During the 15-day course (1-15 June 2016) by University of Alaska Fairbanks, students will learn about Arctic vegetation, soils, landforms, permafrost, geology, wildlife and land-use along the incredible research transect from Fairbanks to Prudhoe Bay, traversing boreal forest, alpine, and Arctic biomes. Apply by March 15, 2016.


The University of Iceland offers a world-class, intensive multidisciplinary two-year Master of Science program on Arctic and Sub-Arctic Marine Science and Fisheries, with an emphasis on marine ecology and fisheries. The application period opens March 1, 2016, and studies begin in January 2017.

The 15th Ocean Innovation conference will take place in Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada, October 4-5, 2016. Hosted by the Fisheries and Marine Institute, of Memorial University of Newfoundland, this year's event is entitled Adapting to a Changing Circumpolar North: Traditional & New Ocean Technologies 


The 2016 Special Issue of UArctic's Shared Voices magazine is now available as individual online articles to read on the web. The print version is also available to view or download as a PDF or view online in Issuu. You can also share articles via Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.

The University of the Arctic Thematic Network Arctic Sustainable Arts and Design (ASAD) met in early November 2015 in Anchorage, Alaska. The network's annual symposium consists of a congress, exhibition and workshops. The themes of the meeting this year were culture, community and communication.


Arctic Design Week 2016, the world’s northernmost design week, takes place on 22-28 February 2016 in Rovaniemi, Finland. The theme of this year's design week is Design Business in the Arctic.