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March 3, 2017

Board Member Receives Prestigious Ocean Leadership Award

In February, Dorothy Childers received the prestigious Walter J. and Ermalee Hickel Lifetime Achievement Award at the Alaska SeaLife Center's (ASLC) Annual Marine Gala. Present by ASLC, this award recognizes individuals who have made exceptional contributions to the management of Alaska's coastal and ocean resources.

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January 20, 2017

Arctic Issues, Climate Change, and Old Bones to Headline 2017 Alaska Marine Science Symposium

With an impressive list of keynote speakers and plenary session presenters, this year’s Alaska Marine Science Symposium (AMSS) returns to the Hotel Captain Cook from January 23 to 27, 2016—better than ever.

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January 10, 2017

NPRB Seeks Advisory and Science Panel Nominations for 2017

NPRB is seeking nominations to its Advisory and Science Panels for 2017. Four seats for the Science Panel and four seats for the Advisory Panel will become available on June 1, 2017. Deadlines for nominations are March 1, 2017. 

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October 6, 2016

Dr. Betsy Baker Announced as New Executive Director for the North Pacific Research Board

The North Pacific Research Board (NPRB) is pleased to announce that Dr. Betsy Baker will be joining the NPRB staff as Executive Director on November 28, 2016. Dr. Baker brings to NPRB over 30 years of experience in academic administration, the law of the sea, and environmental policy. Well before moving to the

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September 29, 2016

Announced: 2017 Core Program Request for Proposals Released

Tags: Core Program

The North Pacific Research Board (NPRB) announces the release of its Core Program Request for Proposals (RFP). The 2017 RFP has an anticipated funding amount of $4.55 million.

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July 6, 2016

Funding Marine Science in Alaska’s Waters: NPRB Passes 100 Million Dollar Mark

Since 2002, the North Pacific Research Board (NPRB) has supported marine research in the Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea, and Arctic Ocean ecosystems. With decisions made at this spring’s board meeting, the North Pacific Research Board (NPRB) has eclipsed $100 million in total funding for marine research off Alaska since its inception in 2002. 

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July 1, 2016

Scientists begin planning discussions for Arctic Integrated Ecosystem Research Program

Tags: Arctic Program

The Principal Investigators (PIs) of the Arctic Integrated Ecosystem Research Program (IERP) convened in Anchorage June 21-23 to initiate conversations about integrating their respective projects.

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June 24, 2016

Submit Potential Research Topics for the 2017 Request for Proposals

Tags: Core Program

Each spring, NPRB staff develops research priorities for the upcoming year's request for proposals (RFP). Working closely with NPRB's science panel and the broader research community, potential research priorities are drafted for the NPRB advisory panel and board to review in the fall. In an

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May 26, 2016

Board Appoints Newest Members to Science and Advisory Panels

During the Spring NPRB Board Meeting, members reviewed nominations for seats on the Science Panel and Advisory Panel. After consideration of the individual applications, plus advice from the Science Panel and the NPRB Nominations Committee, the board appointed three new members to both Science and Advisory Panels. Several members from each panel were reappointed as well.

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May 13, 2016

NPRB Seeks Candidates for Executive Director Position

The North Pacific Research Board (NPRB) announces that current Executive Director, Denby Lloyd, has decided not to renew his contract which expires in October 2016. Over the next six months, the board will be seeking his successor. The Executive Director position is a senior-level position, and applicants should have at least 10-years of experience in research and/or organizational management with a minimum 5 years of program-level supervisory experience.

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