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Research Group

Scientific research expeditions to the High Arctic 

The Arctic Research Group organises and carries out scientific research expeditions in the High Arctic. 

Founded in 1988, the group formed by volunteers has previously been the grateful recipient of many prestigious grants, including a Rolex Award for Small Expeditions and grants from the Gino Watkins Memorial Trust

Our patron is Dame Joanna Lumley  DBE, FRGS

“ARG is doing absolutely vital work"


The 2023

Read about the expedition to Recherchefjorden, Svalbard. 

Latest News 

A long history of research and expeditions

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We've been doing research expeditions for 35 years. 


Support our work 

ARG is a UK registered charity No. 1167722 and survives solely on generous donations, grants, sponsorship and members contributions – please give generously if you would like to support our expeditions.

Bank Details:

Account Name: Arctic Research Group

Bank Sort Code: 20-63-66

Account Number: 93915891

Bank Name: Barclays Bank


Please reference your donation with your name or that of your organisation if you want to, or simply 'Anonymous Donation' if not.  Please, if you want to, e-mail us to let us know that you have made a donation so that we can say thank you.  If you choose to remain anonymous, then THANK YOU VERY MUCH.

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