Conference in Khanty-Mansiysk

Thu, Feb 28, 2013
On April, 10 the IX scientific conference named after ethnographer and forester A. Dunin-Gorkavich will be held in Yugra State University, Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia. It’s organized by the Department of natural resources of the Khanty-Mansiysk region. Topics of the Conference are:· Forestry· Ecology and management of nature· De...

This PhD Summer School will be held in association with the NUNA MED 2013 conference in Nuuk. The school will take “Health, Society and Environment in Relation to Large-Scale Industrial Projects” as its theme. Given the prospect of the growth of extractive industries in Greenland, we will explore the consequences and implicat...

 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE'IN THE SPIRIT OF ROVANIEMI PROCESS''Arctic Cities, Global Processes and Local Realities'2-4 December 2013, Rovaniemi, Finland Call for Papers deadline: 5 May 2013Registration: Summer 2013 (Deadline: 7 October 2013) We invite scholars and practitioners interested in presenting in the Conference 'In th...

Italian-Finnish Arctic seminar

Wed, Feb 27, 2013
Italian-Finnish Arctic seminar 26.2.2013      Italian and Finnish Arctic experts, researchers and business representatives meet together in Rovaniemi on Tuesday, March 12, in a seminar “Italian-Finnish Cooperation in the Arctic Region: A Great Opportunity”.  The overall objective of the seminar is to strengthen the Finnish-It...

The Strategy for the Development of the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation and National Security for the period up to 2020 was approved by the President V. Putin last week.The aim of the Strategy is to implement national interests of Russian Federation in the Arctic Region. The Strategy states the priorities of Russia in t...

The Economist Arctic Summit

Mon, Feb 25, 2013
UArctic is proud to be a supporting partner of The Economist's Arctic Summit, March 12, 2013 at the Hotel Bristol in Oslo, Norway. Arctic future-reconciling global, national and community interests. 

Health impact assessment and climate change A PhD Training course May 14 – 16, 2013, Abisko Scientific Research Station, Sweden Registration opened in February 25th, 2013, deadline April 5th 2013. Number of PhD students for the course is limited to 20. Registration websiteCourse site

The AOS 2013 will be held on 30 April – 2 May 2013 at the Hyatt Regency, Vancouver, Canada. The first in a planned series of high-level, biennial international observing summits. The AOS is led by the International Study of Arctic Change (ISAC). As a task of the Sustaining Arctic Observing Networks (SAON), led by the Arctic C...

UArctic President Lars Kullerud visited the staff of the International Secretariat in Rovaniemi during the World's Northernmost Designweek. On the agenda was a workshop on the administration tasks and responsibilities.In addition, Lars Kullerud met with the rector of University of Lapland Mauri Ylä-Kotola.

An introductory informational meeting took place in NArFU for the students from Sweden, Norway, Finland, Switzerland and for students from NArFU enrolled in the English program “Diverse Arctic: Local Challenges – Global Changes”. It is an interdisciplinary program which was a result of collaboration of several institutions of...


Climate Change in Northern Territories Sharing Experiences, Exploring New Methods and Assessing Socio-Economic Impacts The ESPON/ENECON and NRF Open Assembly, hosted by the University of Akureyri, Iceland on the 22. - 23. August 2013, presents you with the 3rd call for abstracts for general participation and young researchers...

Dr. Lassi Heininen prof. at University of Lapland in Finland and chairman of the Northern Research Forum (NRF) had a presentation called: “New Arctic Geopolitics – toward more global cooperation, or back to national approach?” at the University of Akureyri.Abstract: By environmental awakening and international environmental...

UArctic's GoNorth program is organizing a Staff Development Workshop in Educational Branding, Student Recruitment and Destination Marketing. We invite recruitment and communications staff from our member institutions to this intensive workshop, arranged as part of the UArctic GoNorth project "Global Access to Northern Highe...

The Oslo School of Architecture and Design has established a new program in Landscape Architecture in collaboration with the University of Tromsø. The Tromsø Academy of Landscape Architecture and Territorial Studies (TACL) will be situated in Tromsø, a cultural, intellectual and political hub of a circumpolar region whi...