Driven by the need to protect the cultures and livelihoods of countries and regions most affected by climate change, representatives of Arctic communities and Small Island Developing States (SIDS) have joined in calling for action before it is too late.

The European Union has granted a maximum of four million Euros for the cooperation project Integration, Interaction and Institutions –Triple I that is coordinated by the University of Turku. The project aims to enhance cooperation between the Russian universities and the higher education institutions in the EU member states.





UArctic continues this month to showcase a variety of student profiles from one of its most active members, Sakha State University. In Part 2, meet two more exceptional BCS students, Anastasia Ivanova and Natasha Bochkareva.


The University of Alaska Fairbanks invites applications for a research technician 2 position at the Institute of Arctic Biology. The successful candidate will be responsible for the collection and maintenance of environmental data associated with the Alaska Peatland Experiment (APEX; see http://apex.msu.edu/), located near th...


On February 28 2008, the University of the Arctic and the Standing Committee of Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region held a joint seminar in Rovaniemi, Finland on two topics: “Adaptation to climate change” and “Boarders and access to the sea”. Several expert researchers and senior scientists delivered presentations and b...

National Aboriginal Day is a day for all Canadians to celebrate the contributions of Aboriginal peoples, and events are held in every region across the country. In advance of your local celebrations, we would like to invite you to the launch of new website that helps Canadians learn more about Aboriginal peoples.



Over the course of the next month, UArctic will feature many profiles of students from one of its most active members, Sakha State University. Sakha State has a number of students involved in BCS courses, and is also home to the Russian Information Centre. The Information Centre is responsible for Russian translation of UArct...