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ScAN at the Arctic Science Summit Week 2024

ScAN Research Spotlight as ASSW2024

In March-April 2024, the Arctic Science Summit Week 2024 took place in Edinburgh, bringing together over 800 participants from around the world to collaborate on Arctic research across all disciplines.

We are grateful to have been involved in the organisation of the event and for the opportunity to share our members’ research. On the first day of the conference, ScAN research spotlight session featured three speakers presenting their work to the ASSW audience.

Expertly chaired by Dr Anna Gebruk from the University of Edinburgh, the session featured:

  • Beth Langley from University of Glasgow presenting on “Arctic and sub-Arctic Sedimentary Carbon: Cajor Contributions to Global Marine Sediment Carbon Stocks”;
  • Georg Kodl from the University of St Andrews presenting on “Microclimates, Soil Moisture, and Vegetation Dynamics in the sub-Arctic Tundra”;
  • and Alona Roitershtein from Robert Gordon University presenting on “Put in Context: Place-Based Sustainable Tourism Strategy Evaluation in The Orkney Islands”.

ScAN at Science Day ASSW 2024

On 26 March for the Science Day, we had a stall at the Dynamic Earth and met many researchers from around the world to share the work of ScAN’s members and build new connections.

Conor Savage (ScAN OC) at the Science Day at ASSW

ScAN Annual Meeting

On 22nd March we held our annual meeting at the Edinburgh Climate Change Institute and online. We are grateful to all the members who could join us on the day. At the meeting we approved our chair’s Annual Report (you can find it at the end of the page). We also welcomed the new members of our Organising Committee – Dr Paul Adams and Conor Savage. We have agreed the objectives for the next year, which include closer cooperation with the UArctic and better engagement with our members.

 

ScAN Annual Report 2023-2024

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