Students/Early Career Scientiests


NSF Arctic-FROST Annual Network Meetings and Early Career Scholars Workshops

The Arctic-FROST research coordination network is pleased to announce the availability of competitive travel awards for Early Career Researchers to attend the Arctic-FROST network meetings and Early Career Scholars Workshops on Sustainability and Sustainable Development (see News and Annual Meetings tabs for more information). All selected participants will become Arctic-FROST Fellows for the following year.

2016-2017 Arctic-FROST Fellows

First Name Last


Research Topic Affiliation
Amanda Boyd Communicating about Environmental Health Risks in the Arctic Washington State University, USA
Nathan Cohen-Fournier Local economic development in Nunavik Tufts University, USA
Camille Escude Evaluation of the Arctic Council’s role in sustainable development norm-making in the Arctic: “the strength of weak ties” Foundation for Strategic Research, France
Susanna Gartler Living Culture, Learning Skills, Telling our Stories: The case of the Na Cho Nyak Dun Cultural Center in global movements for cultural sustainability University of Vienna, Austria
Davin Holen Climate Change adaptation in Alaska: “I have a great anxiety for the future of my children” University of Alaska, USA
Audur Ingolfsdottir Arctic Voices: The Relevance of Local Stories for a Global Problem Bifrost University, Iceland
Jennifer Jones Researchers as Actors: Consideration of the role of research in creating sustainable Arctic communities University of Guelph,

Whitehorse, Canada

Anastasia Kornilova Social and Environmental responsibility of Russian oil and gas companies in the Arctic region Moscow State University, Russia
Max McGrath-Horn Comparison of Pan-Arctic and Amazon Basin Regional Governance Mechanisms Tufts University, USA
Barbora Padrtova The role of non-Arctic states in the long-term sustainability of the Arctic region Masaryk University, Czech Republic
Hunter Snyder How autonomous countries within the realm of UN member states would implement the Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Small-Scale Fisheries Dartmouth College, USA
Anna Varfolomeeva The Discourses on Stone working and Sustainability in Two Mining Regions of Russia Central European University, Hungary




ICASS VIII Travel Award for U.S. Students and Early Career Researchers: Arctic Sustainabilities and Sustainable Development

The Arctic-FROST research coordination network is pleased to announce the availability of several travel awards for Students and Early Career Researchers to attend International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences in Prince George, BC (May 22-26, 2014).

Eligibility: applicants shall be (1) early career researchers (5 years since PhD) or students (graduate or undergraduate) at a U.S. institution; (2) submit abstract to ICASS and Arctic-FROST before December 17th, 2013; (3) make an oral presentation on the subject related to sustainability and/or sustainable development in the Arctic or Sub-Arctic regions; (4) be accepted to the ICASS VIII sessions co-sponsored by Arctic-FROST (see below). The topical and regional foci of presentation are open. Papers based on the ICASS presentation will be considered for publication in Polar Geography.

Amount: $750 (paid after the travel is completed; based on the reimbursement claim); can be used to defray ICASS travel and registration costs; awardees must comply with NSF travel guidelines.

Definition of Arctic & Sub-Arctic: we use a broad definition.

Deadline: December 17th, 2013

Application: submit extended abstract (500 words), short biosketch (1 page)

Selection criteria: intellectual merit, topic’s fit to the session.

Send your applications and inquiries to Andrey N. Petrov, Arctic-FROST Project Director

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