The Board of Governors of the University of the Arctic (UArctic) convene for their biannual meeting in conjunction with the “In the Spirit of the Rovaniemi Process” on November 23-26, 2015 in Rovaniemi, Finland.

Higher School of Economics presents the fourth issue of the quarterly informational newsletter “Higher Education in Russia and Beyond” (HERB), a bulletin that is aimed at bringing current Russian, Central Asian and Eastern European educational trends to the attention of the international higher education research community....

Young Explorers Grants (YEG) offers opportunities to individuals ages 18 to 25 to pursue research, conservation, and exploration-related projects consistent with National Geographic's existing grant programs.

The Guidelines for establishing a new UArctic Thematic Network has been updated. The next deadline for submitting proposal is 1st of May 2016 for the Council meeting to be held in September in conjunction with the UArctic Congress 2016.

The Arctic Cooperation Programme of the Nordic Council of Ministers has opened up its call for project applications for financial support in 2016 to new project proposals as well as for the continuation of existing projects. The deadline for applications is January 18th 2016.

President of the Republic of Iceland, Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, who is on an inaugural State Visit to Singapore, delivered the opening address at the Arctic Circle Singapore Forum alongside Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security Teo Chee Hean.