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Scientific Cooperation Agreement enters into force

The Arctic Council marked a special occasion on 23 May 2018 as the "Agreement on Enhancing International Arctic Scientific Cooperation," signed in May 2017, entered into force.
Date: 28.05.2018

New strategy for research and higher education in Svalbard

Svalbard – top of the world for knowledge of global significance
Date: 11.05.2018

NOK 4 million to workshops and cooperation projects in Svalbard

The Research Council of Norway has allocated funding to three workshops and seven projects through Svalbard Science Forum's funding program Svalbard Strategic Grant (SSG).
Date: 12.02.2018

15 applications for Svalbard Strategic Grant 2018

The Research Council of Norway has received 15 applications to the Svalbard Science Forum's strategic funding opportunity for workshops and projects in 2018-2020.
Date: 09.02.2018

Travel Funds Available to Attend POLAR2018

IASC, in cooperation with APECS and SCAR, is pleased to announce the availability of travel support for POLAR2018.
Date: 02.02.2018

New function in RiS!

As you know RiS is under constant development.
Date: 17.01.2018

Arctic Field Grant 2018 allocations

39 projects received funding through the Arctic Field Grant 2018 allocation.
Date: 16.01.2018

Funding from the Arctic Field Grant (AFG)

PhD Candidate Julia Olsen received funding from the Arctic Field Grant (AFG) in December 2016. She has, together with a colleague from Nordland Research Institute, produced a video from her summer 2017 field work in Svalbard.
Date: 18.10.2017

AFG 2018 Applications

77 applications were received for this year's AFG.
Date: 16.10.2017

Call for proposals - Svalbard Strategic Grant 2018

NOK 4 million is available for workshops and cooperation projects related to research in Svalbard. The deadline for applications is November 22, 2017.
Date: 09.10.2017

New forces by Svalbard Science Forum!

Lately our SSF-team has been enriched with two new co-workers, Helén Johanne Andersen and Cecilia Ann Madelene Sandström.
Date: 22.09.2017

Svalbard — Meld. St. 32 (2015–2016)

Report to the Storting (white paper)
Date: 05.09.2017

Call for proposals - Arctic Field Grant 2018

The call for proposals for Arctic Field Grant (AFG) 2018 is now published. The deadline for next year’s field season is 1 PM (GMT+1) on 11 October 2017. The call will be activated 6 weeks before the deadline.
Date: 21.08.2017

Visiting Svalbard researchers in field

Two months in a tent, being attacked by birds and doing hours of polar bear-watching. This is the normal life of polar researchers in field during the summertime in Svalbard.
Date: 17.08.2017

Keep your samples frozen in Longyearbyen!

On your way home from the field, staying overnight in Longyearbyen and struggle to keep your samples frozen? Have some urgent office work to do in Longyearbyen and cannot find a quiet place to sit with your computer?
Date: 27.06.2017