Arctic Virtual Forum

Fri, Dec 20, 2013
The UArctic Institute for Applied Circumpolar Policy (IACP) wishes to engage your participation in the upcoming Arctic Virtual Forum, a proposed outcome from last year’s joint Carnegie Endowment / UArctic IACP conference entitled, “A Euro-Atlantic Action Plan for Cooperation and Enhanced Arctic Security": Conference Report an...

When searching for the right institution for an exchange semester, it can be difficult to choose between several interesting options, but sometimes there is only one place you really want to go to. For Marshall Blankenship, that place was the University of Lapland.

On 2-3rd December 2013, “The Arctic: Region of Cooperation and Development” international conference took place in Moscow, Russia. The conference was organized by the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and its partners – the Russian Academy of Sciences Institute of World Economy and International Relations (RAS IMEM...

CALL FOR PAPERS, POSTERS AND SESSION CONVENORS The Adventure Tourism Research Association is pleased to announce a call for papers for the 2014 International Adventure Conference "Adventures in ‘empty lands’? - The difference and value of wild places" held in Sogndal, Norway on November 24-26, 2014.

From Nunavut to Finnmark

Thu, Dec 19, 2013
Eight years ago, when visiting the home pages for University of the Arctic, Sharon Edmunds became aware of the possibility of taking a Bachelor of Circumpolar Studies (BCS) as an online program. Following the completion of the core program, she started the advanced emphasis program at University of Nordland (UiN).


The Nordplus Call for Proposals 2014 has been published and the application system Espresso opened. Please remember that the DL for submitting applications is on Monday 3rd March 2014. As this is the second application round in this programme period, there are no changes in the call, e.g. regarding goals. However,...

On December 11th the European Commission presented the first calls for projects under Horizon 2020, the European Union's €80 billion research and innovation programme. The call includes twelve areas that will be a focus for action in 2014 / 2015, including topics such as personalised healthcare, digital security and smart cit...

On December 10th 2013, the Polar Research Institute of China (PRIC), and six institutes from the Nordic countries as well as three other institutes from China signed in Shanghai a Cooperation Agreement on the China-Nordic Arctic Research Center (CNARC) to formally mark the inauguration of CNARC. Finland is represented by the...

The Arctic Yearbook  is calling for abstracts for the 2014 edition.  The Arctic Yearbook is an international and peer-reviewed volume which focuses on issues of regional geopolitics, circumpolar relations, and security, broadly defined. The Arctic Yearbook is a joint initiative of the Northern Research Forum (NRF) and the UAr...


UArctic's Council Chair Jim McDonald and Circumpolar Studies lead Pat Maher of the University of Northern British Columbia have been elected to the Royal Canadian Geographical Society College of Fellows.elected to the College of Fellows of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society. - See more at: http://unbc.ca/releases/1...


The 2013 Christmas edition Progress Newsletter from the International Arctic Science Committee / IASC is now availalble for download. This edition focuses on the Third International Conference on Arctic Research Planning (ICARP III).