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  • 9 June 2017, 15:30-17:00

    Arctic Food Session at the ICASS IX Conference

    Greenland Perspective will participate in the ICASS IX Conference held in Umeå in Sweden, representing our project “The Arctic as a Food Producing Region”.  This year’s conference is themed “People & Place”, reflecting the opportunities and challenges in the Arctic that impact people and places following changes in climate, industry, globalization, pollution and more. Arctic food will be discussed at the ICASS IX conference. Photo: Rebekka Knudsen One main theme brought up by the conference is Arctic food.  In line with this, Greenland Perspective and partners will be hosting a dedicated session on “The Arctic as a Food Producing Region” at the conference. Researchers will examine and discuss the status and potential development of various food production systems in the Arctic. There will be presentations and discussion of papers that address food production opportunities which may lead to sustained economic development for Arctic communities, initiatives that are being used to establish more sustainable local food systems, and the cultural and legal tensions that may exist when wildlife resources gain commercial value.  ICASS takes place in Umeå in Sweden from 8-12 June 2017 and is organized by the International Arctic Social Sciences Association. Read the conference programme here. The session for ‘The arctic as a Food Producing Region’ will be held on June 9th between 15:30 and 17:00 Swedish time. Read more about the session here. » Read more

  • 9 June 2017, 13:00-21:00

    PLEN Research Day

    Professor Minik Rosing will present at the PLEN Research Day. Greenland Perspective professor of geology Minik Rosing will present at the research day held by the Department of Plant and Environmental Science at the University of Copenhagen. Minik will open the research day with a lecture on his personal research experience, titled “The earth - a life’s work”. The research day takes place on June 9th 2017 from 1:00PM-8:00PM at the Main Hall at Vor Frue Plads 4. The event is a closed event. Minik will be presenting between 1:00PM and 2:00 PM. Read the programme here. » Read more

  • 10 May 2017, 09:00-10:00

    Future Greenland Conference - New businesses based on Greenlandic uniqueness?

    At this year's Future Greenland Conference, around 450 conference participants from Greenland, Iceland, Canada and Denmark will meet for presentations, discussions, workshops and networking. The theme of the conference is: "Capital, Competences, Capacity" and Greenland Perspective-head, Minik Rosing will give a talk about the potentials in combining research and business.  » Read more

  • 22 March 2017, 08:00-18:00

    Greenland Label Food Conference

    The conference ”The Greenland Label – Quality Food from the Arctic” takes place in Nuuk on March 22, 2017. The conference is organized by Greenland Perspective-partner Arctic Business Network and focuses on the increasing number of small scale, innovative food producers in Greenland. What are their possibilities for future development? The conference is open for stakeholders from the food-industry in Greenland.  » Read more

  • 14 March 2017, 09:00-14:00

    New facts on the potential for tourism in Greenland

    New facts and  future potential of the tourism industry in Greenland is on the agenda when researchers from the University of Aalborg present the results of an extensive mapping of stakeholders, operators and potentials. The presentation will take place at a tourism symposium in Aalborg on March 14, 2017.  » Read more

  • 10 February 2017, 14:00-18:00

    SYMPOSIUM: Wide horizons

    What will be the next interesting questions of sciencists? What do we see in the horizon? 

    10 speakers from different disciplines will attempt to give an answer on the 10th of February where The Natural History Museum of Denmark cordially invite you to a symposium and reception on the occasion of Minik Rosing’s 60th birthday. Join the symposium Wide Horizons and hear the bids from speakers such as Professor Norman Sleep from Stanford University, Professor Eske Willerslev, Professor Mikke Veldby Rasmussen or Director of Louisiana Poul Erik Tøjner. 

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  • 19 January 2017, 7 PM

    Soapstone - a forgotten resource

    Why is soapstone an important resource - and how can it create more value for the local communities? On February 19 an event on the use of soapstone as a local resource will take place in Nuuk. The event is free. Language will be Danish and Greenlandic.  » Read more

  • 2 December - 5 December 2016

    Experience economy seminars in Sisimiut and Kangerlussuaq

    Meeting with experience economy stakeholders in Sisimiut and Kangerlussuaq on the possibilities of developing the experience economy in the Municipality and coupling scientific activities with experience economy.  » Read more

  • 24 November 2016, 09:00-15:00

    First Arctic Symposium for UCPH researchers and students

    Research in and about the Arctic takes center stage when researchers and students from UCPH meet for the first UCPH Arctic Symposium on November 24, 2016.  » Read more

  • 10 November 2016, 13:00-18:00

    SYMPOSIUM: The Arctic is the Answer - What is the Question?

    'Arctic is the Answer - What is the Question?' a symposium in honur of Professor Morten Meldgaard's 60th birthday. The Symposium takes up Arctic related themes such as 'The Natives of the Arctic' and 'Arctic Animals in a Post-Arctic Wold' presented by researchers and professors. The symposium is followed by a reception from 5-6 PM at the Geological Museum, Øster Voldgade 5.  Participation is free of charge but registration is mandatory. REGISTER HERE.  Find the programme here or by clicking on the picture above. (Note: It is in Danish only)  » Read more

  • 18 September 2016, 18:00-19:00

    GeoGalla 2016: Meet Greenland Perspective's research

    Greenland Perspective will be present at this year's GeoGalla, held by Vin & Videnskab at the Geological Museum.  Greenland Pespective and the Section for Geobiology and Minerals will be exhibiting during the break, between 6-7PM. The exhibitions will be about Greenlandic Rock Flour and about Bioturbation during the Cambrian Explosion. The stalls are held by Post. doc Tom Weber and graduate student Sune Månsson, respectively.  The Geological Museum has extended opening hours on this day. The museum is is open until 8 PM.  Read more about GeoGalla and how to get tickets here.  » Read more

  • 11 June 2016, 13:00-16:30

    Public workshop on soapstone

    Interested citizens and tourists are invited to join a practical workshop in Ikkatut outside Nuuk on the use of soapstone. Geologists' from GEUS Nuuk, local soapstone artists and representatives from the Greenlandic Ministry of Mineral Resources will talk about the use of soapstone and show an onsite soapstone location.  » Read more

  • 26 May 2016,

    Sitting on gold

    Public event in Nuuk, Greenland on better recognition and use of informally acquired skills.  » Read more

  • 4 May 2016, 18:00-20:00

    Denmark's foreign policy interests in the Arctic

    EVENT IS HELD IN DANISH - Perspectives and priorities in the light of The Taksøe Committee's recommendations. Head of Greenland Perspective, Minik Rosing will talk about the bonds between Denmark and Greenland. » Read more

  • 27 April 2016, 08:30-16:30

    Symposium: From stones to bread

    Symposium on the utilisation of Greenlandic rock flour. 27 April 8.30-16.30 at The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters (Videnskabernes Selskab). » Read more