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The Polar Research Programme is the Research Council’s most important funding instrument for achieving wide-ranging, high-quality Norwegian polar research.

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  • 28 Proposals to Antarctica Call

    28 proposals have been submitted to the Polar Research programme's (POLARPROG) Antarctic call.

  • Call for proposals for Arctic Field Grant 2017

    The call for proposals for Arctic Field Grant (AFG) 2017 is now published. The deadline for next year’s field season is 1 PM (GMT+1) on 12 October 2016. The call will be activated 6 weeks before the deadline.

  • Norwegian polar research analysed

    Norway has maintained its ranking as the world’s fifth-largest polar research nation in terms of publication volume. In the Arctic, Norway is on the third place, only out-numbered by US and Canadian papers.

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