The Arctic Energy Summit Organizing Committee invites you to the 4th biennial 2017 Arctic Energy Summit in Helsinki, September 18-20, 2017. The Arctic Energy Summit is an endorsed project of the Arctic Council's Sustainable Development Working Group, and co-led by Finland, Iceland and the Russian Federation.
The fourth Aktru Summer School “Natural and human environment of Arctic and Alpine areas: relief, soils, permafrost, glaciers, biota and life style of native ethnic groups in a rapidly changing climate” will be organized 9‐21 July 2017 in Tomsk‐Aktru, Russia. Apply by 15 June.
The Arctic Broadband Forum, held in Fairbanks, Alaska, May 8-9 brought together an international audience of experts, researchers, educators, industry and indigenous and political leaders from around the World to focus on successes and challenges in creating a Connected Arctic. The Forum drew over 200 participants from six co...
The newest issue of the IASSA newsletter Northern Notes is out. The spring/summer issue includes information on ICASS IX, candidates for IASSA Council 2017-2020, and bids for IASSA Presidency 2017-2020.
The University of Oulu have renewed their agreement with UArctic to host both the Thematic Networks and Research Liaison Office, and the position of Vice-President Research. UArctic welcomes Oulu's Arja Rautio as our new Vice-President Research.
Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies (GSICS), Kobe University, welcomes international students, funded by Japanese government (MEXT) scholarship, who would like to pursue doctoral degree in Arctic legal issues, the Antarctic Treaty System, the law of the sea, and international environmental law.
The course is the first in the NOVA (The Nordic Forestry, Veterinary and Agricultural University Network) PhD course series "Climate Change Entomology in the North" which is scheduled for 2017-2019. The course will take place Sept. 25 - 29, 2017 at the Viikki campus, University of Helsinki.
This week, John Eichelberger of the University of Alaska Fairbanks will finish his term as UArctic Vice-President Academic. As we welcome Michael Castellini (also of UAF) as his replacement we talked to John about his time with UArctic and his future plans.
The Nordic Council of Ministers is pleased to announce the launch of the 2017 call for proposals for Nordic Master programmes. The maximum grant per programme is DKK 1.5 million. Deadline: 29 September 2017.
The Fairbanks Declaration 2017, signed by the eight Arctic states' representatives, recognizes the key role of UArctic in circumpolar education and science. Finland now takes over the Arctic Council chairmanship for 2017-2019.