Polar & Space

Research collaboration has long traditions, both in the Arctic as well as in the Antarctic, bilaterally as well as through multilateral settings. Several MoUs have been signed between key parties over the years and bilateral workshops/seminars held both in Japan and Norway. Research areas of particular interest have been:

  • Polar atmospheric research
  • Arctic climate changes including ecosystem studies

Polar research infrastructure collaboration of particular importance:

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Belmont Forum Collaborative Research Action – Call for Proposals

Belmont Forum Collaborative Research Action – Call for Proposals

2014 Call for Proposals on Arctic Observing and Research for Sustainability: The Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), and The Research Council of Norway, co-organizers of the Norway-Japan Marine Seminar 2014, are taking part in a Belmont Forum Collaborative Research Action (CRA) “Call for Proposals on Arctic Observing and Research for Sustainability”. Full details can be found on the call homepage. For(…)

Great turnout at the Norway-Japan Marine Seminar 2014

Great turnout at the Norway-Japan Marine Seminar 2014

More than three hundred participated in the one-day marine seminar in Tokyo on June 4, covering a range of important areas for Japan and Norway. Norway and Japan have long traditions collaborating within a wide range of marine areas, involving education, research and businesses. The seminar was the major event during the Norway-Japan Marine Science Week in Japan. The opening session had adresses both from the Norwegian(…)

The High North Programme

The High North Programme

The High North Programme supports collaboration between higher education institutions in Norway and institutions in Canada, China, Japan, Russia, the Republic of Korea and the United States in order to increase knowledge about the High North. Projects can apply for up to NOK 2 million (USD 335,000) over a period of four years. The total(…)

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