Mona Johnson, recently returned to her position as leader of the north2north program and the International Mobility Office, visited the UArctic International Secretariat this week Sept 25 and 26, together with her colleague Gøril Johansen. The two staff members of the UArctic International Mobility Office at Finnmark Universi...

International film festival has become creative area of international scientific conference "History of Arctic Exploration and Development: from past to future" which was held at Northern (Arctic) Federal University on 12-13th September. The festival has become a significant cultural event which has showed intellectual energy...

The international conference, "Cooperation in the Barents Euro-Arctic Region in the Field of Education and Research as a Resource for Regional Development" will be held Nov 26-30 2012, at Northern (Arctic) Federal University (NArFU), Arkhangelsk, Russia. See the conference call.

Prince Albert of Monaco was in Iqaluit Thursday afternoon enjoying Arctic hospitality after his foundation donated money to the Qikiqtani Inuit Association for environmental projects. Source: CBC

On October 29-30, 2012, the Arctic Resilience Report (ARR) arranges a two day workshop in Kautokeino, Norway. The workshop is arranged in collaboration with the International Centre for Reindeer Husbandry (ICR) based in Kautokeino.

Register now to attend the 10th National Student Conference of the Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies (ACUNS) to be held from November 1 to 3, 2012 in Val-d’Or , Quebec, Canada. For further information about the conference, please visit our Website: http://www.uqat.ca/sce2012. Conference Remin...

The UArctic Thematic Network on Arctic Extractive Industries have organized a PhD course at Memorial University of Newfoundland in St John's- - "Human Resources in Arctic extractive industries" Sept 10-16, 2012. It was a small but extremely diverse group that we got together in St John's, the capital of Newfoundland, Cana...

The international scientific conference "History of Arctic Exploration and Development: from past to future" has been held at NArFU on 12-13th September. During the conference, the Northern (Arctic) Federal University became an international platform for the discussion of issues related to Arctic exploration.

A packed agenda for next month’s Arctic Futures Symposium will see key Arctic stakeholders debate the region’s energy and marine resources, maritime safety and scientific research. The symposium, which takes place in Brussels on October 4thand 5th, welcomes high-level speakers such as HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco, Maria Da...


This is a reminder that the Early Bird deadline to purchase tickets for the Nov. 7-8 workshop, Improving Food Security in the North: A Workshop on Sustainable Northern Greenhouses, is this Saturday, Sept. 15th. Purchase your ticket on or before this date and you’ll pay half the regular price!

The INTERACT project under EU FP7 has a Transnational Access program that offers access to 20 research stations in northernmost Europe and Russian Federation. The sites represent a variety of glacier, mountain, tundra, boreal forest, peatland and freshwater ecosystems, providing opportunities for researchers from natural sci...

UArctic's Thematic Network on Distance Education and e-Learning is organizing a open seminar, "Practice of using ICT in educational process at school and in higher institution", November 28, 2012 at Murmansk State Humanities University. See the invitation for full details.

An international group of researchers, lead by the North-Eastern Federal University (NEFU), found unique materials for mammoth study. The results of the Yana-2012 international paleontological expedition may draw attention of the world's scientific community. It was discussed at the meeting with the rector of NEFU o...

The Icelandic Ministry for Foreign Affairs has made an agreement with the Office of International Education (OIE) in Iceland regarding the administration of the Arctic Science Cooperation Fund and Exchange scholarships for Icelandic and Norwegian Students in Arctic Studies. Exchange scholarships for Icelandic and Norwegian St...