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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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  • Five Antarctic projects funded

    The Board of the Polar Research Programme has awarded grants to five research projects that will produce knowledge about the Antarctic. Research projects related to the climate system, management of krill, space weather and political philosophy will now be funded.

  • 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.

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