The session “Occupational health and safety in the Arctic” of the UArctic Thematic Network on Working in the Arctic will be held on January 30 at the Arctic Frontiers 2023 Moving North Conference, in Tromsø, Norway.
Hans Pettersson, the vice-lead of the UArctic Thematic Network on Working in the Arctic, was appointed as a Arctic Five Chair In Occupation Medicine. The research questions of his project cover the impact of climate and weather on outdoor workers’ performance, health, and safety, including mitigative and adaptive strategies.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute will host free public talks about tracking space debris, fostering education using the outdoors, new techniques for understanding aurora, the 1964 Great Alaska Earthquake, and climate change and its effects on Alaska’s wildlife.
Call for nominations for the Sergej Zilitinkevich Memorial Award to a creative scientist who has made breakthroughs in “Boundary layer studies in Atmospheric and Ocean sciences” is open from 1st December 2022 to 28th February 2023.
The University of the Faroe Islands is pleased to announce that the 16th Polar law Symposium will be held in Tórshavn, the capital of the Faroe Islands, between the 26th and 28th of October 2023, organized by the Kári á Rógvi Institute for Law and Legal Research.
The Global Indigenous Youth Summit on Climate Change (GIYSCC) is being convened by, for and among Indigenous youth (in contrast to Elders), who will participate in designing the agenda and invite the participants from three 8-hour time zones, in a 24-hour period, on 9th August 2023 (United Nations International Day of the Wor...