This year Arctic Frontiers Science received 170 abstracts of which 80 were presented as posters during the conference. The poster competition was won by Daria Gritsenko from the University of Helsinki and she was rewarded the Nansen Poster Award for Early Career Scientists for her excellent presentation "Ukraine and the Arctic. Apples and Oranges".
Daria Gritsenko (D.Soc.Sc.) is specializing in the field of public policy, with a special focus on dynamics of regulation and governance in shipping and energy sectors. She has published in international journals on the subject of environmental quality governance in shipping, energy infrastructure development, and transformation of socio-technical systems. Currently, Daria Gritsenko is a postdoctoral fellow at the Aleksanteri Institute (University of Helsinki) conducting research on environmental dimensions of the Arctic energy development and transportation, and a partner at the Finnish Center of Excellence “Choices of Russian Modernization”.