Fees can be a big deterrent to attending conferences, workshops and events. Fortunately, there are a range of polar events that are free, which can help reduce the cost of participating in Polar events and make traditional networking more cost effective.
One of the most proactive and accessible Arctic gender initiatives that are working close with various stakeholders in the Arctic region is the “Gender Equality in the Arctic Network” (GEA); a network initiative currently based out of Akureyri, Iceland. The GEA is endorsed by the Arctic Council’s Sustainable Development Working Group. The GEA highlights “the … Continue reading Gender Equality in the Arctic Network
New scholarship out by Antarctic scholars on masculinity and sexism in Polar science
Human Geographer Samantha Saville reflects on her experiences doing fieldwork in Svalbard, Norway.
Polar Knowledge Canada has put out an open call for funding applications “in support of the following key themes under its Northern Science and Technology (NST) and Polar Knowledge Application (PKA) Programs.” Visit their website to learn more details: https://www.canada.ca/en/polar-knowledge/fundingforresearchers.html. If you have difficulty accessing the website, you can also email them at: firstname.lastname@example.org with … Continue reading Polar Knowledge – Funding Opportunities!