Arctic Centre has new Scientific Advisory Board

3.4.2024 13:20

Term of the Advisory Board covers the period 2024–2026. Chair of the board is professor Reetta Toivanen.

International Scientific Advisory Board supports the leadership of the Arctic Centre by giving advice for research planning, science education, data management, communication and outreach. 

The board also advises on implementation of the Arctic Centre Strategy, assesses whether the benchmarks set out in the strategy have been achieved and gives advice for evaluation the quality of the work of the Arctic Centre. 

The board also supports the Arctic Centre's national and international cooperation and networking with scientific partners and the public and private sectors.

The Advisory Board includes distinguished researchers from Finland and abroad.  

Members of the Scientific Advisory Board (2024–2026)

Professor Reetta Toivanen, University of Helsinki, Finland (Chair)
Dr. Isabel Barrio, The Agricultural University of Iceland, Iceland 
Professor Michael Bravo, Scott Polar Research Institute, UK
Dr. Paula Havaste, Science Center Heureka, Finland
Professor Paul Whitney Lackenbauer, Trent University, Canada 
Professor Akiho Shibata, Kobe University, Japan 
Associate professor Corine Wood-Donnelly, Nord University, Norway

More information:
Johanna Ikävalko
Director, Arctic Centre at the University of Lapland
+358 400291066