Polar & Space

Arctic Frontiers: Industry and Environment 2016
January 24, 2016 : Tromsø, Norway

Arctic Frontiers: Industry and Environment 2016

Arctic Frontiers is an international arena on sustainable development in the Arctic. The conference addresses the management of opportunities and challenges to achieve viable economic growth with societal and environmental sustainability.   Next year, (2016) Arctic Frontiers theme will be about Industry and Environment.   There will be many exciting events from the 24th until(…)

EURAXESS Survey of European Researchers in Japan

EURAXESS Survey of European Researchers in Japan

European (and more) researchers based in Japan: Let your voice be heard! Participate to the EURAXESS Survey of European Researchers in Japan! This survey which intends to draw a precise picture of the community of European researchers based in Japan through a series of questions focused on the your current professional situation and expectations for(…)

Polar Research Program (POLARPROG)

Polar Research Program (POLARPROG)

  Deadline Announcement 25.11.2015  Funds to research on resources- and environmental management in Arctic and Antarctic. Objectives for the Program: The Polar Research Program (POLARPROG) is the Research Council of Norway’s most important tool for achieving good breadth and high quality of Norwegian polar research. The program contributes to maintain Norway’s special responsibility to stimulate(…)

JSPS call for proposals for open partnerships in all academic fields

JSPS call for proposals for open partnerships in all academic fields

From FY2013, under the framework of its bilateral program, the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) includes a new scheme called Open Partnership Joint Research Projects/Seminars. This scheme gives all researchers around the world an opportunity to conduct bilateral joint research projects or seminars in any academic field with funded Japanese colleagues. The scheme supports(…)

Call for Abstracts: Arctic Science Summit Week 2015, Toyama, Japan

Call for Abstracts: Arctic Science Summit Week 2015, Toyama, Japan

The Arctic Science Summit Week (ASSW) is the annual gathering of the international organizations engaged in supporting and facilitating Arctic research. The purpose of the summit is to provide opportunities for coordination, collaboration and cooperation in all areas of Arctic science. The summit attracts scientists, students, policy makers and other professionals from all over the(…)

Arctic Science Summit Week 2015, Toyama, Japan
April 23, 2015 : Toyama, Japan

Arctic Science Summit Week 2015, Toyama, Japan

The Arctic Science Summit Week (ASSW) is the annual gathering of the international organizations engaged in supporting and facilitating Arctic research. The purpose of the summit is to provide opportunities for coordination, collaboration and cooperation in all areas of Arctic science. The summit attracts scientists, students, policy makers and other professionals from all over the world.(…)

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(…)

Programme for space research (ROMFORSKNING)

Programme for space research (ROMFORSKNING)

The ROMFORSKNING programme is designed to support Norwegian space-related activities under the European Space Agency (ESA), the European Incoherent Scatter (EISCAT) Scientific Association and the Nordic Optical Telescope (NOT) Scientific Association. The programme is intended to enhance and further develop basic research in the context of Norway’s membership of these organisations. The primary objective of(…)

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