Research ethics in petroleum research

The Norwegian National Committee for Research Ethics in Science and Technology (NENT) assessed the ethics of petroleum research in 2014, and concluded that it is indefensible from a research ethics perspective if petroleum research hinders processes the development of sustainable processes to which Norway has committed. The Research Centre for Arctic Petroleum Exploration has a responsiblity as knowledge producer…

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The Norwegian Minister of Petroleum and Energy Visited the Students at the Institute of Geology at UiT – The Arctic University of Norway

In conjunction with his keynote speech the WPC Leadership Conference in Tromsø and the Research Centre for Arctic Petroleum Exploration (ARCEx), the Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Tord Lien used the opportunity to talk to geology students, and to get a tour at the Department of Geology. From Tord Liens’ talk to the students, they…

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New Post Doc at ARCEx

We are pleased to announce that Nathalie Morata has joined ARCEx as a postdoctoral scientist in Arctic marine ecology at Akvaplan-niva.   Her research interests include the use of field observation and manipulative experiment to address issues related to carbon cycling and the fate of organic matter to the seafloor. Within the ARCEx project, she will…

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New ARCEx director: Prof. Alfred Hanssen

Alfred Hanssen joined the ARCEx team on 1 May 2015 as the new and permanent leader of ARCEx and Professor in Geophysics. Alfred has extensive experience both from academia and from industry. He has among other things served as professor of signal processing at the Dept. of Physics and Technology at UiT, he has been the Head of Dept.…