The 8th UArctic Rectors' Forum hosted by the University of Akureyri has concluded. The theme of the 2014 Rectors’ Forum was "University Education in the Arctic Regions; flexibility, gender equality and health." The Forum gathered together 46 rectors from UArctic higher education institution members, and invited speakers from...

The 20th IEA World Congress of Epidemiology will take place in Anchorage, Alaska on August 17-21, 2014. The theme is Global Epidemiology in a Changing Environment: The Circumpolar Perspective, and there will be content specific to Arctic communities as well as several sessions on women’s health. There will also be a free Pr...


The Council of the University of the Arctic (UArctic) has concluded its 17th meeting held May 20-21, 2014 at the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC). Council representatives from over seventy member institutions engaged in lively discussions that will guide UArctic’s operations through the implementation of its ne...


The Canadian Studies Center & Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies (JSIS), in collaboration with their partners – the East Asia Center, Center for Global Studies & Center for West European Studies in JSIS; Anthropology, Scandinavian Studies; Program on Climate Change; UW's Future of Ice; and the UW Lib...







This is a final reminder that session proposals for the international Arctic Change 2014 conference are being accepted until Friday, 16 May 2014. The ArcticNet Network of Centres of Excellence of Canada and its national and international partners are excited to welcome Arctic researchers, stakeholders and decision-makers...

On behalf of the Scottish Government, we would like to invite you to participate in the conference:mailto:lynn.ogilvie@strath.ac.uk Arctic Connections - Regional Cooperation Networks in the North of Europe. The conference is hosted by the European Policies Research Centre (University of Strathclyde) and will take...

Enclosed as an attachment you will find the new newsletter edition from the International Arctic Science Committee. In this special issue of its newsletter “Progress”, IASC presents a summary of the main outcomes of the Arctic Science Summit Week (ASSW) 2014 and the 2nd Arctic Observing Summit (AOS), which were held...