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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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May 11, 2016

NPRB announces funding decisions for Arctic Integrated Ecosystem Research Program

Tags: Arctic Program

North Pacific Research Board (NPRB) and funding partners Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), the Collaborative Alaskan Arctic Studies Program (CAASP, formerly the North Slope Borough/Shell Baseline Studies Program), and Office of Naval Research Marine Mammal and Biology Program are pleased to announce funding decisions for the Arctic Integrated Ecosystem Research Program (IERP).

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February 25, 2016

AMSS 2016: The Numbers Are In!

With five excellent keynotes, almost 80 plenaries, and over 200 poster presentations, AMSS 2016 was another huge success!

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February 12, 2016

Solicitation for Data Management Contract for Arctic Program

Tags: Arctic Program

NPRB announces a solicitation for proposals for data management for the Arctic Program. The proposal deadline is March 18, 2016 by 4:00 PM Alaska time. For more information see the full solicitation

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February 9, 2016

Calling All Photographers: Deadline Approaching Soon!

The 10th Annual Photo Contest deadline is drawing near. Submit your best photographs of Alaska's seascapes and marine life. The deadline to apply online is February 29, 2016. Professionals, amateurs, adult, and youth are all encouraged to apply. Each year, NPRB awards up to $3,300 in cash prizes to the top finalists in adult and youth categories. Over the past decade, NPRB has received close to 1,500 entries for the Photo Contest. Let's make this year another great success!

For official contest rules and to apply visit: http://www.nprb.org/nprb/annual-photo-contest/

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