Hearing on research strategy for Ny-Ålesund

The Research Council of Norway has opened the hearing on the research strategy for Ny-Ålesund, which will set the framework for research activity at the Ny-Ålesund Research Station. All interested in Ny-Ålesund research are welcome to give input to this public consultation.

Deadline for submitting comments is 11 December 2018.

The Research Council of Norway (RCN) has been tasked by the Ministry of Research and Education to develop a broad-based research strategy for Ny-Ålesund. The strategy was announced in the white paper on Svalbard (Meld. St. 32(2015-2016)) and is to be developed within the framework set in the Strategy for research and higher education in Svalbard. The strategy is expected to be ready in March 2019.

Please find the document and instruction on how to comment here: