Our university's Professor Shin Sugiyama (Institute of Low Temperature Science / Arctic Research Center) attended the 3rd Arctic Science Ministers' Meeting (ASM3) held in Tokyo over two days on May 8th and 9th, 2021. participated as a representative of researchers from Japan, the host country.


The Arctic Science Ministers' Meeting (ASM3) aims to "promote research and observation in the Arctic and respond to major social issues, and further promote scientific cooperation between related countries and with indigenous groups living in the Arctic." , the first meeting was held in 2016. This year, the third edition, was held in Tokyo for the first time in Asia, with 35 countries/regions and indigenous groups participating (including online), the largest number ever.


As the keynote speaker on the second day of the meeting, Professor Sugiyama introduced scientific research in Greenland that he has been involved in in the GRENE, ArCS, and ArCS II projects, as well as examples of research conducted in collaboration with local residents. Please refer to the link below for details.


Article introducing Arctic Research Center


Introductory article on the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology website


ARCSⅡ introduction article