The Call for Abstracts for the IPY 2012 From Knowledge to Action Conference is closed and over 2100 abstracts were received from 46 countries. Featuring the latest research results from both the Arctic and Antarctic, the conference will provide an opportunity to network with polar experts and consider ways to tran...

The new study, "Mapping mobility in European higher education" has now been published electronically by the European Commission, for whom it was produced. It was written by ACA and INCHER (University of Kassel), in cooperation with ACA members DAAD and CampusFrance, as well as HIS (Hannover). Mapping mobility is a sequel to A...

12 October, 2011, the Institute of the Northern Peoples of the Herzen Russian State Pedagogical University hosted the International  Workshop Conference “Reality of Ethnos: Northern Dimension”. The conference was organized in collaboration with Research Institute of Arctic and Sustainable Development of Indigenous People...





The Arctic Frontiers (AFT) conference is a central arena for discussions of arctic issues. The conference brings together representatives from science, politics, and civil society to share perspectives on how upcoming challenges in the Arctic may be addressed to ensure sustainable development.

Two of the members of UArctic Thematic Network in Indigenous Arts and Crafts, Sami University College in Guovdageaidnu and Sami Educational Centere in Jokkmokk, Sweden have completed a joint education project. The project lasted one acadmic year, from August 2010 to June 2011. It was a 30 credits course in duodji (Sa...

The University of Québec at Montréal hosted the two-day “Arctic in Transition: Regional Issues and Geopolitics” conference. The Centre Jacques Cartier, ArcticNet, and the Northern Research Forum (through the University of the Arctic and the University of Lapland) also helped organize the conference. Its main purpose was to an...

The theme of Arctic Frontiers 2012 is energy in the High North, under the banner of 'Polar Might.' The UArctic EALAT Institute at the International Centre for Reindeer Husbandry is preparing a session on impact assessment related industrial development in the Arctic.

UArctic's Thematic Network on Arctic Law, co-chaired by the Arctic Centre's (University of Lapland) Timo Koivurova, has been engaged in a variety of new activities. Professor Koivurova, together with Professor Betsy Baker of the Vermont Law School, will edit a special Arctic issue of the prestigious journal Carbon & Clima...

A special Arctic issue of Nature has now been published, featuring articles contributed by past UArctic Board Chair Oran Young, current President Lars Kullerud, and Lawson Brigham of the University of Alaska Fairbanks and the UArctic Institute of Applied Circumpolar Policy. Read more online at Nature.