16 Aug 2019
Arctic science conference to take place at Loughborough University
Loughborough University will host a three day Arctic science conference next month to give scientists from around the world the opportunity to share information about their research.
More than 100 people will visit the campus between September 11 and September 13.
Researchers from the UK, Denmark, Norway, Russia and Sweden – with backgrounds in physical and social sciences – will take part in lectures, workshops and networking sessions, as well as an educational event with local schools.
Loughborough University staff and postgraduates will be presenting their work, covering topics such as the UK’s foreign policy relationship with the Arctic, the impacts of minerogenic dust on lakes and soils in Greenland and environmental response to changing climate in Svalbard.
The event, held at the West Park Teaching Hub, will be formally opened by Baroness Pauline Neville-Jones, former Chairman of the British Joint Intelligence Committee and an active member of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Polar Regions.
The event is being funded by the NERC Arctic Office.
More information about the conference can be found here: https://www.arctic.ac.uk/ukarcticconf/