UArctic's Board met in Iceland

Thu, Sep 26, 2013
UArctic's Board of Governors met in Reykjavik, Iceland on Oct 12-14, 2013 in conjunction with the Arctic Circle open assembly. The venue for the Board meeting was the Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre. One of the main items on the Board's agenda was the approval of UArctic's new Strategic Plan, that has been in develop...

Anastasia Emelyanova is one of the applicants who received travel support from MobilityDK, UArctic's pilot model for providing financial support for teacher, researcher and student exchange. The PhD student from Thule Institute at the University of Oulu used her travel support to participat...

Helsinki Climate Forum: Arctic Urgency is a high-profile conference on climate change organized by students at the University of Helsinki on 28 September 2013. Helsinki Climate Forum: Arctic Urgency brings together inspiring thinkers and doers with differing approaches, but a shared willingness to act on climate c...

In recent decades Saami research has gone to new directions and become more multivoiced. The aim of the Conference (25th-27th September 2013 Inari, Finland) is to chart this new multivoiced research and to find out at what point Saami studies are today and what are the main questions, new thoughts, and directions at the prese...

Six students from the University of Akureyri (Iceland) are this semester, attending the Marine Institute in St. John‘s Newfoundland on an exchange. The boys are all on their third year in fisheries B.Sc. Program but their studies in Newfoundland will be accredited in Iceland. They find the Marine Institute very welcoming and...

Doing exchange studies is an excellent way to learn about a new culture first hand, but it isn't always easy. Nooa Nykänen travelled from Central Finland to Siberia and soon noticed that in addition to being challenging it was also hugely rewarding.

Russian Foundation for Basic Research (Russian Federation) and National Scientific Foundation (USA) in accordance with the "Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in the field of basic research between the Russian Foundation for Basic Research and the National Science Foundation of the United States of America" and in the...

CRDF Global's Cooperative Grants Program enables cross-border collaboration and the strengthening of international research through the implementation of peer-reviewed research grant competitions.Apply: https://proposals.crdfglobal.org/MES2013/  Deadline: Oct 14, 2013 23:59 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)

Members of the Thematic Network on Northern Tourism wish to note the special plenary session, "The Future of Arctic Tourism" at the upcoming Arctic Circle conference in Reykjavik, Iceland, October 12-14, 2013. Speakers include Alain A. Grenier (Professor, Urban Studies and Tourism, Université du Québec à Montréal), Frigg Jørg...

The University of Washington is pleased to announce the competition for the 2014-15 Fulbright Chair in Arctic Studies is open. The Arctic Chair position - the first in the nation - is for Canadian scholars, scientists, practitioners or community/political leaders to conduct research at the University of Washington...

For the first time, over 70 sacred sites custodians, indigenous people's organizations, scientists, policy makers and members of civil society gathered in Finland to draft a joint Conference Declaration that states recommendations and guidelines for policy-making related to sacred sites in the Arctic and that calls for better...

The new newsletter edition from the International Arctic Science Committee is now available here.This special edition provides an overview of ongoing IASC networks.

UArctic a hit at EAIE Istanbul

Mon, Sep 16, 2013
UArctic would like to thank all of its partners, other members, and visitors at this year's EAIE (European Association for International Education) conference in Istanbul for making the event so successful. Although this was the first time UArctic has organized an exhibit stand for the network at EAIE, it gained a lot of posi...