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BAS Advanced Short Course - Safe and Effective Fieldwork in the Polar Regions - Deadline extended

NERC Arctic Office - Published by Nicola Munro

The British Antarctic Survey are looking to run an Advanced Short Training Course on safe and effective fieldwork in the Polar Regions. The training will take place in Cambridge as well as at the NERC Arctic Research Station in Ny-Alesund. Provisional dates are 22nd August to 5th September 2018. Further information can be found in ...more

Call for Applications - UK-Canada Bursaries Programme - Year 2

NERC Arctic Office - Published by Nicola Munro

The Department for Business, Energy and industrial Strategy, working with the British High Commission in Ottawa and the NERC Arctic Office, is funding a second year of the bursaries programme to support UK-based researchers to actively engage with Canadian funded projects in 2018. We would like to announce that the call for applications for this ...more

UK Arctic Research Station, Ny-Alesund: Consultation on Future Provision

NERC Arctic Office - Published by Nicola Munro

NERC Council have agreed to the transformation of the services and facilities portfolio to increase the effectiveness of its scientific services and facilities for the user community. In line with that commitment, NERC have announced the process for the recommissioning of the UK Arctic Research Station as a large-scale research infrastructure (LRI) within NERC National ...more

Invitation to a one day conference on Research and Cooperation in the Russian Arctic

NERC Arctic Office - Published by Nicola Munro

The NERC Arctic Office and the Science and Innovation Network (SIN) team at the British Embassy in Moscow  will host a one-day conference on strengthening the engagement of United Kingdom based researchers in the Russian Arctic and will aim to identify the priorities, opportunities and next steps. The event is part of the UK-Russia Year of ...more

INTERACT Transnational Access Call is open for projects taking place between March 2018 and April 2019

NERC Arctic Office - Published by Nicola Munro

The EU H2020 funded INTERACT (International Network for Terrestrial Research and Monitoring in the Arctic) project opens a call for research groups to apply for Transnational Access to 43 research stations across the Arctic and northern alpine and forest areas in Europe, Russia and North-America. The sites represent a variety of glacier, mountain, tundra, boreal forest, ...more

CACHE PhD student awarded prize for poster

CACHE ITN - Published by nina

Xushuai Zhang attended the XI Congress of Iberian Association for Comparative Endocrinology was organised in Vigo, Spain on July13th-15th, 2017. The program included 3 plenary lectures, 5 state of the art lectures, 28 oral communications and 32 poster communications. Four awards were given for the best posters and talks (two for oral communications and two for posters). ...more

Career opportunities available at NIOZ - deadline 15 August

CACHE ITN - Published by nina

  The Royal NIOZ is the Dutch national institute for fundamental and applied marine sciences. The following posts are ...more

SLTB meeting Cambridge 19-20 Sept 2017

CACHE ITN - Published by nina

The Society for Low Temperature Biology meeting is being held from 19-20 September 2017 at Aurora Cambridge, British Antarctic Survey. SLTB_2017_first circular SLTB-2017_Abstract_ Template Registration Form SLTB Cambridge Audrey Smith application ...more

Forthcoming aquaculture events

CACHE ITN - Published by nina

Asia Pacific Aquaculture 2017 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – July 25-27 Asian-Pacific Aquaculture 2017 is the place to learn about the latest in aquaculture, see the newest technology in the trade show with exhibits from around the world and enjoy the many tourist sights in Malaysia. APA 2017 will have a large exhibition featuring international companies ...more

Press release: New study reveals the hidden costs of large-scale commercial shipping in the Arctic

ICE-ARC - EU FP7 project website - Published by Elaina Ford

New research from Lancaster University Management School and economic research consultancy firm Ecorys finds increased commercial shipping in Arctic waters triggered by climate change risks trillions of dollars in environmental costs over the next two centuries – with Africa and South Asia bearing the brunt. Climate change has contributed to a rapid retreat of Arctic sea ...more