ARC Official Opening
A new, interdisciplinary research center opens, joining the world's leading scientists in Arctic research. Performance by Julie Berthelsen.
Info about event
Aula (Main Hall), Ndr. Ringgade 4, 8000 Aarhus C, bldg. 1412
Arctic Research Centre (ARC) has been established as an interdisciplinary centre across the main academic areas, Science & Technology and Health. The Centre is a partner in the Arctic Science Partnership (ASP) and has strong collaborative ties with the Greenland Institute of Natural Resources in Nuuk and University of Manitoba, Canada.
The ARC Official Opening will take place Friday 21 September 2012 at 2pm.
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The event is open to all (deadline: Friday 7 September 2012). Registration is closed.
Programme (download as PDF):
|2:00pm - 2:50pm||Opening addresses|
|Welcome||Lauritz B. Holm-Nielsen, Rector of Aarhus University|
|The concept of interdisciplinary centres at Aarhus University||Brian Bech Nielsen, Dean, Science and Technology, Aarhus University|
|ARC – an introduction||Søren Rysgaard, Centre leader, Professor|
|The international linkage – Arctic Science Partnership||Martin Fortier, Executive Director of ArcticNet, Canada|
|Collaboration with Greenland||Klaus Nygaard, Director of Greenland Institute of Natural Resources|
2:50pm - 3:00pm
Pictures from Greenland by photographer, Carsten Egevang
|3:00pm - 3:50pm|| |
Appetizers of Arctic Research Centre research themes and education plans
|Changing cryosphere and bio-geochemical cycling||Professor David Thomas|
|Long-range transport of contaminants to the Arctic||Professor Henrik Skov|
|What does paleo-climate inform about current climate change?||Associate Professor Marit-Solveig Seidenkrantz|
|Effects of climate change on ecosystems and their services||Professor Erik Jeppesen|
|Effects of contaminants on Arctic wildlife||Professor Rune Dietz|
|Human health in a changing Arctic||Professor Eva Bonefeld-Jørgensen|
|Climate change and development in the Arctic||Senior researcher Anders Mosbech|
|Feedbacks from the Arctic to the global climate system||Professor Torben Røjle Christensen|
|3:50pm - 4:00pm||Sangindslag v/Julie Berthelsen|
|4:10pm - 5:10pm||Reception|
Finding a place to park close to the Aula (Main Hall) is difficult! If you plan to arrive by car, we therefore recommend that you come early
Nobelparken, Jens Chr. Skous Vej (all the way around the Nobel Park + underground parking facility)
For those of you who are participating in one or more of the related events (see below), it may be convenient for you to stay in town for a few days. Here are a couple of suggestions for accommodation: