Alaska Pacific University, the University of Alaska Anchorage and the University of Alaska Fairbanks will co-host the Eighth Polar Law Symposium at the UA campuses in Fairbanks (23-24 Sept) and in Anchorage (25-26 Sept) with the theme "The Science, Scholarship, and Practice of Polar Law: Strengthening Arctic Peoples and Place".
The UArctic International Secretariat wishes a happy summer to our members, partners and friends across the North and the world! Our office will be closed July 4-26, 2015. The Shared Voices newsletter will not be published in July, but will return in August.
Organizers invite you to join The Alaskan Arctic: A Summit on Shipping and Ports, August 23-25, 2015, at the Hotel Captain Cook in Anchorage, Alaska. The purpose of the meeting is to build partnerships to develop safe and reliable shipping through the Alaskan Arctic.
NUNAMED 2016 conference will take place in Nuuk, Greenland on October 1-3, 2016. The conference is targeted for all researchers and health care persons with an active interest in Greenlandic Health Research. Deadline for submission of abstracts: August 15, 2016.
Nordic cooperation must be made even more visible than it is today, says Höskuldur Þórhallsson, the new President of the Nordic Council, in an interview in the 2015 issue of the UArctic Magazine Shared Voices.
The 1st International Research-to-Practice Conference on Natural Resource Management in the Arctic, organized in Yakutsk, Russia on September 22-25, 2015, brings together scientists in geography, geology, biology, and related sciences and practitioners to disseminate and produce advanced scientific and practical experience.
In their article for the 2015 Shared Voices magazine, CEO of Finland Chamber of Commerce Risto E. J. Penttilä and his Arctic Advisor Eero Hokkanen discuss how student, teacher and researcher mobility between the Nordic countries can help to achieve sustainable growth in the North.
20-25 June 2015 PhD students of the Faculty of Political Science and Sociology at the European University in St. Petersburg in collaboration with the Center for Social and Political Research and Technologies (Tomsk) organize the summer school "University without professors 2.0"
UiT The Arctic University of Norway seeks applications for a PhD student position in Arctic sea ice ecology. This full-time position is for a fixed term of four years, and will be based in Tromsø and Longyearbyen, Norway. Application deadline: 28 July 2015.
The University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS) seeks candidates for a PhD student position in meteorology to study air-cryosphere-sea interaction processes around Svalbard and in the Arctic. This is a four-year position and will be based in Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway. Application deadline: 15 July 2015.
In his opening letter of the 2015 issue of Shared Voices, UArctic's annual magazine, UArctic's President Lars Kullerud talks about the importance of cooperation and open dialogue in maintaining the Arctic as a zone of peace.