Global warming has changed the Arctic and the region is now facing a very different future that many nations and companies want to be a part of. The Arctic countries are set to make big short term earnings, but at what cost? Analys Norden takes a look at the Nordic countries’ role in the Arctic debate and how th...


Professor Gail Fondahl, University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George, Canada, has been elected new IASSA president for the term 2011-2014. ICASS VIII will be held in 2014 in Prince George, Canada. The IASSA secretariat will be located at University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) in Prince George.

After protracted negotiations, Finland has a new government. Alexander Stubb, the new Minister for Europe and Foreign Trade will double as Minister for Nordic Co-operation. "The different parts of the portfolio match and underpin each other well. I look forward to the new challenges with great enthusiasm," he...

The International Arctic Social Science Association's conference ICASS VII: Circumpolar Perspectives in Global Dialogue: Social Sciences beyond the International Polar Year has successfully concluded in Akureyri, Iceland (June 22-26, 2011).

The initiative to put the theme of 'green growth' squarely on the Arctic region's agenda was clearly accepted by both academics and politicians participating in the seminar organized as part of UArctic's 10 years celebrations on June 8.

Those interested are invited to attend the next PAME meeting (PAME II-2011) which will be held in Reyjavik, Iceland from 21-23 September 2011 (21/2-3 days). This meeting will be back-to-back with a workshop in support of the Arctic Ocean Review (AOR) project- Phase II. The AOR Workshop will be held at the same facilitie...

The Canadian Northern Studies Trust (CNST) is the scholarship awards program for the Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies (ACUNS). The CNST provides a range of scholarships and awards for Canadian students conducting research in the North. CNST Award recipients represent the best in subject, quality,...


Finnmark University College is the northernmost of the Nordic member institutions of University of the Arctic. It has been an active member of the organisations since the very start, and was early able to offer a one semester advanced emphasis program on Management of Local and Regional Development as part of the Uarctic...

Professor Anatoli Bourmistrov at University of Nordland, Bodø Graduate School of Business has been appointed leader of a researcher group which will investigate the possibilities for new educational and research projects within the "Green Growth in The Arctic" concept.

The Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S. (ARCUS) seeks applications to the position of Education Project Manager. This position provides professional project management to the education programs of ARCUS and reports to the Executive Director. The position will be located in Fairbanks, Alaska.

During the 14th Council meeting of the University of the Arctic, key supporters sent greetings and congratulations on UArctic's achivements, but also clearly demonstrated commitments for future support.