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2021 UK Arctic Science Conference

Mountain range

The Department of Biosciences and DurhamArctic, Levehulme Doctoral Training Centre at Durham University are delighted to be hosting the postponed 2021 UK Arctic Science Conference on 11th - 13th April, 2022. The conference will include oral and poster presentations over three days (the conference will run from Monday afternoon to Wednesday lunchtime). We welcome contributions on any aspect of Arctic Science.

The conference dinner will take place in Hatfield College on the evening of Tuesday 12th April. Accommodation has been reserved in nearby Collingwood College. Other accommodation options are available for those who wish to make their own arrangements.

Durham is a spectacular cathedral city with a rich heritage. Narrow cobbled streets wind their way around the rocky peninsula to the majestic Norman cathedral and castle, which are a designated World Heritage Site. The city is well served by motorway access, Durham railway station and Newcastle International Airport (30 minutes by car, 1 hour by rail).

Registration (attendance, accommodation, dinner) closes 5pm 1st April, 2022. The link to register is here:

Important Dates:

  • Call for session deadline: Monday 10th January 2022
  • Call for abstracts opens: Wednesday 19th January 2022
  • Deadline for abstracts: Monday 28th February 2022
  • Deadline for registration and accommodation: Friday 1st April 2022

 Calman Learning Centre

The conference will be held in the Calman Learning Centre (CLC; the round building in the centre of the picture above, labelled 43 on the Durham City Map). This is located on the University Lower Mountjoy campus, which is a 10 - 15 minute walk from the city centre (30 minute walk from the railway station, 5 - 10 minutes by taxi). The Calman Learning Centre, can be approached from either Stockton Road or South Road entrances. Conference accommodation will be available in Collingwood College (labelled 6 on the Durham City Map), which is just a few minutes from the CLC.

Oral presentations, as well as coffee/tea breaks on all three days and also lunch on Tuesday 12th April, will all take place in the Calman Learning Centre.

The conference dinner will take place on Tuesday 12th April in Hatfield College (labelled 20 on the Durham City Map).