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Today's Arctic research, funded by FORMAS

Time Wednesday 3 March, 2021 at 09:30 - 12:00
Place Online: ZOOM (Time zone CET)

Welcome to a morning filled with presentations of contemporary Arctic research projects!


Arctic researchers at Umeå University were very successful when the research council FORMAS announced the projects that were funded for 2021-2024. They represent various disciplines and research areas which is a perfect illustration of the multifaceted arctic research.

You are invited to join Arcum in an online sympoisium where science of high quality and society relevance is presented, including biofuel and marine transportation, climate change and aquatic ecosystems, indigenous communities under external pressure, systems for movement of human remains, improved energy systems for second, and the use of drones and artificial intelligence in studies of the carbon dynamics pressure. The symposium offers an insight into the forefront of contemporary arctic research. 

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Program (updated 2021-03-03 kl 07:52)

09:25 - zoom opens

Niklas Eklund, director at Arcum

Dalia Abdelfattah, Department of Chemistry: Forest-based biofuels for sustainable Arctic marine shipping

Matthias Benjamin Siewert, Department of Ecology and Environmental Sciences: Drones and Artificial Intelligence as Tools to Quantify the Ants' Impact on the Carbon Dynamics of the Arctic Ecosystem

Roger Marjavaara, Department of Geography, and Carola Wingren, SLU in Uppsala: A mobile necropolis: Potential, effects and significance of large-scale movement of human remains in Sweden

Short break

Thomas Olofsson, Department of Applied Physics and Electronics: Support for the sector's stakeholders' own commitment to energy renovation: an open-access platform for homeowners in northern Sweden

Kristina Sehlin MacNeil, Várdduo-Center for Sami Research: Lateral Violence: Effects of External Pressures on Indigenous and Local Communities


More information:FORMAS granted millions to Arctic researchers



Event type: Seminar


Carola Wingren, Professor
Department of Urban and Rural Development, SLU
Phone: 018-67 26 75, 070-710 41 11
Email: carola.wingren@slu.se

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Staff photo Roger Marjavaara
Roger Marjavaara
Associate professor
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Staff photo Thomas Olofsson
Thomas Olofsson
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Staff photo Kristina Sehlin Macneil
Kristina Sehlin Macneil
Other position, research fellow
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Staff photo Matthias Siewert
Matthias Siewert
Associate professor
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Anngelica Kristoferqvist
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