Arctic Frontiers 2018

Our abstract for Arctic Frontiers, which will be held at Scandic Ishavshotel in Tromsø 23-25 January 2018, has been reviewed by the International Science Committee, has been accepted for oral presentation in the Resilient Arctic Societies and Industrial Development part. The name of the paper is: Climate change, disasters and community resilience in light of Read More …

Scientific Advisor Elizabeth Nyman arrives in sunny Longyearbyen

Our scientific Advisor Elizabeth Nyman from Texas A&M University at Galvestor arrived for the annual meeting of the REGIMES project today – and brought with her amazing weather with clear skies and magnificent views! Dr. Nyman in an academic and writer who specializes in international maritime issues. Currently she is an Assistant Professor of Political Read More …

Our Scientific Advisor Sandra Cassotta has leading role in UNs Climate Report

We are so proud to announce that  our Scientific Advisor Sandra Cassotta will serve as Lead Author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) for Polar Regions – IPCC Special Report on the Ocean and Cryoshpere in a Changing Climate! Here is an article in Danish reporting on this: http://www.law.aau.dk/nyheder/nyhed//juraforsker-faar-ledende-rolle-i-specialrapport-for-fn-s-klimapanel-.cid321779  Reserachers from all over the world Read More …

Interview with Hakai Magazine about snow crab

I was recently interviewed by Glen Jeffries for Hakai Magazine about Svalbard and snow crab and future implications, and the article is now out and it is pretty good so I recommend you take a read! https://www.hakaimagazine.com/article-short/svalbards-snow-crabs-pincered-proxy-arctic-oil  The same article is also appearing in Arctic Deeply as a reprint: https://www.newsdeeply.com/arctic/articles/2017/04/21/svalbards-snow-crabs-a-pincered-proxy-for-arctic-oil  

Our Svalbard trip is drawing near!

The second week of August 2017, the reserach team (Yajie, Rachel and Dorothy – plus Vicky from UBC in Vancouver) as well as two of our Scientific Advisors (Arne and Liz) will meet in Longyearbyen – with four students and two teachers! We are now working on the program for this week in Longyearbyen, both Read More …

Input to new Treaty under UNCLOS

Dr. Rachel Tiller from SINTEF Ocean and Scientific Advisor Elizabeth Nyman from Texas A&M Galveston recently attended a closed session with UNAI (United Nations Academic Impact) at the UN building in New York City. They were two out of three international experts invited to attend a meeting to the General Assembly decision to develop an international legally binding instrument Read More …

REGIMES article accepted to the ISA conference

The ISA’s 58th Annual Convention titled Understanding Change in World Politics takes place February 22nd – 25th, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland on the East coast of the US. The ISA stands for the International Studies Association, and is an annual conference of utmost importance to Political Scientists from all over the world. It has been the premier Read More …

REGIMES present at COST Action on Ocean Governance for Sustainability

The European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) finances scholarly networking collaboration opportunities, and accepts proposals twice yearly and 37 countries are eligible, among these Norway. The goal is to enable scientific breakthroughs that lead to new concepts and strenghtens European resaerch capacity. The program finances workshops, conferences, and short term research exchanges among others. Read More …

Planning the WP2 workshops!

The main objective of the second workpackage, named CONSULT, is to determine stakeholder driven scenarios of vulnerability and adaptive capacity to the socio-ecological effects of climate change and related stressors, such as ocean acidification on the provisioning and cultural services provided by the Svalbard Fisheries Protection Zone (SFPZ). In other words – how vulnerable are Read More …