Staff members and PhD students of Higher School of Natural Sciences and Technologies took part in the International online Graduate Seminar on Climate Change Impacts and Responses in the Arctic on the 29th of March 2021
The seminar was organized by Climate Adaptation and Resilience Lab, University of Alberta and Canada Research Chair in Cumulative Impacts of Environmental Change, University of Northern British Columbia.
The speed of light, Pavlov's dog and the formula of water: test your knowledge of natural sciences
The first online lecture of the Arctic Floating University (AFU) took place on July 7, 2020. Due to the postponement of the expedition to Franz Joseph Land to the year of 2021, a traditional course of lectures from specialists on Arctic, that used to be delivered on board of the R/V Professor Molchanov during the AFU expeditions, was transferred into the online mode. 15 lectures were held on diverse issues of development and cooperation in the Arctic during the whole month. More than 100 participants from Russia, Belarus, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, the USA and Finland attended AFU online lectures.
The Arctic Floating University project has recently completed its first ever online lecture course. Due to the current coronavirus crisis this year’s expedition has been postponed until 2021, and the traditional training course usually delivered onboard expanded and transferred online. The course started in June, lasted for a month and included 15 lectures on Arctic research, exploration and cooperation. The lectures were attended by over 100 participants from Russia, Belarus, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, the USA and Finland.
A team of researchers under the leadership of Dmitry Makarov, Professor at NArFU Fundamental and Applied Physics Department, has been awarded a Russian Science Foundation grant following the 2020 contest “Team Research under the Supervision of Young Researchers” in the framework of the Presidential Programme for Research Projects.
Arctic Floating University’s online lecture course have been successfully launched, which brought together almost 100 participants from different cities and countries.
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.
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.
«This laboratory has prospects for expanding the scope of research» - Grigory Trubnikov assessed the laboratory of Arctic biomonitoring in NArFU
Deputy Minister of Education and Science of the Russian Federation Grigory Trubnikov visited the new and updated NArFU research centers. The guest was particularly impressed work of the staff of the Arctic Biomonitoring Laboratory.