Murmansk Marine Biological Institute Kola Science Centre RAS, Murmansk State Humanities University, Murmansk State Technical University, Kola Branch of Petrozavodsk State University invite students and post-graduates to the 15th International Scientific Student Conference “PROBLEMS OF THE ARCTIC REGION”, taking place in Murmansk, Russia on 14 May 2015.

The conference will be divided into sections Biology and Medicine, Chemistry and Technology, Ecology of the North, Economical problems of Arctic development, Education in the Arctic region, Geology and Geophysics of the Arctic Region, Information Technologies and Mathematical Methods, Marine Biology, Physical Studies, Humanitarian and Social Problems. Suggestions on new topics are welcome. The conference will be introduced by a plenary report on one of burning issues of modern science.

Students and post-graduates interested in participating in the Conference are welcome to e-mail their registration forms and papers to the Steering Committee until 25 April 2015. The registration form must contain the title of the report, names of the authors, scientific adviser, full name of the organization, address, e-mail of the contact person, dates of arrival and departure. The volume of the paper should not exceed one page. Participants should also indicate if they need assistance with the hotel booking.

The paper is to be arranged in the following way:

1.    TITLE OF THE REPORT (14 pt type Times New Roman Bold, center)
2.    Names and surnames of the authors (12 pt, Bold, center);
3.     Organization name; e-mail of the contact person (12 pt, center);
4.    Empty line;
5.    Text of the report.

The paper is to be printed with single-spaced text and 12 pt type Times New Roman in MS Word. All margins are to be 2 cm.

Languages of the Conference – English and Russian

Steering Committee
Matishov G.G., chairman, academician RAS, MMBI KSC RAS, Murmansk, Russia
Braaten D., professor, KU, Lawrence, USA
Demidov V.I., research professor, WVU, Morgantown, USA
Kibitkin A.I., professor, MSTU, Murmansk, Russia
Larichkin F.D., professor, IEP KSC RAS, Apatity, Russia
Makarevich P.R., professor, MMBI KSC RAS, Murmansk, Russia
Masloboev V.A., professor, INEP KSC RAS, KB PetrSU, Apatity, Russia
Ottesen O., professor, UIN, Bodø, Norway
Voytekhovsky Y.L., professor, GI KSC RAS, Apatity, Russia
Zhigunova G.V., professor, MSHU, Murmansk, Russia
Zhirov V.K., member-correspondent RAS, PABGI KSC RAS, Apatity, Russia

Address of the Steering Committee:
Murmansk Marine Biological Institute
17 Vladimirskaya St., Murmansk, 183010 Russia
Tel.: +7 8152 279176, +7 921 2752759