Visit by Government Minister Þórðarson, the president of Akureyri Municipal Council, and scientists and experts in Arctic affairs

On September 13 the Institute received several good guests.

Visit from Polar Raid participants

A group of from Polar Raid came to learn about the Stefansson Institute and the Arctic.

New Article by Catherine Chambers: Youth and Newcomers in Icelandic Fisheries: Opportunities and Obstacles.

Catherine Chambers and Elena Alessandra Lebedef published the article "Youth and Newcomers in Icelandic Fisheries: opportunities and Obstacles" in Maritime Studies.

JUSTNORTH General Assembly, June 12-14, 2023, in Madrid

Five Stefansson Institute staff members traveled to Madrid June 12-14 to attend the 2023 JUSTNORTH General Assembly. The Assembly was organized and hosted by JUSTNORTH partners at the Universidad Complutense Madrid.

Workshop 16th April at the 2023 European Cetacean Society (ECS) conference in O Grove, Galicia, Spain

The workshop was about Cetaceans with focus on killer whales, encounters and entanglements: human-wildlife interactions in the Arctic and the Iberian Atlantic coast. Organizers were Dr. Marianne Rasmussen, Univ. of Iceland Research Centre in Húsavík, and Dr. Níels Einarsson, Stefansson Arctic Institute. This workshop was an interdisciplinary event with presenters from various fields of research to highlight human-cetacean interactions and encounters seen from different perspectives within natural and human sciences including a discussion at the end of the workshop on policy options and problem solving.

Stefansson Memorial Lecture 2022

Small Iceland: Reflections on independence and interdependence, nationalism, and globalization By Mr. Guðni Th. Jónsson, President of Iceland.

PHD and PostDoc positions at UiT the Arctic University of Norway

2 PhD and 1 PostDoc positions are available at UiT The Arctic University of Norway. All three positions are connected to the project Future4Fish funded by the research Council of Norway (2022-25) and will be affiliated with the CRAFT and ENCODE research groups at UiT Tromsø.

Report on the 2021 Stefansson Memorial Lecture

Open university lecture at the Centre for Climate Change Research in Torun

Prof. Dr. Astrid Ogilvie gives the lecture 'A fleet of silver, come to torment us”: Sea-ice variations off the coasts of Iceland from the Settlement to the Present'.

The 2021 Stefansson Memorial Lecture

Stefansson Memorial lecture will be held at The Autonomous University of Barcelona November 3rd.