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Norwegian interests in the Arctic and Antarctic, as well as national and international commitments, means that we have a particular responsibility to promote knowledge that is necessary to exercise a sound management and business activity in the polar regions.

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  • Arctic Frontiers 2015

    Call for papers

    The 9th Arctic Frontiers conference will be held in Tromsø from Sunday 18 January to Friday 23 January 2015 with the title Climate and Energy.

  • ASSW 2015 2nd Circular and Call for Session Proposals

    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.

  • New RiS Portal:

    A treasure trove for research in Svalbard

    A new version of RiS – the indispensable database for anyone performing research in or around Svalbard – is now launched, putting everything researchers and others need in a single place.

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