Direction of scientific research
Development of methodologies for monitoring, assessment, forecasting and prevention of risks related to transfer of toxic pollutants through biological pathways capable of accumulating in trophic chains and spreading in Arctic ecosystems
Yngvar Thomassen - Leading Scientist
He has given over 275 presentations on various aspects of his research, of which 105 were invited lectures at major conferences and symposia. In the period 1983-91 he was a member of the Commission on Toxicology, International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (titular) member from 1986, where he initiated the development of human body fluids as quality assurance materials for the measurement of minor, trace and ultra-trace elements and organic metabolites. From 2011-2014 he served as a titular member in the Analytical Chemistry Division. More »
On October 27-28, 2020, the II International Conference "Biomonitoring in the Arctic" was held at NArFU. The main topics of the event were: industrial development of the Arctic and preservation of biodiversity, traditional and modern methods of biomonitoring research, medical and environmental well-being of the population of the region, legal regulation of environmental safety.
International research project NDI Think Tank has recently hosted an online NDI Policy Brief Training day, a short hands-on training on writing policy briefs and recommendations intended for authorities and spanning the four core topics of the NDI (Transport and Logistics, Environment, Health and Social Welfare, and Culture) from the perspective of effective research-based communication.
Dear Colleagues! In connection with the spread of COVID-19 in Russia and the world, the organizing committee of the international conference " Arctic Biomonitoring - 2020", taking into account the recommendations of the World Health Organization, orders of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation, informs that the conference will be held online on the Zoom platform .
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