Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies (ACUNS) announces two awards supported by the W. Garfield Weston Foundation: the 2018 Weston Family Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Northern Research, and W. Garfield Weston Awards for Northern Research and Northern Archaeological Research. Deadline: January 31, 2018.

The new portal at congress.uarctic.org will be continuously updated with new information as we get closer to the second UArctic Congress, organized in Oulu and Helsinki, Finland on September 3-7, 2018.


The 2017 ARCUS Annual Meeting will be held in conjunction with the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, and is scheduled for Wednesday, 13 December 2017 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. (Central Time). All ARCUS members and any others interested in Arctic research are invited to participate.



The Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S. (ARCUS) announces the next Arctic Research Seminar Series event featuring Courtney Carothers (University of Alaska Fairbanks) and Laura Zanotti (Purdue University), to be held in the ARCUS D.C. office on Thursday, 30 November 2017 at 12:00-1:00 p.m. EST. This seminar will also be ava...

The Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), the biodiversity Working Group of the Arctic Council, is seeking individuals and organizations to provide abstracts, organize sessions and submit posters that will encourage a dialogue on Arctic biodiversity at the Arctic Biodiversity Congress 2018. Deadline: March 30, 2018.

The 2017 Rovaniemi Arctic Spirit conference brings together academia, policy-makers and other stakeholders to discuss pressing Arctic issues and ways to build a sustainable future through circumpolar cooperation. Several UArctic representatives are also panelists or speakers in the conference and its side events.


The theme of the 2017 Relate North symposium and exhibition is "Art and Design for Education and Sustainability", emphasizing the collaboration between academic institutions, communities and business. The symposium takes place at the University of Lapland in Rovaniemi, Finland on Nov 9-13, 2017.



The five-day interdisciplinary event, taking place alongside the Arctic Frontiers conference in Tromsø, Norway in January 2018, brings together students from across the world with interest in the Arctic. Bachelor and Master students from any field of study are invited to apply. Deadline: December 7, 2017.