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International Forum of Young Scientists 2022
From Wednesday 25 May 2022
To Friday 27 May 2022
Location Arkhangelsk, Russia

Russia in the Arctic Dialogue: Local and Global Context | Forum to be held in Arkhangelsk, 25-27 May 2022.

The Northern Arctic Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov is pleased to announce the International Forum of Young Scientists 2022.

This year the Forum welcomes PhD, Master and Bachelor students and is held under the auspices of the Russia’s Chairmanship at the Arctic Council 2021-2023 and aligns with its priority areas: Arctic people, including indigenous peoples of the North; environmental protection and climate change issues; socio-economic development of the region and strengthening the Arctic Council.

The participants will have an opportunity to broaden their knowledge about the Arctic Region in various scientific fields, learn about the large-scale industrial and environmental Arctic projects, participate in discussions addressing the following topics related to the key challenges of the Arctic Region development and exploration:

  • Russian Arctic agenda 2035;
  • Logistics and transport systems in the Arctic;
  • Environmental challenges and risk management in the Arctic;
  • Local communities in the changing region environment;
  • Geopolitics and international relations in the Arctic

The highlight of the Forum remains NArFU annual International PhD School which serves a platform for young researchers to share their knowledge with the leading Russian and foreign scientists, high-officials, project managers and practitioners about the current global and local Arctic agenda. The PhD School will be held online (Zoom platform) and include lectures, discussion panels and students’ presentation sessions. The working language is English.

Master and Bachelor students are invited for an off-line session in Arkhangelsk. The working language is Russian.

Application for PhD School: PhD students and early-career researchers from the HEIs of Arctic and non-Arctic countries are asked to fill in the application form indicating a topic of their research project and attaching its abstract to the form.

Workload: 3 ECTS (certificate of participation; transcript of records upon request).
The deadline for application is 15th of March 2022.
Financing: No participation fee.
Questions to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Wednesday 25 May 2022

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