Arctic Centre has a new Scientific Advisory Board

13.2.2020 10:27

The Arctic Centre at the University of Lapland has a new Scientific Advisory Board. The Arctic Centre improves comprehensive understanding of the Arctic through research and science communication and the board members are experts in those fields.

The chair of the board is Professor Gail Fondahl from the University of Northern British Columbia, Canada. Other members are Associate Professor Elena Gladun from Tyumen State University (Russia), Director Kristina Jonsson form Teknikens Hus in Luleå (Sweden), Researcher Annika E. Nilsson from KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Secretary General Reetta Kettunen from the Finnish Committee for Public Information (TJNK), Senior lecturer and Associate Professor Johan Olofsson from the Umeå University (Sweden) and Professor and Director Hiroki Takakura from the Sendai Centre for Northeast Asian studies (Japan).

The Scientific Advisory Board has an advisory and supervisory role. It supports the Arctic Centre in strategic work and supports the leadership of the Arctic Centre by giving advice for research planning, science education, data management, communication and outreach. The Board supports Arctic Centre’s national and international co-operation and networking with scientific partners. It also advices the Arctic Centre in gaining external funding.

Term of the new Board is from the 1st of January 2020 to the 31st of December 2022. The former Board met last time in November 2019.

More information:

Director Timo Koivurova
Arctic Centre, University of Lapland
+358 40 551 9522, timo.koivurova(at)ulapland.fi

More information on Arctic Centre’s homepage