The expedition of "Arctic Floating University" was completed August 20. This is the sixth expedition in a joint research and educational project of the Northern (Arctic) Federal University and the Northern Department for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring, supported by the Russian Geographical Society.
The unique international Master's in Sámi Journalism from an Indigenous Perspective at Sámi University College, Norway has attracted a lot of interest. To ensure that all who wish to participate can do so, SUC has decided to start the programme in January 2015 and extend the application period.
Welcome to the newly re-launched UArctic website. The main areas of the site including news, member profiles and Thematic Networks pages have now been updated to the visual style used on the UArctic Education site.
After a successful exhibition at EAIE (European Association for International Education) Istanbul 2013, UArctic will again host a stand at the 2014 EAIE conference in Prague, Czech Republic, September 16-19. This year UArctic also features in the conference programme with a session of our own on Friday, Sept 19 at 11:30-12:30.
This summer the leadership of the Thematic Network on Local and Regional Development and the Thematic Network on Social Work have changed, while another, the Thematic Network on Arctic Coastal and Marine Issues had changed its name to the Thematic Network on Arctic Fisheries and Aquaculture.
The conference “Reconstructing minds – the ethics of post-war memory and recollection” will deal with topics relating to material and mental reconstruction, such as memory, remembering and recollecting; forgetting, remaining silent and being silenced.
At their meeting in Reykjavik, Iceland in October 2013, the Board of Governors of UArctic discussed the idea of arranging a “UArctic Congress” in 2016, and the idea was then included in UArctic’s Strategic Implementation Plan 2014-2016 which was approved by the Board in April 2014. In the Membership Organisation” section of t...
At the 2014 meeting of the Council of UArctic last May in Prince George, Canada, a total of 17 new institutions and organisations were voted in as members of the University of the Arctic. The total number of members in UArctic is now 168.
UArctic launched a call for two intern positions: one at UArctic International Secretariat at the University of Lapland in Rovaniemi, Finland and the other at the UArctic Thematic Networks Office at the University of Oulu in Oulu, Finland.Two new interns will start their training under MobilityDK project. Here you will find s...
The organizers of the ”Reindeer Herding and Land Use Management – Nordic perspectives” seminar announce an extended deadline for abstract submissions. The seminar is organized 20-21 October 2014 in Rovaniemi, Finland.
The University of the Arctic (UArctic) and the University of Oulu have agreed to a new form of cooperation in which Oulu will host the newly established position of Vice-Preseident Research. The two-year agreement will be signed in Oulu on 19.08.2014 between Lars Kullerud, UArctic President, and Lauri Lajunen, Rector of the U...