National Geographic and Fulbright

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Arctic SIZE postdoc Brandon Hassett was recently awarded a Young Explorer’s Research Grant from National Geographic to explore the relevance of Fungi in the Arctic Ocean.  Between the research efforts of Arctic SIZE and the extent of the National Geographic … Continued

Visit of Embassy of Norway to Canada

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The final ArcticNet Annual Science meeting 2018 took place in Ottawa, 10-14 of December. Arctic SIZE was present, discussing aspects of future cooperation between Canada and UiT The Arctic University of Norway. Paul Wassmann also visited the Royal Norwegian Embassy … Continued

Kronprins Haakon Tromsø Christening

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The new Norwegian icebreaker RV Kronprins Haakon was baptized right here in Tromsø! And not by anyone, but by the namegiving crownpince’s daughter, HRH Princess Ingrid Alexandra. Both Crownprince and daughter got a tour over the vessel and participated in … Continued

AeN Arctic Microalgae Workshop

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Last week, Ulrike Dietrich and Tobias Vonnahme participated in a workshop on Arctic microalgae taxonomy. The workshop was organized by the Arved etter Nansen project, where Tobias and Ulrike joined and collaborated during a cruise last August. During the workshop experts and … Continued

Fritt Fram: Arctic SIZE at Forskningsdagene

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Last saturday Arctic SIZE was represented at Framsenteret. During Fritt Fram different research topics are easily explained to children and grown ups.  With the help of Arctic SIZE PhD student Tobias Vonnahme and Sens2Change PhD student Morgan Bender, Ann Eileen … Continued

YOUMARES 9 Conference in Oldenburg, Germany

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Last week Arctic SIZE PhD students Ulrike Dietrich and Tobias Vonnahme hosted a session about bridging disciplines in the seasonal ice zone during the 9th YOUMARES Conference in Oldenburg, Germany. The session aimed to bring young scientists from different disciplines … Continued

Sentinel Nord

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Arctic SIZE’s Paul Wassmann participated in the Sentinel Nord annual meeting 2018 in Quebec, Canada on the plenary panel for International Research Collaboration.  The panel was chaired by directeur général, Sentinelle Nord, Martin Fortier.  In addition, the panel participants consisted of (picture below): … Continued

Opening of Living Ice II at Fram Center

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Arctic SIZE’s Living Ice exhibition, launched in 2017 in collaboration with the Polar Museum, graphic designer Ola Reibo,  Ann Eileen Lennert, and Jørgen Berge, has now moved on and into the huge hall of the new Fram Center. Through additional … Continued