The Thematic Network on Social Work is one of the most active ones in UArctic. A representative of the Thematic Network Lydia Kriulya met with the UArctic Research Office to share her cooperation experiences.
A new open online course on Circumpolar Innovation, offered by the University of Saskatchewan, looks to answer how innovation and technology can improve life for people in the North. Starting on February 23, 2015 the course is a truly open online course (TOOC) that anybody, anywhere can take through the Canvas Network.
NEIA’s Oil Industry and the Environment Seminar (NOTES) is taking place on April 27-28, 2015 at the Delta Hotel in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. NOTES 2015 is a solutions-focused event with the intent to contribute to the increased efficiency and sustainability of the industry. Deadline for abstracts: January 15, 2015.
The report analyses the policy statements on Arctic issues released from 2010 by the EU institutions and the EU’s role-building in the Arctic political framework, notably the Arctic Council. (via Norden)
A new eBook "Sustainable Development in the Circumpolar North: From Tana, Norway to Oktemtsy, Yakutia, Russia. The Gargia Conferences for Local and Regional Development (2004-14)" is now available online.
The international conference "Arctic, Subarctic: Mosaic, Contrast, Variability of the Cryosphere" will be held on 2-5 July 2015 in Tyumen, Russia. The conference is organized by Tyumen State Oil and Gas University and Tyumen Scientific Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
The Arctic and Northern Studies Program at the University of Alaska Fairbanks hosted Dr. Alexander Sergunin for a public lecture and a series of class lectures in October 2014. His public lecture “Russian Arctic Strategies: Priorities, Challenges and Opportunities” is now available online.
The Arctic Council Secretariat is looking for an intern interested in learning the aspects of working in an international environment. The internship will be full time for 4-6 months beginning in early 2015, and it's suitable for a bachelor or master student within relevant fields of study. Application deadline: 28 December 2...
The Fulbright Arctic Initiative will bring together a network of scholars, professionals and researchers from the Arctic states for a series of three seminar meetings and a Fulbright exchange experience. Participate in two program overview webinars in December 2014, and apply by February 2015!
Herzen State Pedagogical University (Saint-Petersburg, Russia) held recently the Indigenous Culture Festival, with the Indigenous peoples of the Russian North, Siberia and the Russian Far East playing a central role in this event.
The Nenets Agrarian Economic Technical School invites UArctic members to take part in the scientific conference "Science. Education. Production.” The annual conference will be held in Naryan-Mar, Russia on February 6, 2015 in the framework of the Day of Science.
UArctic launched a call for two intern positions earlier this year: one at the UArctic International Secretariat at the University of Lapland in Rovaniemi, Finland, and another at the UArctic Thematic Networks Office at the University of Oulu, Finland. The Interns have now finalized their training under the MobilityDK project.