New Publication Available

Thu, Feb 26, 2009
The Arctic Centre at the University of Lapland has published high quality brochures of a declaration on the coexistence of oil and gas activities and indigenous communities on Nenets and other territories in the Russian North. The brochures are available in English or Russian.

The new Older Adult Fitness and Wellness specialization in the Fitness Leadership program at GPRC was formally announced today in conjunction with a Fitness Fair hosted at the College to celebrate the event. Students are now enrolling in the specialization year of the program, which begins September 2009.

Arctic Graduate School (ARKTIS) will organise it's 7th Annual Research Seminar, 1-3th April, 2009. The seminar will be organised in honour of the Arctic Centre's 20 years' anniversary.

In the Swedish Parliament's foreign policy debate on Wednesday, the Nordic Council's President, Sinikka Bohlin, called for the Swedish government to take the Northern Dimension seriously.

Scientia Canadensis, the Canadian journal of the history of science, technology and medicine, welcomes submissions for a special comparative issue on the History of Circumpolar Science. Editors invite submissions dealing with arctic, subarctic, and Antarctic regions and any national context. 

Nordic Climate Day

Mon, Feb 23, 2009
The Nordic Ministers of Education have decided to establish a Nordic Climate Day 2009. The Nordic Climate Day will be launched on 11 November and will create greater awareness and knowledge about the climate, as well as active involvement of pupils, apprentices, teachers and trainers in climate matters in the light of the UN...

Research and exchange of knowledge are priority investment areas in all the Nordic countries. Taken as a whole our investments in research are well above the European average, headed by Sweden and Finland who are already exceeding the EU goal of spending three per cent of GNP for research and development before 2010.

New Drama Diploma at GPRC

Mon, Feb 23, 2009
Grande Prairie Regional College today celebrated the launch of a new Drama Diploma. In September of 2009, the first students will begin studies in one of two diploma specializations: Drama andPerformance, or Technical Theatre.

From Bologna to Barents

Fri, Feb 20, 2009
UArctic Russian-Norwegian Barents partners cooperate in the Bologna implementation.