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A vistit from Icelands prime minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir

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A guest researcher at Stefansson Arctic Institute

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An acknowledgement of achievement in Arctic issues

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Pan-Arctic Report on Gender Equality in the Arctic

Published in May 2021
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INSTAAR seminar 15 February 2021 - Living with climate change: An intellectual journey

Speaker: Astrid Ogilvie, INSTAAR and Stefansson Arctic Institute. Rather than speak about one specific project or some particular aspect of her research, she talked about her own intellectual journey and how it has been shaped by the topic of ...
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Doctoral defence in Environment and Natural Resources

Tom Barry will defend his doctoral dissertation at the University of Iceland on January 27, 2021. The dissertation is entitled The Arctic Council An Agent of Change? Tom is a geographer with a B.A. in Geography and Archaeology; and a Masters in Geography from the University College Cork, Ireland. Tom is the Executive Secretary for the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), the biodiversity working ...
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Dr Edward Huijbens TED talk

Dr. Edward Huijbens, a professor at the University of Wageningen and a researcher at the Stefansson Arctic Institute, gave a TED talk in October 2020 on how we need to rethink our ideas about travel in the light of ...
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Hermann Pálsson Memorial Lecture on YouTube

Dr Astrid Ogilvie gave the Hermann Pálsson Memorial Lecture on the occasion of the annual conference of the Scottish Society for Northern Studies on Saturday 21 November 2020. The event was titled On the Horizon: Scotland, the Sea, and the Northern World. Dr Ogilvie´s lecture titled Weather as Magic and Metaphor in the ...
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New report: Mapping Arctic Research in Iceland

The report Mapping Arctic Research in Iceland has been published in cooperation between The Icelandic Centre for Research, Stefansson Arctic Institute and the Icelandic ...
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The 2020 Stefansson Memorial Lecture, December1

The Stefansson Memorial Lecture will be held on December 1, 2020. The annual Stefansson Memorial Lectures are delivered in commemoration of the explorer and anthropologist Vilhjálmur Stefansson - of his life, work and vision for the Arctic. These lectures are generally held around the time of Stefansson's birthday, November 3. This time the lecture is delivered by Dr Margaret Willson, the author ...
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