Adaption in the Arctic is being discussed in the Northern Federal University
13:41 19 июня 2014
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The conference on reserve adaptability and compensatory reactions of people working in conditions of the Arctic was opened in the Northern (Arctic) Federal University.
The participants are discussing specifics of arctic natural environment and its influence on human organism, scrutinizing problems of health of indigenous and arrived population in the Arctic zone, physiological mechanisms of adaption of people in conditions of the Arctic and others. As it is informed in the press-service of the university, scientists, medical employees and other Russian experts are participating in the conference.
The rector of the university Yelena Kudryashova opened the action. By her words, the problem of life, health and adaption of people in the North are still significant both from the scientific point of view and from positions of state policy of Russia towards development and use of arctic territories. In spite of long historical period of human life in high latitudes, many issues stay weakly studied. Conducting of fundamental and applied scientific researches and elaborations to provide production activity of people in conditions of the Arctic and the North are extremely important, they allow accelerating the process of development of northern territories, assist to economic growth of the region, as the rector notes. She told about work of the university within the priority direction «Northern (polar) medicine and health protection».
The wide specter of directions of the university science and results of joint work with the institute of physiology of natural adaption at the Ural branch of the Russian Academy of sciences and other scientific centers will be presented to the participants of the conference.