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Shalaka Kiran Patil

I am an Arctic microbiologist exploring the flourishing interaction between microbial warfare in global climate change which has become a major concern. My work evolves around bacterial and archaeal domains of life from the study of landfills to the frozen soils of Arctic permafrost. I am a native of India currently based in Norway for … Continue reading Shalaka Kiran Patil

Greenland Science Week 2021 – It’s a Wrap!

Authored by: Elsbeth Bembom / The Greenland Science Week team Edited by: Danita Catherine Burke / Women in the Arctic and Antarctic After a two year delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Greenland Science Week was once again held in person in 2021 with a wide range of events, discussions, seminars and activities across … Continue reading Greenland Science Week 2021 – It’s a Wrap!

INQUA-MARE: INtegrated QUAternary MArine REcords at sensitive latitudes

Author: The INQUA-MARE Organising Committee / Edited by: Danita Burke, Women in the Arctic and Antarctic An upcoming Antarctic workshop may be of interest to Polar scholars and practitioners. The first INQUA-MARE workshop “Antarctic Realm” is running from November 29th to December 1st, 2021. You can find more information here on how to participate. Key … Continue reading INQUA-MARE: INtegrated QUAternary MArine REcords at sensitive latitudes

Steinunn Thorarinsdottir

I am an Icelandic sculptor and have an international career of over 40 years. I did my Art Foundation Course in Portsmouth College of Art and Design and then finished my BA in Portsmouth Polytechnic in 1978 in England. From England I went to Bologna in Italy and studied sculpture in the Academy of Fine … Continue reading Steinunn Thorarinsdottir