project is implemented by the Higher School of Social Sciences, Humanities and International Communication in collaboration with the University’s International Cooperation Department.
The Offshore Preparedness Conference is a forum for Norwegian and international collaboration and experience exchange linked to emergency preparedness issues both on- and offshore. Bodø hosted this year’s conference on 31st of May – 1st of June.
The representatives of NArFU have attended the kick-off meeting hosted 28 May to 2 June by the international project “Bridging Libraries across Boarders: Towards New Vision and Role in Society”.
Graduation ceremony of the “Bachelor of Circumpolar Studies” programme was conducted within the Council on International Cooperation of the Northern Arctic Federal University last week wherein Nord University diplomas were delivered. The BCS programme has been realized by Nord University and NArFU since 2004 under the aegis of the University of the Arctic.
On May 20, In the Intellectual Center - Scientific library NArFu everyone could visit the NArFU Museum of History, the Reading Room with the rare books and collections, the virtual branch of the Russian Museum, the Museum of Engaging Sciences. There were about 10 platforms in common.
Consul General of Norway in Murmansk Ole Andreas Lindeman and his colleagues met with representatives of the Northern Arctic Federal University and they discussed plans for the further partnership between Arkhangelsk University and Norwegian side.
On 29 March 2017 the delegation of Iceland headed by President Guðni Jóhannesson visited Northern Arctic Federal University and met with its administration.
The opening ceremony was held in the Assembly Hall of the Northern Arctic Federal University. Russian Deputy Prime-Minister Dmitry Rogozin was the first to take the floor.
Vladimir Putin: Academic Collaboration is one of the Priorities of International Cooperation in the Arctic
The President of the Russian Federation has made a speech at the plenary session “Humans in the Arctic”, which took place in the framework of the International Forum “Arctic: Territory of Dialogue”.
Within the framework of the forum "Arctic: Territory of Dialogue", of which NArFU was appointed as a venue for the second time, on March 29, a working meeting of the University scientists with colleagues from Singapore was held at the NArFU Intellectual Centre – Scientific Library.
“The Forum was open, productive and competently organized”, stated Elena Kudryashova.
NARFU is focusing on the new opportunities of the EU Research and Innovation programme «Horizon 2020»
Richard Burger, research and innovation Counselor of the European Union Delegation to the Russian Federation, presented the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme «Horizon 2020» on the first day of the International Arctic Forum ‘Arctic: Territory of Dialogue’. This event was organized on the base of the NARFU Intellectual center- scientific library named after E.I. Ovsyankin.
A roundtable discussion “Arctic as a new vector of cooperation between Russia and the Republic of Korea” was held at the Intellectual center — the research library n.a. E.I. Ovsyankin.