Summer Holidays

Fri, Jun 27, 2014
The UArctic International Secretariat wishes a happy summer to all of our members, partners and friends across the North and the world!  Our monthly Shared Voices e-mail newsletter will not be published in July, but will return in August.



The M-ERA is a project initiated within the VII Framework Programme. It supports research in the field of new materials and maintains cooperation between research organisations and small innovative enterprises conducting studies in this area. A consortium applying for the project support should include at least three organiza...

This year's TSW marks the13th annual conference and will focus on challenges and opportunities in the Arctic, with a special look at Arctic societies, sustainability and safety. Participation at Transatlantic Science Week 2014 (TSW14) is free of charge. Online registration is now open and will close on Monday, October 6 More...





President of the University of the Arctic Lars Kullerud and his colleagues speak about their research in the Arctic at the EuroScience Open Forum in Copenhagen on June 25.. Arctic research involves far more than polar bears and melting ice. The societal, economic and cultural development of the region also entails imp...

Three University Centre of the Westfjords students were among the participants of the UArctic Students' Forum, organized in conjunction with the UArctic Rectors' Forum in Akureyri, Iceland in May 2014. This article by Jennifer Grace Smith shares their experiences.

Hosted by the University of Umeå, Sweden, the 9th UArctic Rectors' Forum will be held August 19 to 22, 2015. The Theme of the 9th Rectors' Forum will be "The Challenges of Arctic Research"

New calls from SIU

Wed, Jun 11, 2014
SIU invites Norwegian higher education institutions to apply for funding for international cooperation through five programmes. Up to NOK 55 million (USD 9 million) will be allocated to Norwegian cooperation with BRICS, North America, the Republic of Korea and Japan.


The Komi Republican Academy of State Service and Administration together with the Institution of Social and Economic and Energy Problems of the North, the Institution of the Language, Literature and History of Komi Scientific Center RAS, Syktyvkar State University, Syktyvkar Forest Institute (the filial) of St. Petersburg Sta...