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NDI Briefing Note: Prospects for the development of the White Sea-Baltic Canal

Northern Dimension Institute Briefing Note | February 2021   PROSPECTS FOR THE DEVELOPEMENT OF THE WHITE SEA-BALTIC CANAL  By Maksim Zadorin, Northern Arctic Federal University, Arkhangelsk m.zadorin [a] narfu.ru The White Sea-Baltic Canal, constructed in 1931-1933 as a large-scale Soviet infrastructure project and therefore commonly referred to as the “Stalin’s Canal” [1], often evokes negative connotations due to its history. …

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A new logo for the Northern Dimension selected

Within the field of awareness raising, visual images play an increasingly important role. It had become clear that the Northern Dimension needed a logo to improve visibility and to underline Northern Dimension as a joint Northern agenda in Europe. Therefore, in its Reykjavik meeting in June 2019, the Northern Dimension Steering Group commissioned the NDI to produce a logo competition. …

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NDI attended the 30th ND Steering Group meeting and the Sixth ND Parliamentary Forum in Bodø, Norway

The Northern Dimension Institute participated in the 30th Northern Dimension Steering Group meeting held in Bodø, Norway, on 18 November 2019. Director Riitta Kosonen gave an overview on the activities of the ongoing EU co-funded project NDI Think Tank Action, which aims at serving information needs of the ND partnerships and other stakeholders and raising awareness. NDI will continue close …

Save the Date 28 Nov 2019: Northern Dimension Future Forum “Fresh and sustainable experiments of the Global North”

Northern Dimension Future Forum: Fresh and sustainable experiments of the Global NorthDate: 28 November 2019Venue: Aalto University, Dipoli (Otakaari 24, Espoo, Finland)Organizers: Northern Dimension Institute, Ministry for Foreign Affairs of FinlandFinanced by: DG NEAR This Open Forum is a part of the Finnish Presidency of the Council of the European Union in 2019. The Open Forum panels present technology- and …

New Science Communication Handbook available

A Science Communication Handbook is published in the framework of the NDI Think Tank Action. The Science Communication Handbook provides researchers with guidelines of effective science communication. The handbook includes practical tools and examples that will help researchers to plan communication and interaction to support their research projects goals. Science Communication Handbook (link to the PDF) The Handbook is based …

Call for papers and abstracts: Arctic Frontiers Science 2020

The Arctic Frontiers Science 2020 conference invites abstracts for the conference and paper contributions for a Springer book volume. The conference will convene 28-30 January 2020 in Tromsø, Norway. Abstracts are invited for oral and poster presentations on the following themes: Arctic food security; Knowledge-based development in the Arctic; Disruptive technologies; and Local or global Arctic? Multi-scaled considerations of connections …

NArFU’s news about the communication training

One of the NDI Think Tank Action partners, Northern (Arctic) Federal University (NArFU), published a news article about the communications training for researchers held on Wednesday 12 June 2019. The training was a part of the Action activities. The communications training “Make an impact with science communication” provided inspiration and tools for researchers for interacting with decision-makers and sharing their …

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Researchers learned to make an impact with science communication

NDI organized a communications training for researchers on Wednesday 12 June 2019 at Aalto University. The communications training “Make an impact with science communication” provided inspiration and tools for researchers for interacting with decision-makers and sharing their research results and policy recommendations in an effective manner. Participants got to practice stakeholder communication, coming up with key messages and writing an …

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NDI attended the 29th Northern Dimension Steering Group meeting in Reykjavik

The NDI Think Tank Action was represented at the 29th Northern Dimension Steering Group meeting, which was held in Reykjavik, Iceland, on 7 June 2019. Project Leader Minna Hanhijärvi presented an insight of the ongoing Action, thematic research and planned activities for the end of the year. NDI will ensure designing thematic co-creation workshops in close collaboration with the ND …