Members of the north2north+ reference group meet March 26, 2015 in Copenhagen to plan the future of circumpolar academic mobility. The reference group, made up of mobility experts and representatives from the Arctic states will look how the current north2north program can be transformed into a comprehensive structural mobilit...
UArctic Research Area aims to increase the research cooperation between the UArctic member universities and organizations by improving their opportunities for research funding and facilitating cooperation with international science organizations.
The book is devoted to Norway and Scotland, two countries at the North of Europe. The authors write about the economic, social and political development of both countries since 1800, making interesting comparisons and conclusions.
UArctic Thematic Networks leaders gathered together in Bodø, Norway, for their annual program team meeting. This year the aim was to brainstorm potential topical Arctic issues and gaps in knowledge for joint research projects.
Siberian Federal University invites students in Economics and Management who speak English and can use the basic methodology of economic analysis to participate in the International Summer School 2015 “Modern Challenges in Economic Science and Practice” to be held in Krasnoyarsk, Russia on July 6-19, 2015. Apply by June 1.
23 March at Northern (Arctic) Federal University 11 BCS students got diplomas of the University of the Arctic. The BCS program is offered by several UArctic members, among which is the University of Nordland (Norway). Its representatives Eivind Karlsen and Hakan Sandersen attended the graduation ceremony.
In August 2015, the University of the Faroe Islands, University of Greenland, University of Akureyri in Iceland, University of Iceland and University of Nordland, coastal Norway, will launch a new international and interdisciplinary master’s program in West Nordic Studies, Governance and Sustainable Management.
The start of the project is March 24. The competition is held by the Surgut State University to develop mobile devices and to enhance creative potential of young programmers. Leading mobile business companies will estimate the work of young programmers.
The summer school for young scientists will focus on environmental stressors in the High North and the challenges involved in studying human health effects of such external factors. Deadline for applications: 1 May 2015.
The research and PhD seminar "Responsive and Deliberative Governance in Natural Resources Management and Policy" is organized at the University of Eastern Finland (Joensuu, Finland) on 16-17 April 2015. Researchers and doctoral students are requested to propose papers for presentations until 27 March 2015.
The Norwegian Scientific Academy for Polar Research (NVP), in cooperation with UNIS and Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center (NERSC), organize an interdisciplinary PhD and post-doc summer school "Arctic Ocean Governance as a Multifunctional Challenge" on 2-9 August 2015. Application deadline: 30 April 2015.
The conference is part of the project: Marine Resource Governance in the Arctic, financially supported by Nordic Council of Ministers' Arctic Co-operation Programme, the Joint Committee for Nordic Research Councils in the Humanities and Social Sciences, and the Carlsberg Foundation. See full story at Arctic Portal.