NSERC PermafrostNet is pleased to announce this partnership to further Arctic science: We have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ArcticNet. This MoU between ArcticNet and NSERC PermafrostNet will promote northern research and culture while supporting the exchange of knowledge and fostering the creation of synergies in Arctic research between researchers, institutions, communities, governments, and the private sector. 

The MoU was signed on September 16th, 2022. 

“NSERC PermafrostNet connects academics and partners for boosting Canada’s ability to adapt to permafrost thaw. As a strategic partnership network, we also work toward better connecting differing perspectives and organizations in the long term. Partnering with ArcticNet helps build on existing strengths and better contribute to an inclusive Arctic research ecosystem.” – Stephan Gruber, NSERC PermafrostNet Scientific Director 

“Permafrost research has always been a core research topic for ArcticNet. We are keen to continue working closely with PermafrostNet to advance knowledge on permafrost dynamics on natural and built systems across the North. Together, we aim to leverage assets, train the next generation of Arctic specialists, and expand research opportunities.” – Christine Barnard, ArcticNet Executive Director 

About ArcticNet

ArcticNet is a Network of Centres of Excellence of Canada that brings together scientists, engineers, and other professionals in the human health, natural and social sciences with partners from Inuit organizations, northern communities, federal and provincial agencies and the private sector to study the impacts of climate and socio-economic change in the Canadian North.  

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