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IARC salon—Graduate Student Highlights

Join the International Arctic Research Center for April's IARC salon titled, Graduate Student Highlights. The discussion will showcase research conducted by University of Alaska Fairbanks graduate students. Salon panelists include: James White, MS student, Using Machine Learning for Fire Growth Prediction in Alaska Hannah Brink, MS student, Gravity and Mountain Wave Phenomena in Fairbanks, Alaska Amy…

IARC salon—Confronting (im)permanence: Infrastructure in a changing Arctic

Join the International Arctic Research Center for March's IARC salon titled, Confronting (im)permanence: Infrastructure in a changing Arctic. The discussion will explore how the northern design and engineering community is grappling with the impact of climate change on environmental-infrastructural systems. Salon panelists include: Jack Hebert, founder of Cold Climate Housing Research Center Aaron Dotson, UAA Vice Chancellor…

IARC salon—New Dimensions of Arctic Security

Join the International Arctic Research Center for January's IARC salon titled, New Dimensions of Arctic Security. The discussion will explore Alaska's evolving role in national and Arctic security. Salon panelists include: Dr. Brandon Boylan, Professor of Political Science and Co-Director of Arctic and Northern Studies Alec Bennett, Climate Security Expert and Computation Modeler Troy Bouffard,…

IARC salon—Science Literacy & Communication

Join the International Arctic Research Center for January's IARC salon titled, Science literacy and communication. The salon panelists include: Rick Thoman, climate specialist Christi Buffington, science education specialist Mike DeLue, science communicator Register to receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. This semester’s IARC salon graduate student coordinators are Cece Borries-Strigle and Nicholas Parlato. Cece is…

IARC salon—Co-production of knowledge and competitive collaboration

Join the International Arctic Research Center for December's IARC salon titled, Co-production of knowledge and competitive collaboration. The salon panelists include: Uma Bhatt- Professor, UAF Department of Atmospheric Science Researcher, UAF Geophysical Institute Associate Director of the NOAA Cooperative Institute for Climate, Ocean, and Ecosystem Studies Jessica Black- Assistant Professor, UAF Department of Alaska Native…

IARC salon — Political Climate and Climate Politics: A Four Year Forecast

Join the International Arctic Research Center for this year's first IARC salon titled, political climate and climate politics: a four year forecast. The salon panelists include: Stephen Gray, PhD Director, Alaska Climate Adaptation Science Center and Affiliate Research Professor IARC Amy Lovecraft, PhD Director, Center for Arctic Policy Studies and Professor of Political Science, UAF…

Gardening in the Arctic

Virtually on Zoom

Join the International Arctic Research Center for this month’s virtual IARC Salon on making the most of your Alaskan garden this summer. There will be a Q&A after the panel discussion. Panelists:  Nancy Fresco Research professor, climate expert at the UAF Scenarios Network for Alaska + Arctic Planning. Helped create the Garden Helper Tool to…

Stories from MOSAiC

Akasofu 401 2160 Koyukuk Dr, Fairbanks, AK

Join the International Arctic Research Center for this month’s IARC Salon featuring scientists Rob Rember and Marc Oggier. The pair will speak about their sea ice research on the historic Multidisciplinary drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate (MOSAIC) expedition. Rember and Oggier recently returned from four months in the central Arctic Ocean on…

Improving climate change coverage in news

Akasofu 401 2160 Koyukuk Dr, Fairbanks, AK

Join the International Arctic Research Center for January's research salon panel discussion on working together to improve climate change coverage in the news. Hear perspectives from a journalist, a climate scientist and a communication scientist: Lois Parshley– investigative magazine journalist covering the intersection of geopolitics and science. Currently the Snedden Chair of Journalism at the University of Fairbanks,…

Interior Alaska Air Quality

Akasofu 401 2160 Koyukuk Dr, Fairbanks, AK

Join IARC for December's research salon panel discussion on air quality.

Alaska’s 2019 extended wildfire season

Join the International Arctic Research Center for October’s research salon panel discussion on Alaska's 2019 extended wildfire season. Hear perspectives from Uma Bhatt, Joe Little and Nancy Fresco. Light refreshments will be provided. IARC Salon is a monthly seminar series coordinated annually by one of IARC's students. For more information contact this year's graduate student…

IARC Salon- Communicating your science to the press

Please join the International Arctic Research Center for our May IARC Salon – Communicating your science to the press. Come hear perspectives and insights from: Ravenna Koenig - reporter at Alaska's Energy Desk, formerly with NPR Weekend EditionRick Thoman - Alaska climate specialist, regular contributor for KNOM, KDLG, KUAC, Nome Nugget; 441 media hits in…

IARC Salon-Fostering an effective research environment for early-career researchers

Please join the International Arctic Research Center for our April IARC Salon – Fostering an effective research environment for early-career researchers. Come hear perspectives and insights from Rich Collins, Associate Director Geophysical Institute; Vladimir Alexeev, research professor International Arctic Research Center; William Simpson, snow chemist Geophysical Institute;  Syndonia Bret-Harte, ecosystem ecologist Institute of Arctic Biology.…

IARC Salon- Conservation of Arctic ecosystems

Akasofu 417

Please join the International Arctic Research Center for our March IARC Salon – Conservation of Arctic marine ecosystems. Come hear perspectives and insights from Nicole Misarti of the Water and Environmental Research Center and marine ecologists Donna Hauser of IARC and Gay Sheffield of Nome Sea Grant. Light refreshments will be served.

IARC Salon- Project leadership & management in research

Akasofu 401 2160 Koyukuk Dr, Fairbanks, AK

Please join the International Arctic Research Center for our first IARC Salon this semester – Project leadership & management in research. Come hear perspectives and insights from Pips Veazey, Alaska EPSCoR; Michael Castellini, UAF Graduate School and UArctic; and Rosemary Madnick, Office of Grants and Contracts Administration. Light refreshments will be served.

IARC salon: Communicating science at AGU

Join us for the December IARC Salon seminar on science communication at AGU. Experienced presenters John Walsh and Ned Rozell will give tips and tricks for giving a great science talk. John Walsh Ned Rozell There will also be time to get tips and feedback on your AGU flash talk or poster spiel

IARC Salon: Mental health in the sciences

The November IARC Salon, IARC salon- mental health, will take place Thursday, Nov. 15, from 2-3 p.m. in Akasofu 401. Come hear perspectives and insights from Kaja Brix, Jessie Young-Robertson and Gunnar Ebbesson on mental health in a science career. Questions during the event are strongly encouraged and welcomed. Light refreshments will be served. For those who…

IARC Salon- Using social media in the sciences

Akasofu 401 2160 Koyukuk Dr, Fairbanks, AK

Please join the International Arctic Research Center for our first IARC Salon this academic year - Using social media in the sciences. Come hear how Brian Brettschneider, Rick Thoman, Kristin Timm, and Andrew Cassel use social media to further and support science communication and outreach. Light refreshments will be served.  

UAV applications in the Arctic

Akasofu 417 2160 Koyukuk Dr, Fairbanks, AK

IARC’s March Research Salon Series Seminar will explore unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV). Come learn about connecting machine and science to tell a story that you couldn’t tell before.