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22.02.2018
Yngvar Thomassen will give an open lecture - Global Warming and Climate Change's Impact on Human Health
Yngvar Thomassen will give an open lecture - Global Warming and Climate Change's Impact on Human Health

Professor of the National Institute of Occupational Health (Oslo, Norway) and leading scientist of the mega-project of the NArFU on the development of methodology for biological monitoring of the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation Yngvar Thomassen will give an open lecture - Global Warming and Climate Change's Impact on Human Health.

13.02.2018
Days of the Arctic Participants Discussed Ecological Problems of the North
Days of the Arctic Participants Discussed Ecological Problems of the North

On 15 February 2018 NArFU Intellectual Center hosted the Interregional Youth Conference “Geoenvironmental Problems of the European North and the Arctic” held in the framework of the traditional Days of the Arctic.

06.02.2018
Days of the Arctic Go International
Days of the Arctic Go International

On 15—28 February the University is hosting the traditional Days of the Arctic. This year the celebrations are to be held not only within the hospitable walls of NArFU but will also extend  abroad. The event is co-coordinated by the Russian Arctic National Park.

21.12.2017
North2North Application round open
North2North Application round open

Northern Arctic Federal University (NArFU) invites international students from the North2North partner institutions to apply for an exchange semester during the academic year 2018/2019 within North2North academic mobility programme.

18.12.2017
IX International Youth Scientific School “High-Performance Computing Using GRID Systems”
IX International Youth Scientific School “High-Performance Computing Using GRID Systems”

NArFU invites students and young researchers to participate in the IX International Youth Scientific and Practical School "High Performance Computing Using GRID Systems", which will take place from February 5th, 2018 to February 10th, 2018.

13.10.2017
Second EduLAw Internship, Brussels and Antwerp (Belgium), 24-30 September 2017
Second EduLAw Internship, Brussels and Antwerp (Belgium), 24-30 September 2017

From 24th till 30th September 2017 the ELA Project held its second six-day intensive training internship in Belgium to introduce the partners to the main European institutions and agencies engaging in initiatives in education and policy making, improve legal skills of institutional project managers, modular team leaders and researchers and to reflect upon the different education systems and teacher training programmes.

11.10.2017
NArFU hosted the coordinator meeting of the programme “Bachelor of Circumpolar Studies”
NArFU hosted the coordinator meeting of the programme “Bachelor of Circumpolar Studies”

On October 3 and 4 NArFU became a venue for the meeting of the coordinators of the “Bachelor of Circumpolar Studies” programme, being realized within a network including universities of the North-West Russia and Nord University (Bodø, Norway). 

09.10.2017
Problems of maintaining health in the Arctic have been discussed In St. Petersburg
Problems of maintaining health in the Arctic have been discussed In St. Petersburg

The scientific and practical conference with the international participation of "A Problem of Maintaining Health and Ensuring Sanitary and Epidemiologic Wellbeing of the Population in the Arctic" took place on the 5th-6th of October in St. Petersburg. It was organized by Northwest Scientific Center of Hygiene and Public Health.

09.10.2017
Yngvar Tomassen: "Biomonitoring studies are an essential component of managing human risks"
Yngvar Tomassen: "Biomonitoring studies are an essential component of managing human risks"

The leading scientist of the Arctic Biomonitoring Laboratory made a speech at the scientific and practical conference "Problems of Maintaining Health and Support of Sanitary and Epidemiologic Wellbeing of the Population in the Arctic", which took place on October 5-6 in St. Petersburg.

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.