The handbook entitled "Doing Community-Based Research" by Greg Halseth et. al. is a natural follow-up of the anniversary e-book about the Gargia-Oktemtsy conferences 2004-14, (2015) published jointly by UNBC, UiT, NEFU and the University of the Arctic. The handbook provides guidance on the community-researcher relationship in...


On June, 6-9 Yugra State University hosted the International symposium “Multidisciplinary experimental research of mire ecosystems and climate change in Western Siberia”. Scientists from Moscow State University, Siberian Branch RAS and University of Orleans, France participated in this event. All of them are involved in the e...


Plasma Research and Education Center (REC Plasma) was opened at Petrozavodsk State University in the fall 2002. It brought together local research teams that focus on problems of fundamental physics. Now the Plasma Center unites scholars and researchers from all over the world. It is always open to new projects and collaborat...

Ural Federal University Innovation Infrastructure together with McKinsey & Company and United Machinery Plants Group has been developing the first Russian «Model Factory» in Ekaterinburg. It is aimed to provide enterprise workers and students with training in modern methods of industrial enterprise organization and workfo...

The Arctic Science Summit Week 2017 will be held in Prague 31 March - 7 April 2017. Call for sessions for the science symposium is open now, you can submit your proposals following this link. Session proposal can be submitted until 30 June 2016.


On 1 June 2016, the European Commission and the European External Action Service organized in Brussels an outreach seminar dedicated to the revamped EU Arctic policy. The University of the Arctic attended the event in its capacity as an observer in the Arctic Council. The new EU policy document (Joint Communication) was publi...

June 2015 the UArctic Council approved applications for the establishment of six new Thematic Networks, including “Working in the Arctic" initiated by Russian UArctic members. Natalya Simonova and Jana Korneeva, researchers from the Institute of Pedagogy and Psychology, NArFU, share their experience. The interview was publish...

The application deadline for the PhD course "Resource development versus other community sustainability options?" is June 15. The course is organized by the UArctic Thematic Network on Arctic Extractive Industries, and it takes place Aug 29 to Sept 4, 2016 in St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada.

"Arctic Floating University", joint scientific and educational project implemented by NArFU anв Northern Branch of RosHydroMet, supported by the Russian Geographical Society started its eighth Arctic expedition.

The final stage of the youth project contest "Discover the Arctic" was held at Northern (Arctic) Federal University (Russia) in the framework of the all-Russian conference "The Arctic as a national megaproject: personnel and research support"