Arctic Frontiers: PechaKucha Night

Friday 27 January at 19:00, 12 talented researchers will enter the stage to showcase their exciting work focusing on the Arctic. One of them is ARCEx postdoc Ingrid Wiedmann who will give a presentation about her research project for exactly 6 minutes and 40 seconds – 20 slides for 20 seconds each! The PechaKucha concept originates from…

Lunch seminar 26 Jan: The “skiology” of Svalbard – the link between topography, geology, and back-country skiing

Sten-Andreas Grundvåg, ARCEx/UiT, will give a popular science seminar on “The “skiology” of Svalbard – the link between topography, geology, and back-country skiing” Date: Thursday 26 January, 11:15-12:00 Venue: Store Aud, Realfagbygget  There will be served a “lunch-to-go”, so sign up for the event!  About the event:  Have you ever wanted to ski the rugged peaks of…

ARCEx Early Career Forum 3.0: Svalbard

The third ECF of ARCEx researchers had a great turnout of nearly all Post Doc and PhD candidates. Gathering in the High Arctic of Svalbard at 78 degrees North from September 14th-16th, the forum was slightly longer than earlier ECF’s. We had three productive Open Session workshops. The first included working on communicative skills with…

The Arctic Conference Days 2017 – May 29th – June 2nd

The Geological Society of Norway (NGF) invites to the 5th Arctic Conference Days in Lofoten, from May 28th – June 2nd. The Arctic region is an area with large resources of petroleum and minerals creating an increased scientific, economic and political interest. The Arctic Conference Days is an event that combines 4 conferences in one,…

Call for postdoc applicants interested in a MSCA individual fellowship in Marine Geology

UiT The Arctic University of Norway has established «The Arctic MSCA-IF program» to select excellent young researchers planning to submit applications for a Marie Skƚodowska Curie individual fellowship (MSCA-IF) in order to pursue a research career (uit.no/afu/arcticmsca). We invite applications from promising young researchers within the field of Marine Geology. The selected candidate will write…

We are hiring: PhD candidate in Petroleum Geology (geological controls on pore pressure in exhumed basins)

ARCEx partner University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS) is hiring a PhD candidate in Petroleum Geology (geological controls on pore pressure in exhumed basins). The application deadline is 13 January 2017. For more information and how to apply, please refer to the full announcement. ARCEx is looking for more candidates, find more career opportunities here. Description…

Christmas greetings from ARCEx

  Dear ARCEx colleagues and friends, As 2016 draws close to its end, we want to give a brief update on activities in ARCEx. We have seen a year of full production, and there has been 10 PhD fellows and 5 postdocs in action. The result has been several great presentations, manuscripts, and publications. Some of the new…

Accepted article in Journal of Petroleum Geology

The paper “Migrated petroleum in Mesozoic strata in Svalbard: organic geochemical characterization and implications for regional exploration” by Tesfamariam Abay, Dag Karlsen et al., is to appear in Journal of Petroleum Geology in 2017. Abstract:  The presence of migrated petroleum in outcropping rocks on Spitsbergen (Svalbard archipelago) has been known for several decades but the…