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.
The German Language Society (Verein deutscher Sprache) has established a fine intellectual tradition at the Department of Translation Studies and Applied Linguistics. They celebrate the European Languages Day. This year it was the Day of the German language.
The Autumn Online School of the Russian Language was held at the Higher School of Social Sciences, Humanities and International Communication from 5 to 10 October. It continued the tradition of seasonal schools for foreign students who want to learn Russian, communicate with Russian people and explore the Russian culture.
Luleå University of Technology is pleased to invite you to take part in the Metal Additive Manufacturing Webinar and Cyberlab scheduled to take place on 27-28 October 2020 in the framework of the Kolarctic project “From Idea to Printing of Metal Construction”.
A working trip was organized last Friday as a part of DeConcrete project activities, funded by Kolarctic Cross-Border Cooperation Programme.
The second Arctic Resilience Forum will be held online as a series of ten weekly webinars launching on October 7, 2020. Each session touches on a specific aspect of Arctic resilience, ranging from food security and Indigenous youth leadership, to gender, energy and connectivity.
The experts of the Kolarctic-funded project Ice Operations have held their regular working meeting to update themselves on the progress achieved during past summer.
The current global pandemic has proved to be an insufficient reason for suspending the Kolarctic international projects. Online meetings of project teams continue to be held regularly. Yet another online working session under the project I2P: From Idea to Printing of Metal Products was conducted last week. As usual, the meeting gathered representatives of all the participating universities: Luleå University of Technology (Sweden), the University of Oulu (Finland), UiT-The Arctic University of Norway (Norway) and NArFU.
The winner of the Language Volunteer project, an initiative jointly implemented by NArFU Higher School of Social Sciences, Humanities and International Communication and International Cooperation Department, have been announced.
Maxim Malgin and Viacheslav Koksharov, last year’s graduates of NArFU Higher School of Energy Oil and Gas, have found jobs with large Russian and international companies. They reminisced about their student years and told us of their new responsibilities.
Last Friday NArFU Admission Board held a meeting at which extramural students were officially enrolled. According to Viacheslav Parshin, Responsible Secretary at the Admission Board, on average one out of every four applicants for correspondence study programmes was admitted. Mr. Parshin also observed that this year’s enrollment campaign had been rather difficult due to the remote format of the application and examination procedure.
15 September 2020 marked the official closure of the Russian-German Year of Scientific and Educational Partnerships 2018-2020. During its closing ceremony the results of the Open Russian-German Call “Russia and Germany: Scientific and Educational Bridges” were announced.
The second Thematic Report within the “Ice Operations” project, an initiative geared towards research-based development of the Arctic areas and funded by EU-Russia KOLARCTIC CBC Programme 2014-2020, has been finalized. The Report focuses on the ice conditions in the Pechora Sea.
DIT4BEARS: Disruptive information technologies for Barents Euro-Arctic Region, an international project under the EU-Russia CBC Program KOLARCTIC, has recently had its members in Sweden, Finland, Norway and Russia (St. Petersburg and Arkhangelsk) getting together to plan for the project activities until 2021.
15 September 2020 will see a ceremony to mark the closing of the Russian-German Year of Scientific and Educational Partnerships 2018-2020. As part of the event, an award ceremony for the winners of the Open Russian-German Call “Russia and Germany: Scientific and Educational Bridges” will be held. Northern Arctic Federal University is among the Call’s participants.
DeConcrete Project led by NArFU will be presented at the Exhibition of Interreg and ENI CBC projects in Oulu
DeConcrete Project has been selected to be part of the Exhibition showcasing Interreg and ENI CBC projects and their impacts, contributions and support to the development of business in the region. Project experts from the University of Oulu and UIT-The Arctic University of Norway will present the project “DeConcrete: Eco-Efficient Arctic Technologies Cooperation” (KO4068) within the European Cooperation Day exhibition “INNOVATION ACROSS BORDERS. Working with your neighbors to make a difference” that will take place at Business Oulu 21-25 September 2020.