ARCUS is accepting applications from Masters and PhD students for travel scholarships to attend the 20th Annual Meeting and Arctic Forum 2008, being held in Washington, DC on 13-15 May 2008. The theme of this year's meeting is "Tipping Points - The Arctic and Global Change."

Vivian Elias first became distinctly aware of the North as a 14 year old living in Toronto. News reports of the hearings into a proposed Mackenzie Valley gas pipeline, known as the Berger Inquiry, focused the consciousness of Canadians on the injustice of paternalism and exploitation that dominated South–North relations. Th...






As part of a nation-wide education cooperation programme with Russia, UNIS is co-ordinating two academic exchange programmes for Russian and Norwegian students and scientists. The programme is supported by the Research Council of Norway.

On April 4 2008, the President of the UArctic, Lars Kullerud, and Director of Administration and University Relations, Outi Snellman, will be visiting Salekhard in Russia's Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug to discuss, among other things, the development of a reindeer institute for the Yamal Peninsula.

The University of Washington (UW) seeks students to join a field crew this summer in Northwest Alaska as part of a joint UW - National Park Service research project. The field team will be conducting archaeological survey and testing and will do GPS mapping at CapeKrusenstern, Alaska.

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 perspectivesof climate. The workshop will be held at UAF on 13-15 Au...

The University of Alaska Fairbanks invites applications for one or more postdoctoral positions to conduct modeling studies in two projects associated with the Bonanza Creek Long Term Ecological Research Program: 1. The Alaska Peatland Experiment (APEX) 2. "Assessing the impacts of fire and insect disturbance on the terrestria...