The 2nd Saskatchewan Food Summit, "Building Sustainable Food Systems, Towards Policy and Action" is being organized February 27-28, 2013 in Saskatoon Saskatchewan, by the University of Saskatchewan and in connection with the UArctic Thematic Network on Northern Food Security. Please see the attached conference poster.

The institutions member of the UArctic’s Thematic Network on Local and Regional Development in the North held their 9th annual conference in Gargia, Finnmark, Norway on 17th and 18th October 2012. Under the leadership of Tor Gjertsen, assistant professor at Finnmark University College, representatives from highe...

UArctic President, Lars Kullerud has been awarded an honorary professorship from North-Eastern Federal University (NEFU), in Yakutsk, Russian Federation. Lars is only the second person to receive this honorary title from NEFU. The awarding took place in conjunction with the International Conference on Science and Education in...

Professor Timo Koivurova of the Arctic Centre (University of Lapland), and lead of the UArctic Thematic Network on Arctic Law has published a new article in The American Society of International Law's Insight series. The article, "New Ways to Respond to Climate Change in the Arctic" addresses the challenges and options for th...



UArctic Vice-President Indigenous Jan Henry Keskitalo is this week attending the Circumpolar Indigenous Pathways to Adulthood Cross-Site Workshop in Washington DC, organized by the University of Alaska Fairbanks, Center of Alaska Native Health Research (CANHR). While in Washington, Keskitalo is also attending...

The Icelandic Tourism Research Centre (ITRC), in collaboration with Icelandair Group, seeks post graduate students willing to research aviation and tourism in Iceland, the reasons for travelling to Iceland and travel behaviour whilst there. The project will be funded and supported by Icelandair Group and the ITRC an...




Kastelli Symposium 2012

Thu, Oct 18, 2012
The 8th International Kastelli Symposium, "New Challenges for Northern Environmental Research"  is organised by Thule Institute, University of Oulu 15-16 November, 2012 in a co-operation with University of Arctic Thematic Network on Health and Well-being in the Arctic. The Symposium will focus on new and emerging res...


Last week group of Norilsk Institute of Industry students – metallurgists came back from their regular foreign field internship. This internship is based on branch establishment Norilsk Nickel conglomerate – Norilsk Nickel Harjavalta Oy metallurgical plant in Finland. The program of the internship is organized in s...