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Update: International Arctic S&T Collaboration and Engagement Workshop

Tuesday December 9, 2014

Shaw Centre

55 Colonel By Drive

Ottawa, Canada

 

 

The Canadian Polar Commission and the Canadian High Arctic Research Station are pleased to host an International Arctic Science and Technology (S&T) Collaboration and Engagement Workshop involving Canadian and international polar research institutions.  This workshop will facilitate the sharing of current and future Arctic S&T priorities to explore opportunities to enhance bilateral cooperation between Canadian and international polar research institutions. 

Dr. Robie Macdonald Receives the 2014 Northern Science Award

Ottawa, November 19 2014

The Canadian Polar Commission is pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2014 Northern Science Award is Dr. Robie Macdonald. The award was presented at a ceremony prior to the Annual Dinner of the Fellows of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, on November 19th in Ottawa, Ontario.

Sustaining Arctic Observing Networks (SAON) Canada Results Bulletin

The first issue of the Sustaining Arctic Observing Networks (SAON) Canada Results Bulletin is now online. This bulletin, developed in partnership with the Canadian chapter of the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS), communicates results from monitoring and assessment projects in the Canadian North and highlights their links to policy.

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New: Compendium of Topic Summaries, State of Northern Knowledge in Canada

The compendium to the Report on the State of Northern Knowledge in Canada includes the methodology used to compile the report, and some background topic summaries.

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Polar Blog: Using Antarctic ice to map the universe’s energy hot spots

Deep in the ancient ice of Antarctica, an array of sophisticated optical sensors is helping answer one of the greatest mysteries of our time: what is producing the cosmic rays that bombard our planet with intense high-energy radiation?

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The W. Garfield Weston Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellowship for Arctic Research: Arctic Marine Invertebrate Biology

The Canadian Museum of Nature is Canada’s national natural history museum with a long, respected history of Arctic research and important representative collections. The Museum is seeking applicants who wish to develop their Arctic research program, further their practical experience in natural history collection management and obtain a deeper understanding of creating scientific outreach for the public. This two-year award is for an expert in Arctic marine invertebrate biology who is a recent doctoral graduate.

International Arctic S&T Collaboration and Engagement Workshop

The Canadian Polar Commission and the Canadian High Arctic Research Station recently hosted an International Arctic Science and Technology (S&T) Collaboration and Engagement Workshop involving Canadian and international polar research institutions. Bringing together 100 participants, this workshop facilitated the sharing of current and future Arctic S&T priorities to explore opportunities to enhance bilateral cooperation between Canadian and international polar research institutions.

Fulbright Arctic Initiative: an interdisciplinary collaborative research initiative focused on the Arctic region

The Fulbright Arctic Initiative will support a team of scholars and researchers from the Arctic Council member countries to research and assess the impact of change in the Arctic.

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