International PhD School “Russia in the Arctic Dialogue: Local and Global Context” took place at NArFU from 5 to 11 April 2019. The event was held within the framework of the International Forum "Arctic – Territory of Dialogue" and gathered students and top-level experts from 13 countries: Norway, Sweden, Finland, China, India, Turkey, France, USA, Canada, Germany, Czech Republic, Republic of Korea and Russia.
In the Chukotka Autonomous Okrug, traditional whaling has been preserved. During the expeditionary work, employees of the Arctic biomonitoring laboratory visited the village of Uelkal in early August, whose indigenous inhabitants are engaged in the extraction of sea animals.
Fishing for salmon species is a very important element in Arctic life. Pacific salmon everywhere spawn in the rivers of the basin of the North Pacific Ocean from the Bering Strait along the Asian coast to North Korea and along the North American coast to California.
The eleventh expedition has completed its agenda. The project team is expected to arrive in Arkhangelsk on 11 July.
The Arctic Biomonitoring Laboratory has brought together chemists, biologists, doctors, lawyers from all over the world to monitor, evaluate, predict and prevent the risks associated with the spread of highly toxic pollutants in the Arctic ecosystems.
Representatives of the Board of the European Association of Chemistry and the Environment (ACE) have visited NArFU to discuss with the university administration the organization of the International School for Young Researchers “Modern Analytical Methods in Ecology” to be held in NArFU in late June 2020.
An employee of the Arctic Biomonitoring Laboratory Chukmasov Pavel, as part of a group of zoologists, took part in the expedition of the 2nd stage of the Transarctic 2019 at the RV “Mikhail Somov” from May 15 to June 14, 2019.
Researchers from 11 countries have set out to explore the Svalbard archipelago.
Head of the Ural Territorial Administration of the Russian Ministry of Education and Science Igor Manzhurov visited NArFU. Within the framework of his visit, a meeting was held with the leadership of the university, at which joint research of NArFU and FRCCRA, the use of the scientific infrastructure of the university during joint work were discussed.
On 12 June 2019 Finland’s Aalto University hosted a communications training dedicated to analytical report development for effective legislation and decision-making. The event was organized for the academic community in the framework of the project “Development of a Think Tank Functions of the Northern Dimension Institute”.
FAMARB: Facility Management of Residential Buildings in Barents region held its working meetings at NArFU
On June 5-6, a series of meetings was held at NArFU by FAMARB: Facility Management of Residential Buildings in Barents region, a project funded EU-Russia Kolarctic CBC 2014-2020.
The corresponding agreement was signed by the vice-rector of NArFU for international cooperation Konstantin Zaikov and the director of the Arctic Research Center of Hokkaido University Yasushi Fukamachi.
On 12 April in Stockholm the Joint Monitoring Committee of Kolarctic ENPI CBC Programme announced the results of the 3rd Call for Proposals.
It is a great pleasure to announce the Arctic Community Meeting within the Arctic Science Summit Week 2019 (ASSW 2019) «Arctic Law: Current Legal Regulation, Teaching and Research» to be held on 26th of May, 2019 in Intellectual Center of the Northern (Arctic) Federal University, Arkhangelsk, Russia.
On 22-30 May, 2019 Arkhangelsk will be welcoming the participants of the annual Arctic Science Summit Week, initiated by the International Arctic Science Committee. This will be Russia’s second time hosting the event.
The international project «Development of Think Tank Functions of the Northern Dimension Institute» has received grant support from the European Commission for the upcoming three years of joint work within the Northern Dimension Institute.