UArctic - University of the Arctic

01/10/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/10/2019 10:48

Call for Applications: Scientific Symposium 'Work in the Arctic' and 4th Psychological Scientific and Practical School 'Working shifts in the Arctic - success and health'

Scientific Symposium (May 23 - 24, 2019):

Thematic areas: psychology and physiology of labor in the Arctic, work safety, maintaining an optimal functional state when performing standing and walking activities, working in isolated groups in the Arctic, effective technologies of labor support in the Arctic.
Participants: scientists in areas of oil and gas, geology and others who plan to work on a rotation basis in the Arctic.
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Psychological School (May 24 - 25, 2019):

The mission of the School is to prepare senior students and early career professionals psychologically and physiologically for effectively carrying out professional activities and maintaining their health and well-being when working on rotation basis in the Arctic.
Participants: senior students in areas of oil and gas, geology and others who plan to work on a shift basis in the Arctic (20 people); early career professionals with work experience up to 3 years and under the age of 35 years working on a shift basis at oil and gas producing enterprises in the Arctic (5 people); senior undergraduate and gradute students - psychologists who will provide psychological support for shift personnel in the Arctic (6 people).
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Venue: Northern (Arctic) Federal University
Language: English
Participation fee: none
Travel and accommodation are covered by participants themselves.

Apply to participate as:
a speaker at the symposium: fill in application form and send it in before January 28, 2019
a lecturer at Psychological School: application form + your CV + a motivation letter before January 28, 2019
a senior student/early career professional: application form + your CV + a motivation letter before February 18, 2019

Send in application forms and other documents to [email protected] Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the organizers using the same e-mail!

Organizers:
Natalya Simonova - Doctor of Psychology, Professor, Leading Researcher of the Laboratory of Labor Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, Moscow State University named after M.V. Lomonosov
Yana Korneeva - Candidate of Psychological Sciences, Associate Professor, Head of the Psychology Department at NArFU named after M.V. Lomonosov
Sirkka Rissanen - Specialist Research Scientist, PhD, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health

Read more about the UArctic Thematic Network on Working in the Arctic here.
Read more about previous psychological schools here and here.