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12.09.2017
Emergency preparedness and response discussed in Greenland
Emergency preparedness and response discussed in Greenland

The 7th MARPART conference “Competence development within maritime emergency preparedness” was arranged in Nuuk, Greenland as a part of the MARPART projects. It served as a meeting place for academia, emergency professional and governmental bodies and institutions that work in the area of maritime preparedness and emergency management.

05.09.2017
NArFU representatives took part in the international seminar and conference in Aberdeen
NArFU representatives took part in the international seminar and conference in Aberdeen

The kick-off seminar of the project “Development of the UK-Russia Arctic Research and Collaboration Network” was organized as a side-event of UArctic Rectors Forum and International Conference “Conversations from the North” in Aberdeen.

24.08.2017
Participants of the Barents summer school got acquainted with the project on the study of the transfer of PCBs in Arctic trophic chains
Participants of the Barents summer school got acquainted with the project on the study of the transfer of PCBs in Arctic trophic chains

In the period of August 21st -25th, the IV Barents School for graduate students from 5 countries is held on the basis of NArFU: China, Sweden, Norway, Switzerland and Russia. Two participants of the Arctic biomonitoring laboratory, two PhD students of the "Ecology" direction: Pesyakova Anastasia and Elena Gusakova, took part as participants.

24.08.2017
Is climate change important for human health?
Is climate change important for human health?

This and other questions related to the factors that influence the spread of pollutants in the environment were answered by Professor Yngvar Thomassen in the second lecture, which was held within the framework of the summer Barents school for postgraduate students.

24.08.2017
Yngvar Thomassen about global warming and climate change
Yngvar Thomassen about global warming and climate change

Professor Thomassen, a Leading scientist at the Arctic biomonitoring laboratory, NArFU, spoke at the Barents Summer School for PhD students with a lecture entitled "Global Warming and Climate Change".

23.08.2017
Yngvar Thomassen: the situation with biological and chemical pollution is alarming
Yngvar Thomassen: the situation with biological and chemical pollution is alarming

Within the framework of the IV International Summer School of Graduate Students of the Barents Euro-Arctic Region, Professor, Leading scientist of Arctic biomonitoring laboratory of NArFU Yngvar Thomassen made a presentation. He spoke about why it is important to conduct biological monitoring in the Arctic region.

21.08.2017
At the IV International Summer School of PhD students in the Barents Region, topical issues of the Arctic development are discussed
At the IV International Summer School of PhD students in the Barents Region, topical issues of the Arctic development are discussed

The annual Barents PhD School International Summer School is held from 21st to 25th of August within the framework of the project on academic cooperation in the Barents region. This year, the school grounds became NArFU and NSMU.

03.08.2017
Interview on the radio “Pomorie”
Interview on the radio “Pomorie”

On July 31st, the staff of the Arctic biomonitoring laboratory, who had just returned from the Arctic Floating University-2017 scientific research expedition - Anna Trofimova and Elena Gusakova - met live with the host of the "Meetings on Mondays" program at 102.0 FM radio station "Radio Pomorie " Alexey Serov. Anna and Elena told about the participation in the megagrant of the project of NArFU, its tasks and expected results, and also shared the impressions of the expedition work.

02.08.2017
The staff of the megagrant took part in the seminar "The Future of Russia: the Arctic Dimension of Development in the 21st Century"
The staff of the megagrant took part in the seminar "The Future of Russia: the Arctic Dimension of Development in the 21st Century"

On August 1st, the second day of the seminar "The Future of Russia: The Arctic Dimension of Development in the 21st Century" was held under the leadership of Professor Malinetsky, a scientist from the Institute of Mathematics Teaching named after Keldysh.

02.08.2017
Laboratory staff conducted expeditionary activities in the territory of the national park "Russian Arctic"
Laboratory staff conducted expeditionary activities in the territory of the national park "Russian Arctic"

On July 28th, the scientific vessel "Professor Molchanov" returned to the port of Arkhangelsk. On board there were more than 60 people from 6 countries of the world - scientists, students, freelancers. As part of the implementation of the megagrant project, members of the Arctic biomonitoring laboratory of Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov participated in the expedition "Arctic Floating University - 2017" were Elena Gusakova, Nikita Soboleva and Anna Trofimova.

31.07.2017
Valery Chashchin: "The problem of medical and ecological well-being of residents of the Arctic zone is acute"
Valery Chashchin: "The problem of medical and ecological well-being of residents of the Arctic zone is acute"

Valery Chashchin, Chief Researcher of the Institute of Environmental Economics and Environmental Policy, presented a report on improving the state health regulation in the Arctic environment during the seminar "The Future of Russia: the Arctic Dimension of Development in the 21st Century" in the framework of the Russia-2030 project.

29.07.2017
The Arctic Floating University returned to Arkhangelsk with unexpected discoveries
The Arctic Floating University returned to Arkhangelsk with unexpected discoveries

Participants of the ninth joint expedition of NArFU and Roshydromet under the name Arcticum Incognita were welcomed by citizens, the scientific community and officials of the region.

26.07.2017
Employees of the Laboratory of Arctic Biomonitoring continue to work in the Nenets Autonomous District
Employees of the Laboratory of Arctic Biomonitoring continue to work in the Nenets Autonomous District

From July 24th to July 27th an expedition to Naryan-Mar to Krasnoye village is being held, whose purpose is to determine the role of fish in the nutrition of the indigenous population, as well as preparing for questioning the population.

24.07.2017
NArFU to Host the IV Barents Summer PhD School
NArFU to Host the IV Barents Summer PhD School

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.

22.07.2017
"Arctic Floating University" completes a large-scale study of the depths of the Barents Sea
"Arctic Floating University" completes a large-scale study of the depths of the Barents Sea

The Arctic Floating University is completing a large-scale study of the depths of the Barents Sea. Today, July 22, a group of oceanologists and hydrologists is making the final cut between the archipelagos of FJL and Novaya Zemlya. From the island of Salm to the Cape Zhelaniya the young scientists of NArFU, as well as the leading Russian universities, will have to make 16 stops. Deep sounding will be carried out at each hydrological station. Rosetta with bathometers will be lowered by 200 meters. The sensors record the level of salinity, oxygen, fluorescence and turbidity of sea masses.

21.07.2017
IX Arctic Floating University Expedition Reaches Its Northernmost Point
IX Arctic Floating University Expedition Reaches Its Northernmost Point

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.