This Ph.D. course, Climate Adaptation Policy, is Organized by the NORD-STAR Graduate Training Program, 13-17 Agust 2012 at  the University of Iceland, Reykjavik (5 ECTS credits).

Rapidly changing health conditions in the Arctic, due in part to climate change and globalization, call for a dramatically new approach to research and delivery of services to improve the health and wellness in Arctic communities, according to a report released by the Dickey Center for International Understanding and th...

Disputas - Cand.philol. Inger Marie Gaup Eira defender her doctoral dissertation, "The Silent Language of Snow. Sámi traditional knowledge of snow in times of climate change" on May 31 in the Auditorium Sahkaskaidi i Diehtosiida, (Science building in Kautokeino Norway). This PhD thesis is a linguistic study with an in...



The NArFU Organizing Committee of the unique project “Floating University,” which launches on June 1, 2012, has held its first meeting. Members of the Committee organizing the scientific-educational expedition to the high North - including representatives of NArFU and the Northern Hydrometeorology and Environmental...

From Russia to Norway

Tue, May 29, 2012
Alexander Feldt is a Phd student in Northern (Arctic) Federal University and studies tourism in Finnmark University College.


Venus Transit Conference

Mon, May 28, 2012
A group of scholars at the University of Tromsø will host a conference on the cultural and scientific history of the transits of Venus, in Tromsø 2-3 June 2012. The conference takes place in Tromsø for two reasons. First and foremost, the last transit of Venus of our century lends itself to be observed on the disc...

The graduation ceremony of awarding “Bachelor of Circumpolar Studies” (BCS) diplomas will take place at Northern Arctic Federal University (NArFU) on the 29th of May. This year 15 students will receive their diplomas. The delegation from University of Nordland including Marit Sundet, (regional lead of the BCS pro...

The Calotte Academy 2012 will be organized from May 28 to June 4, 2012 in Rovaniemi and Inari (Finland), Kiruna and Abisko (Sweden), and Tromsø (Norway). The Calotte Academy is an annual travelling symposium for both academic and policy-oriented discussion and dialogue between scholars, scientists, and PhD students, as we...


The Third International Symposium on Arctic Research (ISAR-3) which will be held in Tokyo (Japan) on 15 - 17 January 2013. Please visit the symposium website http://www.jcar.org/isar-3/ for more information and note that the second circular will be available mid July.


Engage! Seminar 28.5.2012

Mon, May 21, 2012
Enagage! Seminar 28.5.2012 9.30-16.00 Rovaniemi City Hall Enagage! Seminar opens the the Arctic Circles Art & Design Summer School with inspirational presentations about service design, sustainability and applied arts, especially in the Arctic areas.