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January 15, 2018

NPRB Vacancy Announcement: Program Support Specialist, Full Time, Exempt Position

The North Pacific Research Board (NPRB) seeks an energetic, organized, creative, and intellectually curious individual to join our small staff of professionals, all of whom are passionate about marine science.

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January 15, 2018

2018 Science & Advisory Panel Solicitations: Nomination Deadline March 2, 2018

The North Pacific Research Board is seeking nominations to fill seats on its Science (one seat) and Advisory Panels (three seats) that will become available on June 1, 2018. The deadline for receipt of nomination materials is 4:00 pm, Friday, March 2, 2018.

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January 3, 2018

Announced: NPRB invitation to a special session at AMSS 2018

Tags: Core Program

Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 5:00 p.m., Captain Cook Ballroom The NPRB is working on updating our Core program proposal process to provide a more stable and flexible funding platform to our researchers. The Board’s preferred alternative is to move from the current fixed proposal deadline with one funding meeting a

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October 2, 2017

Announced: 2018 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 2018 RFP has an anticipated funding amount of $4.45 million.

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June 2, 2017

Arctic Program Begins Sampling June 9 — Connect Via Arctic Blog & Social Media

Tags: Arctic Program

The North Pacific Research Board’s Arctic Program will begin field collection aboard R/V Sikuliaq on June 9th—the first of several research cruises planned during spring, summer, and fall seasons of 2017-2019.

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May 22, 2017

Board approves funding requests for Core Program, Outreach in another successful Spring meeting

Tags: Core Program Graduate Student Research Award

NPRB has approved funding to support 28 research proposals for the Core Program, totaling $4.6 million with additional support from the Oil Spill Recovery Institute (OSRI).

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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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