Accelerating the pace of Arctic research

Collaboration fosters creativity. Through IARPC (Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee) Collaborations, scientists from Federal, State, academic, NGO, and industry organizations find talent, share their work, and team up to solve hard problems.

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Jacqueline Grebmeier Awarded IASC Medal
January 30, 2015

The 2015 IASC Medal, which is awarded in recognition of exceptional and sustained contributions to the understanding of the Arctic, has been awarded to Dr. Jacqueline Grebmeier for her exceptional contributions to the understanding of Arctic benthic ecology and marine ecosystem dynamics; her… Continue »

Apply Now for the Fulbright Arctic Initiative Scholar Competition
January 27, 2015

The Fulbright Arctic Initiative will bring together a network of scholars, professionals and applied researchers from the United States, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia and Sweden for a series of three seminar meetings and a Fulbright exchange experience. Fulbright Arctic… Continue »

Obama Administration Issues Executive Order on Arctic Coordination
January 22, 2015

The Obama Administration released an Executive Order to enhance coordination of Federal Arctic policies across Departments and agencies on January 21, 2015. The Executive Order establishes an Arctic Executive Steering Committee, chaired by the Director of the Office of Science and Technology… Continue »

Call for Nominations - Science Technical Advisory Panel Members, North Slope Science Initiative (NSSI)
January 20, 2015

Nomination deadline: Monday, 2 February 2015. For further information, instructions, and the nomination form, go to: The North Slope Science Initiative (NSSI ) is seeking six new members for its Science Technology Panel. The 15-member panel of scientists and… Continue »

Government agencies working together

IARPC comprises agencies, departments, and offices across the Federal Government and is chaired by the National Science Foundation. More about who's involved »

IARPC also cooperates with the State of Alaska, indigenous organizations, academic institutions, non-governmental organizations, the Arctic Council, and international partners.

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