Stockholm University in Sweden is seeking applications for four fixed-term four-year PhD positions in Arctic climate, environmental science, and/or atmospheric science. The application deadline for all positions is 2 May 2017.
The Arctic Council's Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) has released five new assessments at the 2017 International Conference on Arctic Science: Bringing Knowledge to Action, which takes place April 25-27, 2017 in Reston, Virginia, USA.
The University of the Faroe Islands will hold an international summer institute in Tórshavn, August 6-25, 2018 offering an intensive and comprehensive introduction to Faroese language and culture. The application period will start in summer 2017.
Data company ÜberResearch and the UArctic Science & Research Analytics Task Force today released a report analyzing global funding trends in Arctic research: International Arctic Research: Analyzing Global Funding Trends. A Pilot Report (2017 Update).
Travel grants are available for early career scholars to participate in the Arctic-FROST meeting and the workshop on Community Sustainability in the Arctic: What sustainability theories and practices work and what fail in Arctic Communities? Organized in Narsaq, Greenland, Sept 13-17, 2017.
Industrial University of Tyumen (Russia) launches two new master courses taught in the English language: "Geosteering" and "Offshore Drilling". The courses are aimed at developing professional skills and work experience in progressive and innovative areas of petroleum engineering.
EU-PolarNet and a group of 50 polar experts and stakeholders are working together to develop a set of polar white papers. These white papers will provide a state of the art for a range of societal relevant polar issues and outline possible approaches on how to address these. They now invite you to contribute to this process.
The international summer school 2017, July 31 – August 5 2017 will have a multi- and cross-disciplinary thematic approach to meet challenges and opportunities related to governance of the Arctic Ocean’s marginal ice zone. Scientists and experts from Norway and abroad will contribute to the summer school with lectures and with...
The European Commission, together with European External Action Service and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, will co-host the high-level event "A sustainable Arctic – innovative approaches", to take place in Oulu (Finland) on 15-16 June 2017.
The 2017 Connaught Summer Institute brings together students and scholars who are engaged in Arctic research, to provide an understanding of the Arctic climate and the processes that control it, and to establish an interdisciplinary forum in which they can discuss current issues and research opportunities. Apply by May 29.
An international scientific conference “Linguistic education today: Russian and international practices” took place April 11-12 at Surgut State University. Participants discussed best practices in foreign language teaching, as well as relevant research trends in this field.
The project “Teacher Education for Diversity and Equality in the Arctic” was approved as a new SDWG project in February 2017. Finland, Canada, Norway and Russia will co-lead the project, and its activities will be coordinated by the members of the UArctic Thematic Network on Teacher Education for Social Justice and Diversity...
The 7th Northern Political Economy symposium (organized in Loma-Vietonen, Finland, 26-27 September 2017) will address this year political aspects of life in the Arctic as well as the Arctic life as an object of politics, even in the academia. Deadline for abstracts: July 31, 2017.