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10.07.2020
Project “Development of think tank functions of the Northern Dimension Institute” brings together nations’ research resources
Project “Development of think tank functions of the Northern Dimension Institute” brings together nations’ research resources

Launched in 2019, the international research project NDI Think Tank /   Development of think tank functions of the Northern Dimension Institute (https://narfu.ru/international/projects/mezdunarodnie_proekti/detail.php?ID=334074) pursues ways of supporting political decision-makers with research-based expertise through Northern Dimension partnerships. The initiative for this project came from NDI coordinating partners, including NArFU which joined the network in 2013.

30.06.2020
NArFU Joins Implementation of Smart City Concept for Arkhangelsk
NArFU Joins Implementation of Smart City Concept for Arkhangelsk

The experts of the Northern (Arctic) Federal University have participated in Smart City: Expectations and Reality, a roundtable discussion of the ways for implementing digital initiatives for sustainable urban environments. The roundtable was organized by RUSSOFT Association, BETA, and EXPOFORUM Convention and Exhibition Centre (Saint-Petersburg

29.06.2020
NArFU’s International Projects Approved for Kolarctic Funding Once Again
NArFU’s International Projects Approved for Kolarctic Funding Once Again

Last week the EU-Russia Kolarctic ENPI CBC, a programme fostering social and economic development in and international cooperation among the northern areas of Finland, Norway, Sweden  and Russia, announced the preliminary results of its Fourth Call for micro-projects.

23.06.2020
NArFU-Partnering Projects Receive Support from NEFCO-Managed Programme for Environment and Climate Cooperation
NArFU-Partnering Projects Receive Support from NEFCO-Managed Programme for Environment and Climate Cooperation

Administered by Nordic Environment Finance Corporation NEFCO, the Programme for Environment and Climate Cooperation (PECC) aims to facilitate Nordic-Northwest Russia partnerships with focus on capacity-building and mutually beneficial collaborations in environmental protection and climate.   

10.06.2020
NArFU Project Gains Official Endorsement From Arctic Council Sustainable Development Working Group
NArFU Project Gains Official Endorsement From Arctic Council Sustainable Development Working Group

June 8-9, the Arctic Council's Sustainable Development Working Group (AC SDWG) held an online meeting contributed by 110 delegates, alongside guest experts, representing ministries in the Arctic counties and observer organizations within the Arctic Council. The two-day meeting was discussing the current and upcoming projects of SDWG.

02.06.2020
NArFU International Project Contributes  To Joint Barents Transport Plan Implementation
NArFU International Project Contributes To Joint Barents Transport Plan Implementation

In the framework of the development of cross-border cooperation between Norway, Russia, Finland and Sweden, an updated draft Joint Barents Transport Plan has recently been adopted by Barents Euro-Arctic Transport Area (BEATA). The document aims at creating an effective transport system within BEAR, including efficient transport corridors and strong links with global markets. The draft contains proposals for the development of a motorway, railway, sea and air transport network and describes 16 cross-border routes in Northern Europe.

01.06.2020
International Partners Congratulate NArFU On Its Anniversary
International Partners Congratulate NArFU On Its Anniversary

In anticipation of NArFU’s upcoming 10-year Anniversary the university continues to receive congratulations from all over the world. Researchers from Norway, France, China and Japan have sent video messages with words of gratitude for the joint results already achieved and hope for further successful collaboration.

20.05.2020
International Project Ice Operations Brings Together the Research Resources of the Nordic Countries
International Project Ice Operations Brings Together the Research Resources of the Nordic Countries

The partners to Ice Operations – a project geared towards scientifically-based development of the Arctic areas and funded by EU-Russia KOLARCTIC CBC Programme 2014-2020 – have held an online conference.

29.04.2020
I2P Project Team Discusses Ongoing Tasks
I2P Project Team Discusses Ongoing Tasks

Last week saw an online meeting in the framework of the project I2P:From Idea to Printing of Metal Construction. The discussion gathered representatives of all the project’s partner universities: Lulea University of Technology (Sweden), the University of Oulu (Finland), UiT The Arctic University of Norway (Norway) and Northern Arctic Federal University (Russia).

28.04.2020
NArFU Holds Webinar for International Students
NArFU Holds Webinar for International Students

NArFU has recently delivered a webinar for its potential students from foreign countries. Among the participants of the online meeting were citizens of Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Mongolia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.

24.04.2020
Psychologist From NArFU Wins TWA Energy Influencers 2020
Psychologist From NArFU Wins TWA Energy Influencers 2020

The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) has announced the results of TWA Energy Influencers 2020. The contest involved young professionals under the age of 35 contributing to the development of world energy industry.

23.04.2020
NArFU Co-leads Large-scale Arctic Council Project
NArFU Co-leads Large-scale Arctic Council Project

Northern Arctic Federal University has received the status of a co-leader of the Arctic Food Innovation Cluster (AFIC) project. The international initiative was launched by the Arctic Council’s Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG).

06.04.2020
FAMARB International Team Commended by EU Delegation in Russia
FAMARB International Team Commended by EU Delegation in Russia

The Kolarctic project FAMARB: Facility Management of Residential Buildings in Barents Region aimed at strengthening the interaction between the northern Nordic and northern Russian industry, academic and R&D communities within building technology, has been selected by the EU Delegation in Russia as an example illustrating effective international cooperation.

03.04.2020
Experts Remain Actively Seized of Ice Operations
Experts Remain Actively Seized of Ice Operations

Ice Operations, a Kolarctic-funded project that seeks to source research-based knowledge for commercial development of the Arctic areas, operates a team of experts to monitor the local ice conditions, explore ice mechanics and calculate potential ice load on offshore platforms using numerical modelling techniques.

24.03.2020
First results of the Kolarctic project “DeConcrete”
First results of the Kolarctic project “DeConcrete”

Project “DeConcrete: Eco-Efficient Arctic Technologies Cooperation” financed by the Kolarctic Cross Border Cooperation Program started in autumn 2019. Since that time, the international project team under the leadership of Professor Arkadiy Aizenstadt, Head of the Department of Composite Materials and Environmental Engineering (NArFU), has accomplished important tasks.

17.02.2020
NArFU Preparing for ICASS X
NArFU Preparing for ICASS X

The 10th anniversary International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences (ICASS X) entitled “Arctic Generations: Looking Back and Looking Forward” will be held in NArFU on 15-19 June 2020. The university was chosen as the venue on 12 June 2017 at IASSA General Assembly in Sweden.