Scotland's Role and Contribution in a Changing Arctic Environment

Scotland's Role and Contribution in a Changing Arctic Environment

Nine online events focussed on themes ranging from Climate Justice to Mental Health; Sustainable Economies to Eroding Coastlines and Renewable Energy - FREE - Open to all.

As part of a Research Network Series from 22 February to 17 March 2021. The Centre for Climate Justice at Glasgow Caledonian University – in partnership with the University of Aberdeen, the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI), and the University of the Arctic (UArctic) held a series of research networking events with the aim of establishing a Scotland-Arctic research network, supported by the Scottish Government. 

International and UK academics from multiple disciplines working on Arctic matters in Scotland. Along with other interested attendees and organisations, met online to discuss and suggest, how best to progress future Scotland-Arctic research. 

All contributed to the building of a multidisciplinary network that aims to strengthen Arctic-focused educational and research links in Scotland, under the following themed sessions:

22 February 

  • 10:00 to 11:30 GMT - Climate Justice and Just Transitions          
  • 12:00 to 13:30 GMT - Mental and Physical Health
  • 14:00 to 15:30 GMT - Environmental Pollution and Biodiversity

1 March

  • 10:00 to 11.30 GMT - Cultural Revitalization
  • 12:00 to 13:30 GMT - Engaging Local and indigenous Communities
  • 14:00 to 15:30 GMT - Environmental Education

8 March

  • 10:00 to 11:30 GMT - Sustainable Economic Growth and the Blue Economy
  • 12:00 to 13:30 GMT - Geophysical Changes and Eroding Coastlines
  • 14:00 to 15:30 GMT - Renewable Energy Technology

15 March

  • 10:00 to 11:30 GMT - First Consolidation Session

17 March

  • 12:00 to 13:30 GMT - Second Consolidation Session 

Registration was FREE and open to all, to virtually attend all themed and consolidation session events. 

Read more about these nine themed events held during February and March 2021 Scotland's Role and Contribution in a Changing Arctic Environment.

Further information available from Jill Barber:  thenorth@abdn.ac.uk

Or contact the lead organiser Dr Sennan Mattar:  Sennan.Mattar@gcu.ac.uk

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