Who We Are
The Navigating the New Arctic Community Office (NNA-CO) builds awareness, partnerships, opportunities, and resources for collaboration and equitable knowledge generation within, between, and beyond the research projects funded by the National Science Foundation’s NNA Initiative. The office builds capacity in early career researchers and provides unique opportunities to inspire and engage a wide audience toward a more holistic understanding of the Arctic—its natural environment, built environment, and diverse cultures and communities.
Open Position: NNA-CO Indigenous Engagement Coordinator
The NNA-CO welcomes applications for a full-time Indigenous Engagement Coordinator to provide community coordination and engagement, office management, and support to research, data management, and educational outreach activities at the Community Extension Office at Alaska Pacific University. This position will focus on supporting Arctic communities by facilitating local/regional NNA research partnerships and interfacing NNA research with Indigenous cultures, knowledge systems, and research needs.Read more and apply
NSF Seeking Comments to Proposed Revisions in the PAPPG Related to Tribal Engagement
The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently published proposed draft revisions to their Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG; NSF 24-1) related to how Tribes are to be engaged when research may have an impact on Tribal interests and resources.Read More
Dear Colleague Letter: Updates to the Navigating the New Arctic (NNA) Program
Since 2017, the Navigating the New Arctic (NNA) Program--one of NSF’s Ten Big Ideas-- has supported creative new directions for understanding and adapting to a rapidly changing Arctic.Read More