The UK-Russian field course for early-career scientists "Arctic Interdisciplinary Research – ARCTIS2020" will be held at Yugra State University on February 17-21.

The partners of the event are the Kola Science Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Apatity, Murmansk region), the Association of Polar Early-Career Scientists in Russia (APECS Russia), the UK Polar Network, and the British Embassy Moscow.

The field course involves over 30 participants from the United Kingdom and Russia who conduct research relating to Hydrology, Cryosphere, Atmosphere, Terrestrial Ecosystems, Sociology, and Culture.

During the event, they will discuss the Arctic research issues, attend lectures by leading scientists from the UK and Russia, and go on a trip to the YUSU-based Mukhrino International Field Research Station.

On Friday, February 21, the organizers are set to hold a round table on Sustainable Development of Natural Ecosystems and Communities in the Arctic to specify areas of common interest and communication strategies for shared problems.

The course will wrap up with the defending of thematic interdisciplinary projects to be developed by the participants throughout the timeline with the support of invited mentors.

For more information: ARCTIS2020 Circular.