Graduate Area MoU Signed!

Tue, Feb 26, 2008
The signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Lapland, the University of Alaska Fairbanks, and the University of the Arctic took place during an official ceremony on the morning of February 26, 2008 at the University of Lapland, in Rovaniemi Finland. The UoL and UAF were appointed joint leads of the U...

Papers are invited for "Past, Present and Future Polar Climate Change" (session 1.5) being held at the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) / International Arctic Science Committee (IASC) IPY Open Science Conference in St. Petersburg, Russia, on 8-11 July 2008.

Registration for courses for the 2008 University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) Summer Sessions opens on Monday, 25 February 2008. There are two 6-week sessions, one 12-week session, and numerous weekend courses. All registrants are eligible for in-state tuition for all summer courses.

In late December, Dr. Elena Sparrow of the UArctic IPY Higher Education and Outreach Office at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) was pleased to help welcome Dr. Rhian Salmon, coordinator of education and outreach activities at the IPY International Programme Office in Cambridge, UK, as Rhian celebrated the new year w...

The European Society for Engineering Education (SEFI) would like to invite participants to their 36th Annucal Conference, from July 2-5 2008 in Aalborg, Denmark. This year's conference themes will focus on: quality assessment, employability and innovation.

From February 27-29 2008, 76 participants will gather in Rovaniemi, Finland to attend the second University of the Arctic Rectors' Forum. Delegates will be convening to discuss a variety of things, including the possibility of adopting a UArctic Charter, as well as the Terms of Reference on how the Forum should proceed in the...

The Arctic Atlas dataholders meeting ended on good footing as all participants voiced their support for the proposed project. It was clear that the creation of an online atlas with Arctic data would be a very beneficial tool for students, decision makers and industry alike to identify Arctic issues.

From February 4-6, 2008, the Jokkmokk Winter Conference held its inaugral three day conference in Jokkmokk, Northern Sweden. The three day event was a resounding success, which drew 70 participants from Sweden, Finland, Norway, Russia and Canada, 60 of whom were students. The Conference was also attended and contributed by a...


The Alaska Native Language Center (ANLC) at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) is hosting "Climate, Language and Indigenous Perspectives (CLIP)," an informal workshop on how linguistic knowledge can form a link between scientific inquiry and indigenous perspectives of climate. The workshop will be held at UAF on 13-15 A...

What are the trends in European Institutions' adoption of the Bologna Process and what do these trends mean for study abroad, transatlantic student flows, admissions and research? Hear answers to these questions and ask the experts for advice regarding your own concerns. Participate in NAFSA's seminar on February 27, 2008 (12...

The Northern Dimension Partnership in Public Health and Social Well-being (NDPHS) is pleased to announce funding available through the NDPHS Project Pipeline for projects aiming to improve health and social well-being in the Northern Dimension area. Moreover, they are pleased to inform that their Database has been extended to...


The UArctic International Secretariat and the organizing crew from the University of Alberta are pleased to announce that invitations have been sent and that registration is now open for  2008 Council Meeting. The Meeting will take place in Edmonton, Alberta Canada, from June 2-5, 2008. Members should note that the registrati...

IPY EALAT would like to invite interested persons to their seminar in Guovdageaidnu, Finnmark Norway, about traditional knowledge featuring Professor, Dr Fikret Berkes Nautral Resource Institute University of Manitoba as the mainlecturer.